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 Are Treatment Options to Correct My Underbite?

Having an underbite is not only usually noticeable, it can also cause many different problems with your smile. These include problems eating or speaking, jaw pain, and uneven wear of your tooth enamel, which can cause tooth [...]

By | June 18th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

First Impression Orthodontics Is an Invisalign Platinum Provider

First Impression Orthodontics is proud to announce they’ve become an Invisalign Platinum Provider for 2018 and 2019! Dr. Quoc Lu at First Impression Orthodontics went from Gold + to Platinum last year in 2018. As [...]

What Are the Benefits of Orthodontic Headgear?

Headgear is a broad term for orthodontic appliances that strap around the head to exert pressure from outside the patient’s mouth. Although not every child or adult who has braces will need headgear, headgear is important for [...]

Can Cavities Form Under Dental Fillings?

Contrary to the belief of some, it is possible for cavities to form under dental fillings! Although dental fillings are designed to seal your tooth and protect your teeth, no dental filling material lasts forever. Whether you [...]

By | April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Can Cavities Form Under Dental Fillings?

How Should I Brush My Teeth When I Have Braces?

Braces are one of the most effective ways to transform your natural smile into your dream smile. Although braces are beneficial, they can making brushing and flossing a little more challenging while receiving treatment. Cleaning your teeth well [...]

By | March 5th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How Should I Brush My Teeth When I Have Braces?

What Is the Average Treatment Time for Wearing Orthodontic Braces?

Getting braces can be an exciting time—you’re finally getting the smile you want! However, not everyone who gets braces is happy about their treatment. Many people ask how long the treatment will take before exploring orthodontic treatment [...]

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