The brackets used for orthodontic treatment are now being manufactured with doors or clips to automatically hold the wire in place. Traditionally braces, up until now, have been designed with a horizontal slot across the front of the bracket for the wire to fit into. The wire then had to be held in place with small colored […]
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Orthodontics can seem expensive, especially if finances are extremely tight for a family. Thankfully, there are organizations such as Smile for a Lifetime that can help. According to their website, the “Smile for a Lifetime Foundation is a non-profit, charitable organization comprised of local chapters throughout the country that provides quality orthodontic treatment for patients […]
Stephanie was on vacation and lost her Invisalign trays. Since she was only gone for 5 days and was not going to be changing her trays while she was gone she did not pack any with her. While out to eat, she accidentally threw away her aligners. This was a huge problem! She didn’t have […]
Is a scanner going to replace impressions in the dental office? Impressions are probably on every patient’s top 10 things of NOT to do in the dental office. Impressions can be more difficult for people who have strong gag reflexes, mouth sores, or are a mouth breather. Impressions are not a fun thing for any […]
If you would like to start orthodontic treatment, there are a few things you should do beforehand. If you don’t already have an orthodontist, get recommendations from friends or your regular dentist. Get at least two opinions, if possible. Orthodontists can vary in their treatment approach. If you don’t like what one orthodontist says, get […]
What’s the best thing about glow-in-the-dark braces?
They’ll make your smile light up a room.