Top Ten Myths About Invisalign

Once very common methods of fixing crooked teeth is using Invisalign.  Invisalign is an excellent alternative to traditional metal braces.  However, it is important that you receive correct information about Invisalign treatment.  Here are some of the most common myths and misconceptions about using Invisalign. Myth 1 – Invisalign can only correct mild or moderate [...]

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Foods to avoid with braces

Now that you have had your braces placed, part of caring for them involves watching your food intake. Certain foods can dislodge your braces or break the brackets. Other kinds can become easily stuck and increase the risk of plaque or dental caries. This list can help guide you in choosing what foods to eat. [...]

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Dentists vs. Orthodontists

When you go to see someone to have your teeth examined or to have a procedure regarding your teeth, there are two kinds of doctors you will see. One is a dentist and the other, an orthodontist. They both can treat tooth problems, but it is important to understand that they can deal with different [...]

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The Orthodontics Process

If you are one of the many Americans who need to have their teeth straightened, your dentist may recommend that you see an orthodontist and have braces fit. The process of having braces fit is simple and does not involve many steps. Your orthodontist will fit the braces in a series of steps similar to [...]

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Invisalign for Adults

When most people imagine orthodontic work, they envision being a teenager with unsightly braces and retainers. However, it is just as common for adult to receive treatment as it for adolescents. For adults, Invisalign is an excellent choice if you wish to hide your treatment process. Invisalign clear molds can reduce social embarrassment while effectively [...]

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Finding the Right Orthodontist

When it comes to your orthodontic and dental welfare, choosing a provider is one of the most important decisions you will face. Many orthodontic practices provide orthodontic treatment and care, but not all are equal. The largest difference between the two is that an orthodontist is responsible for correcting malocclusions or uneven teeth. A dentist [...]

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Hidden braces vs Invisalign

When most people imagine orthodontic work, they envision being a teenager with unattractive braces. However, you can receive treatment that can be hidden to the public. Invisalign and lingual braces are both options that can safely correct your malocclusion and are discreet. What are the differences between the two? Here is a guide to help [...]

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Pros and Cons of Using Invisalign or Braces

Has your dentist recommended orthodontic work for you or your loved one?  There are many options for you to choose from.  The two most common methods of fixing crooked teeth are Invisalign and traditional braces.  Both options bring different challenges and benefits. Depending on your preferences and lifestyle, your dentist may offer either Invisalign or [...]

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When Should You Take Your Child to the Orthodontist?

Excellent early orthodontic health is essential to your daughter or son’s future dental and orthodontic development. With proper early orthodontic screening and treatment, you can prevent him or her from developing serious complications or conditions later on in life. Maintaining orthodontic hygiene is important for far more than a nice smile. Dental and orthodontic conditions [...]

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How to Brush and Floss with Braces

Now that you have had your braces placed, it is important that you keep them clean. In order to keep them clean, your orthodontist will teach you the special steps you need to take in order to make sure food particles do not become trapped. Regular Brushing and Flossing You need to brush and floss [...]

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