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Dr. Jesse Teng
Dr. Cristiana Araujo

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Welcome to Our Blog

Thank you for taking the time to visit our blog. Please check back often for weekly updates on fun and exciting events happening at our office, important and interesting information about our orthodontics and the dental industry, and the latest news about our practice.

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!

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What is a VIP Platinum Provider of Invisalign?

If you’re considering Invisalign, it’s natural to have questions about this process and what to expect. One of the most common questions prospective patients ask is, “How do I select the right Invisalign provider?”

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The Power of Accelerated Orthodontic Treatment

If you follow us on Instagram, you probably saw our story about the Propel VPro+. This simple appliance is the second generation of Propel Orthodontics’ high-speed vibration aligner seater. This device can be the game-changer you need, whether you are in braces or Invisalign in El Paso, TX.

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Retainers, Your New BFF!

Oh, happy day! After what seems like forever, the day has arrived for your braces (or your Invisalign attachments) to come off! Once you are informed that your treatment is complete, your orthodontist and/or your assistant at JT Orthodontics will take physical or digital molds of your teeth to make retainers and explained to you …

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