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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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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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The Importance of [Wearing] Retainers

The Importance of [Wearing] Retainers

If you or one of your children has been wearing braces it’s exciting to finally have them removed. Whether you’ve used plastic, metal, or Invisalign to correct your teeth, there are two phases of treatment. After going through the first step in orthodontic treatment you want to make sure to finish the entire process and maintain that gorgeous smile. Wearing…

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Do Damon Braces Really Move Teeth [Fast?]

Do Damon Braces Really Move Teeth [Fast?]

Have you ever wished you had a more attractive smile? Many people are interested in orthodontic treatment, either for themselves or for a child. Straight teeth are not only more attractive but are healthier over a lifetime. In addition, properly planned orthodontic treatment can, and should, make a person look younger over their lifetime. People who need orthodontic care want…

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How Can I [Properly] Care for My Retainer?

How Can I [Properly] Care for My Retainer?

LAST UPDATED: FEBRUARY 28, 2017 Ever wondered why it seems like everyone and their best friend had or has had orthodontic work? Well, nowadays orthodontic improvements have made the possibility of orthodontic treatment possible for a much greater number of people than once received it. As little as three decades ago, orthodontic treatment was much more involved. Nowadays, we would…

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Are There Alternatives to Having Teeth Removed? [for Braces]

Are There Alternatives to Having Teeth Removed? [for Braces]

  LAST UPDATED: JANUARY 24, 2017 Any column about dental braces will inevitably deal with the issue of tooth extraction to deal with crowded or misaligned teeth. Straight teeth are not merely a cosmetic issue; they affect the way we chew and so digest, our food. If you are considering braces for you or your child, you may have wondered…

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The Teenager and Invisalign [Facts] 2017

The Teenager and Invisalign [Facts] 2017

The Teenager Prefers The Invisalign Experience 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…

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Courage to Overcome Your Fear of Having Braces

Courage to Overcome Your Fear of Having Braces

For a lot of people, braces are enough to make a child tremble in fear. While it has become a standard orthodontic treatment, you still have a lot of myths surrounding it. You want to work with your child and work with the orthodontist. If you frame a visit with the right perspective, you can make them want to go…

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Lingual Braces VS. Invisalign

Lingual Braces VS. Invisalign

LAST UPDATED: SEPTEMBER 13, 2016 Archaeology has given us a look into ancient orthodontic practices, unearthing mummified remains with teeth encased in metal bands, and writings by Hippocrates and Aristotle dating back to between 400 to 500 B.C. contain thoughts on how to straighten teeth and fix other dental problems. In the 1700’s writings are devoted to appliances and methods…

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Smile; Because a Smile Is a Universal Welcome

Smile; Because a Smile Is a Universal Welcome

  When You Have Straight Teeth   Max Eastman believed that a smile is a universal welcome despite the differences of our world’s languages. If you are traveling in a foreign country, then take the time to smile at other people who speak a different language, and they will probably smile back. Unfortunately, if you have crooked teeth, then you…

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