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01-31-2010

Don’t Extract Teeth for Orthodontics!

Does Extracting Teeth for Orthodontics Cause TMJ and Sleep Apnea? Our Piedmont practice treats orthodontic cases with Invisalign for patients in Piedmont, Oakland, San Francisco, Berkeley, Orinda, Lafayette, Walnut Creek and throughout entire San Francisco Bay Area. Because my dental practice is one of the few offices in the San…

01-27-2010

Are Dental Implants Easy for the Patient

Yesterday, we delivered a dental implant case in which we replaced 3 missing back teeth for a great patient I’ve been treating for nearly 25 years. After he left, I was struck by how far dentistry has come in the 25 years I have been practicing. In 1985, dentists who…

01-25-2010

Invisalign for Teens

Lately, several people have called, saying they heard that Invisalign does not work on teenagers.  Nothing could be further from the truth.  Teenagers are some of our best Invisalign patients. Teenagers do not like metal braces for many reasons. 1. Braces are hard to clean. 2. Braces are embarrassing to…

01-20-2010

Israelis Save Lives in Haiti

While other countries, including the United States, are still gearing up to assemble their field hospitals in Haiti, Israel has had a MASH unit in full operation since just a few days after disaster struck.  For a spot of good news out of Haiti, click on the following link to…

01-18-2010

Straight Teeth for Teens and Adults Without Braces or Extractions

Everyone wants straight, white, beautiful teeth, but who really wants braces? Teens and adults, who are already self-conscious about their crooked teeth, usually don’t want to add to their embarrassment with a mouth full of metal brackets and wires. And who really wants to have perfectly healthy teeth removed to…