Teeth Shaving for Invisalign – Do You Need To?

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Shaving teeth or filing them down to fix overcrowding is a rather common practice in orthodontic treatment with Invisalign. When done correctly, it does not pose any hazards. If your teeth require contouring and reshaping in order to fit in appropriately with the rest of your teeth, you may be a potential candidate for teeth…

Dry Mouth With Braces – Why and Solutions

Posted | Braces

Straighter teeth, better spacing, and a more aesthetically pleasing smile are all possible results of wearing braces. However, you will need to endure some unpleasant circumstances before you can reach the point where you can enjoy the benefits, one of these is a dry mouth with braces. If you are experiencing a dry mouth with…

What Happens if You Don’t Wear Your Retainer After Braces?

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If you’re an orthodontic patient, your orthodontist probably reminds you how important wearing your retainer is at every appointment. But what really happens if you don’t wear your retainer after getting braces? Will your treatment have gone to waste, or is it less necessary than your doctor makes it seem?

How Much Does Invisalign Express Cost for Only Upper Teeth?

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When you learn that your children need braces, you likely have an assortment of questions. In fact, you’ve even discovered that they are getting Invisalign Express on their upper teeth only. One of the most prominent inquiries in your mind is likely about the cost of this procedure. The exact answer is one that depends…

How to Whiten Teeth With Braces?

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While braces improve the appearance of your pearly whites and enhance your smile, they bring a whole different problem – teeth discoloration and staining. Therefore, most brace wearers often wonder about whitening their teeth. They have a common question: Can I whiten my teeth while wearing braces? According to statistics, roughly four million people wear…

Can You Get Braces With a Crown?

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So, can you get braces with a crown, root canals, or implants? The answer is yes! It is entirely safe to get braces with crowns or other orthodontic implants. Dental braces help correct problems with teeth like crooked or misaligned teeth. Underbite and overbite are also some of the common reasons for wearing braces. The…

Can I Wear Braces If I’m Pregnant? (FAQ’s)

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  Can you get braces while pregnant is a question that is asked often, and for valid reasons. Basic orthodontic treatment doesn’t put any stress on a developing fetus, so it’s totally safe to continue with an established treatment plan during pregnancy. Braces or Invisalign can even be put on during pregnancy, as long as…

White Spots on Teeth With Braces (THE ANSWERS)

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One of the most exciting moments of orthodontic treatment is when your braces come off. White spots on your teeth can, however, ruin this feeling. After successful orthodontic treatment, a common question is whether braces cause white lesions on the teeth’s surface. You may be experiencing what is known as white spot lesions (WSL). And…

Does Invisalign Give You a Lisp?

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If you’ve read of the numerous advantages of Invisalign, you might have also come across the so-called Invisalign lisp. In medical terms, a lisp is a speech impediment related to the sounds corresponding with the sounds “z”, “s”, “sh”, or “ch”. Dr. TisserontI feel very fortunate to have found a profession as rewarding as the…

How Do Braces Work?

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People know braces work, but few understand how they do what they’re meant to do. In this blog post, we’ll explain the process and science of how braces work.

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