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Ceramic Celar Braces

6 Tips for Caring for Ceramic Braces

To feel the most confident while wearing your ceramic braces, you need to take really good care of the braces. The elastic ligatures or ties used to hold the wire which run though the brackets are prone to staining.
Jun 1st, 2024
How much do braces cost

4 Tips for Managing the Cost of Braces

If you or your child needs braces, but you just don’t think you can afford it, don’t worry. There are ways to make the cost of braces more affordable.
Dec 1st, 2022
Life hacks about braces

Braces life hacks

As you go through life with braces, you’ll want to have a couple tricks ready in your back pocket to make yourself comfortable and happy.
Nov 1st, 2022

5 Reasons Why a Board-Certified Orthodontist Is Better

Choosing an orthodontist for your children or for yourself is a big undertaking. You want someone who will offer you the best type of treatment for your particular alignment issues and who has the skill and experience to give you the best results possible.
Sep 1st, 2022
New smile can transform new year

How a New Smile Can Transform Your Life This Year

If one of your New Year’s resolutions this year was to take better care of yourself than this is the perfect time to consider giving yourself the gift of a healthier, more beautiful smile through orthodontic care. When you feel better about your smile, you
May 1st, 2022
Braces off

When Do I Get My Braces Off?

Concord, CA-   One of the most common questions an orthodontist receives is “When do I get my braces off?” Treatment plans vary between patients and their circumstances, but there are a few similar factors...
Apr 1st, 2024

Do Braces Make The Roots of Your Teeth Shorter?

Have you ever heard or thought about whether or not braces make the roots of your teeth shorter? Dr. Lee, Concord orthodontist, discusses exactly what happens to your teeth when you wear braces.
Aug 15th, 2021
Common Braces Myths Debunked

Common Braces Myths Debunked

There are many myths you may have heard in regard to orthodontic treatment. In this post, Dr. Lee, Concord orthodontist, will be debunking the most common myths about braces.
Jan 1st, 2021
Thumb sucking

What can be done at home to stop the thumb sucking habit

There is widespread agreement that you should take a positive approach with your child to help him/her overcome this habit because this will allow your child to build confidence and take pride in his/her accomplishment. A negative approach that involves cr
Mar 15th, 2020
White spot on teeth after orthodontic treament

Do Orthodontic Braces Cause White Spots?

Sometimes when the braces are removed, you will discover white spots underneath where the braces were attached to your teeth. The question for many parents is whether these white spots were a direct result of the braces. The simple answer is no.
Nov 3rd, 2019

Why isn’t my retainer fitting anymore?

Retainers are devices that enable patients to keep their teeth as straight as possible. Here at Lee Orthodontics, we help patients to achieve a lasting a beautiful smile in Concord, CA area and provide them with advice to maintain their smile.
Sep 9th, 2019

Are Braces Painful?

You just went to an orthodontist office and the orthodontist in Concord said you need to get braces. Most likely, you are feeling anxious and have a lot of questions about how the teeth are going to get straighter and if it’s going to hurt.
Jun 3rd, 2019