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Distinctive Dentistry: Book Release Party and Book Signing

Distinctive Dentistry: Book Release Party and Book Signing

After many months of hard work, we are excited to finally make our big announcement!

Dr Kristen Ritzau is proud to release her new book Distinctive Dentistry: Obtaining an Unparalleled Dental Experience and a Healthy Smile for Life.

Patients and public alike are invited to attend her Book Release Party and Book Signing on Wednesday May 30th at 6pm at Shoreline Dental Studio. Appetizers and drinks will be served to those in attendance and raffle prizes will be given away. The books, which retail on for $14.95, will be available for $10 each and Dr Ritzau will be available to sign copies for guests.

Is Invisalign Right For You?

Invisalign San Clemente Many people dream of straight, beautiful teeth without all the fuss. Finally, dental technology can deliver with Invisalign. There's no need for painful procedures, awkward meal times or unsightly bits of metal. Correcting a smile doesn't have to be painful, tedious or unsightly. Here are some of the benefits of Invisalign as compared to traditional braces:

  • Invisalign corrects a variety of problems including crooked teeth, crowding, overbite, under bite, cross bite and spacing issues.
  • The average cost compares directly to the average cost of braces.
  • Aligners can easily be removed for brushing, flossing, eating or for those special occasions.
  • Metal braces can cause mouth sores, irritation and pain. With Invisalign, patients will feel only the smooth, comfortable plastic.
  • Invisalign Teen is specifically designed for teenagers and includes up to six free replacements if lost or damaged.

Aligners are custom made using 3-D technology to fit each client's mouth. As time progresses and the teeth begin to move toward correct placement, clients switch to a new aligner. This modern way of teeth alignment suits patients of all ages, from teens to adults.

Invisalign produces the results everyone wants: a beautiful smile. Perhaps the best part is that many will not even notice. There's no reason to live with oral issues that will continue to get worse if left untreated. Contact Dr. Ritzau, San Clemente's Invisalign specialist, for a consultation today: 949-498-4100

Kristen Ritzau DDS - Certified Invisalign Provider in San Clemente

After serving as a certified Invisalign provider for the past 3 years, Dr. Kristen Ritzau is pleased to announce that she is now able to offer Invisalign Orthodontic Treatment out of her San Clemente Office. Invisalign is a revolutionary technology that allows patients to treat malocclusion without all the hassle and bother of traditional wires and brackets.

invisalignInvisalign also allows the patient to maintain proper hygiene without having to clean in and around brackets and wires. It also allows patients to eat food without restriction or fear of breaking off a cemented bracket. It also has cosmetic benefits as most people will not even realize that patients are wearing their orthodontic trays, and clear trays helps prevent some of the discoloration that can occur when having brackets cemented onto tooth surfaces for lengthy periods of time.

Nearly 65% of the population suffers from some form of malocclusion. These types of malocclusion can include but are not limited to: spacing or crowding, misplaced midline, open bite, cross bite, overjet, rotation and underbite.

Dr. Ritzau works in concert with Invisalign’s team of technicians to design a custom treatment plan to meet each patient's needs. Invisalign’s high-tech interacting 3D modeling system allows the doctor and patient to anticipate the week to week progress of treatment and acquire a timeline for estimated treatment length of time for completion.

The cost of Invisalign is similar to that of traditional braces and ranges depending on amount of time a patient will be in treatment.

The effectiveness of the Invisalign treatment is largely dependent upon the patient and their commitment to wear the trays for the required time throughout treatment. The trays are designed to be worn 22 hours a day to achieve the expected outcome of movement.

Patients interested in Invisalign should call Dr. Ritzau’s dental office and we would be happy to offer a complimentary Invisalign consultation to see if Invisalign treatment is right for you!