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Adult Braces: A Fashionable Choice for Orthodontic Correction

February 23, 2024

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Woman smiling with her adult braces

Adult braces have experienced a surge in popularity, with more and more patients opting for orthodontic treatment later in life. But why is that? Aren’t braces for kids and teenagers? While popular culture would have you believe this, it simply isn’t true. Read on to learn why more adults are beginning their orthodontic journey now than ever before.

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Power of Preservation: Why Your Retainer Should Be Worn Every Day

February 16, 2024

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Patient grabbing their retainer

Congratulations on completing your orthodontic treatment! You’ve finally achieved a beautiful, straight smile with the help of your orthodontist. However, your journey to a perfect smile doesn’t end when your braces come off or you finish your Invisalign treatment. In fact, it’s just as important to wear your retainer as directed by your orthodontist. But what’s so important about a retainer? Read on to find out!

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What Oral Problems Can Orthodontics Address?

January 26, 2024

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Teeth with braces

Everyone knows that braces can fix dental alignment issues like overbites, underbites, crossbites, gaps, and the like, but they may not be clear on the oral health problems these misalignments can cause. In addition to making your smile more beautiful, orthodontic treatments can address the root cause of painful oral health issues that interfere with patients’ everyday lives. Here’s a brief guide to a few of the oral health problems misalignments can cause and how orthodontics can help.

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Why Do Teeth Shift Over Time?

January 12, 2024

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Teeth with gap

If you’ve found that your teeth have shifted out of their positions over time, you’re not alone. The human body is always changing, and the way the face grows and develops as it gets older can alter the alignment of a person’s smile. This can be especially frustrating for anyone who spent a few years in braces to achieve a straighter and healthier smile. Here’s a brief guide to why teeth can shift out of position as well as a few ways to prevent or treat the problem.

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5 Factors that Can Influence the Cost of Orthodontic Treatment

December 7, 2023

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Close-up of woman’s smile with braces

“How much do braces cost?” That might seem like a straightforward question with a straightforward answer, but that is not always the case. In fact, you probably will not know how much your orthodontic treatment will cost until you attend a consultation with your care orthodontist. That is because several factors can have a bearing on the price of your care, including the following:

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Yuletide Tips: How to Navigate the Holidays with Invisalign

November 30, 2023

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Couple smiling while window shopping at outdoor mall

Whether you’re heading out of town for the holidays, hosting loved ones at your home, or celebrating with just a few close friends, the last few weeks of 2023 may be packed with to-dos. Since following your Invisalign treatment plan can take a backseat amid the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it’s important to be proactive. With this in mind, here’s some helpful information on how to navigate the holidays with Invisalign!

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The Importance of a Mouthguard if You Play Sports with Braces

September 8, 2023

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A boy in football pads putting in a mouthguard

When the whistle blows on the field, the last thing you want to be thinking about is your child’s braces. In contact sports, injuries are prevalent and considered “a part of the game.” Even if it’s accepted as inevitable, that doesn’t mean you have to take it lying down. You can take steps to protect their braces with a mouthguard.

If you’re serious about using a mouthguard to protect your child’s oral health during their games, continue reading and follow these four mouthguard tips.

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Why Angel Aligners Might Be the Best Clear Aligner System

August 5, 2023

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Happy dental patient holding clear aligner

Clear orthodontic aligners have been widely available for a few decades now — their popularity and practicality are indisputable! More brands than ever are offering them. Of course, it is great to have options. But how can you decide which clear aligner system is right for you? In this blog post, we explain some of the advantages of Angel Aligners. They offer some features that you simply cannot find elsewhere!

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Covering Up: Addressing a Gummy Smile with Orthodontics

July 12, 2023

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Woman with braces smiles.

A gummy smile, technically called “excessive gingival display,” occurs when too much gum tissue shows around the teeth. An orthodontic examination may reveal that a gummy smile is the result of a bad bite and therefore correctable with orthodontics.  Some people with this condition might be interested in reducing their smile’s gum exposure for purely cosmetic reasons. Read on to learn how braces can address a gummy smile.

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3 of the Best Braces Moments in Pop Culture

June 9, 2023

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shot of a movie theater

Over the years, braces have gotten a pretty bad reputation in pop culture. All too often they’re associated with awkward teenage years, but the truth is that they can open the door to a beautiful new smile. People with braces are trying to reach their best selves, and that’s something that should be celebrated.

To change the narrative, here are a few of the best braces moments in pop culture that show how beautiful they can be.

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