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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

San Ramon Bay Area Family-Friendly Weekend List & Food Bank Donations

Happy Friday! We have our Pre-Thanksgiving weekend roundup of family-friendly activities to do around San Ramon & the Bay Area for you below. For those of you who are kicking off your Thanksgiving week-long break, enjoy the start to your vacation with friends & family! Tri-Valley Orthodontics is working with the Contra Costa & Solano Food Bank … Continue reading San Ramon Bay Area Family-Friendly Weekend List & Food Bank Donations

Thank you for coming by our First Halloween Costume Party!

We hope you had a great time at Tri-Valley Orthodontic’s first Halloween Costume Party!  Dr. Ko & Yoon came dressed as the Super Mario Brothers, Mario & Luigi and Erin, our patient coordinator & Alex, our helper for the day came dressed as Yoshi and the grim reaper!   We chose our Costume Contest Winner by … Continue reading Thank you for coming by our First Halloween Costume Party!

Tri-Valley Orthodontics will be at this weekend’s San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Expo & Run

Hello there! Hope you’re all having a great week so far.  This weekend we’ll be supporting the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation’s Health & Wellness Expo on Saturday October 10th and the Run for Education Event on Sunday October 11th!   Dr. Ko & Dr. Yoon are passionate about supporting our local families, students and … Continue reading Tri-Valley Orthodontics will be at this weekend’s San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Expo & Run

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