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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!

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  • Guide to Wearing Aligners

    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...

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  • How to Make Your Smile Last After Aligner (and Braces) Treatment

    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...

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  • How to Manage Being Sick With Aligners

    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...

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  • When should kids go to the orthodontist?

    When should kids go to the orthodontist?

    In the past, orthodontic treatment was primarily performed during teenage years. Now, many children start treatment at a much younger age. Adults are also getting braces way into their 40s and 50s At what age to consider braces? Traditionally, metal braces are tailored to a...

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  • 13 Orthodontic Treatment Myths & Truths With Braces & Invisalign

    13 Orthodontic Treatment Myths & Truths With Braces & Invisalign

    The thought of undergoing orthodontic treatment with braces leaves some people feeling a bit uneasy, especially if they have been listening to all the myths that abound. The myths surrounding wearing braces not only keep some people from taking a step forward and putting them...

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  • Think Oral Hygiene is Tough With Braces? Think Again!

    Think Oral Hygiene is Tough With Braces? Think Again!

    Orthodontist offers tips for establishing good oral hygiene habits in kids with bracesMillions of teens have either had braces or currently have them. The American Association of Orthodontics recommends that children see an orthodontist at the first sign of an orthodontic problem, but no later...

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  • Wear Braces or Aligners? Now You Can Clean and Whiten at the Same Time!

    Wear Braces or Aligners? Now You Can Clean and Whiten at the Same Time!

    Orthodontist creates revolutionary products to clean aligners and whiten teeth while straightening them Millions of people in the country are currently seeking orthodontic treatment, with most opting for traditional braces or clear aligners. Two of the biggest complaints orthodontists receive from patients undergoing treatment is...

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  • International Children's Day: All About OrthoFoam

    International Children's Day: All About OrthoFoam

    Happy International Children's Day! We spoke to Orthodontist Michael Florman, DDS, about the benefits of Orthofoam for children! What is OrthoFoam?OrthoFoam is a breakthrough in oral hygiene product for both kids and adults wearing metal or ceramic braces. We notice that our patients who use...

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