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How Orthodontics Have Improved Over the Last 20 Years

How Orthodontics Have Improved Over the Last 20 Years

When you think about orthodontics, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Our potential patients here at Portalupi Orthodontics in Woodland, CA, say that they think of Invisalign, but it hasn’t always been the most popular or prominent form of orthodontic treatment. When parents think back, they might remember bulky braces and headgear […]

Three Reasons to Avoid Mail-Order Aligners

Three Reasons to Avoid Mail-Order Aligners

At Portalupi Orthodontics, we know that braces and clear aligners are basically considered an essential part of growing up for kids and teens, and the popularity of orthodontic treatment for adults is becoming more and more common. People want beautiful smiles that make them feel confident, and they want them quickly! Recently, mail-order aligners have […]

Five Perks of Following Your Orthodontist on Social Media

Five Perks of Following Your Orthodontist on Social Media

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tiktok are all social media apps we find ourselves, and our teens, browsing throughout the day. These social media platforms provide easy access to our friends, family members and even celebrities we follow. These platforms are also a practical way for patients to connect and stay up to date with their […]

5 Tips for Fresh Breath with Braces

5 Tips for Fresh Breath with Braces

Hello friends! Dr. Richard Portalupi here at Portalupi Orthodontics in Woodland, CA. Today I want to take a minute to talk about a common concern that a lot of my adult and teen braces patients have. While braces are a fantastic way to build your most confident smile, there are also a few slightly less […]

12 Things You Should Know Before Getting Braces

12 Things You Should Know Before Getting Braces

Have you decided you’re ready to achieve your best smile with Portalupi Orthodontics? Are braces the right fit for your lifestyle and your orthodontic needs? If so, you are about to join approximately 4 million Americans who have also said yes and are currently sporting braces. Braces are super common and you probably know someone […]

Why Patients in Woodland, CA Choose Portalupi Orthodontics

Why Patients in Woodland, CA Choose Portalupi Orthodontics

At Portalupi Orthodontics in Woodland, CA, our goal is to give our patients exceptional results in a relaxed, friendly environment. Whether you’re coming to us for braces, Invisalign, TMJ therapy, or any of the other services we offer, we’re going to give you the same level of care and attention that we’d give our own […]

Move Over Colored Elastics – Why Clip Brackets are the New Cool

Hey everybody, how are you doing? Dr. Portalupi here from Portalupi Orthodontics in Woodland, California. Today I’m going to talk to you today about these really cool brackets that we use in our braces treatment. They are made by a German company called FORESTADENT. Now you may have heard about something that used to be […]

Invisalign 101: What You Need to Know About Clear Aligner Treatment

Hi, I’m Dr. Portalupi from Portalupi Orthodontics in downtown Woodland, and today I’d like to talk to you a little bit about Invisalign. First of all, I want to tell you that not all people that provide Invisalign services are orthodontists. There is a big difference between an orthodontist and a general dentist who provides […]

Look Who Is Wearing Braces

In a previous article I talked about the advantages of early orthodontic treatment. At early ages (4-8 years of age) we have the ability to influence the growth of the jaws in a positive manner; to treat without removal of permanent teeth the vast majority of time; to obtain beautiful facial profiles; and to develop […]

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