FIO BLOG

FIO BLOG

Dr. Quoc Lu will share his insight and new developments in orthodontics on his FIO Blog, and additionally is a regular contributing author on orthodontic and oral health topics and related content to the online dental publication, Your Dental Health Resource Magazine, which will be shared here as well.

(All articles re-published with permission of Your Dental Health Resource Magazine)

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]

By | October 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Invisalign vs. Braces: Which Option Is Right for You?

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 [...]

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Is Your Child Getting Braces Today? Here’s How to Prepare

Your child is all set to get their braces and begin straightening their teeth—but now that the appointment day is approaching, you’re having some anxiety about what the experience will be like for your child and what [...]

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Options for Correcting Your Crowded Teeth

The human mouth houses 32 teeth—which means that molars, incisors, canines, and wisdom teeth all need a place in your mouth. For some people, there just isn’t enough room for all their teeth. Due to genetics, [...]

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