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Dr. Brandon Martin

Orthodontics
Rocklin, CA
21 years experience male

Locations

Alexander & Martin Orthodontics

Rocklin, CA

Address

6809 Five Star Blvd. Ste 300, Rocklin, CA
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

9166300518

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Cigna

Cigna Dental

Delta Dental

MetLife Dental

Amerigroup

Office

Rocklin, CA

About

Bio

Considered by their peers to be engaging and personable orthodontists, Dr. Robert Alexander and Dr Brandon D. Martin have built their reputations on providing the highest quality care.

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Orthodontics

Doctor Q&A

15 Answers
3 Agrees
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Martin
Orthodontics 21 years experience
Skeleton v Jaws Only: An orthopedic specialist focuses on the entire skeleton and its associated joints, tendons, and mucscles. An orthodontic specialist also treats s... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Martin
Orthodontics 21 years experience
Yes - But NOT Ideal!: Alcohol based mouthwashes tend to dry out the mouth. A dry mouth is more prone to bacteria growth, which leads to increased cavities! a Fluoride m... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Martin
Orthodontics 21 years experience
Not directly . . . : Many things can cause clenching and grinding of the teeth (technically referred to as bruxism). Nocturnal bruxing happens at night, and can be re... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Martin
Orthodontics 21 years experience
Possibly: Technically, "overbite" refers to how much your top teeth cover your bottom teeth. "overjet" refers to how far your top teeth stick out in front of ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Martin
Orthodontics 21 years experience
About 30 minutes: Getting your braces off involves numerous steps. The first step - actually removing the brackets - is fast. A specialized plier will remove all o... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Martin
Orthodontics 21 years experience
Most Likely YES: When undergoing underbite surgery, braces serve 2 purposes: 1) to put your teeth in the best position within the jaw bone (they usually have tipped... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Martin
Orthodontics 21 years experience
Wait! It gets better: Many people agree that spacers hurt more than the braces themselves! most people will feel some discomfort as the teeth start separating - generall... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Martin
Orthodontics 21 years experience
Possible, not common: "teething" generally is related to tenderness and sometimes pain in the gum and jaw as a tooth erupts. Infants experience some discomfort as the prim... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Martin
Orthodontics 21 years experience
Yes: If you are referring to spaces between your teeth, braces or invisalign are some of the best options to treat dental spacing. If you are referring ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Martin
Orthodontics 21 years experience
See An Orthodontist: Orthodontists are dental specialists that have completed 2-3 additional years of training related to the growth and development of the jaws and teeth.... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Brandon Martin
Orthodontics 21 years experience
See an Orthodontist!: An "overbite" is assessed by measuring the percentage that the top teeth cover the bottom teeth. A "normal" overbite is when the top teeth cover ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brandon Martin
Orthodontics 21 years experience
Fixed Orthodontics: "braces" are specialized orthodontic appliances used to correct malocclusions or inccorrect bites. Braces components include brackets (glued on t... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brandon Martin
Orthodontics 21 years experience
Bad Bite: "occlusion" refers to how your teeth fit together. A malocclusion is a "bad bite" that can be related to poor alignment of the teeth, jaw bones, or b... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Martin
Orthodontics 21 years experience
No.: An orthodontist is a dental specialist trained in evaluating and correcting the growth of the teeth, jaws, and bite. An orthodontist has completed a... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Martin
Orthodontics 21 years experience
No!: The purpose of a night guard is to protect your teeth from abnormal forces caused by grinding or clenching (typically while one is sleeping). While... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Martin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Martin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thanks for your kind reply, Dr Martin!
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry
Graduated 2005MD

Medical/Graduate school

Brigham Young University
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

University of Maryland School of Dentistry

Awards

Most Dedicated Clinician, Pierre Fauchard Academy
Most Dedicated Student, UCSF Alumni Association
National Dental Honor Society, Omnicron Kappa Upsilon

Affiliations

American Association of Orthodontists
California Association of Orthodontists
Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
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