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Botox as a Treatment for TMJ

When most people hear the word “Botox,” they automatically think of the skin-tightening procedure as purely cosmetic, however Botox can actually be a solution for TMJ. TMJ, which is the dysfunction of the the temporomandibular joint, affects millions of people every day, many of whom do not even realize they have the disorder. Myofacial TMD is a specific type that [...]

A Straight Smile in just 6 Months with Rapid Braces

Braces are one of the most effective ways to achieve straight teeth and the smile you have always wanted. However, one of the most common concerns about getting braces is the time commitment involved. Depending on the patient’s needs, braces can take years and multiple sessions to complete. This is where rapid braces come in. Rapid braces, or “six month [...]

Straighter Smiles for Adults

Do you want straighter teeth but do not want to go through the hassle, time commitment, and visual burden of braces? Have you ever wondered if it’s really worth it for you to take the plunge? If so, you are not alone. This is a very common concern, especially​ for adults. There are so many things going on in our [...]

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 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. […]

Prevention of White Spot Lesions in Orthodontics

As you might expect it is incredibly important to keep your teeth and mouth clean while having your teeth straightened with braces. As a San Diego orthodontist, a common problem that I see is the build up of decalcified enamel, which can appear to be a white spot lesion on the tooth. These lesions can be particularly bothersome to those who recently had braces removed because the teeth can appear spotty and uneven in color. […]

By | October 20th, 2014|braces, Orthodontics, Six month orthodontics|0 Comments

Would You Like Straight Teeth by Summer?

I know we are in the midst of the holidays, Christmas music is everywhere and it is getting cold outside. However, it is not too late to start preparing to finally visit the dentist and fix that crooked smile that has been bothering you for years. Many of us make new beginnings during the summer, so it is a perfect time to have as a benchmark for that new smile. A new smile will help you feel more confident and comfortable in new environments and while meeting new people. I offer accelerated orthodontics at my San Diego practice. With these advanced treatments, you will enjoy a stunning smile in no time. […]

By | October 20th, 2014|braces, Orthodontics, Six month orthodontics|0 Comments

Are Short Term Braces Right for You?

As you explore options for your orthodontic treatment, questions are going to arise. We are commonly asked by patients “how long will I have to wear braces?” and “how do I know what orthodontic treatment is right for me?” Most dentists will tell you that braces are worn for 18-24 months, however my signature “Straight Teeth in Six Months” treatment has proven to provide timely and affordable results for my patients. Here are several types of patients that are a good fit for short term braces procedures. […]

Straight Teeth in 6 Months

With over 30 years experience prefoming Orthodontic procedures, Dr. Georgaklis has developed a system for Straight teeth in Six Months℠. Straight Teeth in 6 Months℠ is an incredible treatment, which enables patients to achieve the look they’ve always wanted. Accelerated orthodontics can give you a beautiful smile, quickly and comfortably. If your teeth have gaps, or are crowded and overlapped, many cases can be completed in six months or less. […]

By | October 18th, 2014|braces, Orthodontics, Six month orthodontics|0 Comments
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