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Makhoul Dentistry Serving Mission Viejo & Laguna Niguel, CA
If you have ever considered Invisalign®, now is the time to call our Mission Viejo office for your free consultation. Through October, Dr. Makhoul is offering free consultations to discuss Invisalign treatment, your candidacy for the service, and to answer any questions you may have about this effective and attractive orthodontic solution. Call us at 949-596-0296...Read More
Mercury, also known as quicksilver, is a chemical element most commonly extracted from the cinnabar rock (ore). Used in items as diverse as thermometers, float valves in toilets and water tanks, and fluorescent lights, mercury can also be found in traditional amalgam dental fillings.
Metal fillings are comprised, in part, of powdered alloy such as silver, copper, and tin. The unique...Read More
Snoring can be obnoxious. Not only can it interfere with your own good night’s sleep, it can make it difficult for your partner or those sharing a house with you to sleep as well. Even more worrisome, it may be an indication of...Read More
Braces and other orthodontic services become necessary when bite irregularities, also known as malocclusions, are too pronounced to be addressed with cosmetic treatments such as dental bonding or porcelain veneers. Some of the most common reasons to seek orthodontic treatment include:
- Gapped teeth
- Overbite, underbite, and cross bite
- Tooth crowding
- Crooked tooth presentation
- Overjet and tooth protrusion
Malocclusion may seem to be little more than an aesthetic issue, but bite...Read More
Temporomandibular joint disorder, more commonly known as TMJ or TMD, is the name given to over a dozen conditions that can impact the proper alignment of the jaw. Symptoms of TMJ may include clicking or popping noises when eating, grinding noises when...Read More
Metal dental fillings, also known as amalgam fillings, were the standard in dentistry for decades. Inexpensive, mostly effective, and fairly durable, these fillings are likely in the mouths of most adult women and men who had fillings placed even as recently as five or ten years ago.
But should metal fillings be replaced? Is removing amalgam fillings a good idea?
Now through August 31st, Dr. E.M. Makhoul is offering free Invisalign® consultations to adults and teens in Mission Viejo, Laguna Nigel, and surrounding areas of California. That’s a savings of $119 – and all you need to do is call 949-596-0296 to schedule your appointment and take advantage of this summertime Invisalign® special.
Why Choose Invisalign?
If you have moderate to severe...Read More
Tooth colored braces are shaded to match surrounding enamel, making them less obvious than traditional metal options. Typically made of a ceramic material, the brackets used in tooth colored braces may also be clear, allowing underlying tooth color to...Read More
There is still time left to call 949-596-0296 and schedule your free Invisalign® consultation with Mission Viejo orthodontist Dr. E.M. Makhoul. That’s a savings of nearly $120, but the special is only available through June. Call us today to schedule your free consultation and learn how this short-term orthodontic solution can perfect and strengthen your smile for a lifetime.
Benefits of Invisalign