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What Happens Immediately after Removal of Braces? 7 EASY FACTS

Braces straighten teeth. After the treatment, you’ll have a new smile. It is important to know the immediate after-effects and devices used. The removal of braces from the teeth at the orthodontist is the first thing that happens. Read on to find out the facts. Let’s start with the kinds of braces you will have used.

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Invisalign Not Tracking (Is This Normal ?)

Invisalign treatment is great in many ways. Less pain. Less mess. And most of all fewer appointments than you get with traditional metal braces. Clear aligners are great for seeing the transformation and you only need to send a scan from your phone.

Your scan will tell the orthodontist if the next trays are good to go. Sometimes, your scan will show your Invisalign not tracking. Read on for the full lowdown on why your aligners are not seated and what to do about it.

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Invisalign Gum Damage (Full Breakdown)

A major advantage in using Invisalign clear aligners is that the appliances are less dramatic and cumbersome in the mouth for the patients. Because they have fewer parts as compared to braces, aligners push the teeth into alignment, creating less pain than traditional braces. Is there any relation to gum recession? Read on to find out if there is a link between clear aligners gum damage  First, let’s see what Invisalign is…

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Sleep Apnea (How Orthodontics Help) | QUICK FACTS FOR MOM

Sleep. We all love it regardless of our age, gender, or nationality. For some though, sleep is not a recharging experience. It is a hellish time. This may be due to a sleep condition called ‘Sleep Apnea.’ It affects 18 million adults in the USA. Not to mention, many children. This condition affects breathing and is disrupting to the sleep cycle. a cycle your body uses to re-energize. This post will show you in quick form the basic facts on sleep apnea and how orthodontics can help. Let’s get going.

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Invisalign Teen (7 AWESOME FACTUALS FOR SUPER MOM)

We all know the pain and angst-ridden lifestyles of our beloved little ones. The teen years arrive like a runaway train. Physical looks are always on the minds of our teens as they are bound by peer pressure and the rules of attraction. When Invisalign announced they had made clear aligners suitable for teens, phones buzzed. Yes, your teen can get their smile perfected without the ugly traditional metal braces of old. In this post, we’ll take you through 7 facts about Invisalign Teen. Let’s get going!

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Look After Your Braces While Self-Isolating (7 EASY FACTS)

While self-isolating in this time of uncertainty, you can be rest assured the work on your teeth remains in motion. Your braces won’t know the self-isolating issues we face, they will keep working. Your orthodontist remains open, in a restricted manner of course. The world seems paused, but you need not worry your treatment will too. In this post, we’ll show you the basics of oral care during a lockdown and how you can be confident about your smile by remembering how to look after your braces while self-isolating. Let’s get going.

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Underbite Correction Without Surgery (Epic New Guide)

Incorrect bites are common problems that cause people embarrassment because it alters their appearance. Underbites occur when your top and bottom teeth do not align properly and the bottom tends to overlap the top ones. While an underbite is often visible from the front of your face, your profile tends to be the most affected. You may also notice issues such as difficulty chewing or speaking if your underbite is especially pronounced. In this post, we’ll take you through underbite correction without surgery. Let’s get going.

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Invisalign Express | HOW MUCH – HOW LONG (3 EPIC FACTS)

Invisalign Express is an orthodontic treatment that involves straightening of teeth with aligners. Traditional braces made of metal are now considered old fashioned and awkward. Some need specific treatment like Invisalign Express. In this post, we’ll show you how much treatment costs for only upper teeth. Let’s get investigating.

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Gaps in Teeth/Diastema (WHAT IT MEANS AND HOW TO FIX)

Gap teeth are a well-known cosmetic dental issue and can be caused by anything from thumb-sucking to gum disease. It’s possible to address this problem with braces or other orthodontic treatments but is it always necessary? So does having a gap between your teeth mean you need immediate treatment? We discuss that and more below. First, let’s see why diastema occurs.

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What is Dental Monitoring? (3 REASONS IT IS HERE TO STAY)

During treatment and especially a global pandemic like COVID-19, keeping up with your progress is important. And ensuring your treatment stays the course is essential. Those using Invisalign aligners have an advantage over those with fixed bracket braces. Dental Monitoring is an excellent way to ensure your braces are doing what they should be doing. And you can move to your next aligner. A simple plastic device called the DM Cheek Retractor and a smartphone is all you need. Use them to send digital images to your orthodontist. In this post, we’ll explain what Dental Monitoring is and why you need it more than ever. Let’s get cracking.

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