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Retainers After Braces: What You Should Know

For most people, the day that they get their braces off is a happy day. It marks the end of the struggles of having braces and can be a major relief for a lot of people. However, it is not the end of the process to straighten your teeth. You will likely need a retainer to wear periodically after your …

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Getting Braces: What You Should Know

If you’re reading this post, we’ll assume you’ve already made the decision to get braces. Now you’re wondering what to expect from your treatment. Will getting braces hurt? Can you really go an entire two years without eating popcorn? Even when you go to the movies?! We’re here to address some of our patients’ biggest concerns when it comes to …

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Do You Need to See an Orthodontist for Invisalign?

We know what you’re thinking. “You’re orthodontists! Of course you’re going to answer yes to this question!” Well, you’re partially right: while you don’t need to see an orthodontist for Invisalign because it’s a treatment available from general and cosmetic dentists as well, we believe you should see a dentist for Invisalign–or any other orthodontic treatment, for that matter. Are …

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Invisalign vs. Traditional Braces: Which is Right for You?

Many of our patients find themselves weighing the pros and cons of Invisalign vs. traditional braces. It’s a discussion we’ve had so many times at our orthodontic practice that we’ve decided to write an entire blog post about it! The answer ultimately comes down to what’s right for you–your preferences, your lifestyle, and, of course, your unique orthodontic needs. But …