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Invisalign Trays Cracking: Patient Experiences, and What to Do
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Invisalign Trays Cracking: Patient Experiences, and What to Do

“What if my Invisalign cracks?” It’s a common question patients have. In fact, after we wrote about the phenomenon last year, seven out of 10 of the top search queries bringing readers to our site were around the topic of Invisalign trays cracking or breaking. As it turns out, Invisalign cracking or breaking is not...

Big Trends in Dental Technology: 3D Imaging and “Cone Beam” Computed Tomography (CBCT)
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Big Trends in Dental Technology: 3D Imaging and “Cone Beam” Computed Tomography (CBCT)

The technology used in modern dentistry is always changing and progressing. Many dentists stay on top of these technological advances, using them to create better patient experiences and outcomes. This month, we take a look at some of the newer 3D imaging technologies, including cone beam technology, that are making dental surgeries easier. Why 3D...

Reducing Pain and Discomfort with Invisalign Aligner Trays
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Reducing Pain and Discomfort with Invisalign Aligner Trays

Thousands and thousands of patients have had a positive experience using Invisalign to straighten their teeth and get the smile they want. There are times, however, when the aligner trays cause some pain and discomfort. It’s not typical, but it’s also not impossible. What, then, can an Invisalign patient do to lessen their pain and...

How to Find an Invisalign Specialist Near You
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How to Find an Invisalign Specialist Near You

Considering Invisalign? You might think that you need an orthodontist to get a course of Invisalign treatment. That’s not necessarily the case: Some dentists also specialize in offering Invisalign to their patients. So, when searching for Invisalign near you, you should look for professionals that are declared Invisalign specialists. In the end, their training and...

How Long Before My Invisalign Starts Showing Results?
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How Long Before My Invisalign Starts Showing Results?

So you started with Invisalign? Congratulations! You are on your way to straighter teeth and a better smile. All that said, it’s natural to ask the question: “How long will it be before my Invisalign starts showing results?” (If you have not started yet, we recommend reading Invisalign Reviews: Is Invisalign Really Worth It? and...

Are Invisalign and Clear Braces the Same Thing?
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Are Invisalign and Clear Braces the Same Thing?

Years ago, the only choice to correct crooked teeth was metal braces. More recently, other orthodontic options have become available. Patients can now choose clear braces or other clear devices such as Invisalign. Transparent options are popular with teenagers and adults. They offer a less conspicuous method of straightening teeth than old-fashioned metal braces. Does...