Dr. Quoc Lu

Dr. Quoc Lu

About Dr. Quoc Lu

Born with a love of art, Dr. Quoc Lu enjoyed drawing through much of his childhood. Surrounded by computers, Dr. Lu also dove into the engineering and architecture design aspects of computer science. He believes that the study and practice of orthodontics involves both aesthetic design and empirical science in creating facial, skeletal, and dental harmony.

Keeping Your Teeth Beautiful and Straight After Braces

Getting your braces off is a hugely exciting time. All the treatment that you’ve gone through has paid off with a gorgeous straight smile! Now you get to see that smile after many months of orthodontic treatment. Seeing your new smile can make you feel on top of the world! After your time with braces, [...]

By | December 5th, 2017|

Do You Have a Good Oral Health? Answer These Questions to Find Out!

Having good oral health is more than just brushing every day and flossing once in a while. Your mouth is an entire unit that requires regular care—both at-home and in the dentist’s chair! As we age, our mouths become more susceptible to oral health problems like gum disease, so taking proper care of our teeth [...]

By | November 20th, 2017|

How Invisalign Can Completely Transform Your Smile

Have you been putting off orthodontic work because you can’t stand the idea of having braces? You don’t have to give up the smile of your dreams just because braces aren’t for you. With Invisalign orthodontic treatment, you can effectively correct most basic orthodontic problems—and the best part is, no one will even know you’re [...]

By | November 6th, 2017|

We Appreciate Your Kind Words!

Patient satisfaction is the foundation of our practice, and these kind words mean a great deal to us. "First Impressions Orthodontics has exceeded all of my expectations. As someone with moderate dental anxiety, it took me years to gather the courage to even seek out a serious consult. Glowing reviews led me to First Impressions, [...]

By | October 25th, 2017|

The Best Halloween Treats for Your Teeth

It’s October again, a happy time for adults and children alike as they head out to trick-or-treat and enjoy the holiday festivities. However, dentists know that this time of year can wreak absolute havoc on the health and appearance of our smiles. If you don’t want to take a vacation from taking care of your [...]

By | October 16th, 2017|

Eating With Braces: Pick This, Not That

Adjusting to braces can be a challenge! The teeth are often sore in the days that follow the application of braces or an adjustment. It’s essential to properly care for your braces throughout your treatment—not just to protect your smile, but to receive a speedy treatment with minimal discomfort! So what foods should you pick when it [...]

By | October 4th, 2017|

Lingual Braces: The “Hidden” Braces Adults Are Thrilled About

Of course you’ve heard of traditional braces, and maybe even Invisalign, but have you heard of lingual braces? Lingual braces provide a great alternative to both braces and Invisalign for adults who want to correct their smile but don’t like the look of metal braces. Lingual braces allow you to straighten your teeth—but from the inside of [...]

By | September 22nd, 2017|

The Importance of Early Detection for Your Child’s Dental Health

Your child’s baby teeth are a crucial part of the smile he or she will develop—they help to guide the permanent teeth into their proper places, then fall out to make way for them. As your child’s permanent teeth grow, it’s essential to get dental checkups. Getting checkups throughout your child’s life is important, as [...]

By | September 4th, 2017|

The Best Food to Eat With Your Brand-New Braces

Congratulations on getting braces! Whether you need a few tweaks or are in for a few years of treatment, braces are an excellent option for kids and adults alike to correct dental problems. Having the proper bite and straight teeth is part of having a healthy smile for life. Getting braces can be an adjustment [...]

By | August 22nd, 2017|

Is Two Phase Orthodontic Treatment Right for My Child?

Two Phase orthodontic treatment means that your child’s orthodontist believes it’s best if your child receives two separate treatments of orthodontic care to properly treat any present or future issues. This type of care will usually help take care of problems with your child’s mouth early on and set up a beautiful and healthy mouth [...]

By | July 19th, 2017|