The Headgear is an orthodontic appliance that works by holding the upper teeth & jaws back against excessive forward growth, correcting both a convex (full) profile & improper bite (Class II Malocclusion). In many cases, wearing a headgear during early treatment can improve an overly convex profile, and correct a Class II Malocclusion (bite) early … Continue reading Tri-Valley Orthodontics Clinical Spotlight: Headgear Treatment Before & After
We’ll be featuring some interesting cases and orthodontic tips in our Clinical Spotlight feature on the blog weekly! Today we wanted to show a few examples of younger patients who had Early Treatment with a Rapid Palatal Expander (RPE), resulting in a broader jaw with more space for proper eruption of their permanent teeth. Below … Continue reading Early Orthodontic Treatment with an RPE (Rapid Palatal Expander)
Happy Thanksgiving Eve! We are so grateful to have a wonderful patient family at Tri-Valley Orthodontics. To show our appreciation to you, our office hosted a Patient Appreciation Basket for the last few months with the following goodies: Wente Vineyards Giftcard Bridges Restuarant Giftcard Patxi’s Pizza Giftcard And assorted fall goodies including: Family boardgame, Hot cocoa, … Continue reading Tri-Valley Orthodontics Patient Appreciation Basket Winner
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation. – Brian Tracy We asked each of our team at Tri-Valley Orthodontics, “What are you grateful for in this moment?” Read on … Continue reading I’m Grateful
We hope you all had a great back to school & a wonderful start to the Fall Season! Congratulations to Alexa T & Michelle L for winning our September Pencil Counting Contest! They tied for the the winning number of 87 pencils ~ great job guys! 100 points have been added to both of your … Continue reading Our September Back-to-School Contest winner!
We love supporting our local schools, and our students hopes and dreams. The San Ramon Valley Education Health Expo and Run for Education is our favorite event of the year to sponsor, and we’ve been a part of this every year since we’ve opened our doors in San Ramon. We are not only passionate … Continue reading Tri-Valley Orthodontics’ SRVEF Run for Education Kid’s Zone Raffle!
Hope your having an amazing summer so far! We hope you enjoyed the June Summer Photo Contest, and we enjoyed reading all of your entries for our June question, “What are you most excited for this summer?” Thank you for your awesome participation! Deana our Patient Coordinator did the honors of picking a random photo entry from the … Continue reading Tri-Valley Orthodontics Summer Photo Contest Results!
Are You Considering Orthodontics as an Adult? The most common adult patients we see in our practice are those who had braces as a teenager, wore their retainers for a few years and then lost track of them at some point in college. Unfortunately our teeth are never static – they’re constantly changing and the … Continue reading Adult Orthodontics: Should I Choose Invisalign, Clear Braces, Lingual Braces or Hybrid?
Hope you all had a wonderful Mother’s Day! Our contest this month asked the question: “What do you love most about Mom?” We had you all add your entries at your visits with us,to enter for a chance to win our Mother’s Day prize, a $50 Spafinder Giftcard. Congrats to Ammar for winning our Mother’s Day … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day! Contest Winner & All of Your Lovely Entries!
Thank you for participating in Tri-Valley Orthodontics’ Read Across America March Contest! This past month we asked you guys to answer the question “What’s Your Favorite Book and Why?” And we also had you guys guessing how many “bookworms” (gummy worms) were in the jar. We loved reading all your favorite book entries (we definitely … Continue reading Read Across America, March Contest Winner!