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Problems Associated With a Misaligned Jaw

One common misconception about orthodontics is that it’s just done for aesthetic purposes. Although most people tend to visit the orthodontist because they don’t like their smile, it’s certainly not the only reason you should be seeing an orthodontist. Possibly one of...

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Tooth Decay Overview and Prevention

Aside from periodontal disease, tooth decay is one of the top causes of lost teeth in people of all ages. The sad part is that many people don’t fully understand what tooth decay is and why it’s such a threat to their oral health until it’s too late. And as your top...

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Top 5 Benefits of Flossing

According to a study done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 30 percent of Americans floss daily, while 32 percent never floss. Although the majority of these people probably brush regularly, they’re still missing out on a major aspect of their...

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More Things To Know Before Visiting The Orthodontist

Hello, and welcome back to our blog here at Camilo Riano Orthodontics. If you recall from our last blog, we started discussing the top things you should know before getting in touch with an orthodontist. In our last blog, we covered finding the right orthodontist,...

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Things To Know Before Visiting The Orthodontist

Many people don’t like visiting health specialists, whether it’s a general practitioner, eye doctor, dentist, or orthodontist. Some people experience anxiety before appointments because they may think there’s something wrong with them and other people simply don’t...

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How Long Do Braces Need To Stay On?

Oftentimes, one of the first questions people have when they visit our orthodontist is, “how long will I need to have braces on?” Although this may seem like a straightforward answer, there are several factors that will have an impact on how long it will be before you...

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Why You Should Avoid DIY Braces

It seems like lately, there’s been a sudden increase in “do-it-yourself” in-home healthcare treatments. Companies now offer “specialized” DIY orthodontic treatment, teeth whitening, or teeth cleaning options that can be delivered directly to your front door. But are...

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Why It’s Never Too Late To Get Braces

Chances are when you think of the perfect candidate for braces, you think of a young kid or pre-teen. Although this is the time many people choose to have braces applied, it’s certainly not the only. Here at Camilo Riano Orthodontics, we want to remove the stigma when...

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How To Prevent Cavities and Staining With Braces

Braces are extremely beneficial for anyone with misaligned teeth. Not only do they help improve your smile and boost self-confidence, but they have enormous health benefits including creating an even bite and making your teeth easier to clean. However, many people...

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What You Should Know About Ceramic Braces

Camilo Rian Orthodontics is your top-rated orthodontist in San Francisco and the surrounding area. We specialize in hidden braces like Invisalign, Lingual Braces, and clear ceramic braces. Typically, when people think of clear braces, they think of Invisalign, but...

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5 Questions To Ask Your Orthodontist

Let’s face it, we all want to be the experts of our own oral health, however, there’s no shame in admitting that we have a few questions for our orthodontists every once in a while. Although it may seem like orthodontists are just there to provide us with a nice...

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How To Prevent TMJ Disorders – Part 2

Hello, and welcome back to our blog here at Camilo Riano Orthodontics. If you recall from last time, we started discussing temporomandibular joint dysfunction, a condition that causes pain in the joint that connects the mandibular (lower jaw) to the temporal bone on...

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How To Prevent TMJ Disorders

Although we often take our ability to chew for granted, when you look at the details, it’s surprising how complex the jaw and teeth are. However, if you’ve overstrained your jaw either yawning or taking a bite of food, it becomes immediately apparent the importance of...

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Will Teeth Move After Braces Are Off?

Braces fix two very common and very important oral health issues — misaligned teeth and a bad bite. Both of these issues are perfectly natural and usually don’t result from any mistake you made. Everyone’s teeth are a bit different and some just grow in a way that...

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Misconceptions About Orthodontic Treatment

Welcome back to our blog here at Camilo Riano Orthodontics, your top Invisalign, Lingual braces, and clear ceramic braces provider in San Francisco and the surrounding areas. Aside from providing the best orthodontic care in the area, we aim to help you better...

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The Most Common Oral Health Problems

We’re all looking for ways to improve our oral health, whether it be brushing and flossing more or changing up our diet to avoid sugary or acidic foods. These are all great things to do, but it can be difficult to truly know the condition of your oral health without...

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Tips For Flossing With Incognito Braces

Everyone has a preference when it comes to orthodontic care. Some prefer traditional braces, while others opt for Invisalign or clear ceramic braces. Another type of braces that are becoming more popular is something called incognito braces. These braces work very...

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Tips For Improving Your Invisalign Treatment

Invisalign is one of the most revolutionary treatment options in the orthodontic industry. The discrete and clear aligner allows people of all ages to get the dental care they need without having to worry about what people think and most importantly, without having to...

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The Best Foods For Healthy Gums

Maintaining healthy gums is a very important part of oral health. When we’re young, we’re taught to always brush, but that’s only half the story. Your gums protect the roots of your teeth and all other periodontal functions that keep your teeth strong and healthy....

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5 Interesting Facts About Teeth

We cover a lot of topics here on our blog from oral health and hygiene information to tips for choosing the right type of braces for you. We hope that our blogs prove a useful resource for you or your children and that you make better oral health decisions as a...

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