Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I work with you instead of another orthodontist in Long Beach?

Most patients who come to us do so because they want high-quality orthodontic work that incorporates the latest tools and technologies, but also because they want to work with a friendly team of professionals that they trust. Everything we do is designed with your comfort in mind. You simply won’t find a better Long Beach orthodontics experience anywhere.

Who is Dr. Vu?

As a USC dental school graduate (with honors), Dr. Thao Nguyen Vu brings a wealth of knowledge and a familiarity with all the latest technologies for improving your smile. More than that, though, she places a big emphasis on being friendly and easy to work with. Stop by and meet her for yourself. We think you’ll be impressed.

What kinds of orthodontic treatments do you offer?

We work with all kinds of patients, from children to senior citizens. Whether you need simple braces and retainers, Invisalign treatments, or even orthodontic surgery, we can help.

Will you accept my dental insurance?

We have agreements with most major insurers. However, if you’d like our staff to check your individual dental plan and co-pay options, simply call our office and we’ll be happy to find out what your options are.

Do I have to pay for out-of-pocket orthodontic expenses all at once?

Probably not. Whether you’re paying for all of your dental work or just a portion that your insurance doesn’t completely cover, you can most likely take advantage of our flexible payment plans.

What can I expect during my first visit?

Your first visit to our office is a no-cost, no-obligation examination and consultation. That means we’ll spend a few minutes examining your teeth, and then we’ll explain our suggested course of treatment, along with other options you may have. And, we’ll leave plenty of time for you to ask any questions you might have.

During these visits, there is no pressure to make an immediate commitment. You can always decide to follow up with more questions later, or decline to work with us all.

Do you offer Invisalign orthodontic treatments?

We certainly do. In fact, Bloom Orthodontics was one of the first dental offices in Long Beach to adopt this exciting technology. We remain a top choice for Invisalign patients today.

How do I choose the right Long Beach orthodontist for me?

Although this is largely a matter of personal choice, our recommendation is to find a Long Beach orthodontist that is patient, answers your questions, and makes you feel comfortable – whether that’s in our office or another one. The process of building a better smile takes a while, and the results last even longer, so you don’t want to rush your choice.

Have a question you don’t see answered here? Call Bloom Orthodontics in Long Beach directly at 562-421-8883.

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What people say about us

Dr. Vu is great! Very informative and knowledgeable. I felt very comfortable with her treating my son and I myself decided to get my teeth straightened with Invisalign. I am very happy with my results thus far. The office as a whole is awesome, very professional and attentive. All appointments are on time. I highly recommend Bloom Orthodontics.

Robert H.

Dr. Vu is amazing!!!! My mom use to never smile with teeth because she was embarrassed about her teeth. My mom's dream is to have straight beautiful teeth so she moved forward with Dr. Vu. After 18 months my mom is now soooo happy and smiles showing her beautiful straight teeth everyday! Thank Dr. Vu for making my mom's dream come true!!! With my mom's experience I look forward to having Dr. Vu help me with Invisalign since after braces I did not continue with wearing my retainers!

Cherri P.

I just got my braces off after two years and I am so happy with the results! Dr. Vu and her team are so nice and they truly performed a miracle for me! Thank you Bloom Ortho!

Allison C.

This office is excellent for many reasons. First and foremost, Dr. Vu is so talented and knowledgeable. She knows exactly what is she doing. She has graduated from one of the best dentistry schools in the country which is USC. Her assistants, Priscilla and her friends, are nice and easy to deal with. The receptionist is very good and gives you flexible appointments. I would definitely recommend this place to friends and family members.

Ibraham A.

If you’re looking for a great orthodontist, go to Dr. Vu at Bloom Orthodontics. Everyone in the office is pleasant and professional. Amazing client care, and my daughter couldn’t be happier with her new braces!

Crystal H.

USC and UCLA trained, Board-Certified Orthodontist

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