Monthly Archives: December 2011

Crest Whitestrips Supreme

    If you would like to come in and find out how you can have the smile of your dreams…… then stop putting it off. Summer is around the corner and you’ll be going to plenty of graduation parties, weddings, baptisms, and on vacation. Just imagine how many compliments you’ll be

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    BEWARE: Whitening Coming To A Mall Near You…

      Buying your teenager jeans and getting their teeth whitened at a shopping mall is a risky match. Whitening kiosks are popping up in shopping malls and causing great concerns. Whitening is the most requested teenage cosmetic dental procedure. Studies say, a dazzling smile may make them look more attractive and

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      A New Year’s Resolution To Smile About

        It’s that time of year again, when we usually make a New Year’s resolution that never makes it into the second week of January. This year, how about we set reasonable goals and do something easy and healthy at the same time. If you haven’t already made a New Year’s

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        A Manual Toothbrush OR an Electric Toothbrush?

          Even though there is some research data claiming that the best electric toothbrush can clean better than the best manual ones, other reasons such as facility and boosting of motivation are usually the main reasons to advise the use of an electric toothbrush. Most people do not brush their teeth

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          A Personal Message From Dr Stella

            We are pleased to bring you the February issue of our newsletter, Guardians of the Smile. We have received great feedback on our publication and we look forward to your continued communication with us. Please also note that we are available to provide wellness seminars for your company, school, program,

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            A Candy Store At A Dental Office???

              That’s right! Dr. Stella has opened a candy store in his office; a SUGAR-FREE candy store that is. We know most kids LOVE candy and chocolate, so we decided, why not build a SUGAR-FREE candy store in our office to help promote, and educate a “safer” treat for our children’s

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              Meet our Awesome Orthodontist!

                Meet Dr. Steve Miao Dr. Miao grew up in Upland, attending Upland Jr. High and then Upland High School. He resides in Upland with his wife, Angela, and daughters Alyssa and Keyra . He enjoys spending time with his family and enjoying the outdoors. Dr. Miao attended the University of

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                Handling Ortho Emergencies

                  Wire Poking & Irritation If a wire causes irritation, push the wire away from the area using the eraser end of a pencil or a Q-Tip. If the wire cannot be tucked away, cover the end of the wire with a small piece of wax, a cotton ball, or a

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                  Before I get braces, I need to know if……

                    The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) sets the record straight on some of the biggest myths surrounding braces and orthodontic treatment. Currently more than 4 million children and 1 million adults in North America wear braces. Below are the answers to some of the most popular – and strange –

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