Blog - Crowded Teeth

  • Six-Month Braces if you have Gum Disease? YES!

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: August 13, 2010

    Patients with periodontal (gum) disease often end up being very embarrassed about their smiles, because as the disease progresses and more bone is lost, the teeth start drifting.  It’s not uncommon to see the teeth flared out with a lot of spaces between them, or the bottom front teeth really crowded as the teeth shifted […]

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  • We will soon welcome our newest Team Member, Samantha

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: June 6, 2010

    I am very pleased to announce that we have just hired our newest Team Member, Samantha H., who will be joining us sometime in the next 2 weeks as our full-time Orthodontic Assistant. With the dramatic increase in patients getting 6MonthSmiles Clear Adult Braces, as well as the Comprehensive Orthodontics we now offer for teens,  […]

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  • A short video on Six-Month Braces

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: March 26, 2009

    As I mentioned in a previous post on dental photography, I’ve been working to create Before/After videos of the different procedures we offer, and while they do take some time to put together, I am getting more of them completed.  Here’s one that describes a little more about the process of Six-Month Braces and what […]

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  • A Smile Makeover with Porcelain Veneers and Short-Term Braces

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: February 8, 2009

    This will be the last cosmetic dentistry/Smile Makeover video that I will post for a little while, as I next want to devote some time to showing how destructive “Grinding” of the teeth can be and why it is NOT something that you should take lightly.  Bruxism/Parafunction (the general term for both grinding and clenching, […]

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  • New Patient Education videos now in the office!

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: February 3, 2009

    Oh, it feels so good to finally be able to announce this, as I’ve been working on it so hard for so many nights after my family has gone to bed, but FINALLY I have begun producing some new Patient Education videos to help explain a number of options that we offer by using pictures […]

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  • Six Month Braces: Straight Teeth in 6 Months

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: January 12, 2009

    What Are Six Month Braces? We just finished up this example of Six Month Braces in our Charlotte dentist office today — doesn’t need much explanation, just that it took about 6 months and the patient was thrilled.  🙂 Dental Braces Don’t Have to Take Years Seriously……dental braces do not always take 2 years, and by […]

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