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The Big Question: Should I Choose Braces or Invisalign?

The Big Question: Should I Choose Braces or Invisalign?

While some patients who come in for their initial consultation at our Irvine orthodontist office already know exactly what they want, there are many who are absolutely stumped. Some patients don't even know that they can choose for themselves! For most cases, Simply...

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Your Retainer… Your New BFF

Your Retainer… Your New BFF

One of the most common questions I am asked when people come to the end of their braces journey is “How long do I have to wear my retainer for?” That's a great question!  After putting in all that time and money to get such an awesome smile, why...

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The Value of a Beautiful Smile

The Value of a Beautiful Smile

In this image obsessed society, it is not surprising to hear that the health and beauty market is a multi-billion dollar industry. But what is ‘beauty’ anyway? Is it tall, tanned and slim? Is it pale and petite? Is it chubby and cheerful?  If you interviewed a...

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Why do I Need Interproximal Reduction?

Why do I Need Interproximal Reduction?

Tooth crowding is a fairly common problem which, in the past, left orthodontists with little option but to extract those unwanted teeth to create the space needed to realign the crooked culprits and create that perfect smile. Thankfully, these days, there is another...

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The Little Things You Miss

The Little Things You Miss

There’s nothing like a medical scare to make you think about life and clarify your values. Some of you may know I recently had such a scare. To some, it wasn’t a big deal – nothing to worry about. But when it’s happening to you, it’s a different story! You catch...

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Irvine Orthodontist Patient Feature: Chloe

Irvine Orthodontist Patient Feature: Chloe

Here at Simply Orthodontics, we see patients of all ages, with a host of different orthodontic issues. From an outsider’s perspective, you might think all braces look the same. But when you drill a little deeper, you’ll find no two sets of teeth are alike, and each...

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Living the Dream: A Love Letter from an Irvine Orthodontist

Living the Dream: A Love Letter from an Irvine Orthodontist

As we celebrate our third anniversary here at Simply Orthodontics, I can’t help but think back to the time when having my own practice was just a dream – and quite an overwhelming one at that! Words like ‘financial suicide’, ‘too hard’ and ‘too risky’ were coming at...

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The Tooth Fairy Is Back!

The Tooth Fairy Is Back!

Here at Simply Orthodontics, we love the month of February. Not only do we get to celebrate Valentine’s Day (who doesn’t like a little extra love) and give away a romantic dinner for two… but it’s also National Children’s Dental Health Month.     Dental...

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Irvine Orthodontist Patient Feature: Tiffany Mink

Irvine Orthodontist Patient Feature: Tiffany Mink

One thing I love about being an orthodontist is that I get to meet a lot of interesting people of all ages and from all walks of life. I love hearing the stories of bright-eyed 10-year-olds as much as I enjoy those of my adult patients (Yes, big people get their teeth...

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You Don’t Need Metal Mouth Anymore to Have Straight Teeth

You Don’t Need Metal Mouth Anymore to Have Straight Teeth

We live in an age of endless options. Whether you’re shopping for a new car, cell phone, or even cereal, you never have to settle for just one choice. The same goes with straightening your teeth.   Braces are not the only option anymore to have a beautiful...

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Spreading Cheer and Smiles

Spreading Cheer and Smiles

Tis the season to be jolly - and here at Simply Orthodontics we’re feeling particularly festive. We’re always looking for creative ways we can give back to our community, and are grateful for an opportunity we had recently to spread some joy by giving away four real...

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Custom Nike Sneakers Promotion for Invisalign Teen Patients

Custom Nike Sneakers Promotion for Invisalign Teen Patients

Since more and more of our new teenage aged patients are interested in Invisalign Teen treatment, we decided to encourage them with our new promotion.   For a limited time, new Invisalign Teen patients can earn their own custom NIKEiD shoes. One of the...

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