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…

Details
What Invisalign Can and Can't Do

What Invisalign Can and Can’t Do

Thinking about getting Invisalign? Clear aligners are a highly-sought after alternative to traditional metal braces. They are far less noticeable, and they are often faster and more affordable. Nevertheless, there are some limitations to Invisalign treatment. Let’s take a look at what invisible braces can and can’t do. Smile Issues Invisalign Can Treat Invisalign and…

Details
Are Invisible Braces More Expensive Than Metal Braces?

Are Invisible Braces More Expensive Than Metal Braces?

Invisible braces were once a hot new form of orthodontics treatment, but they have since become a staple in dentistry. Advances in technology and treatment programs have allowed invisible braces to be more widely accepted and applicable. If you’re debating between clear braces and metal braces, cost may be a primary concern. Here we’ll compare…

Details
Woman holding invisible braces in her mouth.

Do Invisible Braces Really Work?

Invisible braes have come a long way in the last 20 years. They first hit the market in the late 1990s, and they soon became a staple in the world of orthodontics. Nevertheless, there are still plenty of people who just aren’t sure if clear aligners are a good option. We’re here to set the…

Details
Gum Disease Prevention Tips

Gum Disease Prevention Tips

Nearly half (47.2%) of American adults over the age of 30 have some form of gum disease. Periodontal issues can spark from a number of sources – plaque buildup, smoking, diabetes, poor oral hygiene, genetics, and more. Thankfully, there are simple steps you can take to reduce your risks and preserve your oral health. Check…

Details
Is Brushing Your Teeth Three Times a Day Bad?

Is Brushing Your Teeth Three Times a Day Bad?

Brushing your teeth is a crucial aspect of good oral health. We recommend brushing at least twice a day for optimal results, but does that mean you should stop at two times? Is brushing your teeth three times a day bad? Read on to learn how much is too much in the world of teeth…

Details
Should I Brush My Teeth before My Dentist Appointment?

Should I Brush My Teeth before My Dentist Appointment?

Not sure what to do before your dentist appointment? Don’t sweat it. This doesn’t have to be a stressful process, and it doesn’t require a lot of prep work. Whether you show up with a mouth full of food or with pristinely clean teeth, you’re going to receive top-quality oral care. Read on to learn…

Details
What Is the Best Mouthwash to Use?

What Is the Best Mouthwash to Use?

There are dozens of mouthwashes on the market today in every color of the rainbow. Advanced whitening, total care, multi-protection, ultra clean – how can you decide which mouthwash is best? The key is to find the right mouthwash for your smile’s specific needs. Read on to learn how to pick the best mouthwash for…

Details
How to Eat with Invisible Braces

How to Eat with Invisible Braces

One of the biggest perks to wearing invisible braces is that you can remove them to eat and drink. Traditional metal braces make some foods difficult or impossible to consume, but clear aligners leave your chompers in full working order. Nevertheless, there are some tricks to eating with clear braces in order to maximize their…

Details
Do You Need to Fill Cavities in Baby Teeth?

Do You Need to Fill Cavities in Baby Teeth?

If your child has a cavity, you may be tempted to left it untreated. After all, baby teeth eventually fall out to make room for permanent teeth. Before you make this decision though, you need to understand how important it is to treat tooth decay in children. Read on to learn why dentists recommend filling…

Details