Friday, February 27, 2009

Invisalign: It's as Easy as 1,2,3--Wu Orthodontics, Palo Alto, California

Looking to improve your smile, but eager to keep your treatment to yourself? Consider Invisalign, the invisible way to straighten teeth. The clear, custom aligners are removable, which makes for easy eating, brushing and flossing, and no disruption of your lifestyle. Over half a million people have chosen Invisalign in their quest for an amazing smile. The process is simple:

STEP 1:We’ll Create a Custom Treatment Plan for You
First we’ll take impressions of your teeth. Based on their current position and their ideal end position, we’ll create a treatment plan that maps out the movement of your teeth throughout your time in Invisalign aligners.

STEP 2:Your Unique Set of Aligners Are Created
Using precision computer mapping and design, a series of clear, removable aligners are custom-molded. We’ll provide you with your aligners and precise instructions on how long each aligner is to be worn.

STEP 3:Wear Your Aligners to Guide Your Teeth into Place
Wear each set of aligners night and day for the prescribed time period, removing them to eat, brush and floss. We’ll set regular check-ups to monitor your progress. Each case is a little different, but on average, treatment lasts about a year. Contact us at Wu Orthodontics to see if Invisalign is right for you!

Friday, February 20, 2009

Wu Orthodontics Patient Reviews

At Wu Orthodontics, we specialize in providing superior orthodontic services with customized treatment plans for each patient. We know how important your smile is and love helping you with yours. Just here what our patients have to say about us!Dr. Wu is super nice and he makes braces seem really cool.
-Zimberlyn B.

Dr. Wu is available and cares.
-Chinyere N.

Where do I start! Dr. Wu is very friendly, easy-going, and explains treatment well.
-Jennifer R.

Dr. Wu and his staff are very courteous.
-Veronica M.

Wu Orthodontics has a great location and really give you personal attention.
-Buckley L.

Friday, February 13, 2009

Is Invisalign Really Customized for Each Patient? - Wu Orthodontics

Yes, it is, and that’s part of what makes it work. To find out if you are the right candidate for Invisalign treatment, the first thing we do is to take an impression of your teeth as they are now and digitize it. Using special software, we look at the current positioning of your teeth and compare it to the way your teeth should look.

Next we use special software to map out the exact path your teeth will take from the beginning of your treatment to the end. Based on the results, a set of custom aligners are created just for your teeth. Throughout the course of treatment, you will be required to wear these clear, removable aligners one at a time; each one moving your teeth closer and closer to their final, perfectly aligned position. And since the aligners are virtually invisible, nobody around you will even know you are wearing braces!

Dr.Wu is a certified Invisalign provider. If you have questions about Invisalign, or would like to find out if you are a candidate for Invisalign treatment, give us a call at 650-322-0288.