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What is the Difference Between a Dentist and an Orthodontist?

Posted on November 16, 2022

When it comes to dental health, many people think of an orthodontist as someone to see for braces and a dentist as someone to see for teeth cleaning. Many people see their dentist regularly, but they may not understand the importance of also seeing an orthodontist regularly. Understanding the role of a dentist and an… Read more »


When Should I Take My Child to an Orthodontist?

Posted on November 2, 2022

When it comes to raising a child, medical appointments are one of those things that you can feel a little confused about. Some people consider orthodontics more of an optional medical area, but it is just as vital as the pediatrician or the dentist. While there are many reasons to see an orthodontist, figuring out… Read more »


What Does Invisalign Feel Like?

Posted on October 22, 2022

Many people choose Invisalign instead of traditional wire braces because the clear aligner trays don’t alter their smile like braces do. But Invisalign also has other advantages. The clear, removable aligner trays provide a convenient and comfortable orthodontic experience. What Aligners Are Made From Invisalign aligners are made from a thin, durable polyurethane plastic called… Read more »


High-Tech Equipment Your Orthodontist Uses

Posted on October 10, 2022

Fitting and adjustments for your braces and Invisalign are faster, easier, and more accurate than ever before, thanks to the high-tech equipment. These instruments allow your orthodontist to evaluate your teeth and monitor them closely throughout your treatment. You may find that your general dentist uses them, also. Digital X-Rays Digital x-rays are superior to… Read more »


Foods to Avoid When You Have Braces

Posted on September 30, 2022

You’re going to have beautiful, straight teeth when your braces come off, but in the meantime, you will have to make some temporary changes to your diet. To make sure everything goes smoothly with your orthodontic treatment, it’s important to avoid breaking or loosening your brackets or wires, so you should avoid certain foods. Crunchy… Read more »


At What Age Should You Get Braces?

Posted on September 20, 2022

It’s a common sight to see young teens wearing braces, but they’re not the only ones who can benefit from orthodontic treatment. People at any age—from young children to adults—can wear braces to help create a beautiful, healthy smile. Treatment may not be exactly the same for all ages, but braces can be helpful at… Read more »


Can Adults Benefit from Braces and Invisalign?

Posted on August 23, 2022

Orthodontic treatment is not just for children and teenagers. More and more adults are realizing that well-aligned teeth are not only beneficial for their appearance but can also help their dental health. Both traditional braces and Invisalign straighteners can be good choices for adults. Why Straighten Teeth as an Adult? It’s not just teens who… Read more »


Is Teen Invisalign a Good Choice for Your Teen?

Posted on August 9, 2022

When your teen needs orthodontic treatment, you may have a choice between traditional braces and Invisalign. No doubt you are familiar with braces since they’ve been around for generations. You may not know as much about Invisalign, but experts say it can be a great choice for teens. Appearance During the teen years, a young… Read more »


Why You Need to Wear a Retainer

Posted on July 26, 2022

You’ll have a beautiful smile and healthy teeth once your braces come off or you’re finished with your final Invisalign aligner. But you’re not quite finished—in almost all cases, you’ll need to wear a retainer for a time. It’s essential that you follow your orthodontist’s instructions to keep your smile straight. Keep Teeth from Shifting… Read more »


3 Signs You Need to Visit an Orthodontist

Posted on July 19, 2022

You might think orthodontic treatment is only necessary if your teeth are noticeably crooked. But there are more subtle indications that your teeth are not properly aligned. Learn the signs that tell you it’s time to visit an orthodontist for an evaluation. You Notice Gaps or Crowding Crowding or gaps between teeth can occur at… Read more »


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