Main Street Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics of Pleasonton Blog

Enjoy The Freedom of Straighter Teeth with Invisalign

June 20, 2024

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A boy holding his Invisalign aligner and smiling.

When you think about traditional braces wires, what comes to mind? Do they make you feel a little claustrophobic, or maybe like your teeth are being chained up? Thankfully, getting a straighter smile doesn’t have to feel like a prison sentence for your teeth. Invisalign aligners provide many freedoms that you simply can’t enjoy with traditional braces. Here are a few cool benefits you can expect!


Frequently Asked Questions About Invisalign

May 3, 2024

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child at pediatric dental office

Over the past few years, Invisalign clear aligner trays have become a popular choice for teeth straightening. These see-through trays offer a more discreet option compared to traditional braces and often achieve results in a shorter timeframe. However, before deciding if Invisalign is right for you little one, it’s essential to gather more information. Keep reading to learn the answers to four frequently asked questions about Invisalign treatment.


Helpful Hygiene: 3 Tips to Keeping Invisalign Clear

April 9, 2024

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Girl with blond hair and glasses pointing to her Invisalign that she's holding

Did you know that having crooked or gapped teeth can impact your child’s appearance as well as their dental health? They might try to remain tight-lipped or avoid social interactions if they don’t want anyone to notice aesthetic imperfections. On top of that, it’s generally harder to thoroughly brush and floss when they can’t reach all sides of their teeth. They’re at a greater risk of developing tooth decay and gum disease as a result.

If you’re desperate to help straighten your kid’s grin but don’t want to deal with traditional braces, ask your pediatric dentist about Invisalign. These clear, plastic aligners fit over your child’s teeth to gently reposition them. That said, it’s important to care for them properly so they can do their job.

Keep reading to learn 3 tips for keeping your youth’s Invisalign in tip-top shape!


Braces for Baby Teeth? The Benefit of Phase One Orthodontics & Your Child’s Smile 

March 4, 2024

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little girl showing off her smile

Watching your child’s smile develop over time can be exciting. With each wiggly tooth that falls out, they’re left with adorable gaps until their permanent teeth erupt and fill in each slot. During this process, though, you may discover that your child’s smile doesn’t align quite like it should, and their bite appears “off.” As concerning as this situation can be, there is a way to get ahead of the problem – Phase One Orthodontics. Read on to discover how braces during this early stage in life can help mitigate lengthier treatment in the future while also improving their oral and facial development over time.