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How to Ensure Your Invisalign Aligners Stay Invisible

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How to Ensure Your Invisalign Aligners Stay Invisible If you are currently undergoing a course of Invisalign, you are probably doing so because they allow you to straighten your teeth discreetly. The clear, medical-grade plastic of Invisalign aligners means that you can go to work meetings, job interviews and social gatherings without feeling awkward about wearing braces. However, your aligners need your help to remain invisible. Certain foods and drinks will stain your aligners unless you take steps to prevent staining from occurring.…

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Early Tooth Decay in Children: Can Tooth Mousse Help?

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When your dentist tells you that your child has signs of early decay on some of their teeth, then you may assume that your child will need fillings. However, perhaps your dentist tells you that you may be able to fix the problem by using a tooth mousse on your child’s teeth. How does a tooth mousse work and will it fix your child’s problem? How Does Tooth Mousse Work on Early Decay?…

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Some of the pros and cons of using invisible aligners

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Many people choose Invisalign aligners to straighten their teeth because they are not as obvious as ordinary braces. What are some of the pros and cons of using this kind of aligner? Pros The most obvious advantage is that they are nearly invisible. People may notice something different, but by and large, they will not realise that you are wearing aligners at all. This is particularly important for children and teens, who may feel self-conscious about having to wear braces.…

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Will Invisalign Express Straighten Your Teeth?

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If you aren’t happy with the way your teeth sit in your mouth, then you may have looked into bracing treatments. If you like the look of Invisalign removable braces then you may have started to research whether they might help you straighten your teeth. As you read more, you learn that there are two options that might suit you — standard Invisalign and Invisalign Express. What is Invisalign Express and will it sort out your teeth?…

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5 Dental Issues That Invisalign Braces Can Treat

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Invisalign braces are a popular alternative to old-fashioned wire and bracket braces. Despite their subtle appearance, these clear aligners can have dramatic effects on your smile. Here are five orthodontic problems that can often be resolved using Invisalign treatment. 1. Protruding Front Teeth Many people have incisors that protrude unnaturally far over their bottom teeth, which can spoil the appearance of an otherwise perfect smile. This is often caused by sucking on a pacifier or even a thumb as a child.…

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Living with an Eating Disorder? How to Maintain Your Dental Health

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If you have an eating disorder which makes you force yourself to vomit following a meal, your dental health may be the last thing on your mind. In fact, you might be focusing on how to overcome the eating disorder itself. In the meantime, the content of your stomach passes out of your mouth and your teeth will be exposed to very strong stomach acids. These acids can increase the rate at which your teeth decay.…

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How Invisalign offers an effective alternative to braces

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Invisalign is rapidly increasing in popularity as an alternative to braces. This is because as the name suggests the treatment is barely visible, unlike braces which consist of unsightly metal brackets that are also quite uncomfortable. Invisalign consists of clear plastic aligners that are progressively changed to align the teeth. The length of time it takes to correct the teeth depends upon their degree of misalignment.  Who is eligible for Invisalign?…

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