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What is a TRUE Orthodontic Emergency in 2018?

What is a TRUE Orthodontic Emergency in 2018?

While the term “emergency” is often used when describing orthodontic problems, TRUE orthodontic emergencies are extremely rare.  The goal of this blog is to explain the different problems that can arise during orthodontic treatment, and provide a guide on how to handle them.  Detailed explanations of these issues are also given at your appliance placement appointment regarding these guidelines.  Here…

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5 Ways Invisalign Helps [Boost] Self-Confidence

5 Ways Invisalign Helps [Boost] Self-Confidence

A smile is one of the first things people notice in any social situation, and crooked or misaligned teeth can generate self-consciousness, especially in older kids and young adults. However, new technology has brought us a new alignment method that offers a discreet way to transform smiles without interfering with a patient’s self-esteem. As you explore potential treatments for straightening…

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Devices that Speed-Up Orthodontic Treatment [Explained]

Devices that Speed-Up Orthodontic Treatment [Explained]

Orthodontic issues like overbite, underbite, misplaced midline and overcrowding can significantly reduce one’s quality of life. For instance, these problems are associated with reduced overall happiness, increased risk of tooth decay and periodontal disease, and defects in the affected person’s social life. Orthodontic treatment is the best, if not the only, way to manage these issues. Share Post Twitter Facebook…

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What Causes Dark Triangles [Between the Teeth?]

What Causes Dark Triangles [Between the Teeth?]

When brushing your teeth or looking in the mirror, you may notice the formation of one or more black triangles. This may lead you to wonder where they came from and how they can be treated. In this article, we’ll discuss the causes, preventative measures, and treatment of black triangles between your teeth. Share Post Twitter Facebook Google +1 Email

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Are [Clear] Braces Effective?

Are [Clear] Braces Effective?

A smile is a person’s calling card in life. It is one of the first things a person notices. If you are looking for an experienced orthodontist, the duo of Dr. Eric Nease and Dr. Phil Higginbotham are perfect for you. Over the years, the debate between clear and metal brace treatments has raged on. Clear brace options are now…

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Would Braces [help] Change My Face?

Would Braces [help] Change My Face?

Orthodontics can help in a myriad of different ways. For one, you’re able to finally feel great about the way that you look and know that you’re doing something positive for your appearance. If you have a child, you might be considering taking them to an orthodontist because of all the benefits that can come from getting this type of…

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Smile – The Thing You Can Do [With Your Lips]

Smile – The Thing You Can Do [With Your Lips]

Your smile is one of the clearest and most basic ways to express yourself – and when you schedule an appointment with the experts on the orthodontist team at Dr. Nease‘s office, you’ll be glad to make your smile the best it can be! A winning smile is an excellent first impression, and if you’re looking into braces, Invisalign, or…

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8 Facts About Replacing Braces [with Invisalign]

8 Facts About Replacing Braces [with Invisalign]

A significant number of people wear traditional braces to straighten their teeth and correct biting issues. While this method of treatment is still very acceptable, clear aligners are now a viable treatment option for most people.  The most widely recognized brand of clear aligners is Invisalign. Since both options aim to solve the same problems, your decision on whether to choose…

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Complete iTero [Scanner] Fact List 2017

Complete iTero [Scanner] Fact List 2017

iTero scanners are becoming popular among orthodontists. They are useful for checking the outcome of Invisalign treatment in patients. With this equipment, you can take 3-dimensional pictures of the teeth of patients and make the necessary adjustments. The images can then be transferred wirelessly to be processed. Share Post Twitter Facebook Google +1 Email

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What Are the Discomforts? [with Invisalign]

What Are the Discomforts? [with Invisalign]

The days of braces being the only viable option to straighten your teeth are over.  The advances in clear aligner therapy over the last few years now allow most orthodontic problems to be corrected with aligners (Invisalign) or braces, depending on the patients preferences and needs.   This is also dependent on the skill level of the orthodontist treating the case….

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