Blog - Orthodontics

  • Six-Month Dental Braces Move Teeth Fast

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: November 11, 2010

    Which is “Better:” Six Month Braces or Invisalign? Among adults, when they are considering having braces done to straighten their teeth, one of the first options that always comes to mind is InvisalignTM, because what adults usually want is for no one to actually know that they have braces!   With adult orthodontics becoming more popular […]

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  • 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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  • Six-Month Braces: Case in Progress

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: October 28, 2009

    People often have difficulty believing that we can really move teeth to create a more beautiful smile in only 6 months. Here’s a case to show just how well it works – Lynn has only had her almost invisible braces on for 2 months, and look how far the gap between her front teeth has […]

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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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  • 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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  • Porcelain Veneers to Correct Crowded Teeth

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: December 13, 2008

    So You Want Straight Teeth? We’re often asked what is the “BEST” way to make a person’s smile the way they’ve always wished. Should they do orthodontics (Six Month Braces, Invisalign, or the Inman Aligner), should they have a “gum lift” (esthetic crown-lengthening), should they choose porcelain veneers?  Of course the answer is, “It depends.” Here […]

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