Posts by Dr. Schellinck

Broken Braces? Here is What to do!

Your smile is the first thing people will notice about you. If you have crooked teeth, the solution is obvious: get braces to correct them. Braces, whether for adults or adolescents, are one of the most-performed orthodontic procedures performed. However, what happens when one of the wires breaks? Your orthodontist in Walnut Creek knows! This…

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Are Retainers Enough?

Once you have had your braces removed and you have a lovely, straight set of teeth, your Walnut Creek orthodontist will recommend you wear a retainer. Retainer use is standard when braces come off to prevent your teeth from “relapsing,” or shifting back to their natural position. Of course, there are several different types of…

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Adult Braces

Orthodontic treatment is not just for teens. In fact, the American Association of Orthodontists states that one in five orthodontic patients is over the age of 21. Adults are choosing to receive treatment because the importance of maintaining health.

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Why Braces Are Important

Choosing the right Orthodontist in Walnut Creek is not always easy. At the office of Dr. Martin Schellinck our goal is to provide you with great oral health through proper oral alignment. Orthodontic treatment is used to correct “bad bites,” or malocclusion (teeth that are crowded or crooked).

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