Category: Braces

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4 Signs You Need Orthodontics

  In some cases, it’s simple to tell if you need orthodontic treatment. Say your bottom teeth are crowding in the front, or your top teeth have a gap that’s causing a speech impediment. Maybe your child’s baby teeth are shedding, and his or her adult teeth are growing noticeably out of alignment. In these… Read more »



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How to see the best results with clear braces

  Now that you decided on a type of clear braces, whether they’re ceramic braces or Invisalign® aligners, you’re probably super eager to begin your treatment. Just like anything else you try for the first time, you may have some initial questions and concerns. If you’re wondering how to maintain the transparency of your clear… Read more »


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Why Should I Go To An Experienced Orthodontist Over a Dentist for Braces?

  If you don’t have a true understanding of the differences between orthodontic care and general dental care, you may believe these professionals are interchangeable. When it comes to braces or aligner treatments, orthodontists are highly trained with intensive experience. Orthodontists do much more work behind your smile than you may think!   Educational Background… Read more »



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Is Invisalign Right for You?

  The “one-size-fits-all” rule works fairly well with scarves and slippers, but does it work with orthodontic treatment? Not necessarily! Any orthodontic treatment you choose will be custom-crafted to fit the unique arch of your teeth, especially your Invisalign® clear aligners. Imagine wearing a one-size-fits-all clear aligner, fitted to the small mouths of early teens… Read more »


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How does Invisalign® work?

The odds of winning the lottery tomorrow? 175,000,000 to 1. (But still possible.) The odds of receiving a crash course on the ins and outs of clear aligners and Invisalign® aligners right here, right now? 100% in your favor. You’ve probably heard of clear aligners and Invisalign® aligners, but maybe you haven’t heard enough yet.… Read more »


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Clear Aligners: The Ideal Orthodontic Treatment for Student Athletes

You’re a pro at parenting, because you understand the art of multitasking. Knocking out two birds with one stone is your specialty. That’s why clear aligners are the ideal option for your student athlete. Clear aligners and Invisalign® aligners straighten your child’s teeth while he or she plays team sports. We don’t have to tell… Read more »


Ava Still Enjoys Her Favorite Foods With Invisalign Teen

Having a straight smile is very important to teenagers. Most teens spend years wearing braces to achieve the perfect smile. Invisalign Teen is a clear alternative to braces that more teens are embracing today because of its many benefits. Our 12-year-old patient, Ava, is wearing Invisalign Teen and has agreed to share her treatment journey… Read more »