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4 Must-Know Tips for Relieving Invisalign Soreness

July 30, 2021

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Woman experiencing soreness from Invisalign aligners

Years prior, people were limited to metal braces to straighten their teeth. Fortunately, the same cannot be said for patients today! Thanks to Invisalign, you can discreetly achieve your smile goals in a fraction of the time. While the clear aligners are designed for comfort, you can expect to experience some aches, especially after transitioning to a new set. With this in mind, keep reading for a few must-know tips for relieving Invisalign soreness.

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Get a Picture-Perfect Smile for Your Wedding With Invisalign!

June 30, 2021

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Closeup of bride smiling in wedding gown

Congratulations… You’re engaged! Now, it’s time to pick your venue, create your guest list, select your flowers, and do everything else that comes with planning a wedding. If you are unhappy with your smile due to crooked, crowded, or gapped teeth, then you should add starting treatment with Invisalign to that list. After all, you definitely want a picture-perfect smile for your big day. Keep reading to learn the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about getting braces before your wedding.

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5 Tips to Make Flossing with Braces Easier

May 18, 2021

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Closeup of smiling man flossing with braces

Many people find flossing awkward or difficult, which is a large reason why only a third of the US population flosses as often as they should! Wearing braces can make this healthy habit especially challenging. However, it’s essential that you floss regularly during your orthodontic treatment to keep your teeth strong and healthy as they move into their ideal positions. Here are five easy tips for making flossing with braces easier and more effective!

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Day-to-Day Life with Invisalign

April 7, 2021

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Smiling woman wearing Invisalign in Derry outside

Invisalign is a convenient orthodontic treatment that’s designed to blend into your daily lifestyle. Unlike traditional metal braces, you won’t have to change what you eat, how you clean your teeth or how confident you feel when you smile. However, choosing Invisalign is still a long-term commitment, so it’s important to know what you’re getting into before you begin. Let’s take a look at what your typical day may look like during your Invisalign treatment.

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What Is Dental Wax & Why Is It Used with Braces?

March 22, 2021

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Closeup of dental wax for traditional braces in Hudson

While there are plenty of orthodontic treatments to choose from nowadays, traditional braces are still one of the most effective and reliable ways to get a straighter smile. If you’re unfamiliar with day-to-day life with braces, you may be confused when your orthodontist sends you home with a container of dental wax. It may not be obvious at first, but this material can make all the difference when it comes to making your treatment go as smoothly and comfortably as possible. Here’s everything you need to know about dental wax and how to best use it during your orthodontic treatment!

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4 Reasons Why You May Want to Choose Braces Instead of Invisalign

March 11, 2021

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Wondering woman holding Invisalign and model teeth with traditional braces

Orthodontic treatment has advanced by leaps and bounds over the years. Nowadays, there are plenty of ways to fix crooked teeth and bite issues. From clear aligners to self-litigating braces, it’s never been easier to get a straighter smile. However, there are situations when traditional braces are the best, or only, option to correct orthodontic issues. Here are four reasons why you may benefit more from traditional braces instead of other options like Invisalign.

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Am I Too Old for Orthodontic Treatment?

February 22, 2021

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Smiling woman wearing adult braces in Derry

Are you worried that you missed the boat for a straighter smile because you didn’t get braces as a teenager? Or did you complete orthodontic treatment earlier in life, but find that your teeth have become crooked once again during adulthood? Not only are misaligned teeth and jaws unsightly, but they can negatively influence your oral and overall health as well. Thankfully, with treatments like adult braces and Invisalign, it’s never been easier to fix these issues during any stage of life! Read on as we break down everything you need to know about getting orthodontic treatment as an adult.

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How to Enjoy Valentine’s Day with Braces

February 7, 2021

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Woman with adult braces in Hudson holding paper heart and smiling

Valentine’s Day is almost here! Whether you’re celebrating your love for your friends, family, that special someone, or yourself, it’s a great time to indulge in some special treats. However, don’t forget to love your smile this Valentine’s Day too! If you wear braces, there are a few special precautions you need to take to keep your treatment on track while celebrating this holiday. Here’s everything you need to know about how to safely enjoy Valentine’s Day while straightening your smile!

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Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions If You Have Braces or Invisalign

January 4, 2021

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Smiling woman points to her braces in Derry

It’s January, and you know what that means! It’s time to set goals for the upcoming year and take steps towards becoming our best selves. If you have Invisalign or braces, you’re already on your way to improved health, confidence, and a better smile! Now is an excellent time to recommit yourself to a few simple but important healthy habits for your pearly whites. Here are five great New Year’s resolutions for you to consider if you’re currently undergoing orthodontic treatment!

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Help! I Lost an Invisalign Aligner—What Do I Do Now?

December 12, 2020

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Woman with Invisalign in New Hampshire covers her mouth after losing an aligner

One of the most popular benefits of Invisalign in New Hampshire is that you can remove your aligners whenever you need to! This allows you to keep enjoying all your favorite foods and activities all throughout your treatment. However, this freedom comes with a lot of responsibility. Hopefully, you’ll never lose an aligner, but accidents happen. If you’ve misplaced your Invisalign aligners, follow these steps to keep your treatment on track.

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