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Dr. Jesse Teng
Dr. Cristiana Araujo

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Monica Berg

Maximizing Invisalign’s Effects

Invisalign: the clear, removable alternative to braces. No more diet restrictions or clunky brackets! How can you make the most of your Invisalign aligners? Leave them in Your Invisalign aligners need to be left in for at least 22 hours a day to maximize effectiveness. Any less, and your teeth may not move where or …

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Why Bother with Retainers?

Finishing orthodontic treatment is exciting! Finally, no more braces or Invisalign, no more appointments to tighten braces or receive more aligners⁠⁠—but, wait, isn’t treatment finished? Why do you need to wear retainers? The “Why” of Retainers Orthodontic treatment takes advantage of the ability your teeth have to shift. Your orthodontist is specially trained to get …

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Which Orthodontic Treatment is Right for Me?

With all of the advancements in orthodontic technology, it can be intimidating to talk to your orthodontist about what types of braces and/or appliances you need for treatment. Check out this guide to see what kind of treatment might be right for you!

How to Take Care of Your Removable Appliances

Whether you’ve just started orthodontic treatment or are almost finished with it, taking care of your orthodontic appliances and retainers is important to maintain your healthy, beautiful smile! Check out this guide to keeping your appliances and retainers safe.

Debunking Myths about Braces

Worried your braces will interfere with radio signals and loop bad 80s music in your head all day? Fret not: braces interfering with radio signals is just a myth, as are some of the “facts” you might have heard.

What Can and Can’t I Eat with Braces?

One of the biggest concerns you likely have about living with braces is what you will no longer be able to eat. Check out this list to see some foods you can’t eat—and see some you can!