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Aligners vs. Braces: A Comparison

One appliance is not inherently better than another. What is used for an individual’s correction will be based on the goals of treatment, and the patient’s lifestyle needs.

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The Risks of DIY Braces: An Orthodontic Case Study

On the surface the DIY treatment seemed to be a quick, easy and inexpensive approach to close a gap. Unfortunately, the DIY treatment resulted a long-term, difficult and costly fix.

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7 Orthodontic Facts You Should Know

Whether you call the process “braces,” “orthodontics,” or simply straightening your teeth, these 7 facts about orthodontics may surprise you.

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Title Holders: Dentist or Orthodontist, Who’s Who?

Your dentist may even offer orthodontic services, leading you to assume that he/she is an orthodontist. But the truth is that putting aligners or braces on teeth does not make a doctor an orthodontist.