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  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS, Biology, Washington University St. Louis, 1996
    Dental:
    DDS, UCSF, 2001
    Orthodontics, UConn, 2004

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Difference Between Invisalign and Similar Aligners?

Depending on the complexity of your case, there is a myriad of options out there for you besides the "Big 2" you mentioned. I urge you to also... READ MORE

How do SmileCareClub aligners attach?

SCC aligners have a different trim than other aligners on the market. It's called "straightline-trim". It is more esthetic because it sits about 2-3mm... READ MORE

Relapse second time!! What is the best treatment option for THIRD time ? (photos)

I think the big question is "why" the relapse is occurring. You may want to consult with your General Dentist and Orthodontist to see what factors may... READ MORE

Am I a good candidate for Smile care club? (photos)

Congratulations on making the decision to improve your smile! It sounds like you've already chosen aligners over traditional brackets and wires. This... READ MORE

Am I eligible for Invisalign and will I need to remove any teeth? (photos)

It doesn't look like you'll need to remove teeth. All dentists have a different philosophy when it comes to orthodontics, but teeth removal should be... READ MORE

Will the aligners break any bonding on the teeth?

For the answer to this question, you'll want to talk to your family dentist. He/She has an xray and has examined them and will know if they are stable... READ MORE

Can a person drink water while wearing SmileCareClub aligners?

As with all aligner brands, water is completely fine to drink. Ice water may warp the aligners over time so it's best to drink room-temperature water.... READ MORE

Dental visit still needed if someone has had metal braces previously?

This is a great question! You see, teeth are not static entities and they do continue to drift overtime. So, the position of your teeth now may be... READ MORE

Do SmileCareClub aligners also whiten teeth?

Yes, tooth-whitening gel is included for those patients who are approved for treatment as well as custom whitening trays.As always with whitening, you... READ MORE

Do you need an aligner for both the top and the bottom teeth?

It's hard to say without photos, but it totally depends on your bite. Aligning lower teeth is more tricky alone because you need clearance. Also, it's... READ MORE