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Moving During Invisalign Treatment: Tips from a Redding Orthodontist

Americans move a lot. Sometimes it’s for a job. Other times, it’s to be closer to family. Still other times, it’s because they want to move to a different climate. And sometimes, it’s just because they always had a hankering to live in said city. You can also switch from one Invisalign provider in Redding to another (for instance, from a dentist to an orthodontist). Regardless of your reason, here’s what you need to do if you’re moving your Invisalign treatment. Look for a Preferred Provider When you’re dealing with [...]

By | 2017-05-29T14:46:56+00:00 May 3rd, 2016|Invisalign|Comments Off on Moving During Invisalign Treatment: Tips from a Redding Orthodontist

Your Financial Options for Braces and Invisalign in Redding

Once you’ve made the decision to get braces for you or your child, the next question is how to pay for them. Braces cost Americans between $3,000 to $7,000. Covering the cost can look like a daunting task, but, fortunately, there are a number of options available. Here are some of the options for braces or Invisalign in Redding. Insurance Not all dental insurance plans cover orthodontics—some only cover children’s orthodontics. Additionally, the plan may require a waiting period before orthodontic treatment begins. It’s important to shop for plans early. [...]

By | 2017-05-29T14:46:56+00:00 April 19th, 2016|Invisalign|Comments Off on Your Financial Options for Braces and Invisalign in Redding

Why You Should Choose an Orthodontist vs. a Dentist to Straighten Your Teeth in Redding

Everyone wants an even row of pearly teeth. Unfortunately, getting there is not always easy. The decisions on who to get to straighten your teeth, how to pay for it, and what type of braces to choose can seem endless. In recent years, many dentists have begun offering orthodontic treatment in addition to their other services, which makes the decision even more complicated. When you’re making that initial decision on who to choose for your provider, consider these reasons for choosing an orthodontist in Redding. Training Did you know that [...]

By | 2017-05-29T14:46:57+00:00 April 5th, 2016|Orthodontist|Comments Off on Why You Should Choose an Orthodontist vs. a Dentist to Straighten Your Teeth in Redding

How Long Will My Redding Invisalign Treatment Take?

Invisalign is a growing trend--with over two million people choosing Invisalign over regular braces since 1997. Orthodontists say that the number of adults that are getting braces has grown, because now adults don’t need to suffer the embarrassment of a mouth full of metal. Even better, it’s had a chance to prove that it’s actually quite effective. If you’re considering or just starting your Invisalign treatment in Redding, you may be wondering how long your treatment will take. There are several factors to consider. Will It Take Longer Than Regular [...]

By | 2017-05-29T14:46:58+00:00 March 4th, 2016|Invisalign|Comments Off on How Long Will My Redding Invisalign Treatment Take?

Get a Better Smile with Invisalign in Redding

For the longest time, braces were the standard way to straighten teeth. Although they certainly are still in use and work, they are no longer the only option. Invisalign in Redding Ca offers an invisible way to straighten teeth and keep people happy because they are invisible. People of Any Age Can Use Invisalign Anyone who is looking for a beautiful smile can use Invisalign. It is the ideal way to straighten teeth, whether for a teenager or for someone much older. The average person will need to wear them [...]

By | 2017-05-29T14:46:59+00:00 February 10th, 2016|Invisalign|Comments Off on Get a Better Smile with Invisalign in Redding

When Should My Child See a Redding Orthodontist?

Since modern braces emerged in the 1970s, braces have become almost a rite of passage into adulthood. And for good reason. Bones stop growing by age 20 for girls and between ages 18 to 21 for boys. When bones are still growing, teeth can be shifted more easily. Treatment takes less time--and costs less. Ideally, you should take your child to your Redding orthodontist before bones are set in place. First Visit Orthodontists recommend that children get an orthodontic evaluation as early as seven years old. At seven, the permanent [...]

By | 2017-05-29T14:46:59+00:00 December 11th, 2015|Orthodontist|Comments Off on When Should My Child See a Redding Orthodontist?

What to Expect From Your Redding Invisalign Treatment

The number of teenagers and adults seeking orthodontic help is growing higher and higher each year, and so is the curiosity about Invisalign - the clear alternative to metal braces. There are many out there hoping their teeth problems can be fixed by going this more discreet route, but still have a few questions about what the entire process entails. If this sounds like you, start by speaking to your orthodontist to determine whether you’re a good candidate to ditch the metal and wire hardware of traditional braces in favor [...]

By | 2017-05-29T14:47:00+00:00 October 24th, 2015|Invisalign|Comments Off on What to Expect From Your Redding Invisalign Treatment

How a Redding Orthodontist Can Support a Healthier Life

When most people first think about going in for orthodontic treatment, it’s because they would ultimately like to see a new and improved smile. Though the purpose of orthodontics is largely seen as a self-confidence booster, there is certainly much more to straightening teeth, correcting an irregular bite and/or adjusting spacing or crowding problems than the aesthetic effects patients tend to focus on. The truth is that your Redding orthodontist can have a great impact on your overall health for years to come. Read on to learn how. TMJ Disorder [...]

By | 2017-05-29T14:47:01+00:00 September 14th, 2015|Orthodontist|Comments Off on How a Redding Orthodontist Can Support a Healthier Life

What You Need to Know Before Your First Redding Invisalign Appointment

Are you thinking about getting your teenager braces or looking to make changes to your own smile? If so, you’re sure to have a lot of questions about the different treatment options available and what you can expect from each. With Invisalign being such a popular choice among adults and teens, since it’s the clear alternative to metal braces, this may be what you want to learn about most. Chances are, you’ll have a lot of your questions answered during your Redding Invisalign consultation with your orthodontist, but it’s good [...]

By | 2017-05-29T14:47:01+00:00 August 20th, 2015|Invisalign|Comments Off on What You Need to Know Before Your First Redding Invisalign Appointment

Invisalign Do’s and Don’ts from Your Redding Orthodontist

Invisalign is a fairly recent arrival to the orthodontic scene--making its debut in 1997 via Align Technology. It quickly became a popular alternative to braces. Since 1997, over two million people have straightened their teeth with Invisalign. If you’re one of the lucky ones, here are some tips for making your Redding Invisalign treatment successful. Do brush and floss your teeth. You’ve probably seen the little sign at your dentist or orthodontist’s office that says, “You don’t have to brush all your teeth--only the ones you want to keep.” It’s [...]

By | 2016-09-02T14:07:12+00:00 July 22nd, 2015|Invisalign|Comments Off on Invisalign Do’s and Don’ts from Your Redding Orthodontist