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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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  • Aligner Hygiene in the Time of Coronavirus

    Aligner Hygiene in the Time of Coronavirus

    You’ve definitely heard the news that coronavirus, properly known as SARS-CoV-2, is spreading and causing outbreaks of COVID-19 all over the world. There are a few recommendations that everyone agrees on, including the Center for Disease Control (the CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO)....

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  • How To Cope With Dental Anxiety

    How To Cope With Dental Anxiety

    If you have ever felt uneasy or fearful about having routine dental cleanings or special procedures done, then you are not alone. In fact, millions of Americans feel the same way. While feeling nervous or moderately anxious is normal, some allow their fears to negatively...

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  • How to Stop Grinding Your Teeth in Your Sleep

    How to Stop Grinding Your Teeth in Your Sleep

    You just woke up, but instead of feeling refreshed and invigorated, your jaw feels sore and you have a pounding headache. Waking up with symptoms like these can be due to grinding your teeth in your sleep. Grinding teeth, which is medically known as bruxism,...

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  • How to Clean a Retainer After Strep Throat

    How to Clean a Retainer After Strep Throat

    It's cold and flu season again — and if you're like most people, you're probably going to deal with being sick at some point this winter.   But did you know that people who use oral retainers are generally more susceptible to getting sick? This...

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  • What's the Best Way to Clean Retainers?

    What's the Best Way to Clean Retainers?

    Whether you have clear or wire retainers, cleaning them can seem tricky. You can run them under hot water or brush them with a toothbrush, but that won't remove all of the plaque and bacteria that get stuck in the nooks and crannies of your...

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  • Back to School With OrthoFoam and Yellow Beads and Me!

    Back to School With OrthoFoam and Yellow Beads and Me!

    Yellow Beads and Me talks about OrthoFoam and AlignerFresh! Jen is mom to Tommy and Ameilia. Tommy is in braces and Amelia has a retainer, so they were perfect to give OrthoFoam and AlignerFresh a try! Tommy thought OrthoFoam was easy to use and liked...

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