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Invisalign v. Invisalign Teen: Marketing Ploy or is There a Difference?

Align Technology revolutionized the way orthodontists straighten teeth when they brought Invisalign® to the market back in 1999. Since then, they have made several improvements to the original design and have come out with different versions of the product to address specific issues. One such version is Invisalign Teen®, which was introduced in 2008. Invisalign Read more…

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5 Reasons to Smile About Invisalign Teen

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If you’re a teenager in need of orthodontic treatment, then this post is for you! If the thought of being a braceface for the next year or more has you down in the mouth, Invisalign®Teen may give you something to smile about! Five somethings in fact!! Read on to learn some of the benefits of Read more…

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October is National Orthodontic Health Month

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October gives us many things to smile about: gorgeous fall foliage, the excitement of the holiday season fast approaching, and the spooky fun of Halloween. But did you know that October is also National Orthodontic Health Month? Well, it is! 🙂 This annual observance was created by the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) to increase Read more…

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Orthodontic Retainer FAQ

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Many who seek orthodontic treatment are under the impression that once the braces come off they can say goodbye to their orthodontist forever. But, the reality is that straightening teeth with braces or Invisalign® is only part of the story; once the teeth have been aligned, retention (wearing a retainer) is necessary to stabilize the Read more…

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8 Questions to Ask During Your Orthodontic Consultation

8 questions to ask during your first orthodontic visit

If you are considering orthodontic treatment for yourself or your child, the first step on that journey will be the initial consultation and exam. During this appointment the doctor will determine whether treatment is needed, and if so will develop a customized treatment plan based on your specific needs. This is also the time to Read more…

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Invisalign® FAQ

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According to Align Technology Inc.’s website, over 3,000,000 patients have been treated with Invisalign® since the company went to market with the product in 1999. To help you determine whether you want to be one of the ever-growing number of satisfied Invisalign® patients, we’ve compiled this list of frequently asked questions (and their answers, of Read more…

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Is Invisalign® for you?

Although Invisalign® was first introduced back in 1999, it remains a popular orthodontic treatment option due to the convenience, comfort, and aesthetic appeal of these clear, removable plastic aligners. Still, Invisalign® isn’t right for everyone, so we’ve compiled a few questions that will help you make a preliminary determination as to whether or not Invisalign® Read more…

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12 Reasons to Choose Vancouver Orthodontic Specialists, PLLC as Your Vancouver Area Orthodontist

12 Reasons to Choose Vancouver Orthodontic Specialists PLLC as your Vancouver area Orthodontist

We know that selecting the right orthodontist for yourself or your child can feel like a daunting task, especially with so many providers in the local area. In an effort to make that selection process a little easier for you, we’ve compiled a list of the top twelve reasons Vancouver Orthodontic Specialists, PLLC is the Read more…

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