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Is Damon System the Boss of Braces [in 2019]

Is Damon System the Boss of Braces [in 2019]

Many years ago, getting one’s teeth straightened meant that one had to go through a long and tedious and painful process. At that time, braces meant a mouthful of wires and discomfort. While the results were worth the struggle, is it not better to have the same effect having gone through less strain? Faster, better and simpler is what we…

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An Orthodontist is Different From an Endodontist (HOW?)

An Orthodontist is Different From an Endodontist (HOW?)

Maybe you have a child that’s having trouble chewing their food or playing an instrument due to an over or underbite. Maybe you have a cavity that needs to be checked out. Or you might need something more than just a regular visit to the dentist. Who do you go to? It may get a little confusing at times to know…

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Direct-to-Consumer Clear Aligners (TRUTH ALERT 2019)

Clear Aligners, like braces industry leader Invisalign, have become very popular in the dental world.  Their accessibility is so widespread that you no longer have to go to your local orthodontist to get them. Unfortunately, there is great public debate on whether or not Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) aligner trays are a safe way to have this treatment done. Share Post Twitter…

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Clear Aligners & Traditional Braces (5 DIFFERENCES)

Clear Aligners & Traditional Braces (5 DIFFERENCES)

A beautiful smile can bolster a person’s confidence while also improving their appearance.  Clear aligners are the newest way to straighten your teeth and bite. And most people are familiar with traditional braces, in one form or the other.  But what are the differences?  Whether you suffer from misaligned teeth, an overbite, or a range of other orthodontic problems, there…

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What if Our Water Supply is Fluoridated (PROPER FACTS)

What if Our Water Supply is Fluoridated (PROPER FACTS)

Yes, it is a good idea to drink water with fluoride and to use fluoridated toothpaste. Fluoridation in the water supply varies from community to community, and extra fluoride provides more protection for your son or daughter’s teeth. Fluoride helps to prevent cavities, a form of tooth damage. In this article, we will discuss the importance of fluoride, and when…

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Do Braces Cause White Spots on Teeth? [Epic Checklist]

Do Braces Cause White Spots on Teeth? [Epic Checklist]

Braces with orthodontic treatment can be a huge confidence booster as well as an aid to maintaining optimal oral health. As an investment in your long-term health and well being or the same for your child or teen, it is a worthy use of time and funds. Share Post Twitter Facebook Email Dr NeaseDr Nease graduated as Valedictorian from Cocke…

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Traditional Expanders and Clear Aligners (What Is the Difference?)

Traditional Expanders and Clear Aligners (What Is the Difference?)

A beautiful smile can bolster a person’s confidence while also improving their appearance. Whether you suffer from misaligned teeth, an overbite, or a range of other orthodontic problems, there are a large number of treatment solutions that can be used to straighten your teeth and provide you with a beautiful smile. The most common of these treatments include traditional expanders…

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How Does Invisalign Move Teeth?

How Does Invisalign Move Teeth?

Invisalign. If your child needs braces, they may feel apprehensive and self-conscious about the whole ordeal. They may worry about the embarrassment of food getting trapped in their teeth and braces, and as a parent, you may be concerned about their ability to keep their teeth clean for the duration of the orthodontic treatment. For parents and kids who are…

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The Teenager and Invisalign [Facts]

The Teenager and Invisalign [Facts]

The time spent as a teenager is very important. It involves dating, sports, social events, school plays and more. This is not the time in a young person’s life when they want to experience metal braces. It’s now possible for teenagers to avoid all of the self-conscience feelings associated with having metal braces. There is now a way for teenagers…

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Orthodontic Home Care Kits

Orthodontic Home Care Kits

Braces Like a Boss! In the ‘age of the apps’ just about every task and/or event, including some social obligations, are either fully created with or managed by apps. Many have made observations reflecting this new reality, and it is true, the instant gratification era is strong. As such, many are constantly looking for more ways to improve their time…

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