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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 »

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 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 »

Debunking 4 Myths About Braces for Adults

Posted on November 1, 2021

You may have been told that braces were only for kids, but this is a myth. Braces can be used to correct many different types of dental issues in adults as well as adolescents. In fact, you might not know it, but about one-third of orthodontic patients are adults (per the American Association of Orthodontists)…. Read more »

Orthodontics 101: Clear Braces Vs. Lingual Braces

Posted on October 7, 2021

Braces aren’t just for kids. In fact, one in five patients is over the age of 18. Although straightening your teeth early in life can be easier, there is never a wrong time to start orthodontic treatment. When it comes to choosing the best method for teeth straightening, you have a few notable options to… Read more »

3 Alternatives to Metal Braces for Your Teen

Posted on September 22, 2021

In recent years, there have been many advancements in the world of orthodontics. No longer are traditional metal braces the only option to give your teen a beautiful, healthy smile. This is great news, as there are now many discreet ways to straighten their teeth that won’t cause them to be self-conscious or embarrassed. Here… Read more »

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