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What To Do After Your Braces Are Off

There’s no greater feeling than having your braces removed and feeling the freedom of life without brackets. However, don’t just go straight back into enjoying all the sweet and chewy treats you used to enjoy. You should first speak with your dentist about setting up...

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Why You Should Choose Invisalign for Your Teen

If your teenager needs braces, you'll want to consider going with Invisalign Teen as an option for hidden braces that will straighten their teeth. Invisalign has long been celebrated for its ability to gently reposition teeth in the mouth to achieve a straighter,...

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Malocclusion Causes and Treatments

Malocclusion is defined as the misalignment of teeth, either due to them being born that way, as a result of improper growth, or anything else that could have caused the teeth to come in at a different direction or in a different place. The most obvious reason for...

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What You Need to Know the First Day You Wear Adult Braces

You've decided to take the leap and get adult braces! It's a smart investment in yourself and you are now just months away from having the smile you've always dreamed of being able to show off. You'll probably be anxiously awaiting that orthodontist appointment when...

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How to Increase the Effectiveness of Your Adult Braces

When you make the decision to get adult braces, you want to do everything that you can to ensure you get good results out of the process. After all, you are making an important investment in your appearance, confidence, and future health. But you also don't want to...

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Innovations in Orthodontics

The world of orthodontia has undergone many improvements. For example, not too long ago metal braces were the only way to get straight teeth. Not only were older models of braces thick, obnoxious, and difficult to eat with, they were also in many cases, extremely...

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Are Adult Braces Really Worth the Investment?

Some patients tell us that they thought they were too old to get braces. Never! There is no age limit on braces, but patients tell us that they thought since they've lived with crooked teeth this long, they might as well live with them for the rest of their life. But...

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Discover All of Your Options for Hidden Braces

When you think about braces, what's the mental picture you have in your head? Most of us picture traditional metal braces which attached to your teeth with a dental cement and moved the teeth into position using a system of wires. Those braces had a lot of drawbacks....

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How to Make Braces More Affordable

One of the things we hear a lot in our office is "I wish I hadn't waited so long!" Patients are thrilled that our orthodontist in San Francisco CA can help them achieve the smile that they've always wanted, and they love their new smile so much that they end up...

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Can You Play A Wind Instrument With Braces?

If you play a wind instrument, whether it’s brass or woodwind, the thought of playing your instrument with braces on most likely sends shivers down your spine. As much as we love playing our instruments, brass instruments, specifically, are heavily reliant on our...

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When Should You Consider Braces?

As parents, it can be difficult to know when you should first take your child to the orthodontist and start looking into getting braces. Although braces can be applied at nearly any age, it’s ideal to visit an orthodontist around the age of nine in order to determine...

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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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