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June 2018

The process of installing Invisalign

Invisalign is a system of clear mouthguards that can be used instead of braces to help straighten teeth. The big advantage is that Invisalign looks better and is more comfortable than braces. However, not everyone is a candidate for using the system so you with have to check with your dentist. If an orthodontist certified […]

The facts about oral cancer

Oral cancer is not as well known as other types of cancer but it can represent a life-threatening risk if not identified early. – It strikes an estimated 35,000 Americans each year – More than 7,500 people (5,200 men and 2,307 women) die of these cancers each year – More than 25% of Americans who […]

How braces help both children and adults

Crowded or crooked teeth – known as malocclusion – not only spoil your smile, they also increase your risk of dental health problems. Corrective procedures and appliances such as braces straighten teeth and correct jaw alignment. Malocclusions are often noticed around ages 6 – 12, when the adult teeth begin to erupt. The process of […]

How braces can be made to look good

Orthodontic appliances such as braces can be used to help straighten out crooked and crowded teeth. This is not just about looking better; it also helps improve your dental health. How they look may determine how you feel about wearing them but, these days, braces can be as inconspicuous as you want. Brackets � the […]