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Chaparral Village Dental & Orthodontics

27287 Nicolas Road Suite 104, Temecula, CA 92591


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Happy smile with 6 months braces

Posted on April 18, 2015 at 3:17 AM Comments comments (193)

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6 months braces
open bite, severe crowding
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6 months braces
straight teeth and ideal bite after 7 months
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6 months braces
severe upper crowding
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6 months braces
straight upper teeth after 7 months
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lower crowding
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straight lower teeth after 7 months

Cosmetic 6 months braces

Posted on September 9, 2012 at 2:13 AM Comments comments (206)
The  cosmetic Powerprox Six Month Braces® Technique  is a breakthrough in cosmetic dentistry. Compared with traditional orthodontic treatments which may take 2-3 years, this wonderful technique can straighten crooked teeth, close spaces, correct crossbite, deep bite and rotated teeth with little discomfort and give you a great smile in an average of 6 months.

6 months braces before and after pictures. Temecula dentistCosmetic clear braces. Temecula, murrieta orthodontics


You will look great and feel great with the improved self confidence that only comes from straight teeth and a beautiful smile. You won't have to hide your smiles anymore with this fast and affordable technique available from Dr. Ming Zhao in Temecula, California. Call our office to schedule a free consultation!

Crooked Teeth? Blame our farming ancestors.

Posted on March 23, 2012 at 2:35 AM Comments comments (130)
When humans turned from hunting and gathering to farming approximately 10,100 years ago, they set our species on a road of genetic variation that led from longer, sturdier mandibular structures to shorter jaws better suited to chewing softer food. As a result, tooth overcrowding-and orthodontia-are now one of the hallmarks of civilization.

According to a study done by researcher Noreen von Cramon-Taubadel, PhD, an anthropologist a the University of Kent in UK, global variations in jaw structure, in contrast to skull shape and facial features, are not attributable solely to genetic shift, but to a limited kind of natural selection. He looked at skull and jaw shape in 11 populations, six of which live by farming and five of which are hunter-gatherers. The populations included people from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and the Americas.

von Cramon-Taubadel concluded that the transition to farming-and easier-to-chew food led to smaller, less-robust jaw structures and , according to the study abstract, "to increased prevalence of dental crowding and malocclusions in modern postindustrial populations."

Journal of the California Dental Association, March 2012.

Tooth movement: Is it health science or unhealthy cosmetics?

Posted on November 4, 2011 at 8:36 PM Comments comments (96)
Moving teeth with braces has long been considered a permanent cure to crowded teeth. However, we now know this traditional approach is neither permanent nor a cure. The literature accepts that the only way to ensure satisfactory alignment is by use of fixed or removable retention for life. Orthodontics has thus proven its reliance on these interventions. Read more.

Why orthodontists should be holistic

Posted on October 16, 2011 at 2:55 AM Comments comments (143)
Orthodontics is holistic dentistry. Surely that is correct. We, as prudent orthodontists, do not just treat a malocclusion; we treat a human being who happens to have a malocclusion. This is a mind-body-spirit unity, and orthodontists are unique among professionals in this respect. Read more.

ClearCorrect - The clear alternative to braces

Posted on July 14, 2011 at 12:08 AM Comments comments (145)
Invisible braces, including clearcorrect and Invisalign, use a series of clear aligners that are custom-molded to fit you. The virtually invisible aligners gradually reposition your teeth into a smile you'll be proud of.

  • Remove your aligners to eat, brush and floss
  • Change aligners every three weeks
  • Your teeth move little by little
  • Regular progress checks with your dentist
  • Results often in 6 months to 1 year

Why people prefer Invisible Braces
The convenience and ease of use of the invisible aligners have made them the choice of over half a million people. In fact, both clearcorrect and Invisalign have been effective in giving hundreds of thousands of people amazing new smiles.

  • Most people won't notice you're in treatment
  • Won't disrupt your lifestyle
  • Free initial consultation

No metal wires or bands to irritate your mouth, and best of all, most people won't notice you're in treatment. ClearCorrect and Invisalign, the clear alternatives to braces, have been chosen by over 500,000 people who want amazing results.

Our office is fully certified for ClearCorrect therapy. Request an appointment or call our office to schedule a personal consultation during your next visit.