All About Insurance Part 2

Dental Insurance Form

Orthodontics can be pricy, but fortunately, there are all kinds of financing options and insurance benefits that can help. We’re back to answer more of your most frequently asked questions regarding all things ortho financing, benefits, and orthodontic insurance! What is a dental savings plan?  Savings plans are not considered insurance, but for a fee,…

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What Do You Do During an Ortho Emergency?

Woman with jaw pain holding her cheek

Fortunately, true orthodontic emergencies are few and far between, and most issues can be addressed right from home or the next time you see your orthodontist. Here are a couple of the most common scenarios: Issues You Can Manage from Home Have a wire poking out, or an awkward braces bracket irritating your mouth? These…

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Invisalign at Any Age

Invisalign at Any Age - Perfect For Adults

Think you’re too old for Invisalign, or clear aligners? Or maybe you feel you’re still too young? Think again – Invisalign can work for people of all ages! What Is Invisalign? The Invisalign system is not a fixed orthodontic appliance like braces. Instead of brackets, bands, and wires, it uses a series of clear, removable…

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Help! My Dog Ate My Retainers!

Help! My Dog Ate my Retainers!

You’ve checked by your sink, by your bed, and in your mouth. It’s official—your retainers are nowhere to be found. Now what do you do? Your first thought may be that you don’t really need retainers anyway, now that you’ve completed your treatment and your teeth are perfectly straight, right? Wrong. Your Teeth Will Move…

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Is Whitening Bad for my Teeth?

Man and Woman with White, Bright Teeth

There are lots of things that are deemed “bad” for your teeth: sugar, coffee, soda. But, what about teeth whitening? How Teeth Whitening Works Both at-home and in-office teeth whitening options use peroxide-based bleaching agents. At-home systems contain from 3-20% peroxide (carbamide or hydrogen peroxides). In-office systems, like you would get from your dentist or…

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Can I Afford Treatment?

Adult with orthodontic treatment payment plan

Orthodontic treatment gives us more than just a beautiful smile – it can also correct how we bite down, help with jaw alignment, and alleviate chronic headaches. But even when treatment seems like a win-win, making the investment can be a big decision. If you’ve been considering orthodontic treatment for yourself or your family but…

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