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Is Your Invisalign Not Tracking?

Clear aligners are delicate and strong. They perform a set task to move teeth. In some cases, the movement called ‘TRACKING’ will not be enough and show up on the scans as in need of checking. Your orthodontist will know what to do. Below we list some signs of bad movement. And common reasons why your clear aligners are not tracking properly. Let’s crack on…

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Orthodontic Retainers | How To Avoid Mold & Black Spots

Orthodontic retainers. Getting your braces off is an exciting time. While braces are the most efficient way to get the smile of your dreams, there are a lot of rules surrounding what you can and can’t do with your braces. The upkeep may be annoying, but the end result is well worth it. But if you’re given orthodontic retainers after you get your brackets and wires off, you’re not quite out of the clear yet. There are a few care tips you need to know how to take care of your retainers. Let’s get cracking.

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Different parts of orthodontic braces

An appointment or braces can be a scary thought for some. You may wonder what goes into the procedure or how much it will hurt. An orthodontic appliance will have many different parts. Your orthodontist will know what parts are going to do what movements.

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What is The Function of Fluoride? (Good for Teeth?)

We have all consumed fluoride at some point. It is a naturally occurring mineral. You may have heard good things from some people and bad things from others. It is a big part of the dental health industry and is in the water supply of most advanced nations. In this post, we’ll give you a rundown of this subject and discuss why fluoride is good for teeth.

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Best Toothpaste for Braces (Avoid Getting White Dots)

What is the best toothpaste for braces? This is a question that you’ve probably found yourself wondering. In this article, we’ll explore everything you need to know about the best toothpaste to use whilst wearing braces and give you the answers you need.

It’s essential to keep your teeth in good condition while wearing braces. You can do this by using the right kind of toothpaste, which will also make sure that you have healthy gums and a clean mouth. Not to mention a great result when the braces are removed. In this post we’ll show you what toothpaste is best when wearing braces. Lets get looking.

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Flossing With a Retainer (3 QUICK FACTS)

Flossing and oral hygiene go together. While wearing a retainer can be a hard and cumbersome experience. All the places normally reachable without retainers blocking the way are now hard to find and harder to clean. If you go without a proper cleaning regime you end up with issues like tooth decay and gum disease. In this post, we’ll show you how to get around the difficulties of flossing with a retainer. Let’s get looking.

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Can Diabetes Affect Your Orthodontic Treatment?

Diabetes is a serious and often overlooked disease. It can lead to the development of oral health problems such as tooth decay, which will affect your ability to get orthodontic treatment years down the road if you don’t take care now. In this post, we’ll show you the links between diabetes and orthodontic treatment. Let’s get going.

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Retainer Replacement

Orthodontic treatment is only effective if you maintain your perfect smile with a retainer. However, it’s no surprise that maintaining this will require some extra appointments down the line to replace retainers and fix any issues found in them like teeth shifting or warping of frames. In this post, we’ll show you 5 reasons why you need to replace your retainer. Let’s get going.

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Tongue Thrust and Treatment (Facts)

Tongue thrust is a common issue and is linked to orthodontics. Children who have this issue will eventually get ‘Open Bite.’ In this post, we’ll show you the basics of tongue thrust and why you should correct it before dental issues occur.

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Where Did My Orthodontist Go?

We’ve all had that experience of being transferred from one doctor’s office to another, only for them not even to be there when you arrive. You start treatment with the first doctor and before long they disappear without any warning or explanation as to why this happened. Patients often complain end up dealing with three different orthodontists during their two-year treatment. In this post, we’ll take you through why an independent orthodontist is key to oral health success. Let’s get looking.

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