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All The Ways to Clean ALL Clear Aligners- Cut Through The Crud!
No matter which company you went with- Invisalign, SmileDirectClub, Candid Co, ClearCorrect, SnapCorrect, SmileLove, ByteMe, YourSmileDirect, UniformTeeth, Orthly or any of the others-- we've got you. Aligner funk happens to everyone, and we want you to feel confident that your breath is fresh and your teeth are bright!
We cover all the recommended cleaning solutions and also make sure you know what not to do to keep your aligners crystal clear and your teeth bright white!
Guide to Wearing Aligners
Braces are often considered an inconvenient, but necessary, rite of passage for children and young teens as they seek to correct crooked teeth and bite issues that may negatively impact oral health later on. While braces are common in childhood, the American Association of Orthodontists states one...Read More
How to Make Your Smile Last After Aligner (and Braces) Treatment
You did it! You finally finished your aligner treatment. It's the moment you've been waiting for since before you got your first set of aligners. First of all, congratulations. The journey has not been easy, and we're happy you finally made it to the end...Read More
How to Manage Being Sick With Aligners
Getting sick is never enjoyable. For those trying to straighten their teeth, they must manage their aligners while nursing themselves back to health. Wearing aligners for 22 hours each day complicates your normal routine, so catching a cold or the flu can throw off your...Read More
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What Bacteria Causes Tooth Decay?
Your teeth have to be tough in order to stand up to the constant use over the course of your lifetime. Fortunately, they're protected by an outer surface called enamel. But even though enamel is one of the hardest materials in your body, it's still...Read More
Are My Dentures Causing Bad Breath?
Dentures can change your life. They're important to your ability to chew, and they give you a killer smile. The only downside? They might cause bad breath. Both permanent and removable dentures are notorious for their ability to cause denture breath, but we can help...Read More
How to Fix Bad Breath
Bad breath is an all-too-common issue that affects almost everyone from time to time. This condition can be temporary or chronic, and it is also referred to as oral malodor or halitosis. Many people experience bad breath in the morning when they first wake up,...Read More
What Your Teeth Say About Your Ancestry
The shape, configuration and landscape of each person's teeth are unique to them. Your teeth are shaped by your genetics and then altered and worn by the food you eat and how you live your life. Your dentist can tell a lot about your personal...Read More
6 Interesting Facts to Know About Your Dental Health
Our teeth grow in within the first few months of our lives. From that point on, we use and care for them every day. Even with all that experience, there are still things many of us don't know about our teeth. Dental Health Facts You...Read More
10 Foods That Are Bad for Your Teeth
Most people have heard the saying, "You are what you eat." This phrase has some truth to it — the foods you eat affect your health, your energy levels, and even your appearance. It's important to remember this concept applies to your dental health as...Read More
Tips for Recovering From Dental Implant Surgery
Dental implants can have a huge positive impact on your smile and the quality of your life. That said, the procedure is an oral surgery that requires specific post-surgical care for proper healing. Your doctor will help guide you through the recovery process with instructions...Read More
How to Clean and Care for Partial Dentures
When you think of dentures, you might have visions of your grandma's full set soaking in a glass on her nightstand. But dentures aren't just for the old and toothless. Tooth loss can happen for a lot of reasons to people of all ages, and...Read More
14 Tips for a Healthier Smile
A smile is often one of the first things people notice about us, and many people take great pride in having an attractive smile. However, the importance of having a healthy smile goes beyond mere appearances. The health of our teeth and gums is directly tied...Read More