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How Is [Invisalign] Different from Traditional Braces?

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LAST UPDATED: SEPTEMBER 28, 2017

How is Invisalign Different from Traditional Braces?

When the Invisalign system of aligners first became available in 2000, it opened up new possibilities for patients to achieve the straightest, healthiest smile with less impact to their daily life during treatment. Before that time, the only option for patients with crooked teeth or bite issues was traditional metal hardware.

Today, the aligner system has become one of the most popular choices for orthodontic care nationwide. In particular, professional adults and teens tend to favor aligners because they are less visible to colleagues and peers. However, traditional orthodontic treatment also continues to be a popular choice and offers some types of benefits no other system can yet provide.

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[Damon System] versus Traditional Braces

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Because orthodontic technology has been expanding over the years, it’s normal for you to have a variety of choices for your treatment. Two choices that you may want to decide between are traditional brackets and Damon brackets. The Damon System is one of the newest forms of corrective devices, and there are several advantages to it. The following is some information about the Damon system in relation to the traditional system. You can use it to make an honest decision when you are ready to start your treatment.

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Getting to Know the [Damon System]

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Getting to Know the Damon System

Technological advances are making it easier and less painful for millions of people to straighten out their smiles. Today, a visit to the orthodontist doesn’t always mean traditional braces. The advent of Invisalign technology and the Damon System makes it easier and less embarrassing to straighten our teeth than ever before. Now, we can finally get the kind of smile we can each portray with pride.

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What Is Invisalign and How Does It Work?

A smile is one of the first things people will notice about you, and one of the most memorable. If your smile isn’t all that you want it to be, due to crooked or misaligned teeth, a traditional brace may be the first solution to pop into your head. However, they are very noticeable. Adults as well as children or adolescents may find them to be too glaringly obvious and might become self-conscious while wearing them.

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What To Eat With [Braces]

One controversial thing about wearing braces is that you hurt and help the teeth spontaneously. Braces help your teeth by correcting their position and alignment. They hurt your teeth because they make it difficult to practice good dental hygiene. Since flossing and brushing are more challenging, you need to be careful with what you eat. Here is a list of foods you should avoid.

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What Makes a Good [Orthodontist]

What makes a good orthodontist. Some oral treatments require the specialized services of an orthodontist. These procedures are necessary and delicate, which is the reason patients are referred to a specialist in the first place, so it’s important to find the right professional. It isn’t enough to see anyone skilled in the practice of orthodontia. Some skills are essential in this field of dental work and you also want to ensure you feel comfortable under his or her care.

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Difference Between a Dentist And Orthodontist

Difference between a dentist and orthodontist. When parents are looking for excellent oral care for their children, they typically visit a dental facility. Your child may be an infant or entering middle school, but every age requires focused dental care. However, there may be some confusion about the proper doctor for your child’s treatment. There are major differences between professionals calling themselves dentists or orthodontists. Learn more about orthodontics so that you can be informed as your child grows in his her adult teeth.

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Is Alcohol-free, Sugar-free Breath Spray Okay to Use with [Invisalign]?

Bad breath is a common complaint, and it can become an even bigger problem during orthodontic treatment. Whether you are undergoing treatment with braces or clear aligners, orthodontic appliances give bacteria more places to hide, which leads to more halitosis. Invisalign’s clear aligner design makes it easier to clean all those hard-to-reach places, but if you still have some lingering bad breath, you might be wondering: Is breath spray okay to use? Some breath sprays can be bad for your teeth during treatment, but in general, sugar-free, alcohol-free breath sprays are safe to use with Invisalign.

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Should I Get Braces Before My Wedding?

Should I get braces before my wedding? You’re getting married. Congratulations! Now that you’re getting married to your best friend, you’re excited to get started on the wedding planning. There’s so much to do, from the flowers to the guest seating to securing the location of the ceremony. You don’t know exactly how you will get everything done, but you know that you’ll do it in style. But what if everything about your appearance was camera ready, except for your teeth? The wedding pictures will be a big part of your wedding budget, so you want the star of the pictures (the bride) to look especially great. Is there anything you can do to fix your teeth before you say “I do?”

 

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Do Orthodontic Braces Hurt?

Negative thoughts can stop people from getting the braces they need. Believe it or not, orthodontists are used to hearing questions and statements like, “I am afraid of having braces. Do Braces hurt? Will I feel the pain in my teeth by having braces?” The following is going to help you understand what you might experience with this process.

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