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Top 5 Dental Apps for Kids and Adults

We all spend a lot of time on our smartphones today. You know how to use them to call, text, and even play games… but did you know you could use them to improve the oral health of your family? There are some great dental apps available, both free and paid, that offer you useful […]

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Messy Dental Impressions are History Thanks to Digital Mouth Scanners

The dreaded dental impression – getting one used to be awkward, messy, even downright unpleasant for many patients. But thanks to modern technology, digital mouth scanners have made creating dental impressions easier than brushing your teeth.

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Not Mad About Metal? Here are 3 Alternatives to Traditional Braces

Not so long ago, there was only one real option to straighten teeth: metal braces. If you wanted that perfect smile, your teeth had to hide under a layer corrective metal for a while. But times have changed and so have your orthodontic options. Today, you can subtly straighten your smile and avoid a brace-y […]

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The Great Debate: Invisalign vs Braces

Invisalign vs Braces It’s an election year, and there is no shortage of debates – not even in the orthodontics field. One of the most common debates you’ll hear in dental offices is The Great Braces Debate: Invisalign vs braces. While both products are effective in aligning teeth to create a beautiful smile, each has […]

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Is the Waterpik a Good Alternative to Flossing with Braces?

We all know that flossing is extremely important for our dental health. Even with this knowledge, most of us often go to bed without ever touching the cracks of our teeth. For parents, it seems impossible to get children to floss. Add braces to the mix, and it can become a serious battle to get […]

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What is the Right Age for Your Child to Get Braces?

Orthodontic treatments have come a long way in the last few decades. With all of the options available and the technological advances within the industry, the number orthodontic treatments have skyrocketed. According to the American Association of Orthodontists more than 4.8 million Americans have braces; 78% of which being under the age of 18.

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