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Aug 10, 2018, 1:35 PM
A brief explanation of the benefits of palatal expansion otherwise know as expansion orthodontics.
Jul 10, 2018, 1:52 PM
Brushing your teeth and flossing with braces requires some training and a lot of patience. Braces are awesome at pulling together gaps and straightening teeth, however, it can be strenuous to take appropriate care of these little wires and brackets.
Jun 27, 2018, 4:51 PM
Apr 27, 2018, 5:16 PM
How does orthodontics help your family? A complete guide to orthodontics for the whole family. Benefits or braces or Invisalign for children, teens, and adults, orthodontics for the whole family.
Jan 5, 2018, 7:34 PM
Dr. Updike, an Irvine board-certified orthodontist and Invisalign braces expert, explains the different types of orthodontic appliances that you might get to correct your smile.
Nov 14, 2017, 12:40 AM
Do you have questions about orthodontics? Dr. Sophia Updike, an Irvine orthodontist, answers some common questions.
Nov 2, 2017, 5:28 PM
Dr. Sophia Updike explains everything patients may want to know about Invisalign treatment.
Oct 2, 2017, 7:30 PM
Getting Invisalign? Before you opt for Invisalign treatment, there are some important things you should know. 20 things to know about Invisalign. An Irvine orthodontist and preferred Invisalign provider explains.
Jul 21, 2017, 2:35 PM
Invisalign Teen is a great way to straighten teeth, but it is important that you are fully informed before making a decision on any type of orthodontic treatment.
Mar 15, 2017, 11:09 AM
An Irvine orthodontist, Dr. Sophia Updike, discusses when parents should schedule their child's first orthodontic appointment.