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How to Stay on Track with Your Invisalign Treatment Plan

February 24, 2022

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young woman holding Invisalign aligner

Are you hesitant to undergo orthodontic treatment because you want to avoid the hassle of metal wires and brackets? Well, we’ve got good news for you – you don’t have to deal with any of that! Thanks to Invisalign, you can discreetly and comfortably work towards a straighter, healthier smile. For successful treatment, you’ll need to wear the clear aligners no less than 22 hours per day. Although that may seem like a long time, here are some things you can do to easily meet that wear time.


Can My Child Benefit from Early Orthodontic Treatment?

February 8, 2022

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dentist showing child x-rays

Believe it or not, some orthodontic issues are easier to fix when they’re detected early enough. That’s why many dentists recommend that children undergo an orthodontic consultation by the age of seven. By correcting the structure of the jaw and baby teeth while your little one is still growing, you can help them avoid serious trouble down the line. Read on to learn more about Phase 1 Pediatric Orthodontics and the incredible benefits your child can enjoy.


How to Survive Cold and Flu Season with Invisalign

January 6, 2022

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Woman washing hands

Now that we’re in the peak of cold and flu season, you may already be all stocked up on disinfecting wipes, hand sanitizer, and other disinfecting tools to keep yourself from falling under the weather. If you have Invisalign, you will need to be especially careful when you’re handling your aligners so that you don’t get sick. Continue reading to learn some tips that can help you continue on a path towards a straighter smile without worrying about getting sick.


5 Tips for Eating Holiday Meals with Braces

December 14, 2021

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person in Santa hat wearing braces

The last few months are the tastiest time of the year! From Halloween candy to Thanksgiving pies, there is an assortment of treats to be eaten. Though there are many tasty treats in which to indulge (in moderation, of course), the holidays may look different for people with braces. Read on to learn five tips for eating holiday meals with braces.


You Asked, We Answered: Can Invisalign Fix Bite Problems?

November 29, 2021

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Closeup of man with glasses wondering

In the last two decades, Invisalign has become a household name. With shorter treatment timelines (on average), removable trays, and a discreet appearance, it’s not hard to see why! Previously, however, only traditional braces were able to address bite problems, like overbites and crossbites. 20 years later, does that still apply? Or can Invisalign fix bite problems? Keep reading for the answer!


4 Factors That Help Determine the Cost of Your Braces

October 22, 2021

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a young woman wearing braces

If you’re considering braces to straighten your teeth, you likely have many questions about the process, timeline, and of course, your out-of-pocket expenses. The cost of orthodontic treatment in Glenpool is different for each person. Because no two cases are alike, it’s important to undergo a consultation with your dentist to fully understand how much you can expect to spend on your new smile. To better prepare you for your initial visit, here are four factors your dentist will likely consider when formulating the cost of your braces.


7 Non-Candy Alternatives To Trick-Or-Treating

September 17, 2021

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Closeup of children holding jack-o-lantern candy bags

The temperature is starting to drop, the leaves are beginning to change color, and school is back in session – spooky season is just around the corner! Even now, children are planning their costumes and dreaming of the endless amounts of candy they’ll get to indulge in. However, the copious amounts of sugar can wreak havoc on their teeth and gums. That’s why it’s best to pass out these Halloween candy alternatives this year!


Back-to-School Tips for Your Teen with Invisalign

July 22, 2021

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high school student with Invisalign Teen in Glenpool sitting at a desk

We might be smack-dab in the middle of summer right now, but the beginning of a new school year will be here before you know it! If you have a son or daughter who is straightening their teeth with Invisalign Teen, you might be wondering how you can make sure they follow their treatment guidelines when they’re out of your sight for most of the day. These back-to-school tips for Invisalign Teen in Glenpool can help your child stay on the right track.


3 Experiments to Teach Your Child About Their Dental Health While Homeschooling

July 8, 2021

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mother and daughter brushing their teeth together

Are you homeschooling your child? Just because the importance of oral health for kids in Glenpool isn’t taught at most traditional schools doesn’t mean it’s not important. In fact, teaching your son or daughter how to take care of their teeth at a young age can instill habits that will set them up for a lifetime of healthy smiles. With that in mind, a dentist has provided three experiments to help you teach your little one about their dental health while homeschooling.


Will Invisalign Change the Way I Talk?

June 30, 2021

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Woman speaking with Invisalign

Are you looking to get on a path towards a straighter smile? Invisalign is a great option for shifting your teeth to their aligned positions and it have numerous benefits. However, a valid concern that many people have is whether or not it will change the way that they speak. After all, it is a foreign object in your mouth, and you are bound to feel it with your tongue. Continue reading to learn about how it can affect your speech and some tips to help.

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