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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BS, University of California San Diego(UCSD Revelle), 1995
Dental: DDS, University of Southern California (USC), 1999
Post-Medical School TrainingLVI training, Rondeau Orthodontic Seminars, TMJ and myofacial pain, Academy of General Dentistry CE, Invisalign Certified, Laser Certified
Treatments offered at Sutra Dental Spa
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IF YOU’RE A PARENT, YOU INTUITIVELY UNDERSTAND that your children look to you as they form their own early opinions about life and all of its complexities. This principle applies to the things that you believe and the priorities you value. Kids ride piggyback on many of our opinions until they grow old enough to adapt, interpret, and challenge those beliefs on their own. So, how does this notion relate to dentistry? Here at our practice we believe that the best way to help your...
Nowadays, it is not uncommon for people of all ages to invest in braces. Normally, it is young children who are seen with a mouth full of metal, so it can be a bit intimidating and embarrassing for an adult to jump on the braces bandwagon. As you start out in a career, begin to house hunt, and become a regular on the dating scene, the last thing you want is a set of braces to take up your mouth and distract people from everything you have to offer. Well, that is where Invisalign comes in....
Doing everything you can to make sure that your teeth are as healthy as can be, is a crucial element to be concerned with on a daily basis. Of course it is common knowledge that smoking, sugar, and not brushing on a daily basis will only add to the poor upkeep of your teeth but there are also other things to make sure to do for those pearly whites. One of these things is flossing. Many people don’t see the dire need to floss because they can’t see all of the...
Most popular answers from Jimmy C. Wu, DDS
The only difference is in each treatment's method of activating the solution that whitens your teeth. Some brands of one-hour whitening require a... READ MORE
Rotations are definitely one of the toughest movements to accomplish in the mouth. Periodontal fibers that attach to the root surface tend to pull and... READ MORE
I can see from your photos that the reason the teeth are so crowded is due to the narrow upper and lower arches of you jaw. Expansion of your jaws or... READ MORE
Veneers and Invisalign are great ways to enhance or better your smile. Veneers are porcelain facings that go over the front of the teeth to hide... READ MORE
The shade of white is all based on personal preference. Some people want the Hollywood look. Others want their teeth to look white but natural. READ MORE
Flossing is the most important step in keeping up with your oral hygiene. If you don’t floss, bacteria and debris sits between your teeth and... READ MORE
The number of the teeth should not be a concern when thinking about orthodontics. Invisalign should be able to correct your slight overbite. The... READ MORE
Any toothbrush is fine to use on your veneers. However, you must be cautious when brushing at the gumline. If the bristles of your toothbrush are too... READ MORE
Whether or not Invisalign can relieve TMJ pain depends on the initial cause. If the TMJ pain is due to the crowding of the teeth trapping the jaw too... READ MORE
Their could be two things happening. If the tray does not fit so well around the edges, this could be causing some irritation to all of the soft... READ MORE
Before and After Photos by Dr. Wu
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