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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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