Care Orthodontics Blog by Nancy D. Phan, DDS, MS - Dentistry Articles, Tips & More

Nancy Phan, DDS, MS, is excited to announce the launch of our official dental blog, where we will be posting information we hope you’ll find useful and informative, including hygiene tips, news from the latest in the dental industry, and office updates from our doctors and team.

We know that staying informed about oral health, dental treatments, and preventive care is what creates happy and healthy patients. Dr. Phan and our team have provided this blog as a platform to improve patient education and encourage healthier smiles all-around. We want you to make empowered and confident decisions about your oral health, which is where our website and blog become useful tools.

You can stay up-to-date with our blog by returning to this page periodically to read the latest posts from our team and doctors. If you’ve found the information we’ve added to be beneficial, we encourage you to share content with the social media icons found on each post. If you have questions about anything posted on our blog, please feel free to call our office for more information.

Here’s to your best oral health ever!

What to Do in an Orthodontic Emergency

Braces have come a long way, and thanks to advances in orthodontics, emergencies are rare. However, ...

By In Dental Emergencies

January 15, 2019

What type of retainers are there?

At the end of orthodontic treatment, the braces and the last aligner come off to show off your beaut...

By In retainer

November 21, 2018

Eliminate bad breath while going through orthodontic treatment

The road to a beautiful and straight smile can be long and tedious.  If you are wearing braces,...

By In Braces Care

October 21, 2018

Should I get braces or Invisalign?

Many people find that it is hard to decide whether to wear braces or Invisalign when it comes time t...

By In Invisalign treatment

July 17, 2018

8 Steps to prevent tooth decay while wearing braces

Making a commitment to wearing braces is a paramount step toward obtaining a beautiful smile. It is ...

By In Braces Care

June 20, 2018

5 tips to care for your Invisalign aligners

If you are wearing aligner trays or clear retainers, you will need to care for the dental appliances...

By In Invisalign treatment

May 11, 2018

Understanding braces terminologies

The benefits of orthodontic treatment are plenty.  Your teeth will be straighter.  Your ja...

By In Braces treatment

April 8, 2018

5 Common Myths About Braces

When thinking about braces, some people have certain images about how braces supposed to look like.&...

By In Braces treatment

March 5, 2018

How does Invisalign work for my smile?

20 years ago, the only way for an orthodontist to straighten out crooked teeth was through rendering...

By In Invisalign treatment

February 13, 2018

Caring for your teeth while wearing braces

It takes a courage to embark on a braces journey.   You have to take on extra oral hygiene...

By In Braces Care

January 10, 2018


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