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Is Invisalign Better Than Braces?

Invisalign and other clear braces products have revolutionized the field of orthodontics. Many teens and adults are drawn to invisible braces because they are less apparent than metal braces. That doesn’t necessarily make them “better” though, and they may not be the best choice for your smile. Let’s compare Invisalign vs. braces to determine which…

When Should a Child Get Braces?

When Should a Child Get Braces?

Most people think of teens with braces, but orthodontic treatment can start long before those teen years hit. In fact, it’s best to start the process as early as possible. Let’s explore when a child should get braces and steps you can take right now. Best Age for Braces Prep (Right Now!) The steps leading…

How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

Have you changed your toothbrush in the last six months? Last year? Last decade? If you answered “no” to any of those timeframes, it’s time to get a new toothbrush. This guide explains how often you should replace your toothbrush, and features to look for in a new toothbrush. Replace Your Toothbrush Every Quarter The…

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Is It Normal to Have Morning Breath?

Tired of waking up every morning with a swamp in your mouth? Morning breath is extremely common, but that doesn’t make it any easier to deal with. Thankfully, there are some steps you can take to reduce morning breath and improve halitosis as a whole. What Causes Morning Breath? The two main culprits behind morning…

How Much Do Braces Cost?

How Much Do Braces Cost?

How much is it for braces? What are the most affordable braces? Can I pay for braces with insurance? These are some of the first questions patients ask when they come in for orthodontics treatment. Let’s take a look at the average price of invisible braces, metal braces, and other orthodontics services, along with common…