6 Common Misconceptions About Invisalign

Posted on: 22 December 2015

Invisalign has been around since 1999, and it is responsible for modifying over 2.4 million smiles around the world as of 2014. It involves the use of a series of clear plastic retainers to gently, but firmly, shift teeth into the desired position. Invisalign is particularly popular with adults as an alternative to metal braces, as it is virtually invisible. The plastic trays are even removable for times when you don't want any extra attention on your mouth—job interviews, speeches, etc.
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Gap Bands - A Dangerous DIY Dental Trend

Posted on: 7 December 2015

Although it's unpopular, wearing braces is the most effective way of straightening or removing gaps in between the teeth.  However, a worrying trend in DIY dentistry involving gap bands has recently emerged that could cause lasting damage to your teeth.  But what are gap bands, and what problems can they cause?  If you're considering using gap bands on your teeth, read on to find out why you really shouldn't. What are gap bands?
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Care Tips for Invisalign Braces

Posted on: 18 November 2015

Braces are designed to help you straighten your teeth and perfect your smile. Your smile is one of the first things that other people notice about you, which makes it important to take the necessary steps to correct any imperfections regarding the alignment of your teeth. Invisalign braces are a type of realigning system that is designed to be clear. This means that you can use Invisalign braces to correct your smile discretely at any age without the use of traditional metal braces.
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How to Tell If You're Grinding Your Teeth

Posted on: 28 October 2015

Teeth grinding, known by experts as bruxism, is a sleep disorder that can be hard to diagnose. This is troubling since grinding your teeth together as you sleep can cause damage to your chewing muscles, jaw, and the teeth themselves. Most people who grind their teeth at night have no idea that they're doing it since they are unconscious when the act takes place. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to tell if you're a grinder.
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