You’ve worked really hard to achieve your ideal smile! You followed doctor’s orders, worn your Invisalign clear aligners as instructed, cared for your teeth, and now you have a megawatt smile. Congratulations on this achievement! However, to keep your smile in tip-top shape, keep these things in mind when continuing ...
March 21, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
Wisdom teeth are officially known as the third molars, and they are the last teeth to come in. They typically break through the surface of the skin, or erupt, between the ages of 13 and 20. Wisdom teeth can sometimes be impacted, which means they cannot break through the gum tissue. ...
March 19, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
Braces or Invisalign treatment are often supplemented with rubberbands, or elastics, to help your course of orthodontic treatment achieve the perfect bite. They provide the additional force needed to nudge your teeth in the right direction, and can be a super helpful part of your treatment regimen to achieve perfectly ...
March 16, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
1. Orthodontists Have Additional Education Orthodontists first graduate from dental school (that’s right, we’re fully qualified dentists too!) and then continue on to an additional two (or more) years of training in specialized orthodontic care. During that time, orthodontists learn more about the bones and muscles of the face, jaw, teeth, and spine… ...
March 13, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
Clear Braces Clear braces are good alternatives to traditional metal braces. Since clear braces are able to blend in more to the color of the teeth, it has a very good aesthetic advantage over the traditional one. Typically, clear braces are made up of plastic or ceramic materials which function in ...
March 10, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
http://embraceyoursmile.com/ Dr. Megan LeCornu, Board Certified Orthodontist in Santa Clarita, CA, answers a top question orthodontists are asked about getting braces in Santa Clarita. Best Orthodontics Santa Clarita CA Hi, guys. I have decided to do a little series for you on the top 10 most frequently asked questions that I ...
March 8, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
While the practice of orthodontia has become increasingly popular over the years, there are still many misconceptions that cause people concern. At Gilbertson and LeCornu Orthodontics, we want to dispel your concerns by addressing these common misconceptions. Misconception #1: My orthodontist is just like my family dentist. The Truth: While it is ...
March 7, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
http://embraceyoursmile.com/ Dr. Megan LeCornu, Board Certified Orthodontist in Santa Clarita, CA, answers a top question orthodontists are asked about getting braces in Santa Clarita. When is early orthodontic treatment needed? Hi, guys. We're continuing on our journey answering the top 10 most frequently asked questions to an orthodontist. The next question ...
March 5, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
http://embraceyoursmile.com/ Dr. Megan LeCornu, Board Certified Orthodontist in Santa Clarita, CA, answers a top question orthodontists are asked about getting braces in Santa Clarita. At what age should I bring my child to see an orthodontist? Hi guys. We're continuing on our quest to answer the top ten most commonly asked ...
March 2, 2017Dr. Megan LeCornu
You know what they say. Image is everything. The thought of metal brackets and wires attached to your teeth for an extended period of time may be more than enough to make you think twice about pursuing orthodontic treatment. But now we have options that quell those apprehensions for we ...
December 9, 2016Dr. Megan LeCornu