Tips for Navigating the Holidays with Clear Aligners

December 10, 2023

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Smiling woman holding a gift in the snowIf you’ve started your journey to a straight smile with clear aligners, the holidays will look a little different this year. You don’t want to add any delays to your treatment, but you don’t want to miss out on seasonal celebrations, either. Although you’ll have to pay more attention to your smile, you can still enjoy the holidays with clear aligners. Here are a few tips to keep your treatment on track over the next few weeks.


4 Tips for Easily Removing Clear Aligners

October 12, 2023

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person holding clear aligner and smiling

If you’ve recently started using Invisalign, you might find it a bit tricky, especially when it comes to removing the aligners. Whether you’re struggling with regular trays or have attachments, there are ways to make this process easier. Instead of risking damage by pulling on your aligners, this article shares five simple methods to help you remove them with ease.


When are Braces the Best Option for Orthodontic Treatment?

September 20, 2023

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a smiling woman with braces

Whether you’re an adult or teen, deciding to address bite misalignment, crowding, gaps between teeth, and other orthodontic issues will be great for both your health and confidence. However, today, there are multiple orthodontic treatment options available, and you’ll need to find out which one is right for you. While traditional braces are often thrown aside for the discreet convenience of clear aligners, the truth is, brackets and wires have their own unique benefits. Read on to learn when braces can be the better option.


Are You Getting Your Braces Removed? Here’s What to Expect

August 11, 2023

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Curious woman

Braces are a great way to straighten out your teeth into better and healthier positions, but they aren’t exactly known for being fun or easy to care for. If you’ve traveled the long road of traditional orthodontic treatment, you are probably excited to be parting with the metal cemented to your teeth. After all, finishing your time with braces is quite an achievement. Here’s what you can expect while getting your braces removed and what you should do for aftercare.


The 4 Best Moments for Braces in Pop Culture History

July 21, 2023

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While braces in real life are nothing to laugh at or be ashamed of, sometimes good humor or a jolt of inspiration can be felt through the performance of a braces-wearing comedian or actress actor. Much of the stigma that used to surround braces has disappeared, but it can sometimes be difficult to wear them with pride.

These four pop culture moments showcase that great stories, comical scenes, and feelings of inspiration can still be achieved while rocking metal. Read on to relive iconic moments with braces or make note of them for your future viewing pleasure.


Are You Wearing Braces? Here Are Summer Foods to Avoid

June 15, 2023

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a woman with braces eating watermelon during summer

Summer is finally here! With all the plans for your fun in the sun, you’re bound to want to munch on all your favorite meals. However, if you’re straightening your smile with traditional braces, you might have to think twice about the foods you choose to enjoy. After all, one wrong bite can potentially ruin a wire or bracket and delay your orthodontic process. Here are a few summer foods you’ll want to avoid as well as the type of meals you should be safe to enjoy!


Why Summer Is the Best Time to Start Clear Aligner Treatment

May 5, 2023

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young woman holding her clear aligner in the sun

Over the past few decades, clear aligners have managed to take the world of orthodontics by storm. Their combination of subtlety, convenience, and the incredible results that they can provide has made them a popular choice for patients of all ages.

If you’re interested in straightening your smile with these clear aligners, this summer is the perfect time to get started. Here’s why that is.


Ways to Ruin Your ClearCorrect Treatment

April 25, 2023

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Hand holding clear aligners

If you’re ready to enjoy a straight, healthy smile, ClearCorrect is the solution for you. You don’t have to worry about brackets or wires because clear aligners are worn over your teeth for a discreet solution. However, simple mistakes can ruin your treatment. Here are 6 things you should avoid to ensure you achieve the results you want.


Interproximal Reduction: What You Should Know 

March 21, 2023

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Close-up of woman’s beautiful smile

Are you soon going to start on your journey with ClearCorrect? You may be excited about the road ahead, and understandably so. You have a more beautiful smile waiting for you! Still, your enthusiasm may be somewhat dimmed if you learn that you have to undergo a process known as interproximal reduction (IPR). It can seem a little scary at first. However, once you understand what it is and why it is so important, you can move forward with confidence.


Loose Teeth: Is It Normal While Wearing Braces?

February 3, 2023

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girl wearing braces

You’ve been wearing braces for a few months, and you’re excited about the results you will achieve once treatment is over. But suddenly, you discover that your teeth feel less stable than before. Could it be because of your orthodontic appliances? This unusual feeling might cause you to worry, but you’re not alone. A dentist is here to answer the question, “Why do teeth feel loose with braces” so that you worry less and instead, focus on your future smile.

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