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Considering Invisalign? Here Are 4 Things You Should Know

December 20, 2021

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Are you interested in straightening your teeth without signing up to wear visible metal braces for a year or more? Then Invisalign could be a perfect option for you. This treatment uses a series of clear plastic aligners that discreetly push the teeth into their optimal position. 

Many patients are eligible for Invisalign, but there are some things you should know before seeking this treatment option. Keep reading to find out what they are.


Three Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Invisalign Treatment

December 18, 2021

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young woman smiling at sunset cityscape

If you are interested in straightening your teeth with Invisalign, you are probably excited that no one will be able to tell you’re undergoing orthodontic treatment thanks to clear braces. Many people still wish to complete the treatment faster, so they can enjoy their results as soon as possible. Keep reading to learn the steps you can take to accelerate the Invisalign process for straighter teeth in no time. 


3 Reasons to Move Forward with Invisalign Before 2022 Arrives

November 20, 2021

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a woman wearing Invisalign

The end of 2021 is quickly approaching, which means if you want to get the most out of your dental insurance benefits, it’s time to talk to your dentist about Invisalign. Straightening your teeth with this invisible solution is a great way to improve your oral health without compromising your professional appearance. But if you want to reap the advantages that come with your dental plan, here are three reasons you won’t want to wait until 2022 to get started.


4 Reasons to Choose Invisalign Over DIY Aligner Systems

November 6, 2021

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a person inserting a clear aligner

You may be tempted to try one of the many do-it-yourself (DIY) clear aligner systems like Smile Direct Club, especially since they are much less expensive than Invisalign. However, before you decide to pursue orthodontic treatment on your own, you may want to consider the following four reasons you’re better off allowing a professional to oversee your treatment with Invisalign.


Back-to-School Invisalign Tips for Teens

July 22, 2021

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Teen smiling

Once your child reaching their teenage years, there is a good chance that they will undergo orthodontic treatment in order to fix misalignment issues. While it may not be their favorite time, the results are worth it. Now that your teen is heading back to school, navigating the day with their new Invisalign aligners may be more challenging. Here are a few tips to help them stay on track with their Invisalign treatment.


Am I Too Old to Get Invisalign?

June 22, 2021

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Senior woman with Invisalign

Not all of us were born with the beautiful smile that we have always dreamed of. Fortunately, there are numerous teeth straightening options out there. They are very common among kids, teenagers, and young adults, but what if you missed out on orthodontic treatment when you were younger? Are you too old to undergo Invisalign now? The truth is that you are never too old to get Invisalign! Continue reading to learn more about the treatment process as an adult.


Is a Root Canal Necessary If Your Tooth Stops Hurting?

April 27, 2021

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patient with a toothache needing a root canal

For the past several days, you’ve had an excruciating toothache. Although it flares up when you drink iced tea or a hot cup of coffee, the pain is difficult to ignore, and you resolve to call your dentist for an emergency appointment. But then, it suddenly goes away. At first, you’re thrilled because the pain is gone, and you can carry on with your day without having to get a root canal, right? The truth is that your tooth still likely requires professional treatment. Read on to learn more about why tooth pain subsiding could be a bad sign.


4 Clear Reasons Wisdom Tooth Removal May Be Needed

April 12, 2021

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a mouth in need of wisdom tooth removal

You are sitting in the dental chair thinking all is well with your smile. You take excellent care of your teeth because you want them to last an entire lifetime. Then, suddenly your dentist says your wisdom teeth are growing in and need to come out. To you, extraction seems extreme. Is removing them really necessary? While some patients can get their wisdom teeth without extraction, most people need to have them removed. In this post, you’ll learn about problems that wisdom teeth can cause if they are not extracted as recommended.


4 Essential Things You Need to Know Before Using Nitrous Oxide

March 9, 2021

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woman wearing a nasal mask

Your palms start to sweat. Your heart rate picks up. You’re on your way to the dentist’s office to have some work done. But this time, your dentist recommends having nitrous oxide or laughing gas. You quickly agree—anything to help make these appointments less stressful and painful. However, there are some things you should know before you breathe it in deeply. Read on to learn what you can expect from nitrous oxide and how it works.


3 Key Ways to Maximize Dental Insurance Benefits

December 23, 2020

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money and dental instruments

For many families and individuals, this year has been financially difficult. At its worst, unemployment rose to as much as 15 percent, and over 2 million workers have been without steady jobs. Needless to say, every dollar matters right now. Are you one of the lucky ones who has kept your job and insurance benefits? How can you make sure that the money you’ve spent on insurance premiums is put to good use? Here are some ways you can maximize your dental insurance benefits for you and your loved ones.

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