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4 Freedoms You’ll Love with Invisalign

4 Freedoms You’ll Love with Invisalign

June 24, 2024

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Between the dietary restrictions and frequent check-in appointments, it’s not surprising that many patients view traditional braces as a bit of a hassle. If that’s the case for you, then you’ll be happy to know that there’s an alternative: clear aligners. Below, you’ll find freedoms you’ll love with Invisalign (and why countless others have chosen this discreet teeth-straightening treatment).


4 Important Questions You Should Keep in Mind During Your First Orthodontic Appointment

April 3, 2024

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a patient chatting with her orthodontist

If you’re thinking about investing in orthodontic treatment for yourself or a loved one, you have lots of options. However, as convenient as this is, it also often leads to patients having several questions about what the process entails. Continue reading below for four questions that you should take with you to your first orthodontic appointment so that you can get the answers you need to comfortably commit to treatment!


Why Do I Need Invisalign Refinements?

August 2, 2023

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a person smiling and holding their Invisalign tray

Invisalign has taken the world of modern dentistry by storm! These awesome clear aligners can reshape smiles in a convenient and discreet manner, without any of the discomforts of traditional braces. However, if you’re nearing the finish line of your Invisalign journey, you might need Invisalign refinements to keep things on track. Here’s more about why these are often a crucial part of ensuring your treatment’s success!


A Brief & Helpful Guide for Brushing and Flossing with Braces

June 2, 2023

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a closeup of a patient with braces brushing her teeth

If you’re about to get braces or you’ve just begun orthodontic treatment, you probably have a lot on your mind. While the prospect of a straighter and healthier smile might be what’s motivating you, it’s possible that you could also feel a little confused about how to effectively brush and floss your teeth during this process. Here’s a brief guide from your trusted orthodontist to assist you with brushing and flossing as you kick off your braces journey; it’s more straightforward than you may realize!


3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Neglect Wearing Your Retainer

April 1, 2023

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a closeup of a retainer

If you’ve finally reached the finish line of your orthodontic journey, you’re probably feeling pretty ecstatic to reveal your new and improved smile to the world! However, you aren’t out of the woods just yet—to maintain your results, it’s crucial that you wear your retainer as instructed by your orthodontist. Here are three important reasons why you shouldn’t neglect this habit!


Learning the Basics About Rubber Bands on Braces

February 4, 2023

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Close-up of rubber bands on braces

After you have had traditional braces for 4-6 months, your orthodontist might tell you it is time to start using rubber bands which are also known as elastics. It is understandable if you feel a little frustrated because now you have yet another component of treatment to think about, but you can be certain that your orthodontist would not advise you to use them unless absolutely necessary. This post discusses the critical role of rubber bands on braces and provides some guidance on what you can expect while wearing them.


The Dangers of Getting Mail-Order Clear Aligners

December 5, 2022

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Clear aligners lying on blue desk

The marketing behind Smile Direct Club™ and other mail-order clear aligner companies would have you believe that you can get the same reliable, effective, and discreet treatment as Invisalign for a fraction of the cost. However, that’s not the case. In reality, there are several serious dangers that come with this form of orthodontics. To learn what they are, keep reading!


4 Reasons to Be Thankful for Straight Teeth This Thanksgiving

November 8, 2022

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Woman with straight teeth smiling at Thanksgiving table

Whether you just got braces or are rapidly approaching the end of your treatment, you might be counting down the days until you’re done. With the numerous benefits that come with straight teeth, who can blame you? If you’re feeling a dip in motivation to stay on-track with your orthodontic treatment this holiday season, keep reading for a few reasons you’ll be thankful for the end result!


4 Important Reasons to Have Your Overbite Corrected

October 19, 2022

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Smiling orthodontist showing patient X-ray

Think braces are only beneficial if you have crooked teeth? Think again! In fact, orthodontic treatment is designed to address misalignment and uneven bites, improving the health, function, and appearance of your smile in the process. So, if you think that you don’t need to correct your overbite, keep reading for four reasons you should reconsider!


Then & Now: The History of Braces

September 13, 2022

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Closeup of woman with metal braces smiling

When it comes to straightening teeth, braces are one of the most sought-after solutions. In fact, some estimates point to around four million people having braces at any one time. Plus, Invisalign alone has helped more than 12 million patients address misalignment! Of course, orthodontic treatment wasn’t always this modern, accessible, and discreet. To learn all about the history of braces – from ancient times to now – keep reading.

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