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How To: Manage and Prevent Oral Sores with Braces

September 23, 2022

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Have you developed mouth sores more consistently now that you have braces? While this is completely normal, they can cause quite a bit of discomfort. Naturally, you want to alleviate the soreness as quickly as possible. To learn how to manage mouth sores with braces and help prevent more from developing in the future, keep reading!

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4 Must-Know Tips for Your First Week with Braces

August 5, 2022

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Woman smiling while pointing to her braces

Did you just get your braces? Congratulations – you’re a big step closer to the smile of your dreams! With time, you’ll barely realize they are there. At first, of course, that’s not the case. Luckily, you can make the transition much more seamless with these helpful tips on navigating your first week with braces.

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Want Invisalign? Here’s Why Summer Is the Perfect Time to Start!

July 7, 2022

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When you think of summer, what comes to mind? For many, it’s relaxing vacations, days by the pool, and cookouts with friends and family. But it’s also the perfect time to begin your Invisalign treatment! Keep reading to learn why.

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5 Tips to Help You Get Back On-Track with Invisalign

May 11, 2022

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Woman holding Invisalign tray and pointing to her smile

At the beginning of your treatment, your orthodontist will provide you with the specifics, from how many trays you’ll need to how long the entire process will take. Of course, these details aren’t set in stone; you can fall off-track with your original Invisalign treatment plan if you don’t implement the right best practices. If this happens to you, don’t get discouraged. Instead, keep reading to learn five must-know tips for preventing that from occurring in the future!

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Here’s How You Can Prevent Orthodontic Relapse

April 11, 2022

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One of the biggest perks of orthodontic treatment is that the results can last a lifetime – with proper care, that is. When bad habits creep in, like neglecting to wear your retainer, then your chances of orthodontic relapse increase significantly. Fortunately, learning about the common culprits and effective prevention tactics can go a long way in keeping your teeth in their perfectly aligned positions!

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Everything You Need to Know About Flossing with Invisalign

March 22, 2022

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Be honest… How good are you about flossing daily? If the answer is “not very good,” you’re not alone. In fact, only about 40% of Americans are diligent about this oral hygiene best practice and a whopping 20% don’t floss at all! It may seem unnecessary, but the small strand can play a crucial role in preventing serious dental problems, like cavities and gum disease. With this in mind, keep reading for a step-by-step guide to flossing with Invisalign.

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5 Factors That Will Affect the Cost of Your Orthodontic Treatment

February 28, 2022

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Man paying for orthodontic treatment

Are you interested in getting braces? It won’t take you too long to realize that finding out about the cost of orthodontic treatment without a consultation is difficult. That’s because each treatment is 100% tailored to the patient, meaning there isn’t a one-size-fits-all answer. Before you get discouraged, it’s important to know that there are a few factors that will influence the estimate across the board. Keep reading to learn a few!

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Worried Braces Will Affect Your Sports Performance? Read This!

January 28, 2022

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Do you participate in a school sport? Do you and your friends enjoy playing a pick-up game of soccer on the weekends? Maybe you’re a professional athlete and your livelihood relies on your ability to play. Whatever the case may be, braces won’t stand in your way! In fact, undergoing orthodontic treatment can provide you with a smile you are proud to show off when you cross the finish line, score a touchdown, or make a goal. To learn how to protect your braces (and your teeth) during sports, read on.

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4 Essential Tips for Traveling with Invisalign

December 20, 2021

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Closeup of woman backpacking through scenic forest

Do you have a trip booked? Whether it’s a scenic backpacking trip, a relaxing vacation at a resort, or a site-seeing adventure overseas, you deserve to enjoy your endeavors to the fullest. Since Invisalign is discreet, comfortable, and doesn’t come with any dietary restrictions, your clear aligners won’t get in the way either! Just make sure to keep the below tips for traveling with Invisalign in mind to stay on track with your treatment plan.

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This Is What Happens After You’re Done with Braces

November 29, 2021

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Closeup of woman with straight teeth smiling

Are you rapidly approaching the end of your orthodontic treatment timeline? Then you are only a few weeks (or maybe even days!) away from seeing your new and improved smile. But what happens next? If you’re like many patients, you’ve dreamed of the day you no longer need to wear metal brackets and wires but aren’t entirely sure how to care for your smile moving forward. Don’t worry – here’s everything you need to know about life after braces.

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