Carlsbad Orthodontics School Presentation

Today Dr. Chenard, went to Flora Vista elementary in Carlsbad to drop off information about oral hygiene presentations.  Last year Dr. Chenard gave a career day presentation to 6th graders at Flora Vista.  He has also given presentations about braces and oral hygiene to 2nd graders at La Costa Heights Elementary.  Does your teacher or […]

Is Flossing Necessary?

Is flossing necessary? So we have all been wondering about the associated press’s recent release of the new guidelines for oral hygiene.  They report that there isn’t enough scientific evidence available to prove that flossing is necessary for long term oral health.  Many dental experts have responded to this statement by standing behind longstanding beliefs […]


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Common bite problems seen in children

There are many bite problems that can be seen in children.  Some of these issues are benign, and don’t need to be addressed until a later age.  Others however, should be treated early by an orthodontist so they don’t create a bigger problem later.  THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ORTHODONTISTS RECOMMENDS ALL CHILDREN HAVE THEIR FIRST […]

Fiesta De Mayo

Thank you to all of the doctors, family and staff for coming out to our First Annual Fiesta De Mayo! We had a blast and we already can’t wait until next year!     To see the full photo album head to our Facebook page here!

Mariners Church of Irvine trip to Mexico

Mariners Church of Irvine trip to Mexico On Saturday April 25, Roberto Salazar and I met a group of volunteers from Mariners Church of Irvine. We all met at the Otay Mesa border in San Diego. Then hopped in a van and headed south to a church called Lo Mejor de Trigo in Sanchez Taboada, Tijuana, Mexico. With […]

Oral Hygiene and Braces

It is challenging to brush your teeth when you have orthodontic braces. Here are some tips that will help you keep your teeth clean so that they will look even more amazing when the braces come off. First, always use a soft toothbrush. The most important place to keep clean while your braces are on […]

No More Mess with the iTero Digital Scanner!

Tryout the iTero Digital Scanner at Encinitas Orthodontics! Thanks to iTero, old-school gooey impressions are not the only option at Encinitas Orthodontics! The iTero scanner is all about keeping you comfortable while delivering precise imagery, without the putty-filled impression tray that makes you gag. Watch and learn how the iTero scanner allows us to take a […]