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Stonebridge Ranch Smiles strives to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Weighing the Pros and Cons of Teeth Whitening
Transforming your smile doesn’t necessarily require complex treatments like orthodontics, dental implants or porcelain veneers...

Early Orthodontic Treatment Could Lessen Severity of Certain Bite Problems
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Preventative & Cost Saving Orthodontics...

Master Illusionist Benefits from the Magic of Orthodontics
...” Orthodontics — the dental subspecialty focused on treating malocclusions (literally “bad bites”) — can indeed make life-changing improvements...

Kids, Cats and Canines: Dental Development Through the Ages
...This condition, called malocclusion (bad bite), can usually be corrected by orthodontics...

Orthodontics Could be the Smile Transformer You've Been Looking For
... We can address a poor bite (malocclusion) through the dental specialty of orthodontics...

Loose Permanent Teeth is a Problem - take Action Now
...We may also recommend orthodontics to create a better bite or reshape the teeth's biting surfaces by grinding away small selected portions of tooth material so they generate less force...

Extracting Certain Teeth can Boost Orthodontic Effectiveness
...To make more room we'll often remove some of the teeth before undertaking orthodontics...

A Bonded Retainer Could be a Preferred Choice over a Removable One
... If you would like more information on orthodontics and retainers, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Julianne Hough Shares a Video - and a Song - After Wisdom Teeth Come Out
...It may involve continued monitoring of the situation, orthodontics or extraction...

There's a Good Reason for Adults to Consider Orthodontics - Better Oral Health
... There’s a good reason to consider orthodontics at any age — improved health...

How to Treat the Problem of Teeth that Never Developed
...This all may entail a team approach by various specialties like orthodontics, periodontics and implantology...

Crazy Little Thing Called... Hyperdontia?
... If you have questions about tooth extraction or orthodontics, please contact our office or schedule a consultation...

Improving a 'Gummy Smile' Depends on its Cause
...Other cosmetic enhancements such as orthodontics, bonding or porcelain restorations can also prove effective...

How Does Invisalign Treatment Work?
...Orthodontics are the natural solution, but when most people think of getting an orthodontic treatment, visions of unattractive, clunky metal braces come to mind...

3 Orthodontic Options for Correcting Bad Bites
...Fortunately, most malocclusions can be corrected through orthodontics, a specialty for moving teeth to better functioning and more attractive positions...

Why Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Couldn't Have Braces
...You’ll get an individualized evaluation, a solution that fits your lifestyle — and a great-looking smile! For more information about hard-to-see (or truly invisible) orthodontics, please contact our office or schedule a consultation...

Braces (Orthodontia)
... About Braces Orthodontics is a field of dentistry that deals with corrections involving jaw and teeth alignment...

General Dentistry
...General dentists are highly educated and trained in multiple facets of dentistry, providing a variety of different services for you and your family including: Crowns and bridges Dentures Dental implants Gum disease (Periodontal) treatment Orthodontics Root canal therapy Teeth cleanings Bonding Dental fillings General dentists who do not perform a certain treatment will provide you with a specialist referral...

Glossary
... Orthodontics - A field of dentistry that deals with tooth and jaw alignment...