Comparing Metal Braces with Clear Aligners

People often ask about which type of braces will be more impactful and beneficial when it comes to aligning teeth: Regular metal braces or clear aligners. Braces, as you know, are a series of metal brackets that bond to the teeth, whereas clean aligners come in the form of acrylic molds that are worn like [...]

2019-09-02T22:04:27-07:00September 2nd, 2019|

How Dentofacial Orthopedics Can Help

While most people associate orthodontics with braces, many are uncertain about what dentofacial orthopedics is. Dentofacial orthopedics is the specialization in guiding facial growth and development– in other words– your jaw development. Your jaw develops mostly during your childhood; that's why the American Association of Orthodontists recommends dentofacial orthopedic treatment for children from 8 to [...]

2018-04-04T10:35:35-07:00May 1st, 2018|

Preventing Sports Injuries

Ask parents what their biggest fear is when their child is playing sports, most will say injuries. But according to the American Association of Orthodontists, 67% of parents say their child doesn't wear a mouth guard. Now that spring has arrived and everyone is excited to take sports outdoors, it's time to remind you about protecting [...]

2018-05-31T12:34:19-07:00April 1st, 2018|

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month!

Developing good habits at an early age and scheduling regular visits with your dentist, especially while you're wearing braces, helps our you get a good start on a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. The American Dental Association has sponsored National Children’s Dental Health Month every February for the last 68 years to raise awareness [...]

2019-01-31T13:39:08-08:00February 1st, 2018|

Why it’s Important to Leave Us Reviews

At our office, Dr. Suzanne Cziraki and our team do all that we can to make sure that your experience with us is the best it can possibly be. However, there’s an important role you play in this as well: leaving us reviews and feedback. Whether there is something you’d like us to improve upon, [...]

2017-01-20T11:18:52-08:00January 13th, 2016|

Thanksgiving in North America

Thanksgiving marks the start to the holidays; a season filled with feasting, indulging, and spending time with family and friends are always special. Thanksgiving is a holiday meant for giving thanks, and while this may seem like such a natural celebration, the United States is only one of a handful of countries to officially celebrate [...]

2020-01-09T13:26:11-08:00October 6th, 2015|

St. Patrick's Day: Celtic pride, green shamrocks, and lucky charms!

“St. Patrick's Day is an enchanted time -- a day to begin transforming winter's dreams into summer's magic.” Adrienne Cook Lucky green shamrocks, leprechauns, and pots of gold – it must be St. Patrick’s Day! If you’re not Irish, how do you go about celebrating St. Patrick’s Day? It’s easy: You just put on one [...]

2017-05-23T09:20:10-07:00March 17th, 2015|

New Year's Eve

Watching the clock tick down the final seconds until midnight, many of us- Clear Advantage Orthodontics included- feel nostalgic about the passing year and hopeful about the new one to come. New Year’s Eve is one of the most widely celebrated holidays in the world, with over-the-top celebrations taking place in dozens of countries. The [...]

2020-01-09T13:28:12-08:00December 30th, 2014|