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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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How to Take Care of Your Crowns
A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap a dentist places over a tooth that has been damaged by an accident or tooth decay. A crown is designed to protect what's left of the damaged tooth, improve your overall appearance and make it easier to chew...Read More
Why Doesn't My Retainer Fit Anymore?
After completing orthodontic treatment like braces or clear aligners to straighten your teeth, there's still more to your journey. Your teeth need some persuasion to keep from shifting back to their pre-alignment positions. You'll have to wear a retainer for the foreseeable future to keep...Read More
How to Clean Byte Aligners
Byte aligners can give you the straightened smile of your dreams. As an at-home teeth straightening option, they can take half the time as a traditional method. Plus, thanks to their clear design, they're much more discreet than regular braces. These aligners let you smile...Read More
The Truth About Dental Implants
Missing or damaged teeth can cause a multitude of problems, but thanks to dental technology, tooth replacement options are better than ever. Dental implants are one of these options and can offer a lifetime of satisfaction. Let's take a look at the truth about dental...Read More
Should I Get Braces or Aligners?
Should I Get Braces or Aligners? When it comes to straightening teeth, you want to make the best decision for yourself or your child. Your teeth make a difference in your quality of life, from eating and talking to having confidence when you smile. That's...Read More
How to Stop Tooth Pain
When you have a toothache, it's hard to think of anything else. Toothaches can lead to throbbing, swollen gums and nagging, sharp pains. Increased sensitivity can make mealtime a nightmare. You may even find it difficult to speak when one or several of your teeth...Read More
Signs You Need a Dental Crown
Getting a dental crown is a fairly standard procedure. However, many people do not know they need a dental crown. This post will provide information about dental crowns and detail specific warning signs that may indicate you need one. What Is a Crown on Your...Read More
What Happens If I Stop Wearing My Retainers?
Everyone wants their teeth to be healthy and straight. An aligned smile can help you achieve greater confidence in personal and social settings. And when you put in the time, money and dedication to get your teeth straightened, you want them to stay that way...Read More
Questions to Ask Before Receiving Dental Implant Surgery
Millions of people around the world experience tooth loss for one reason or another. Tooth loss can stem from poor dental hygiene, a bad diet, injuries or natural causes like old age and weakening bone structures. Whatever the reason, tooth loss is a common condition,...Read More