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)

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: , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

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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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What Are the Major Causes of Crooked Teeth?

There are several major causes of crooked teeth that can impact your smile. Crooked teeth affect more than your appearance; they’re often responsible for tooth decay, jaw pain, and lack of self-confidence. What can cause crooked teeth [...]

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How Do Straighter Teeth Promote Oral Health?

With over 4 million people in the United States alone receiving orthodontic treatment, it’s no surprise that people want straight teeth! Orthodontic treatment isn’t just for looks. Straight teeth actually encourage a healthy oral cavity, which means [...]

By | December 6th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How Do Straighter Teeth Promote Oral Health?

Am I Too Old for Orthodontics?

A common question I get get asked by adult patients is, am I too old for orthodontics? Isn't it just for kids? The short answer is, absolutely not. There isn't an upper age limit for [...]

By | November 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Am I Too Old for Orthodontics?