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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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Foods to Eat for Improved Tooth Health
You've heard the saying, "You are what you eat," and this is true when it comes to your dental health. Your dental health and the diet you consume go hand in hand. You can include tooth-friendly foods in your regular diet to support your daily oral...Read More
How to Prevent Sore Gums With New Dentures
Dentures are the answer to many dental ailments for people around the world. People of all ages use dentures to increase their quality of life by allowing them to eat their favorite foods and feel confident in their smiles every day. Whether you are new...Read More
How to Tell if It's Time to Replace a Retainer
Retainers play an essential role in your post-orthodontic treatment plan. They help keep your teeth straight, maintaining the smile you invested in. Your orthodontist will likely recommend you wear a retainer for life because teeth are prone to shifting. Retainers usually only last a few...Read More
Why Does Having Straight Teeth Matter? 12 Health Benefits of Straight Teeth
If you're one of 81% of adults that think their teeth are unattractive when they see them in photographs, it might feel good to know you're not alone. But it still doesn't change how you feel. Many adults are self-conscious about their smiles because they don't...Read More
Breakdown of the Different Clear Aligner and Retainer Materials
Confidence begins with a smile. If you look in the mirror and aren't happy with your smile, now's the perfect time to change it! Clear aligners and retainers are more accessible and affordable than ever before. They straighten your teeth over time while being discreet...Read More
What's the Difference Between Clear Aligners and Retainers?
On the surface, aligners and retainers seem pretty similar. Both are made of clear plastic and used for orthodontic treatment. However, they have two different goals — aligners are meant to move your teeth into new positions, while retainers keep your teeth in their final...Read More
Can Dental Implants Get Cavities?
If you have dental implants, it's normal to have a few questions. In fact, many people with dental implants contact their dentists with the same frequently asked questions, like if dental implants can get cavities. Dental implants do not get cavities. But, there are other...Read More
How to Clean ClearCorrect Aligners
Aligners are excellent alternatives to traditional wire braces. They discreetly straighten your smile, allow you to maintain your oral health more easily, and don't come with any food or drink restrictions. Because ClearCorrect aligners stay in your mouth for at least 22 hours a day,...Read More
Dental Crowns vs. Bridges vs. Implants — Which Is Best?
If you've ever thought about replacing a missing tooth or trading in your uncomfortable dentures, then you've probably considered your options — dental crowns, bridges or implants. So what's the difference between the three? Dental implants, crowns and bridges are relatively similar as they replace...Read More