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.

5 Ways You’re Hurting Your Teeth (And Don’t Know It!)

Our teeth aren’t immune to damage even though ideally, they should last us a lifetime. To take the best care of your teeth, it’s imperative to brush, floss, and visit your dentist as recommended. However, what happens when you do all these things and yet still experience damage to your teeth? Here are five ways [...]

By | June 11th, 2020|

It’s Never Too Late for Braces: Check Out Your Options

If your teeth are misaligned or you have jaw pain, it might be time to consider orthodontic treatment. You’re never too old to have braces—in fact, today, one in four people receiving orthodontic treatment is an adult [1]. You have modern options besides traditional metal braces if you’re concerned about your appearance while receiving treatment. [...]

By | April 13th, 2020|

Make Your Child’s Orthodontic Treatment Fun with WildSmiles Braces

WildSmiles braces give patients a creative way to express themselves during orthodontic treatment. These braces provide a customized look without changing how orthodontic treatment works or the length of the treatment time. These unique braces are made with the same surgical steel as traditional orthodontic brackets, and so are considered safe and effective to wear [...]

By | March 12th, 2020|

Your Children Have More Orthodontic Options Than Ever

There’s no question that orthodontic treatment plays a vital role in having a healthy and happy smile. Orthodontists can treat teeth that are crowded, gapped, or have an uneven bite. By correcting issues with your smile, orthodontics makes it easy for you to love and care for straight teeth. Your kids aren’t limited to choosing [...]

By | February 13th, 2020|

What Causes Some Teeth to Come in Crooked?

Crooked teeth aren’t uncommon, and unfortunately, the appearance of our teeth can make us beam with confidence or hide our teeth when we smile. With millions of people in the United States wearing braces, getting treatment for crooked teeth is normal. But what exactly causes some teeth to come in crooked? You may have noticed some people have [...]

By | December 12th, 2019|

What Impact Does Alcohol Have on Tooth Enamel?

Alcohol is one of the most popular drinks in the world and seems to be present at nearly any occasion. However, although alcohol plays a role in many social occasions, this drink isn’t just harmful to tooth enamel, but is a risk factor for nearly every type of cancer. Tooth enamel is the hard, shiny, protective layer [...]

By | November 12th, 2019|

Invisalign vs. Braces: Which Option Is Right for You?

When considering orthodontic treatment, traditional braces and Invisalign are two of the most prominent options that come to mind. While traditional metal braces have long been the standard of care, Invisalign offers people who want to straighten their teeth with a subtle, removable form of treatment with reduced orthodontist visits. But which option is going to be right [...]

By | October 15th, 2019|

Misaligned Teeth Could Be Causing More Damage Than You Think

Having crooked teeth is a reality for countless children and adults today. Orthodontists fit millions of people with braces every year to correct misaligned teeth and fix bites that can lead to chronic issues. Misaligned teeth don’t just affect the appearance of your smile; they can have actual consequences on your health that may only get worse if [...]

By | September 10th, 2019|