How Orthodontics Can Correct Your Bite Pattern

By now you are likely aware that keeping your teeth and gums free from tooth decay and gum disease should top your list of oral health priorities when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. But did you know that a malocclusion is another common dental issue that often needs... Read more »

Orthodontic Care for Adults

Your smile is the first thing people notice when they see you. Crooked, crowded teeth or a misaligned bite can make you feel self-conscious no matter what your age. The good news is, with today’s advances in orthodontics, straighter teeth aren’t just for kids and teens anymore. Now more than... Read more »

Braces at a Young Age

Getting braces at a younger age has proved most effective in preventing dental problems in the future. Permanent teeth start to typically come in about the ages of six to eight, and because the bones are still growing, it’s best to evaluate their tooth alignment at a young age to... Read more »

Align Your Smile with Your Cosmetic Goals Using Invisalign®️

Did you know that Invisalign® clear aligners are an innovative orthodontic treatment system for patients who don’t want to go through metal brackets and wires to achieve straighter and healthier teeth? You can receive a smile makeover that meets your cosmetic goals by choosing Invisalign today! Below we offer some... Read more »

Caring for Your Teeth During Braces Treatment

If you have just had braces recommended or placed, you may like some information about caring for your new or upcoming braces. Dr. DoBin Choi and our team are thrilled to give you some tips for taking care of your braces to make your orthodontic treatment a happy one. There... Read more »

Don’t Break your Braces

How often do you hear about someone breaking their braces? From a bracket falling off to the entire wire coming out, braces can break. And one of the most common breakages results from eating food you shouldn’t while wearing braces. Dr. DoBin Choi and the team at Real Life Ortho... Read more »

A Loose Spacer Should Not Be Ignored

Our orthodontist can often install traditional braces in your mouth to gradually correct the alignment of your teeth. It includes attaching brackets, wires, brands, spacers and other orthodontic components capable of applying tension to the periodontal connective tissues that anchor your teeth in your gums. You will need to return... Read more »

A Gap Between Two Teeth Might Be Minimized by Braces

The shape and structure of your child’s mouth gradually expands and develops from birth through their teenage years. The process also includes their primary teeth being replaced by the 32 permanent teeth that will serve them into their adult life. Sometimes when their oral structure is in transition, two or... Read more »

Tips to Keep in Mind During the Braces Process

Has Dr. DoBin Choi suggested that you have braces placed? Are you a little nervous about the braces process, or simply wondering what to expect? We are thrilled to go over the basic orthodontic treatment process with you. Braces Placement The brackets of braces are bonded to your teeth using... Read more »

Dental Hygiene While Wearing Braces

You’re on your way to a straighter, healthier, more beautiful smile. Your braces have been placed and your orthodontic treatment is underway. You may be aware that cleaning your teeth while wearing braces can be difficult. Dr. DoBin Choi and our team are more than happy to give you tips... Read more »