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Adult Orthodontics: Should I Choose Invisalign, Clear Braces, Lingual Braces or a Hybrid?

 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 a Hybrid?

Gratitude Giveaway Winner & What We’re Grateful For!

Thank you to everyone who entered our Gratitude Giveaway Contest last month! This past month, Tri-Valley Orthodontics asked our patients to share in our Gratitude Jar one thing they're grateful. We really enjoyed reading your entries, and shared them all below.   Our winner was picked at random from the Gratitude Jar by our Patient Coordinator Erin Lee. … Continue reading Gratitude Giveaway Winner & What We’re Grateful For!

What’s the difference between a Dentist & an Orthodontist?

A dentist is similar to your family doctor – you visit them for your periodic check-ups and treatment of your general dental concerns such as a cavity. Especially with our orthodontic patients, we always emphasize the importance of continuing to see your general dentist every 6 months (or as often as recommended by your dentist or periodontist) … Continue reading What’s the difference between a Dentist & an Orthodontist?

Braces + Soda = Recipe for Disaster

I’m sure you’ve heard over and over the importance of maintaining a healthy & braces-friendly diet – low in refined sugars – during your orthodontic treatment.  As with everything in life, it’s important for us to understand why sugars & starches increase the incidence of cavities – so that we are self-motivated to take better care of our … Continue reading Braces + Soda = Recipe for Disaster

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Dublin Festival & Healthy Green Recipes

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up on March 17th, and Tri-Valley Orthodontics is a sponsor for Dublin’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration & Festival! What are you & your family up to this coming weekend?  Our team will also be participating in the festivities on both Saturday & Sunday (March 12-13), so be sure to come by and say … Continue reading Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Dublin Festival & Healthy Green Recipes

Keep your smile white! Tips to prevent stains & whitening solutions

Many of our patients have questions regarding how to keep their smiles bright and white during their orthodontic treatment. First, we always talk about the preventive measures we can take to prevent staining in the first place.  Other options range from simply incorporating a whitening toothpaste into your routine to using a professional whitening kit during your … Continue reading Keep your smile white! Tips to prevent stains & whitening solutions

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