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What You Should Know About Ceramic Braces


Adults who wish to straighten their teeth in a discreet manner should consider using ceramic braces. We offer this popular solution in our orthodontic office. Since ceramic braces are highly functional and discreet, they are an excellent way to move … Continued


What You Need to Know About Pediatric Orthodontics


By offering pediatric orthodontics, we help children to improve their smile even before they start to wear braces. Our goal is to help patients have the most beautiful smile possible. One of the ways that we do so is by … Continued


Teeth Straightening Options for Adults


There are more teeth straightening options today than ever before.  It is no longer necessary to wear metal braces if that is not the preferable choice. With so many options available, more people of all ages are straightening their teeth. Adults … Continued


How to Find an Orthodontist Who Offers Clear Braces for Teens


Not all orthodontists offer clear braces for teens. In fact, many do not, preferring to stick with traditional metal braces instead. The reason is understandable. Traditional metal braces have been used for decades and the results are proven and dependable.A clear option … Continued


Visiting an Invisalign® Dentist vs. an Orthodontist


It is possible to straighten teeth with the help of an Invisalign® dentist and an orthodontist. Clear aligners are an excellent way to straighten teeth because they are incredibly discreet. They surround the teeth like a clear retainer would but by working … Continued


What Are Night Guards and How Can They Help?


A dentist or orthodontist will use night guards to prevent people from damaging their teeth if they have a condition known as bruxism. Also known as teeth grinding, bruxism affects a large portion of adults in the United States according … Continued


Options Available with Adult Braces and the Process Prior to Placing Them


If you are considering using adult braces to straighten your teeth, visit our office to meet with an orthodontist and member of the San Joaquin Dental Society. Working with an orthodontist is the best way to improve the smile because … Continued


Orthodontic Treatment from a Member of the San Joaquin Dental Society


When seeking an orthodontist for treatment, consider visiting Brookside Orthodontics. As a member of the San Joaquin Dental Society, Dr. Parker, DDS, MS, has a great deal of experience. Who you select to perform your treatment can influence the process, your … Continued


Aesthetic Braces Are the Result of Advanced Technology


As a member of the San Joaquin Dental Society, I know that aesthetic braces can help young adults who often feel very self-conscious about their appearance. While traditional metal braces work to correct crowded teeth or fix misaligned teeth, many patients … Continued


What to Expect From Your Orthodontic Consultation


An orthodontic consultation is the first step to having the great smile that one has always desired. Having a great smile with healthy teeth, gums, and jaw is an investment that will continue to reward one for life. For too … Continued