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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 »


Should You Get Braces or Invisalign?

Posted on June 22, 2022

If you’re contemplating orthodontic treatment for your child or yourself, you may have the option to choose between traditional wire braces or Invisalign. Both methods are highly effective in straightening teeth, and both have their advantages and disadvantages. Before deciding, you should learn about the pros and cons of each. Appearance There’s no question that… Read more »


Caring for Your Invisalign Retainers

Posted on June 8, 2022

Once your Invisalign treatment is finished, you’ll have a beautiful, gleaming smile to show the world. To keep it that way, you’ll need to wear a retainer for a while. Your removable Invisalign retainer will be comfortable and convenient, but you will need to care for it properly. Don’t Lose It During Invisalign treatment, you… Read more »


Express Yourself with Customized Colors for Braces

Posted on May 25, 2022

When you or your teen need to wear braces, you don’t need to be shy about your smile. Instead, you can add splashes of color to the flash of metal in your mouth. Every time you get your braces adjusted, you can change the color of your bands (called ligature ties). Stick with one color… Read more »


How Quickly Can I Straighten My Teeth?

Posted on May 11, 2022

If you’re thinking about straightening your teeth, you might be wondering how long orthodontic treatment will take. The length of treatment depends on a number of factors, including your individual situation, your age, and the type of treatment you choose. Let’s review some common choices. Braces Braces are the traditional treatment for orthodontics. They’re a… Read more »


These Are Not Your Parents’ Braces

Posted on April 27, 2022

If the idea of getting braces for your child or yourself brings up scary images of ugly wires and cumbersome devices, you may be surprised. Orthodontic treatment has improved greatly over the past several decades. You now have more options than your parents could have dreamed about.  Lighter Materials Traditional wire braces are now made… Read more »


Who Can Use Invisalign?

Posted on April 13, 2022

Invisalign is a great option for people who want to achieve a beautiful smile. These clear, plastic devices fit over your teeth snugly and gently move crooked teeth to adjust your bite over time. While they work for most people, your orthodontist can tell you whether they’re right for you.  Children You may notice your… Read more »


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