Orthodontics

Even though it’s important to see your dentist twice a year for routine checkups, many Americans still don’t make it a priority. The American Dental Association (ADA) reports that 42% of Americans don’t visit their dentist as often as they’d like, and the Center for...

The Yuba City Dentistry Group provides a wide variety of dental procedures for an even wider variety of patients. When you require a procedure like oral surgery, orthodontic treatment, full mouth restoration or cosmetic dentistry, it’s important to know what to expect and what to...

Part 6 from a series written by an actual Invisalign user. Once your dentist sends you home with your custom-made, just-for-you Invisalign trays, you should want to experience a successful process. What can you do to ensure that using Invisalign is a positive form of treatment,...

Part 5 in an Actual Patient Story About Using Invisalign If you are brand new to wearing Invisalign aligners, and all you want to do is give up, just keep wearing them! — an Invisalign patient The day I received my Invisalign aligners was fairly straightforward. Here...

What Happens the Day You Start Invisalign A real story about a patient using Invisalign, this is Part 4. When I made the decision to get Invisalign, my dentist referred to the day I start treatment as “delivery day.” It sounded very fun and exciting, as if...

Choosing Invisalign A patient experience about using clear aligner orthodontics On my first consultation for Invisalign, my dentist mentioned the Propel procedure as a means of speeding up the orthodontic treatment time. I had never heard of it before, so my ears perked up. Speed up the...

Scanning My Mouth and Designing My Plan An actual patient account about using Invisalign orthodonticsAs I discussed in the first article, when the shifting of my teeth started to affect the position of my tongue and the feel of my bite, it was time to see...

I Needed Aligners After Teenage Braces A real story from an actual Invisalign patient, this is Part 1.I am the fifth and last child in a family of crooked-teethed children. It was therefore a rite of passage for the teenagers to get braces. Our one professional...

Orofacial pain is discomfort that involves the head, face, neck, Jaw or teeth. The symptoms include migraines and other headaches, muscle spasms, face pain in the cheeks or forehead, and tooth pain. It can even include pain around the eyes and ears. At times, finding...