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4 Easy Tips for Relieving Invisalign Discomfort

August 10, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — dsprings @ 5:51 pm
person holding an Invisalign clear aligner

You didn’t wear braces when you were younger, and after hearing your friends complain about how painful they were, you were grateful. However, part of you still wishes you had straighter teeth. So, you chose Invisalign. This system of clear plastic trays straightens your teeth without your having to worry about metal wires and brackets. There’s just one problem: why are the aligners making your teeth uncomfortable? As it turns out, some soreness is normal with Invisalign. Keep reading to find out the reason why – and some helpful tips for alleviating Invisalign discomfort.


Can You Get Teeth Whitening After Braces?

July 7, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — dsprings @ 3:20 pm
girl with bright white smile

After months of orthodontic treatment, the end has finally come. You’re officially getting your braces taken off! Once your brackets are removed, you take a look in the mirror and admire how straight your teeth are. However, there’s another thing that immediately catches your attention – their discoloration. You might feel disappointed that they’re not pristinely white and glistening, but don’t worry, that can easily be corrected! Here’s what you need to know about teeth whitening after braces.  


4 Tips for Traveling During an Invisalign Treatment

March 1, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — dsprings @ 10:32 am
Three friends wearing backpacks walking through a train station together

Remembering to pack the right amount of clothing, body care, and hair products can be tough. Many people choose to make a list so they can check off each item as they go. But if you’re in the middle of an orthodontic treatment, dental care items will likely be at the top of your list. Traveling with Invisalign doesn’t have to be stressful. Here are 4 tips to help keep you on track while you’re on the move this holiday season.