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A person with braces getting a braces check up at their orthodontist.

Why You Shouldn’t Miss Your Regular Braces Check Up During Treatment

Everyone knows the importance of check ups throughout the year with your dentist. But the same goes for orthodontic visits during orthodontic treatment! A braces check up is part of the on-going process of correcting the position of your teeth. Skipping one could cause major problems.  What Happens at a Braces Check Up?  There are several reasons that you need to visit…

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A teen girl who avoided white spots from braces by brushing well

What Causes White Spots from Braces and How to Avoid Them

The day your braces are removed is often a momentous occasion! You’ll finally get to see the complete results of months or years of orthodontic treatment. You’re ready to enjoy your new smile and the switch to your retainer. However, some patients may be surprised to discover white spots from braces on one or more…

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Invisalign retainers sitting on a table.

The Benefits of Invisalign for Orthodontic Treatment

Before you get started on orthodontic treatment, you’ll need to figure out which type of braces you plan to use. While some situations will necessitate one type over another, most people have several choices. One of the most popular modern choices is Invisalign. But what are the benefits of Invisalign and why is it so popular? …

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Dr. Andy speaking with a patient about orthodontics.

Explore the Truth Behind 5 Common Myths About Braces

“A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” While myths aren’t necessarily lying, they’re still just as quick to spread around! Myths about braces are pervasive, especially among children. But which myths are just that, and what is the truth behind these myths? Read on to learn…

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