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Orthodontists have years of specialized training to straighten your teeth for a beautiful, healthy smile.
How to Make the Most of Your Regular Dental Visits
FOR THE AVERAGE PERSON, you only see your dentist twice a year. Even if you’re undergoing orthodontic treatment, these biannual visits are crucial to ensuring the overall health of your teeth and gums. While you may think going to the dentist simply requires you to show up and open wide, it’s important to take advantage of each and ...
Caring For Your Orthodontic Retainer
THE DAY YOU HAVE BEEN waiting for has finally arrived… your braces are off. Congratulations! A lot of people mistakenly believe that orthodontic treatment ends after braces, but it’s important to understand that wearing a retainer has an equally essential part in creating and maintaining that beautiful new smile of yours. ...
Seasonal Allergies? Take Care Of Your Smile
SPRING IS HERE and we couldn’t be more excited! Chirping birds, blooming flowers, and warmer weather are just a few of the things we love about the season. We have to admit though, there is one thing about the season that’s not particularly appealing, and that’s allergies. Be Aware Of These Dental Side Effects During Allergy Seaso...
Meet the CAO
The California Association of Orthodontists (CAO) is the Californian component of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO)—the largest and oldest dental specialty organization. The CAO represents nearly 1,500 orthodontic members who practice in California. CAO members are specialists who have completed dental school and then successfully completed 2–3 years of additional training at an accredited orthodontic residency program. Our members are experts in diagnosing and treating all orthodontic problems in patients of all ages—from child to adult. Whether you are considering clear aligners or traditional braces, orthodontists have the training, the expertise, and the treatment options to make sure you get your best smile. Why trust your smile to anything less than a specialist?