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Invisalign is a Great Alternative to Braces for Adults

When it comes to getting braces, the first thing that typically comes to mind is teenagers with a bunch of metal in their mouths. However, there are lots of adults that need braces — either for their first time or to correct their teeth shifting after having braces as a kid. Before you cringe at the thought of traditional braces as an adult, learn more about Invisalign, the perfect alternative to braces for adults.

Invisalign Braces for Adults

Invisalign braces are transparent aligners that slowly straighten your teeth over time as your treatment progresses. Unlike traditional braces, you won’t have bulky metal pieces glued to your teeth, so the only … Read the rest

Invisalign for Teens Hannahs Story

Invisalign for Teens: Hannah’s Story

Hannah is an ambitious and responsible thirteen year old. As a junior thespian with a passion for theater and the arts, she dreams of the time she can spend on stage.

Hannah became very self-conscious about her smile. “I had a gap in my teeth and it prevented me from feeling confident. So I wanted to get that fixed,” she explains. She began researching methods to fix the gap and decided braces might be the solution.Read the rest

Do Quick Braces Really Work

Do Quick Braces Really Work?

No more waiting years for straight teeth. No more feeling like you spend all your free time at the orthodontist. With today’s dental technology, you can have the smile you deserve in mere months.

If you’ve grown up with the idea that teeth take a long time straighten or that you must put a lot of time into perfecting your smile, you may be unsure if you can trust so-called quick braces. You might be wondering, do quick braces really work?

The answer is an unmistakeable yes.Read the rest

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Think Your Teeth are Too Crooked for Invisalign? Think Again.

Have you had a consultation for Invisalign and been told you were not a candidate? You should get a second opinion. If you’re wondering who can be treated with Invisalign, the answer is simple. Virtually all cases, no matter how difficult, can be treated with Invisalign. Even if you were turned down in the past, new technology and updated techniques could have you saying goodbye to traditional braces and hello to clear braces.

Wondering why you were turned down? Ready to revisit Invisalign as an option? Here is what you need to know.Read the rest

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7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Smile, By Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Jergins

Clearwater dentist, Dr. M. Bradley Jergins of ClearWhite Dental says there are 7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Smile.

“There really are things you can start doing today for whiter teeth, healthier gums, and a nicer smile,” says Dr. Jergins.

So look over the list and see which ones you can do today!

7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Smile

1. Brush ALL of Your Teeth.  It sounds obivious, but Dr. Jergins says that,  “people get set in a brushing pattern and often miss the same teeth every time.  So start in the front and work your way to the back of each quadrant of your mouth.  You can … Read the rest