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The Teenager and Invisalign [Facts]

The Teenager and Invisalign [Facts]

UPDATED 30-11-18 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…

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Do I need Braces? (MEGA QUIZ)

Do I need Braces? (MEGA QUIZ)

Do I need braces? Keeping up with dental health is incredibly important. You might prioritize it for yourself and the kids. However, there’s more to dental work than just checkups and cleaning the teeth. Orthodontic treatments, such as braces, may be necessary. If you’re unsure about your need for brackets and wires, take this short quiz. You’ll know right away…

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Why Does the Orthodontist Need to X-ray? [6 ANSWERS]

Why Does the Orthodontist Need to X-ray? [6 ANSWERS]

After recently having X-rays of their teeth done at the dentist’s office, it is understandable that some patients are baffled when they learn their orthodontist also wants to take an X-ray. However, if you or one of your children needs to correct a tooth misalignment, more X-rays will most likely be required. X-rays are a very important diagnostic tool during…

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Can You Still Maintain a Healthy Diet While Wearing Invisalign?

Can You Still Maintain a Healthy Diet While Wearing Invisalign?

UPDATED 29-9-18 Whether your teeth are crooked or the orthodontist has expressed concerns about your kids’ teeth, it’s time to make some decisions about orthodontic care for your family. Most people opt for the traditional braces, which are small metal brackets on the teeth; these brackets are connected with a wire. Some adults and teenagers choose clear aligners as their…

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(New) Why Use the Damon System Braces?

(New) Why Use the Damon System Braces?

Regardless of whether you are 15 or 55, you want to look your best at all times. No one wants to look in the mirror and see a smile that is crooked or out of line. It can cause you to become self-conscious and withdrawn. While traditional braces still work, more and more orthodontists are turning to self-ligating brace systems,…

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Help Children Remain Cavity-free (10 AMAZING FACTS)

Help Children Remain Cavity-free (10 AMAZING FACTS)

Help Children Remain Cavity-free. Oral hygiene for kids is vitally important so that they can have healthy primary (baby) and secondary (permanent) teeth. In addition, taking care of the mouth and gums can prevent problems such as halitosis or gingivitis. However, most parents are concerned about helping their children remain cavity-free. This is because the decay in a tooth will…

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The Latest in [Tooth] Straighteners

UPDATED: 08 – 05 – 18 The number of adults getting tooth-straightening treatment with the latest technology increasing. The progress of dental technology has made several options available. Here we discuss the latest and greatest of the new breed of invisible and ceramic braces.   Metallics Standard metal tooth straighteners are stainless-steel wires secured to the teeth with ligatures, usually…

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Invisalign Cleaning 2018 [Factual!]

Invisalign Cleaning 2018 [Factual!]

Firstly, Invisalign cleaning is a hot topic. Invisalign is the most commonly used brand of clear aligners.  For those who start wearing Invisalign aligners, they think that nothing wrong can happen to change the appearance of the clear trays. However, after wearing their trays for 1-2 weeks, they do tend to discolor and show mild wear.   You will also notice…

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I’m 50 – Can I Still Have Orthodontics? {FACTS}

I’m 50 – Can I Still Have Orthodontics? {FACTS}

By around age 50, most women have raised their kids and have seen them leave home.  They finally have more time to attend to their own needs and wants. Teeth often need various kinds of work done on them by the time women are in their 40s or 50s, so taking care of them should be high on the empty-nest…

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Orthodontic Elastics (Rubber Bands): What And How?

Orthodontic Elastics (Rubber Bands): What And How?

If you’re considering or have decided to use braces to straighten your teeth, one of the most important aspects of this treatment is the use of what are known as orthodontic elastics, which are basically rubber bands. These elastic bands may seem like a small part of your treatment. But in reality, they play an integral role in straightening your teeth…

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