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How Is [Invisalign] Different from Traditional Braces?

How Is [Invisalign] Different from Traditional Braces?

How Is Invisalign Different from Traditional Braces? Invisalign is a dental correction method that realigns teeth without the need for metal fixtures, brackets, or braces. The Invisalign system employs custom designed, transparent, and removable alignment fixtures. Traditional braces can be endearing, especially on children and teens. Most adults, however, don’t like the aesthetic of clunky metal fixtures attached to their…

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What Is [Invisalign] and How Does It Work?

What Is [Invisalign] and How Does It Work?

What Is Invisalign and How Does It Work? Crooked teeth might seem like a minor cosmetic issue, but if they go untreated, they can turn into a big problem in the future. For better or for worse, people judge others by their appearance, and crooked teeth can make it harder to land a job or get a date. Many people…

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Are Traditional Braces Cheaper than [Invisalign]?

Are Traditional Braces Cheaper than [Invisalign]?

LAST UPDATED: SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 Are Traditional Braces Cheaper than Invisalign? A smile is beautiful, and you will feel more confident about it when you have straight teeth. Only an orthodontist can tell you exactly what treatment is right for your teeth, but there are two basic choices in braces: traditional metal braces or clear Invisalign braces. While the cost…

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Can you still maintain a [healthy diet] while using Invisalign?

Can you still maintain a [healthy diet] while using Invisalign?

Can you still maintain a healthy diet while using Invisalign? A straight, pretty smile is a simple way to have more confidence. When you live with crooked teeth, you might feel a little self-conscious smiling, talking, or showing people your mouth. It’s not uncommon, though your smile is already beautiful. If you’re in the market for an even more gorgeous…

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Can You Still Get Braces if You Have [Fillings]?

Can You Still Get Braces if You Have [Fillings]?

Can You Still Get Braces if You Have Fillings? When you visit an orthodontist, this professional is concerned with straightening your teeth. They don’t perform standard dental procedures so your first visit to an orthodontics office could be when you’re an adult. If you’re concerned about your dental work interfering with the braces, learn a little bit more about the…

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Foods To Avoid While Wearing Braces

Foods To Avoid While Wearing Braces

LAST UPDATED: AUGUST 29, 2017 Foods To Avoid While Wearing Braces The day you get your braces can be a pretty exciting day. Finally you are on your way to achieving a bright, white, straight smile you can proudly show off. One day not long from now, you will look at yourself in the mirror and be so glad you…

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Can [Retainers] Fix a Slight Shift of Teeth After Braces?

Can [Retainers] Fix a Slight Shift of Teeth After Braces?

Can Retainers Fix a Slight Shift of Teeth After Braces? While braces are a fantastic solution for yourself or your children when suffering from misaligned teeth, it’s actually possible for your teeth to shift slightly even after wearing an orthodontic appliance, especially if you don’t start to use a retainer immediately. If you’ve neglected to wear a retainer right after…

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Can I consider further treatment if I’m not satisfied with my smile after [braces are off]?

Can I consider further treatment if I’m not satisfied with my smile after [braces are off]?

Can I consider further treatment if I’m not satisfied with my smile after braces are off? When you approached your orthodontist about braces or Invisalign, you did it because you want a straighter, prettier smile. You want more confidence, and you want to fix what you perceive are imperfections in your mouth. It’s not unreasonable, and your orthodontist was likely…

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What Your Child Should Expect Before and After Braces

LAST UPDATED: JULY 31, 2017 What Your Child Should Expect Before and After Braces When a child first learns that they will need braces, it is natural for them to have some concerns and worries. However, most of this type of fear is usually just uncertainty about the unknown. Once your child knows what to expect during the entire orthodontic…

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Does Wearing Braces Affect Lactating Mothers?

Does Wearing Braces Affect Lactating Mothers?

Does Wearing Braces Affect Lactating Mothers? There is no more joyful time in a mothers life than their child’s first months of life. The stress of bearing a child is behind you and you are able to touch, smell, and kiss your perfect little package. Though, as every mother knows, the worries are just beginning. It is a mother’s duty…

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