Stay Educated with Dr. Lee's Monthly Orthodontic Blog


On a monthly basis, Dr. Lee wants to keep our patients informed of all things orthodontic and dentistry related. That's why we've created this blog section. We believe dental education is very important and learning something new will only increase your oral and dental care.


If you have any questions, please give Dr. Lee a call at (858) 481-1771 and we'll be happy to help!



Vital Role of Retainers

Why Snacking Spells Trouble for Braces

• The Crucial Role of Orthodontic Visits

• Nurture Young Smiles with Orthodontics

Embrace Your Smile in the New Year

• Thanksgiving Meals with Braces

• Unlocking the Hidden Benefits of Adult Orthodontic Treatment

Braces Care During the School Year

Significance of Early Treatment

Caring for Braces on Vacation

Summer Delights: Safe Foods to Enjoy with Braces

Taking Care of Braces

What to Eat with Braces

What is Plaque and Why It's Harmful

How to Easily Get Into the Flossing Habit

Why Biannual Dental Visits are Essential

Easy Toothbrushing Techniques

Overcome Dental Anxiety

Spooky Tips for Braces

Why Visit an Orthodontist Over a Dentist

Does Tongue Scraping Improve Dental Hygiene?

Must Have Items to Clean Braces

• Has Your Smile Changed?

Make Your Smile Sparkle

Fight Back Against Braces Myths!

Accidents with Your Braces

Age and Orthodontics

Regular Cleaning vs. Deep Cleaning: What Do You Need?

Common Tooth Brushing Mistakes

How to Address Broken Brackets

• Celebrate National Orthodontic Health Month

How to Get Kids to Brush Their Teeth

Summer Dental Tips on the Go

Benefits of Orthodontics for All Ages

Examine Oral Cancer During Awareness Month

• How to Create Your New Years' Smile

• Top Dental Tips for the Holidays

Oral Health Care for Adults

Importance of Choosing an Emergency Dentist

• How to Avoid Snacking

• Tips for Better Oral Hygiene

• Flossing 101: Tips from the Pros

• Summer Foods for Healthy Teeth

• Invisalign Benefits for Your Smile

• Keep Your Teeth Healthy

• Maintain Your Dental Routine at Home

• Help Your Child Smile for a Lifetime

• New Year, New Smile! This Year's Smile Goals

• Dental Habits to Break in the New Year

• Dental Ups and Downs on Thanksgiving Meals

• Tips for a Healthy Smile This Halloween

• Identify and Prevent Cavities

• Back-to-School Dental Visits

• Popular Foods that Stain Your Teeth

• Dangerous Dental Habits

• Share the Dangers on No Tobacco Day

• Oral Cancer Awareness Month

• Why Nutrition is Important for Your Teeth

• Your Child's Smile

How Exercise Affects Your Smile

• Working for a New Year's Smile

• Ways to Make Your Holiday Meals Smile-Friendly

• Ways to Protect Your Teeth on Halloween

• Common Dental Injuries in Sports

• Brushing Habits to Break

• Prepare Your Smile for Vacation

• Men's Oral Health Awareness

• Maintain Dental Care on Vacation

•  April is National Facial Protection Month

• Foods that can Brighten Your Smile

 Share the Importance of Children's Dental Health Month

• Why You Should Avoid Snacks

 New Year, New You, New Smile

 Don't Let Holiday Meals Break Down Your Smile

 Avoid a Spooky Smile from Your Halloween Costume

• Taking Care of Your Braces

• Common Brushing Mistakes

• Smile Easier with Invisalign

History of Orthodontics