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Two Years Gone in a Flash

Two Years Gone in a Flash

I am writing this one day after our 2nd annual anniversary Ice Cream Social and just thinking about how fast the last two years have gone by.   Starting Simply Orthodontics in Irvine from scratch, as most of you know, was one of the most difficult things I had to...

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Is That the Real Tooth Fairy?

Is That the Real Tooth Fairy?

February is National Children's Dental Health Month. To celebrate, Simply Orthodontics in Irvine and the Tooth Fairy visited a few neighboring Irvine schools to teach students about why it is important to take care of their teeth starting at a young...

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Your Treatment Coordinator Isn’t Passionate About Teeth

Your Treatment Coordinator Isn’t Passionate About Teeth

“Min! I’m upset with you. You owe me $5,000.”   That stopped me in my tracks. A mom was yelling at me at the reception desk in front of a crowded room and I was taken aback. But then she continued:   “I could have had Jaxon’s braces done in a different...

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What to Expect at Your First Visit-Irvine Orthodontics Office

What to Expect at Your First Visit-Irvine Orthodontics Office

Congrats! You’ve scheduled a complimentary consultation with us and you’ve started your journey to a better smile!   We are so excited to meet you! Please allow about an hour for your consultation. This will ensure that we have plenty of time to get to know each...

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Why can't I get a quote over the phone!?

Why can't I get a quote over the phone!?

We get this question a lot.  I understand people want to shop around and just get prices, but your smile is not a car or insurance where you can just get a quote.  Every orthodontist in Irvine does not think and do things the same way, or diagnose the same,...

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Yes! Your Orthodontist is Color Blind!

Yes! Your Orthodontist is Color Blind!

I haven’t blogged in awhile, so I figured I would write about something non-orthodontics related.  You guessed it...my color blindness!  Why am I blogging about this you ask? Obviously, when my patients are telling me the colors to put on their braces I have...

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Volunteering at the Saddleback PEACE Center

Volunteering at the Saddleback PEACE Center

Often times, when people serve the community the people that are serving actually gain more than the people being served.  So was my experience at The PEACE Center at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest. To be honest, when I closed my orthodontics office in Irvine...

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Being Left Handed in a Right Handed World

Being Left Handed in a Right Handed World

So you all now know that I’m colorblind, but do you know I am left handed as well?!   Interesting Facts About Lefties:   10% of the population are left handed Left handed people die earlier than right handed people Left handed people don’t perform as...

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Why We Support the Irvine Community

Why We Support the Irvine Community

If you have been following our social media feeds lately, you may have noticed that we have been all over the Irvine community volunteering, sponsoring events, and making donations. One of my favorite things to hear when we are at an event is, “We see you everywhere!”...

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Orthodontic “Oopsies”

Orthodontic “Oopsies”

Orthodontic treatment, for lack of a better example, is a marriage between the patient and the doctor for an average of 26 months. To be successful and finish treatment on time, the orthodontist is involved with 70% of the work, but the patient has to perform the...

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