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Dental Care with Braces

How to Protect Your Smile The prospect of straighter teeth and an improved smile from orthodontic treatment is undoubtedly an exciting thought for people of all ages.  However, proper dental care with braces throughout the orthodontic experience is essential for an optimal outcome. Good dental hygiene is important. The care taken while in braces can largely affect how your teeth will look at the end of the process.  If appropriate care is neglected, plaque and tartar build-up can cause noticeable white spots to form around where braces or Invisalign attachments were once present. Thankfully, these white spots are relatively rare…

What is an Orthodontist?

Best Dentist Orthodontist in Temecula What is an Orthodontist? Doctors trained in the field of orthodontics are specially trained to assess, identify, and treat the conditions and abnormalities associated with the areas of the teeth and jaw.  Known as orthodontists, these dentists work to specifically diagnose and correct teeth and jaws that are misaligned and crooked. In addition to their 4 years in an accredited dental school, dentists must go on to an additional 2 to 3 years of training in an orthodontics residency program before officially receiving their certificate in orthodontics. These specialists then become orthodontists, who are members…

Misaligned Jaw Treatment

Protruding Jaw Causes Jaw size mismatches are common conditions with multiple causes, which range from genetics to trauma to developmental issues. Most of these issues can be well addressed with the right orthodontic treatment. Dr. Burke and Dr. Redford are experienced in correctly diagnosing jaw misalignment, and they have specialized misaligned jaw treatment methods to produce the best bite correction results. The most common jaw size mismatch types are overbites and underbites. These two conditions are often recognized by patients themselves. The purpose of this article is to explain the most common causes and available treatment methods. What is an…

Ceramic Braces vs Invisalign

Braces for Kids, Teens and Adults – The Best Choice for Your Family The history of orthodontics and of the use of braces dates to the 19th century, with significant developments over time. The field of orthodontia has been the focus of constant development in practice, methods, and materials used to improve patients’ quality of life. The offices of Burke & Redford Orthodontists have the highest standards and best treatment options for their patients. When people hear “orthodontists,” often their first thought is “teeth straightening.” The outdated concept of having “metal mouth” is thankfully no longer the status quo, however.…

Invisalign or Braces

Dental Insurance for Braces Having dental or orthodontic treatment is a monetary investment for families. A study conducted by Earnin.com in November of 2018 showed that more than 60% of Americans postpone dental treatment because of their financial situation. An average of more than 40% postponed required dental treatment for more than 12 months. Dr. Redford and Dr. Burke at Burke & Redford Orthodontists in Temecula and Lake Elsinore have dedicated their careers to helping transform oral health issues into healthy, beautiful smiles. They understand dental insurance for braces might not cover the entire cost of treatment. That’s why they…

Invisalign Invisible Braces

Best Invisible Braces to Get the Perfect Smile Many patients today look for less intrusive corrective orthodontic options, like Invisalign, which are also called clear invisible braces. Although self-ligating braces (Ie. Damon braces) and ceramic braces are available in clear options, they differ from Invisalign by having a bracket bonded to each individual tooth. Here is a comparative analysis of Invisalign and the other types of braces patients can choose from, if appropriate, after receiving a free consultation from Dr. Redford and Dr. Burke at Burke & Redford Orthodontists. Braces move teeth by a combination of brackets (the square shaped…

Teeth Straightening

Your Best Teeth Straightening Options A common misconception we experience at Burke & Redford Orthodontists is the belief that teeth straightening is only for teens and tweens. Our effort to educate current and future patients is what drives us to keep them informed of the latest dental technology and options for all adults, too. Patients often ask about teeth straightening braces cost and details about the best teeth alignment braces solution. Depending upon the patient’s current oral condition and desired outcome, treatment options are different for everyone. Dr. Redford and Dr. Burke offer Invisalign, self-ligating braces (such as Damon braces),…

Clear Braces for Adults

Getting a Perfect Smile with Transparent Braces Braces have seen significant improvement in their design over the years. Previous generations experienced more bulky, uncomfortable, and noticeable versions of braces. These undesirable characteristics led to significant improvements in braces development, now making them the perfect solution for adults and teens interested in the best orthodontic care. Learn about your best options when it comes to clear braces for adults with our top doctors in Temecula and Lake Elsinore. Dr. Redford and Dr. Burke at Burke & Redford Orthodontists keep their practice up to date with technology and software in order to…

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