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Woman who can't use Invisalign

What to Do if You Can’t Use Invisalign

It’s true, Invisalign has revolutionized the way we approach orthodontic treatment, so much so that many patients don’t even want to hear about other ways to correct their teeth. Although Invisalign can treat a number of different issues, it’s not for everyone, which can be a disappointment if you find out Invisalign isn’t right for…

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Eating Breakfast with Braces

Breakfast. The most important meal of the day, according to doctors and other healthcare professionals. What you eat for breakfast has the potential to set you up for a day of fulfillment and energy, so choosing foods wisely is key. When you have braces, it’s also important to be aware of the foods you can…

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Having an orthodontic follow-up

How Often Do I Have to See the Orthodontist During Treatment?

After your initial consultation and application appointments are over, the real work begins. You’re now fully on your way, and through the expertise and guidance from your orthodontist, combined with your willingness to stick to the rules and listen to your orthodontist, you’ll be flashing a spectacular smile in no time. After your braces are…

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Champagne Braces

Ring in the New Year with Champagne Braces

5-4-3-2-1….Happy New Year! As we ring in 2019, we’re looking forward to new life changes. Perhaps a career change, adopting a pet, having a baby or something else is in your future. No matter what you’re looking forward to in the New Year, you’re excited and hopeful it will be a successful and prosperous year.…

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Tooth sensitivity with braces

Dealing with Tooth Sensitivity

When getting your braces adjusted, there tends to be a period of time where you may feel slight discomfort. As your braces are guiding your teeth gradually into their correct positions, you can experience sensitivity. While this only lasts for a short time, it can put a damper on your day. How to deal with…

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Retainers

Why a Retainer Might Be Used Before Braces

The first thing you may think about when you consider orthodontics is braces. You have an issue with your teeth, go to consult with an orthodontist, then they fit you with a set of braces and you start your treatment plan. Well, that may be the case for some patients, but there are some instances…

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How Retainers Are Made

Your retainer has a big job to do, which means taking proper care of it and wearing it often are key components in your orthodontic treatment plan. Seemingly tiny, this important piece of your treatment is responsible for keeping your teeth in their new, proper positions for the rest of your life. You’ve spent a…

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Clean retainers

How to Keep Retainers Safe

Your retainer is a vital part of your orthodontic journey, which means taking care of it is crucial to your success, either during or after treatment. Having the responsibility of braces, you’ve learned a thing or two about proper oral hygiene and about keeping your braces safe, and retainers are just another step on your…

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Charleston Orthodontic Specialists Scheduling Coordinator

10 Fun Facts about Jessica

Get to know our growing team of smiling faces! We’re excited to welcome Jessica to the team as a Scheduling Coordinator. Let’s learn some fun facts about her. 1. If we opened your refrigerator right now, what would we find? Leftover pasta, a shelf full of water bottles, eggs, yogurt, lots of condiments, orange juice,…

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