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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 Your Retainer Can Make You Sick If You Don't Do This ONE Thing
After months of intensive orthodontic care, you finally have your new and improved smile. The day you get your braces off or turn in your last clear plastic aligner is cause for celebration. Now you have a shiny new retainer to help maintain your beautiful...Read More
Aligner Guide for New Users: Everything You Need to Know as a New Aligner Wearer
Clear aligners have emerged as an exciting alternative to traditional braces. Brands such as Invisalign offer the benefits of straighter teeth with the addition of a discreet appearance to fit any lifestyle. You can enjoy more freedom when wearing clear aligners, and you can smile...Read More
The Do's and Don'ts of Wearing a Retainer
You should always follow your dentist's directions for wearing a retainer to ensure the investment you put into having a straight smile lasts for years to come. Adhering to the do's and don'ts of wearing a retainer is vital to keeping your teeth straight and...Read More
Top Reasons You Shouldn't Sleep With Dentures
Perhaps it's been a long day, and you're tired. Or, maybe you don't like to be without teeth. What's the harm in leaving your dentures in overnight? There's a reason your dentist recommends removing your dentures for at least five to six hours per day and...Read More
What Bacteria Causes Tooth Decay?
Your teeth have to be tough in order to stand up to the constant use over the course of your lifetime. Fortunately, they're protected by an outer surface called enamel. But even though enamel is one of the hardest materials in your body, it's still...Read More
Are My Dentures Causing Bad Breath?
Dentures can change your life. They're important to your ability to chew, and they give you a killer smile. The only downside? They might cause bad breath. Both permanent and removable dentures are notorious for their ability to cause denture breath, but we can help...Read More
How to Fix Bad Breath
Bad breath is an all-too-common issue that affects almost everyone from time to time. This condition can be temporary or chronic, and it is also referred to as oral malodor or halitosis. Many people experience bad breath in the morning when they first wake up,...Read More
What Your Teeth Say About Your Ancestry
The shape, configuration and landscape of each person's teeth are unique to them. Your teeth are shaped by your genetics and then altered and worn by the food you eat and how you live your life. Your dentist can tell a lot about your personal...Read More
6 Interesting Facts to Know About Your Dental Health
Our teeth grow in within the first few months of our lives. From that point on, we use and care for them every day. Even with all that experience, there are still things many of us don't know about our teeth. Dental Health Facts You...Read More