How Does a Smile Change with Age?

San Francisco, CA – Our bodies shift and change as we age. Think of all the wear and tear you place on your body each day. Your mouth is no different – as we age our smiles shift and change as well. Below are the most common ways our smile changes over time, what causes Read More

COVID-19 In-Office Appointment Updates and Protocol

Dear Patient, We hope this letter finds you and your family in good health. Our community has been through a lot, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal routines. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: Cucalon & Matin Orthodontics’ commitment to your health and safety. To Read More

The Cost of Getting Invisalign Braces in San Francisco

San Francisco, CA – Invisalign treatment has taken the orthodontic world by storm since it was first introduced. Orthodontic patients love it because the aligners are clear, comfortable and removable. But how does the cost of Invisalign compare to other treatments in San Francisco? “Many people mistakenly assume that Invisalign is costly and therefore likely out of their Read More

What Do Office Closures Mean for My Treatment Plan?

San Francisco, CA – COVID-19, the highly contagious virus that has spread into a global pandemic, has forced businesses across the country to close. Anything deemed non-essential has been shut down in an effort to stop the spread of the virus. While the decision to close practices was not made lightly, it is crucial to ensure Read More

Can Adults Get Orthodontic Treatment?

San Francisco, CA – Have you ever looked in the mirror and wished there was something you could do about your crooked or misaligned smile but worried you were past the age for braces? We have good news for you. You are never too old to get a straighter, properly functioning smile. It’s true we typically think Read More

Avoid DIY Straightening Options

San Francisco, CA – When you have a question about something, chances are the first place you turn for an answer is Google.  With the internet almost always at our fingertips, we can find the answers to any questions. But how to perform our own orthodontic treatment shouldn’t be one of them. Today, a quick search on Read More

Cucalon & Matin Orthodontics Response to COVID-19

Most recent update March 23rd​​ As we are all coming to terms with the new guidelines and restrictions of life these days, here at Cucalon & Matin Orthodontics we want to maintain our availability to you as much as possible. We are developing video appointments, phone conferences and making greater use of email communications. If Read More

Orthodontic Treatment Can Improve Your Self-Esteem

San Francisco, CA – Your smile is often the first thing people notice about you. A warm greeting with a smile tells people we are friendly and open. But if you don’t like to smile because you are unhappy with your teeth, you may be inadvertently sending people the wrong message. Orthodontic treatment can improve your Read More