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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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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
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
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
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
Fact or Fiction: Veneers Hurt?
People choose to get dental veneers to make their front teeth look straighter and whiter for a more confident smile. Getting veneers involves a low-impact dental procedure, and many people have questions about the process. Do veneers hurt afterward? Are there any problems with veneers...Read More
How to Prevent Peri-Implantitis
A peri-implant disease happens when bacteria buildup leads to inflammation around soft and hard gum tissues. These diseases specifically involve dental implants, and there are two classifications: peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis. Here's a look at how to prevent peri-implantitis, as well as information on causes...Read More
How to Clean Implant-Supported Dentures
Implant-supported dentures offer many advantages if you need tooth replacement. They are sturdy and stay in the right place, making it easier for you to eat and carry on with your regular activities. Many times, you may even forget you are wearing them. Correctly caring...Read More
How to Care for Dental Implants
Whether you have a single implant or overdentures, you need to know how to care for your implants to prevent oral hygiene problems. Bad oral health is connected to heart disease and digestion problems like candida. Well-cared-for implants will last longer and have fewer problems...Read More
6 Vitamins for Healthy Teeth & Gums
Healthy teeth and gums begin with proper oral hygiene and — you guessed it — good nutrition. Vitamins and minerals play a key role in our oral health and can aid in preventing gum disease, cavities and other common oral health issues. Since your teeth...Read More