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Teeth Whitening After Orthodontics

Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening after orthodontics is often a high priority for patients. After all, properly caring for your teeth with braces can be tough! Plus, teeth whitening is the fastest, easiest, most affordable improvement you can make to your teeth. A beaming, white smile is the best way to make a great first impression, especially after months of wearing orthodontics. Unfortunately, many people’s daily habits, or sheer back luck, make this a struggle. Everyone knows that kicking that nicotin

Braces: What is Normal?

Braces

Everyone who wears braces has a slightly different experience, since every person — and every mouth — is different. However, braces shouldn’t be painful — not when they’re being put on, not when bands are being tightened or swapped, and not when they’re being removed. There might be some minor discomfort during these periods, but it’s nothing an over-the-counter painkiller can’t address. Getting any type of orthodontics is a big deal for teens and adults alike. You’ll be wea

5 Activities You Can Do with Invisalign

Invisalign

Invisalign is an alternative to braces that lets patients live their life like it’s virtually orthodontics-free. But what exactly can you do while wearing Invisalign trays? Is it like braces, where food is more likely to get stuck in your teeth? Is it really invisible, or is it going to look like you’re wearing a night retainer 24/7? These are common questions your orthodontist can address, but it’s always a good idea to get as informed as possible before your consultation. Most deals tha

Why Become an Orthodontist for Kids?

Childrens' Orthodontics

Ask a an orthodontist for kids why they chose this specialty, and you’ll get a variety of responses. Any kind of dentist beyond a general dentist opts into extra years of schooling and training. This means delaying a full-time salary, making further sacrifices and sometimes delving so deeply into a subject that it becomes a part of you. Every dental niche attracts a different kind of person, and working with children and orthodontics is one that requires a particular personality. It’s not ea

4 Celebrities with Invisalign

Tom Cruise Invisalign

Can you spot celebrities with Invisalign? Probably not — and that’s the point. Unlike traditional orthodontic options like braces, Invisalign aligners are not obvious, since they are clear. They also can be removed for up to four hours a day for photo shoots, red carpet events and more. The nearly invisible option lets just about anyone, not just celebrities, discreetly straighten their teeth. However, celebrities are under the microscopic inspection of the paparazzi and fans, which means