Entries by Abigail Goldberg

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The Cost of Invisalign

Thinking about Invisalign as an alternative to braces, but concerned about the cost? The cost of Invisalign may not be as extravagant as you think. Braces vs. Invisalign You are probably aware of the differences between braces and Invisalign. While braces are a permanent system of brackets and wires fixed to your teeth, Invisalign offers […]

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How to Care for a Mouth Injury

As we discussed in our previous post, Why Mouthguards Make (Financial) Sense,  April is National Facial Protection Month. Despite our best efforts to protect our teeth, accidents will happen. When they do, try to remain calm and remember some of these tips to care for a mouth injury. With any injury, be sure to consult your […]

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Why Mouthguards Make (Financial) Sense

Did you know that April is National Facial Protection Month? As more people get outside in the beautiful spring weather, more patients walk in with a head, mouth or facial injury from a sports-related accident. If you or your child are actively playing sports–even just casually in the neighborhood–those teeth should be protected with a mouthguard! […]

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Braces or Invisalign: What is best for you?

If you’re in the market for a straighter smile, you may be wondering the differences between traditional braces or Invisalign®. A popular choice in recent years, Invisalign customized aligners might be a good option for you depending on the complexity of your condition. Braces can remedy almost any issue; Invisalign is less flexible in treating complex cases […]

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Ortho Tips While Traveling

Spring is in the air! Are you heading out for a spring break vacation!? If so, and you have braces or Invisalign, we put together a quick checklist with some ortho tips while traveling to help ward off any potential issues! Schedule a Check-Up Before You Leave Give us a call and schedule an appointment for a check-up before you […]

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Causes, Problems and Treatment for Overbites

An overbite, or the excessive protrusion of the upper teeth, is surprisingly common. In fact,  general bite problems are the leading dental issue in children. Overbites affect your facial structure, predispose you to dental injuries and can cause self-cautiousness. Fortunately, there are various treatments for overbites that are relatively simple.    What Causes an Overbite? Often, an overbite […]

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How to Clean a Retainer

Braces are off, and your teeth look amazing! All those years of metal wires and sore teeth were worth it to give you that stellar smile that is now YOURS. Free at last, mostly. One thing you will now find as a new part of your routine is a retainer. After braces are removed, a […]

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Cost of Orthodontics: Is it worth it?

The cost of orthodontics can be quite intimidating, often ranging anywhere from $3,000-$7,000. With the addition of the monetary expense, over the course of two years (the typical treatment period for treatment), there are also costs associated with your time, comfort and confidence. However, most find the benefits to far outweigh those costs!   Benefits Outweigh […]

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4 Easy Tips for Brushing with Braces

Having braces means taking a little extra care when you brush those teeth. The permanent placement of braces on the teeth means you are more prone to discolored teeth, cavities, or swollen and infected gum tissue. However, by keeping four basic things top of mind when brushing with braces, you can keep those teeth and gums […]