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)

Accelerated Orthodontics: Your Dream Smile—Faster!

Getting your dream smile by straightening your teeth with braces is very exciting—most patients can’t wait to have their braces off and fully enjoy their new straight teeth! Like anything worth waiting for, braces take [...]

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How to Best Care for Your Invisalign Retainers

Getting straight teeth with Invisalign allows you to show off your new smile even before your treatment is complete with clear aligners. Adults and teens alike love the discreetness of Invisalign, and the majority of people find [...]

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Top Tips for Preventing Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Baby bottle tooth decay is a nickname for tooth decay that happens in babies and toddlers. While this type of decay can happen to any teeth in your child’s mouth, it’s most common in the upper front [...]

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Can an Orthodontic Retainer Prevent Teeth Grinding?

If you grind your teeth, a condition also known as bruxism, your dentist may have recommended that you wear a mouthguard at night. However, many people who have had orthodontic work done need to wear their [...]

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How Misaligned Teeth Affect Your Oral Health

Misaligned teeth can be caused by either genetic or lifestyle factors. While some people have crooked teeth due to their genetics, others will develop crooked teeth due to childhood habits such as thumb sucking. Crooked teeth affect [...]

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