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ClearCorrect vs Invisalign: What is the Difference?

ClearCorrect vs Invisalign: What is the Difference?

by Yenny (SU)
Before the late 1990’s, traditional metal braces were the norm. Fortunately, advances in dental science have rendered the clunky metal, train-track style braces nearly obsolete. Invisalign and other clear dental aligners such as ClearCorrect have revolutionized the process of creating flawless smiles. In order to clear up any confusion, we created this handy guide to explain the main similarities and differences between ClearCorrect and Invisalign.

The Things Your Dentist Wishes You Knew

The Things Your Dentist Wishes You Knew

by Yenny (SU)
The two-by-two rule In order to have healthy teeth, you DO NEED to brush two minutes, twice a day. The sticky bacteria that causes tooth decay, plaque, accumulates all over your teeth and even under the gums. Because plaque isn't very noticeable, you may think your teeth are clean even when they're covered in plaque.

Should I Get Dental Implants?

Should I Get Dental Implants?

by Shearly (SU)
Dental implants are a safe, effective way to not only improve your smile, but your overall health as well. Most people know that missing teeth can have adverse effects on a person’s smile and self-confidence. What they may not know, is that it can cause other problems too. Besides the embarrassment, missing teeth make it harder to eat certain foods. This can reduce your ability to eat a healthy balanced diet with fresh fruits and vegetables, because they may be difficult to chew. Poor nutrition can lead to many other health conditions, including osteoporosis and diabetes. If you have missing teeth, have you asked yourself, “Am I a candidate for dental implants?” The answer may be in the affirmative.

Why Dentists Recommend 3D X-ray Imaging and Better Diagnostics

Why Dentists Recommend 3D X-ray Imaging and Better Diagnostics

by Yenny (SU)
Dental technology has been improving rapidly in recent years. And one of the most important improvements in dental technology has been the use of 3D dental imaging. While most people may not be aware, more and more dentists are recommending 3D X-ray imaging for better diagnostics. A lot has changed since X-Rays were first used in 1895 to create visual images of otherwise solid structures such as bones and teeth.