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Is Invisalign as effective as traditional braces?

Invisalign

Both Invisalign and traditional braces work to straighten your teeth, but is one better than the other? Why not continue reading to learn more about each appliance and how they differ from one another?

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Why retainers are so important

Retainer

Everyone breathes that sigh of relief once their braces are taken off. They have the freedom to eat what they want and smile to show off their new teeth. After braces always come retainers, which can be easy to forget about. So why do I need to wear one?

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Is it time to change your toothbrush?

toothbrush

It’s normal for us to replace old shoes if they get worn out, or if your clothes become faded we buy new ones. But we never really think about replacing our old toothbrushes. This is bad since over time they become less effective at cleaning and can be contaminated with germs. We need to begin to learn when it’s time to switch to a new toothbrush and how to tell if you’re using one that’s past its prime. 

So how often should we be changing our toothbrush? Well it all depends on your usage, oral health and personal preferences.

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