Damon Bracket Advantages in Lakewood, CA? Another Study Says No…

There are still many patients who come into our office, located near Long Beach, asking us about the use of self-ligating braces such as Damon, Empower, or SmartClip.  We tell them that orthodontics is a scientific profession and that we require sound evidence to show that there are differences in order to make such claims. Read More

What’s the difference? Dentist vs. orthodontist?

We get questions a lot from patients about the difference between an orthodontist and a dentist.  Well, to put it simply, most dentists are not orthodontists but allorthodontists are dentists.  There are almost 200,000 dental graduates practicing some form of dentistry in the United States and only about 10,000 of them are orthodontists.  While dentists can do orthodontic work, Read More

Lakewood Invisalign ClinCheck Pro with 3-D Control

Invisalign in Lakewood is often viewed as a commodity like a TV or piece of clothing.  The truth is that Invisalign is a technique used to help a doctor achieve straight teeth.  In other words, the way the doctor uses the Invisalign is going to have an impact on your treatment results.  For example, buying Read More