orthodontic treatment

How long do I have to wear my retainers for?

How long do I have to wear my retainers for? The retainer phase of orthodontic treatment is the last and final phase in the overall orthodontic process. It plays a crucial role in maintaining the final alignment of the teeth and the beautiful smile that you and your orthodontist worked so hard to obtain. Retainers […]

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Tips for maintaining great oral hygiene during orthodontic treatment

Tips for maintaining great oral hygiene during orthodontic treatment Good oral hygiene is essential for the health and longevity of the teeth and gums. Proper oral hygiene becomes even more important during orthodontic treatment because of the addition of braces and appliances that now act as food traps. Without a good oral hygiene protocol the […]

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Can I speed up my orthodontic treatment?

Can I speed up my orthodontic treatment? Moving teeth is a delicate, tricky, and slow process because it involves living cells and tissues. Three factors are involved during orthodontic tooth movement: the force applied on the tooth, the duration of that force, and the healing period that follows. Let’s talk about each of these factors […]

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Retainers and Orthodontic treatment

Retainers and Orthodontic treatment Retainers are appliances that are used following orthodontic treatment to maintain the final position of the teeth and prevent them from moving. They play an integral part in the overall orthodontic care and are an absolute necessity for all patients at the end of treatment. Retainers come in various shapes and […]

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orthodontic treatment

Can I speed up my orthodontic treatment?

Can I speed up my orthodontic treatment? Moving teeth is a delicate, tricky, and slow process because it involves living cells and tissues. Three factors are involved during orthodontic tooth movement: the force applied on the tooth, the duration of that force, and the healing period that follows. Let’s talk about each of these factors […]

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Can I afford orthodontic treatment? - Salmassian Orthodontics Valencia, CA

Can I afford orthodontic treatment?

Can I afford orthodontic treatment? Orthodontic treatment can have life changing benefits. It not only improves one’s smile, but also increases self-esteem and self -confidence. More and more people are looking to straighten their teeth and get that Hollywood smile but many delay or refuse treatment because of the perceived high cost of it. Unfortunately, […]

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