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Can You Transition From Braces to Invisalign?

Invisalign vs. braces — which is more effective? More importantly, can you transition from braces to Invisalign? Braces and Invisalign are both effective at straightening teeth and improving smiles. However, if you started your orthodontic treatment with braces, you may have some regrets for that decision. Fortunately, there’s some good news — you can switch

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3 Reasons to Ditch Teeth Whitening Kits

There’s nothing wrong with wanting whiter teeth and a brighter smile. Today there are a variety of different teeth whitening kits available over the counter. However, what many people don’t realize about these kits is that they come with hidden risks. In this post, we’ll examine the reasons why you should quit using at-home teeth whitening kits. 3

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5 Signs You Might Need Dental Veneers

What’s in a smile? Apparently everything, according to a new study that shows Americans perceive those with straight teeth to be 58% more like to be successful. They also found that  87% of surveyed Americans would forego something for a year to have a perfect smile the rest of their life. The good news is

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Braces Vs Invisalign: Which One Is Right For You?

Your smile affects your self-esteem, and your self-esteem impacts every other aspect of your life. In other words, if you don’t have a healthy smile, your quality of life might be lower than it could be. But straightening crooked teeth is a simple fix. The hard part about it is choosing between braces and Invisalign. That’s

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5 Telltale Signs You Might Need Braces

Did you know having white, straight teeth attracts people in the same way a peacock’s tail feather attracts other peacocks? When someone sees your shiny straight gnashers, their brain tells them you are a genetically suitable mate. Science! Who knew? So what happens if you or your kids don’t have straight teeth? Are you doomed

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Why Having a Regular Dental Checkup Is So Important

Did you know that 1 in 4 adults in the United States has untreated cavities and 50% of adults have some sort of gum disease? Going on a regular dental checkup is not something most people look forward to. But a single visit to the dentist can prevent oral diseases and significantly improve your dental health.

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The History of Invisalign Braces

Did you know the first orthodontics weren’t invented until 1900? Even then, it wasn’t until after World War II that improving one’s smile became a mainstream idea. For decades, traditional metal braces were the go-to option for straightening teeth. Fast forward to 2018, when 1.3 million people started treatment with Invisalign. Experts estimate that more

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Your Guide To Caring For Your Clear Aligners

You’re on your way to a beautiful smile. Clear aligners can reshape your teeth to get the teeth you’ve always wanted. But are they that easy? Caring for clear aligners isn’t difficult. You’ll have no trouble with the care and cleaning if you follow the handy tips below. Your Guide to Caring for Clear Aligners Clear

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What to Expect During a Tooth Filling Procedure

Uh-oh! You didn’t quite take care of your teeth as well as you could have, and now you have a cavity. Don’t worry; you’re far from alone. According to a 2015 article from NEWSMAX Health, the majority of Americans, more than 90 percent, have or had a cavity at some point. Now you need a tooth filling,

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