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Getting the Most out of Invisalign
09/18/2017
When you are getting Invisalign in Huntington Beach at Harner Orthodontics, we view your treatment as an investment in a new smile and better oral health. Like any investment, Invisalign takes time and care to get the most bang for your buck. While you are going through your Invisalign treatment, it is important to not only keep your teeth extra clean, but you should also take care to keep your Invisalign aligners clean as well. To help our Huntington & Seal Beach Invisalign patients get the most out of Invisalign treatment, here are a few tips.
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The Quest For The Perfect Smile: Braces & Invisalign
07/14/2017
If you take a look at your smile in the mirror and you don’t like what you see, you deserve a new, beautiful smile that you can be proud of! At Harner Orthodontics, creating new smiles is what we do best, with only the best in orthodontic care the for families of Huntington Beach, Seal Beach, and the surrounding areas. We use the most advanced orthodontic technology available so you can get that perfect smile you’ve been dreaming of.
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Reasons Teens Love Invisalign
05/15/2017
At Harner Orthodontics, we’re glad to service patients of all ages with a variety of high-quality orthodontic treatments. One such treatment that we proudly provide in our Huntington Beach, CA office is Invisalign. While Invisalign was once only recommended for adults, with the invention of Invisalign Teen, it’s now suitable for teenagers as well.
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Why Are My Braces Not Closing The Spaces Between My Teeth?
03/21/2017
As your trusted Huntington Beach, CA orthodontist, it’s our goal to give you the straightest and healthiest smile possible. With our wide array of braces and other orthodontic treatments, we believe that we’re well equipped to help you achieve the smile of your dreams. If you happen to be wearing braces though, you may notice that some of the gaps between your teeth aren’t actually closing. You may be wondering why that is. It generally comes down to one of the following reasons.
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Oral Hygiene Resolutions For 2017
01/20/2017
At Harner Orthodontics, it’s our goal to give every patient that walks through our doors the straight and healthy smile they’ve always dreamed of. We aim to accomplish this through our high-quality orthodontic treatments, such as braces and Invisalign. However, if you want to have an even healthier smile, it’s important to also exercise good oral habits on a daily basis. Since 2017 is almost here, we’ve provided you with a few oral hygiene resolutions for the new year in order to keep your teeth in the best shape possible.
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Caring For Your Smile After Invisalign
11/15/2016
Welcome To Harner Orthodontics in Huntington Beach, CA. Dr. Harner and his excellent staff have been dedicated to providing compassionate and quality service to our Orange County community since 2006. We combine skill with the latest technology to help you achieve a perfect smile that will last. We work as a team with our patients, and we’ll give you the tools and knowledge to help you keep your smile healthy and clean during orthodontic treatment as well as after, during the equally important process of retention.
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Temporary Solutions For Your Orthodontic Emergencies
08/17/2016
With the holiday season fast approaching, many orthodontists have plans to be out of the office. In a perfect world, your braces will behave while they’re away, but in reality that might not always be the case. In fact, Murphy’s Law suggests the discomfort of a poking wire, or loose bracket is a sure thing while your ortho is out of town! So what do you do in such a situation? Harner Orthodontics is here to provide you with temporary solutions for your orthodontic emergencies!
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AcceleDent - A Faster Way to a Beautiful Smile
06/14/2016
At Harner Orthodontics, we're constantly looking for ways to make orthodontic treatment more convenient. But what if we told you that with just 20 minutes a day, you could cut your treatment time in half - and it didn't require any invasive treatments or new appliances? Sound to good to be true? It's not - it's AcceleDent.
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National Children’s Dental Health Month
02/02/2016
February is one of our favorite months here at Harner Orthodontics - and not just because of Valentine's Day! February is Pediatric Dentistry Month, and this is a noble cause that's near and dear to our hearts. Creating a beautiful, healthy smile means starting early, and that makes childhood dental care crucial for a lifelong smile.
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Orthodontics Aren’t Just for Kids Anymore
12/22/2015
When most people think of braces, they think of teenagers and adolescents correcting their smiles when they're young. The truth is, that's not the full picture - not even close. Thanks to advances made in orthodontic technology, it's never been easier for adults to get a straight, beautiful smile.
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Keep Your Braces Safe This Halloween
10/14/2015
Halloween is just around the corner, and here at Harner Orthodontics, there's one part of Halloween that truly does scare us - the candy! That's why for this blog, we're going to give you some tips on how you can keep your or your child's braces safe this Halloween
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Just What Makes Invisalign So Great, Anyways?
06/17/2015
Many patients don't realize that there are other forms of treatment that offer certain advantages over metal braces. For this blog, we're going to talk about one of those treatments: Invisalign.
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Start Your Summer With A Brand New Smile
04/23/2015
Adult treatment carries a whole host of benefits and is easier than ever before, so for this blog, we wanted to talk about all the ways a new smile can impact your adult life.
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The Benefits of Early Orthodontic Treatment
02/19/2015
Although most people tend to associate braces with the teenage years, orthodontic evaluations should actually begin much earlier. In fact, Dr. Harner can see your child as soon as their permanent teeth start to come in. According to the American Association of Orthodontists, children should first see the orthodontist no later than age 7.
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Winter Holiday Treats That Won’t Hurt Your Teeth!
12/10/2014
Dr. Harner and his team have done some research and found some healthy, brace-friendly alternatives to sugary candy. Now, we know we aren’t as important as Santa, but here are a couple of holiday recipes that can help keep you on Dr. Harner’s “Nice List.”
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