3 Ways We Hide Your Treatment

3 Ways We Hide Your Treatment

You keep hearing that we offer cosmetic braces and that they will be barely visible but do you really know what that means? If you’re not super familiar with orthodontic treatments then this probably sounds exciting to you (but you are also probably very unsure about the specifics). If it sounds too good to be true, get ready: It’s not! We are happy to share the way we can help you achieve a straight smile without wearing a glaringly obvious treatment on your teeth.

Get Started On Your 2017 Or 2018 Smile

20162017jumpAre you feeling a little embarrassed about holiday time this year because you don’t want anyone to see your smile? Maybe you keep hoping you’ll do something about your misaligned smile, so that next year you can feel proud of your appearance when you catch up with family members and friends you haven’t seen for a while. If this is a cycle that keeps repeating, we encourage you to break that cycle! Instead, get started on your straight smile for 2017 or 2018 by choosing orthodontic treatment now. Within a year or two (or sometimes sooner), you will have your dream smile.

3 Good Reasons To Choose Orthodontics For 2017

2017peopleHave you noticed that as 2017 approaches, you feel more and more enthusiastic about addressing your misalignment with orthodontic care? However, every time you take one step forward in convincing yourself it’s a good idea, you then tend to take two steps back? We encourage you to get rid of any preconceived notions you have been carrying around with you regarding whether moving forward is worth it. If your smile is misaligned, aligning it is always beneficial. Let’s help you consider some reasons why a straighter smile is a great choice for the New Year.

All I Want For Christmas Is A Straighter Smile

christmasgreeneryIf the only thing you feel strongly about receiving for Christmas is a straighter smile, it’s time you talk with us, so we can begin guiding you toward this very achievable goal. We understand that it’s often difficult to simply pick a time to suddenly begin orthodontic treatment, which is why we gently suggest that patients consider giving themselves a lovely grin as a holiday gift. It’s a happy time of year, it’s a wonderful “excuse” to get started, and it means that within the next holiday season or two, you’ll be showing off a delightfully more beautiful smile.

About Your Orthodontic Care Journey

womanwonderingglassesYour orthodontic care journey can be inspiring and exciting! When you make the decision to begin moving toward the straight smile you have always envisioned for yourself, you know that the end result is going to be quite pleasing. However, that doesn’t mean you don’t feel any slightly uncomfortable anticipation, particularly if you like the idea of the journey but you have no clue what it entails. You can rest easy! It’s going to be a wonderful experience. As for the major steps associated with it, we can quickly fill you in.

ClearCorrect Treatment Quiz: Combatting Discoloration

quiztalkbubblesHave you been wondering lately if you need to protect the clarity and near invisibility of your ClearCorrect treatment trays? Or, are you under the assumption that they’re quite resistant (if not immune) to staining, so you don’t really worry too much about it? In a nutshell, it’s important to recognize that these trays can, in fact, become discolored. As for the specifics, let’s quickly test your knowledge (and fill your mind up with some helpful facts).

Orthodontics: For A Lifelong Healthy Smile

womanjumpingforjoyHave you ever heard someone mention that orthodontic care protects your smile? If so, you may have laughed to yourself, wondering how such a thing might be possible. Or, you may have felt a spark of hope (after all, it gives you a very substantial, health-based reason to seek a straighter smile). Though you might have some trouble conjuring up the ways orthodontics can act preventively to protect your oral health, you will certainly quickly become familiar with what makes this true (and how it can benefit you for a lifetime).

Thanksgiving: 3 Simple Steps For Protecting ClearCorrect Trays

thanksgivingleavesEspecially if you’re new to wearing ClearCorrect trays, you may find yourself wondering how to navigate meals. Specifically, you may wonder what to do if you’re planning on attending a Thanksgiving dinner. Do you just go without your trays? Do you eat with them in place just this one time? How to approach this experience that should be carefree and enjoyable but that’s suddenly becoming somewhat anxiety-ridden? Don’t worry. Three simple steps will show you it’s no big deal.

Halloween: 3 Quick Ways To Damage Your Braces

halloweencandywrappedYou want to make it through Halloween having had a wonderful time and without destroying the orthodontic treatment you’re receiving to straighten your smile. However, you also want to eat all sorts of delightful things, such as candy. As a result, you may feel like your head is spinning as you attempt to figure out if there’s a way all of these hopes and dreams of yours can co-exist! Fortunately, it’s entirely possible to make it through the holiday without feeling like you’re missing out and without messing up your braces. We present you with a few ways damage can quickly happen (so you can avoid such problems at all costs).

Orthodontics: Prepare For Care

smilegreenbackgroundAre you feeling more and more interested in doing something about your misaligned smile? Do you find that you’re also feeling more and more hesitant to call us about orthodontic care because you have a lot of questions about how to prepare for care? Perhaps you don’t know if it’s within your budget or how you will pay. Maybe you aren’t quite sure about whether we offer the particular option you will need to address your unique concerns. The good news is that our approach is both compassionate and comprehensive, which allows us to offer the most personalized care possible. Consider some ways we make this a reality.

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