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Tips and Tricks for Caring for Metal Braces

Posted on March 16, 2022

Braces don’t need much extra effort, but there are a few things to keep in mind to ensure that your braces stay in good shape and that you are comfortable. According to Humana, the average American spends around $5,000 on braces, assuming they don’t have dental insurance. Let’s examine tips and tricks for caring for… 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 »


When Should I Start Taking My Child to the Dentist?

Posted on January 13, 2022

A dentist for children should be a part of your child’s healthcare team. According to the CDC, about 42% of children aged two to eleven will develop cavities. Dental health problems are the cause of millions of missed educational hours in school each year. A dentist for children will help ensure that your little one’s… Read more »


3 Top Tips to Help You Get the Most Out of Your Invisalign Aligners

Posted on December 14, 2021

Braces are used as an efficient and minimally invasive way to adjust crooked or misaligned teeth. With modern advances have come improvements to the traditional metal braces, one of the most popular being Invisalign braces. These orthodontic devices are commonly used for kids and adults alike and deliver amazing results. According to a recent study… Read more »


How Should Your Child Take Care of Their Braces?

Posted on December 8, 2021

In the U.S., it is estimated that 3.9 million children are orthodontic patients. If your child has braces, or has been recommended for braces, you may be concerned about how to care for their teeth during treatment (per the American Association of Orthodontists). Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be difficult. With a couple of tips,… Read more »


How to Choose the Best Local Orthodontist for Your Child

Posted on December 8, 2021

It can be hard to find a local orthodontist for your child. There are so many options, and it’s difficult to know which is the best choice. Here are eight factors that you should consider when choosing a local orthodontist for your child. 1. Research the Orthodontist Before you choose a local orthodontist, it’s important… Read more »


How Invisalign can Boost Your Teen’s Self Esteem

Posted on November 4, 2021

Invisalign is a clear, invisible way to straighten your teeth. It’s been called the best-kept secret in dentistry, and it’s not surprising why. The process can be completed within one year, and many patients find that the treatment is more comfortable than traditional braces or other orthodontic devices. But what about teens? Teens who are… Read more »


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