Posts Labeled: faster braces in north county

October is National Orthodontic Health Month

Can you believe October is already upon us? October happens to be National Orthodontic Health Month, and this month-long event is organized by our friends at the American Association of Orthodontists, or AAO. Many treats can cause havoc for trick-or-treaters who are going through orthodontic treatment, and these treats may cause damage that could prolong… Read more »

Celebrities get braces, too!

Did you know that back in 2002, Tom Cruise had braces? During this time, he was 40 years old and filmed Minority Report, Austin Powers in Goldmember and the Last Samurai. Check out his smile in Jerry Maguire, Rain Man or The Firm and compare to the post-braces Tom Cruise in Valkyrie or Tropic Thunder…. Read more »

Thanks to Invisalign® with Dr. Allen, mom and dad can have a perfect smile, too!

Hey parents! Are you focusing on your kids’ oral health so much that you’re neglecting your own? If you’re considering orthodontic treatment, our team at North County Orthodontics is pleased to offer an adult-friendly option for straightening teeth called Invisalign. This course of treatment consists of a set of clear aligners that are molded to… Read more »

Hey, Dr. Allen! Why are retainers so important?

If you recently completed treatment at North County Orthodontics, we’d like to congratulate you! Now that your braces have been removed, Dr. Allen will provide—or has provided you—with retainers. How will retainers benefit my smile?After braces are removed, teeth can shift out of position if they are not stabilized. Retainers, however, always provide that stabilization…. Read more »

Dr. Allen asks: What are you reading this summer?

Now that summer is here in Oceanside and Fallbrook, CA, some of us at North County Orthodontics want to remind our patients about the importance of reading. Summer reading is a vital step in brain development—and it’s fun! What’s on YOUR summer reading list? What are some of your all-time favorite reads? Are you looking… Read more »

SureSmile® and North County Orthodontics

Our team at North County Orthodontics recently came across a very interesting New York Times article, which discusses the benefits of 3-D imaging technology. Dr. Allen and our office uses 3-D imaging technology through the SureSmile® treatment. SureSmile technology is revolutionizing the orthodontic industry because it orchestrates clearer patient diagnosis, allows doctors to specifically tailor… Read more »

The SureSmile Advantage at North County Orthodontics

Does the thought of having braces bring you down? The team at North County Orthodontics understands that one of the biggest concerns for orthodontic patients with braces is the length of their treatment. But you’re in luck, because Dr. Allen specializes in SureSmile, high-tech braces that are revolutionizing the orthodontic industry. SureSmile, which combines digital… Read more »