How to Prepare for Braces

At Passamano Orthodontics in Irvine, CA, we know that even though most people have braces or clear aligners at some point in their life, getting braces can still be nerve-wracking. If you are feeling nervous, remember, it’s totally normal to be nervous! Once you get your braces, you will never have the same smile again. […]

5 Habits That can be Harmful to Your Teeth

Hello, Dr. Robert Passamano here with Passamano Orthodontics in Irvine, CA. As your orthodontist, I want to teach you how to properly care for your teeth during and after your orthodontic treatment, so you can have the best smile possible!  Investing in the treatment process is a big commitment and we don’t want anything to […]

5 Tips to Step Up Your Home Dental Care

Hello again! Dr. Robert Passamano here with Passamano Orthodontics and today we’d like to talk to you about cavities and your at-home dental care routine. We all dread finding out we have a cavity. Cavities often make us feel like we haven’t prioritized our oral health. Not only can cavities feel embarrassing, but they can […]

Why Straight Teeth Matter

Why Straight Teeth Matter

Several patients pursue orthodontic treatment at Passamano Orthodontics so they can have an aesthetic, straight smile, but straight teeth provide more than just a pretty smile. Your teeth are meant to line-up and fit together, so they can properly do their job. When you have crooked teeth or misaligned jaws, your teeth can’t properly do […]

How Orthodontics Have Improved Over the Last 20 Years

When you think about orthodontics, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Our potential patients here at Passamano Orthodontics in Irvine, CA, say that they think of Invisalign, but it hasn’t always been the most popular or prominent form of orthodontic treatment. When parents think back, they might remember bulky braces and headgear […]

Three Reasons to Avoid Mail-Order Aligners

Three Reasons to Avoid Mail-Order Aligners

At Passamano Orthodontics, we know that braces and clear aligners are basically considered an essential part of growing up for kids and teens, and the popularity of orthodontic treatment for adults is becoming more and more common. People want beautiful smiles that make them feel confident, and they want them quickly! Recently, mail-order aligners have […]

Five Perks of Following Your Orthodontist on Social Media

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tiktok are all social media apps we find ourselves, and our teens, browsing throughout the day. These social media platforms provide easy access to our friends, family members and even celebrities we follow. These platforms are also a practical way for patients to connect and stay up to date with their […]

Dr. Robert Passamano Achieves Board Certification for American Board of Orthodontics

Dr. Robert Passamano recently took and passed the final part of the American Board of Orthodontics exam, and now is officially a Board Certified Orthodontist! (Only 2 out of 5 orthodontists are board-certified.) This exam is done years after becoming an orthodontist consisting of clinical, scenario-based problems, treatment planning, and much more. Dr. Robert joins […]

Dr. Robert Becomes the 2021 Orange County Dental Society President

Dr. Robert Passamano is the 2021 Orange County Dental Society President representing over 2,600 OC dentists.  Dr. Robert has been involved with organized dentistry for over 10 years with the goal of improving the dental profession for both the public and professionals. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Dr. Robert Passamano (@drpassamano) […]