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5 Amazing Invisalign Facts

Posted on June 6, 2022

Crooked teeth can cause dental problems such as gingivitis or infection, which can become severe enough to threaten your overall well-being. In fact, they can also result in cavities. According to 3M, cavities are 20 times more likely than diabetes and five times more widespread than childhood asthma, respectively. The only option to align your… Read more »

Can You Still Play Sports With Braces?

Posted on May 13, 2022

According to Sports Health, every year about 5 million teeth are broken or chipped during sports participation. 32% of these injuries occur in children’s sports. Here are five tips you must know while playing sports with braces. 1. Proceed With Caution You have braces…so what does it mean for your athletic career? In a word:… Read more »

How to Help Your Child With Dentist Office Anxiety

Posted on May 5, 2022

Going to the dentist can be a scary experience for children, especially if they have never been before. Dental anxiety is very common, and it can be tough to get a child to open up about their fears. According to the National Library of Medicine, dental anxiety was observed in 6.3% of five-to-10-year-old children in… Read more »

Questions to Ask Your Pediatric Dentist

Posted on April 22, 2022

It’s never too early to start taking care of your child’s teeth! Pediatric dentists offer various services to help ensure that your child has healthy teeth and gums for life. Here are some questions you should ask your pediatric dentist. 1. What Preventive Measures Can I Take to Protect My Child’s Teeth? You can do… Read more »

Reasons to Get Invisalign Other Than Aesthetics

Posted on April 15, 2022

Braces are a common orthodontic treatment for fixing teeth alignment. According to Humana, over 4 million American individuals wear braces. Invisalign is a great alternative to traditional braces for those who want the benefits of orthodontics without having to deal with metal brackets and wires. Here are five reasons to get Invisalign other than aesthetic… Read more »

4 Reasons You Might Need Traditional Braces

Posted on April 8, 2022

Braces have been around for a very long time, and for a good reason. According to Humana, about four million people in the U.S. wear braces and out of those people, 25% are adults. So why do so many people have to wear braces? There are several reasons that you might need traditional braces. Here… Read more »

Invisalign vs. Braces: How to Choose a Treatment Option

Posted on February 3, 2022

Years ago, Invisalign braces were at the cutting edge of orthodontics. While they’re still quite appreciated, they’re now much more common, with over 5 million people, 1 million of which are teens, using them to straighten their teeth (per Roberts and de Marsche). Essentially, traditional metal braces and Invisalign braces have the same outcome. Both… Read more »

How Adult Braces Can Boost Self Esteem

Posted on January 27, 2022

Orthodontic treatment is suitable for people from all walks of life, including children and adults. According to the American Association of Orthodontists, about 50-75% of people could benefit from orthodontic treatment. A third of these people are adults. There are many benefits, and one of them is increased self-esteem. How do adult braces boost self-esteem?… Read more »

3 Questions to Ask Your Orthodontist If You Just Got Braces

Posted on January 14, 2022

Most people know that good dental care and oral hygiene is important for the sake of our teeth and gums as well as for our overall health and wellness. Good oral care habits need to be taught from an early age. In fact, the American Association of Orthodontists recommends that your child’s initial orthodontic evaluation… Read more »

Questions to Ask Your Dentist About Invisalign

Posted on January 13, 2022

In the past, Invisalign may have seemed inaccessible or too new for most orthodontists to be able to offer them. Today, Invisalign braces are much more popular and much more accessible. However, many still don’t know exactly what goes into wearing these clear braces and don’t ask their orthodontists and dentists everything they should know…. Read more »

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