January 2, 2024
If you’ve been inspecting your smile in the bathroom mirror recently and noticed that some of your teeth seem to have shifted out of place, you might be puzzled—but believe it or not, the issue can affect just about anyone! And it’s often not very obvious why the issue has manifested in the first place; however, your orthodontist will be able to get to the bottom of it. In the meantime, here are a few of the most common explanations for teeth shifting, along with how professional intervention can help.
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July 1, 2023
Getting braces can be a pretty big change—especially as an adult! It can be challenging to adjust to your braces and ensure that everything you’re now doing is in the best interest of your new headgear. One big adjustment that might be giving you a little extra trouble is returning to work and adapting to the usual flow of things. Here are a few useful tips from your trusted orthodontist to help you ease back into resuming work with your new braces.
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May 4, 2023
When it comes to straightening smiles, there are now several different means and methods of going about it—and these options include mail-order clear aligners. Similar to professional clear aligner trays that you’d get from your orthodontist, they’re designed to straighten teeth in a subtle manner. But are they really as effective or trustworthy as they claim? Here’s why you should steer clear of these options and opt for visiting a professional for your orthodontic needs.
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March 2, 2023
If you’ve accidentally broken a bracket, snapped a wire or compromised your braces in some other way, you might be starting to worry that your treatment is totally jeopardized. Fortunately, these scenarios are more common than you may realize and are also easily remedied with a little quick thinking coupled with the help of your orthodontist. Keep reading to learn a little more about a few steps you should take if you break your braces so that you can ensure your treatment isn’t derailed.
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January 11, 2023
Is your time with braces coming to an end? Congratulations – it’s almost time to reveal your new and improved smile! As you approach your final appointment, you might find yourself wondering, “What happens when you’re done with braces?” To learn the answer (as well as how to care for your new retainer), keep reading!
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December 8, 2022
Is one of your favorite parts of the holidays all of the delicious foods? Good news: there are plenty of options that your taste buds and your orthodontist will approve of! Instead of indulging in peppermint bark, candy canes, chocolate-covered pretzels, and the like, try these braces-friendly foods.
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November 14, 2022
With clear trays, no dietary restrictions, and shorter treatment timelines, Invisalign comes with countless perks that benefit business professionals in virtually every field. There are, however, a few specific occupations where the discreet aligners are especially valuable. To learn what they are, keep reading!
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October 11, 2022
Are you having a hard time getting your little one excited about orthodontic treatment? It’s a struggle many patients face. After all, you see all of the benefits of this smile-transforming solution, but your child just sees another chore. The good news is that there are a few ways you can spice things up, making their life with braces more fun. To learn what they are, keep reading!
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September 7, 2022
Are you struggling with overlapped, spaced-out, or otherwise misaligned teeth? Then naturally you want your dream smile to be here as soon as possible. The good news is that while traditional braces can take 24+ months, the average Invisalign timeline is significantly shorter. But how long is it exactly? Read on to learn the answer!
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July 7, 2022
Have you heard that braces interfere with radio signals? Or that they attract the attention of fish? If you’re about to start orthodontic treatment, you may be curious if there is any truth to prevalent myths like these. The short answer: no. To debunk more common myths about metal braces, read on!
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