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Why Oral Health Is Important

When we think of health, we tend to think of exercising and eating right. Of course, these are great things to do and are definitely things you should be doing every day. However, our physical health concerns every choice we make related to our body and mind. In this...

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10 Ways To Reduce Pain From Braces

For many young people, braces are necessary; They are an important part of oral health, promote proper growth, and result in a beautiful smile once it’s all said and done. However, one of the main turn offs for parents and children alike is that they can sometimes...

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Common Myths About Braces

Don’t Fall For These Orthodontic Myths   For decades, braces have helped people achieve the smile that they desire, correct orthodontic issues, and increase their quality of life. Problems with the teeth, especially problems that affect the alignment of the jaw,...

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Top Reasons For Teens To Choose Invisalign Pt. 2

Choose the Orthodontic Treatment That Works For You   Teeth, when you get down to it, are strange. These odd, sharp little bones jut out of our heads and, seemingly, are able to withstand an amazing amount of use and punishment. In addition to allowing us to chew...

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Top Reasons For Teens To Choose Invisalign

Braces Without the Braces   Most people can agree that being a teenager is tough. Between the physical changes that happen in these formative years to the social and scholastic pressures that teens face every day, navigating these years is not an easy mission....

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Things Parents Need To Know About Invisalign Teen Pt. 2

Stay Up To Date on Your Teens Orthodontic Options   Hello, dear reader, and welcome back to our blog! Camilo Riaño Orthodontics is dedicated to making sure that our patients, and their parents, have as much information as possible when it comes to our services....

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Things Parents Need To Know About Invisalign Teen

What Do You Need To Know About Invisalign?   As a parent, it is important to understand as much as possible about things that could affect our child. The entire role of a parent is built around the fact that you do everything in your power to make sure that your...

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Invisalign Benefits

Straighten Your Teeth With Invisalign   Hello, and welcome back to the Camilo Riaño Orthodontics blog! If you are just now joining us, we are beginning the second entry in our short blog series centering around Invisalign invisible braces. Through our years of...

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A Look At Invisalign

Invisalign: Orthodontic Alternative   Hello, and welcome back to our blog! At Camilo Riaño Orthodontics, we are smile architects. We have made it our mission to provide as many San Francisco area residents with the orthodontic care that they need in order to...

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Hidden lingual Braces 101

What are Hidden lingual Braces? Lingual braces, what are those?? With advancements in technology choosing the best type of braces in San Francisco can be challenging. Here at Camilo Riaño Orthodontics, we have made it our mission to provide our Hayes Valley, San...

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The Benefits Of Hidden Braces

Benefits of Lingual Braces   Incognito hidden lingual braces are a great alternative to traditional braces and offer many benefits such as aesthetic, functionality, and custom results. Below we have listed the many benefits that lingual braces provide as well as the...

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10 Ways To Reduce Pain From Braces – Part 2

Hello, and welcome back to our blog. Last time we talked about five ways that you can reduce pain and irritation with braces. This time we’ll finish off the list with five more ways you can reduce the pain so you can get the beautiful and healthy smile you’ve been...

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Common Myths About Braces Pt. 2

Braces Don’t Have to be Mysterious   Hello again, dear reader, and welcome back to our blog! If you are just now joining us, we are concluding the second part of our blog series on common myths that we hear about braces. As orthodontists, we here at Camilo Riaño...

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Donating beautiful smiles with Smiles Change Lives

In March, Dr.Riaño and the staff launched our Instagram fundraiser to kick off Dr.Riaño’s participation as a provider for the Smiles Change Lives program. Smiles Change Lives is an organization that helps families who cannot afford the cost of braces connect with...

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Can Thumb & Finger Sucking Cause Crooked Teeth?

It is natural for babies to suck on their fingers and thumbs (digits). Although some parents appreciate it when their baby finds his/her thumbs and fingers (as it eliminates the eventual incessant search for the lost pacifier), attitudes frequently change as the child...

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6 Healthy Snacks for Kids with Braces

Having braces makes eating certain foods more challenging and there are specific snacks that should be avoided.  As such, parents should purchase healthy snacks that are orthodontic friendly. Orthodontist Recommended Snacks for Kids with Braces Although an...

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6 Tips to Attain a Healthy Smile

One of the best ways to achieve (and then maintain) a healthy smile is to practice preventative dentistry: Preventative dentistry includes regular checkups and cleanings in conjunction with the use of proper brushing and flossing techniques. Even the foods and...

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Invisalign vs Braces – Which is right for me?

Are you trying to decide which orthodontic treatment is best for you or your children?  Both Invisalign and traditional braces offer benefits to the patient and we’ll explore the pros and cons of each treatment to help you better understand your options for...

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Post a Smile Selfie on Instagram – Read More Here!

The 'hashtags' have been coming from our patients and friends in the community! Be sure to follow @docrianosf on Instagram and post you 'smile selfie' to help us "braces kids for a better future" with Smiles Change Lives! Once we reach 100 ‪#‎docrianosf‬ hashtags, Dr....

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