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Straight Teeth in 6 Months: “Fast, Safe and Affordable Orthodontics” in La Jolla

Many people have suffered through grueling and long experiences with braces to straighten their teeth, but that all changes with Straight Teeth in Six Months created by Dr. George’s orthodontics in La Jolla. No more extended and pain-staking braces that take a year or more to correct your teeth alignment. Dr. Georgaklis has been providing this amazing Straight Teeth in [...]

Braces For Children Under 10 in La Jolla

One of the most common questions I get asked by my patients who have kids is how early is too early to consider braces? My answer is that these days, it is wise to start an orthodontics plan early on and that many parents are getting braces for children under 10 in La Jolla to jump-start the process. This is [...]

Choosing the right Orthodontist in La Jolla

When it comes to choosing the right orthodontist in La Jolla there are a number of things to consider including cost, location and most importantly quality. There are many orthodontists in La Jolla, but not all of them are created equally in these regards so it is vital that you do some research before simply jumping into something that concerns [...]

San Diego Orthodontist

Quick… think back to elementary school. What was THE WORST THING that could’ve happened to you?  Braces!  We’re talking about orthodontics — every young person’s nightmare!  But, with modern dental techniques, the “most awful thing the world” for a teenager has been seriously mitigated.  Take “Invisalign” for example.  San Diego Orthodontist Dr. George has advanced skill and expertise with Invisalign which has earned him an Invisalign Innovator Award, which signifies a progressive approach to improving the Invisalign technique.  Since then, Dr. George has been a Premier Provider of Invisalign, representing a group of only 5% of dentists in America who have superior experience and have had remarkable success with Invisalign. Or consider Dr. George’s trademarked “Straight Teeth in Six Months”.  The procedure is not widely known and few orthodontists can offer this.  Typically an 18-month procedure, Dr. George has been providing what has become known as “fast orthodontics” for over 20 years to great success for thousands of happy patients.  […]

La Jolla Orthodontics Can Ease Jaw Pain

When you think of braces, you probably associate them with cosmetic treatment and an improved bite. While orthodontic care can certainly improve the look and function of your teeth, La Jolla orthodontics offer another important benefit. If you suffer from jaw pain, stiffness, or other symptoms of TMJ Disorder, braces can ease your discomfort and improve your quality of life. Dental misalignment, especially serious malocclusion, can put a lot of pressure on your jaw joints. In response, the nearby tissues may become inflamed or the joints themselves can be damaged. Dr. Georgaklis offers several types of San Diego orthodontics, and he will choose the type that is most suited to your needs. […]

By | March 10th, 2015|braces, Orthodontics, TMJ Disorder|0 Comments

6 Month Braces in San Diego and Other Treatment Options

Do you dream of a straighter, healthier, or younger looking smile? Orthodontic treatment can have tremendous health and cosmetic benefits. It can also make you more self-confident and willing to take on new challenges. However, because there are a number of treatment options, selecting the right one can feel overwhelming. For example, are you better suited to traditional or 6 month braces at our San Diego practice? Of course, the best way to determine your candidacy for La Jolla 6 month braces is to schedule a consultation with your dentist. Nevertheless, it is important to know all about your various choices, so you can make an informed decision regarding your dental care. […]

By | January 28th, 2015|accelerated orthodontics, braces, Orthodontics|0 Comments

Will Children Benefit from Orthodontics in San Diego?

If you had braces when you were young, you probably wore them in your teenage years. In fact, you may have been late into high school before the braces finally came off. However, new standards of treatment mean that the age range for braces is starting to change. Today, many dentists, including Dr. Georgaklis, understand the importance of La Jolla orthodontics for younger children. By beginning treatment early, your dentist may be able to correct malocclusion (significant bite misalignment). At a complete evaluation, Dr. Georgaklis will determine your child’s candidacy for orthodontics in San Diego. […]

By | January 16th, 2015|braces, children's dentistry, Orthodontics|0 Comments

San Diego Dentist Answers Short-Term Orthodontics FAQs

If your New Year’s resolution is to improve your smile and straighten your teeth, your San Diego dentist makes it easier than ever to stick to your goals. Thanks to his patented Straight Teeth in Six MonthsSM treatment, you could enjoy a stunning, healthy smile by June! Using clear brackets and wires, your La Jolla dentist can correct misalignment, reduce your risk for TMJ Disorder, and prevent dental decay. A true leader in the field, Dr. George Georgaklis has had great success with this innovative treatment, which has been featured in Dentistry Today. Before you undergo orthodontic care, it is important to be as informed about your treatment as possible. Read on for some commonly asked questions regarding short-term braces. […]

5 Reasons to Choose San Diego Short-Term Braces

Like many adults, you may long for a straighter smile. You may never have had braces as a child, or your teeth have since shifted, leaving you feeling self-conscious about your grin. Whatever the reason, you dream of a straighter smile that you can share with confidence. However, you may also dread the thought of braces, and you would almost rather deal with crooked teeth than with several years of orthodontic care. If this sounds familiar, you may be an excellent candidate for La Jolla short-term braces. This type of braces works much like traditional braces, but thanks to advanced treatment planning, they can transform your smile in about six months. At your first consultation, Dr. Georgaklis can determine whether you are a good candidate for San Diego short-term braces. […]

By | December 8th, 2014|accelerated orthodontics, braces, Orthodontics|0 Comments

The Pros and Cons of Braces Behind Teeth

When it comes to straightening your smile, traditional metal braces are not the only solution. Today, Dr. George Georgaklis offers a diverse range of orthodontic treatments that are much more subtle. Clear aligners and tooth-colored braces are great options. Another choice that often goes overlooked are lingual braces, or braces behind teeth. These devices work much like traditional braces, and they are made up of metal brackets connected by a wire. At regular intervals, Dr. Georgaklis will tighten the wire to gradually realign your teeth. Because lingual braces require specialized skill, not every orthodontist is equipped to provide this type of treatment. Fortunately, thanks to his consummate skill and advanced training, Dr. Georgaklis proudly provides braces behind teeth at his La Jolla office. […]

By | December 2nd, 2014|braces, Orthodontics|0 Comments

5 Unexpected Benefits of Adult Braces

If you are considering a visit to your San Diego orthodontist, you may hesitate, believing you are too old for orthodontic care. Although you dislike your crooked smile, you feel that you would be even more embarrassed spending months with braces on your teeth. “No,” you think. “I’m too old for that. Braces are for teens or young adults who have not yet reached their professional stride.” The truth is that more and more adults are enjoying the immense benefits of braces. Orthodontic treatment will not only improve your appearance – it could have untold benefits for your overall quality of life. Additionally, your La Jolla orthodontist offers many different treatment options. Therefore, you may be able to enjoy these benefits with no need for noticeable metal braces. […]

By | November 24th, 2014|braces, Invisalign, Orthodontics|0 Comments

Orthodontics Quiz: Which Treatment Is Right for You?

As one of the area’s leading orthodontic dentists, Dr. George Georgaklis offers a variety of treatment options. You can choose from traditional braces, Invisalign®, and accelerated teeth straightening at his San Diego office. Although each of these treatments can be extremely effective orthodontics, the right one for you will depend on your lifestyle, budget, personal preferences, and, of course, your health needs. Dr. Gerogaklis will provide a complete exam and consultation to help you choose the right treatment for your smile. In the meantime, take this quick quiz to begin learning about your treatment options and which one may benefit you. […]

By | November 21st, 2014|accelerated orthodontics, braces, Orthodontics|0 Comments
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