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Invisalign Aligner Doesn’t Fit? Here’s What to Do

April 18, 2023

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Woman sliding Invisalign aligner onto her teeth

An outstanding feature of Invisalign treatment is that the aligners are custom-made to fit a patient’s unique dentition. They should be snug without causing extreme discomfort. But what if one of your Invisalign aligners doesn’t seem to fit? It might keep popping off or simply refuse to slide onto your teeth. What should you do? This blog post explains why you might be experiencing problems and what you can do to address the issue.


How Long Will It Take to Straighten Your Smile with Invisalign?

March 28, 2023

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a woman smiling and holding her Invisalign aligner

Have you always wanted a straighter smile but didn’t want to wear traditional braces? Well, there’s good news! You no longer have to commit to wearing metal wires and brackets to get aligned teeth. Invisalign is now a very popular orthodontic treatment that uses clear, removable aligners to move your pearly whites into their desired position. However, you may be wondering what the exact timeline of the treatment is. Read on to learn more about Invisalign and how long it will take to align your grin.


How to Wean your Child Off of a Pacifier

February 27, 2023

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3-D model of an open bite

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, which is a time when people learn a little more about what it takes to keep kids’ smiles shining. That can mean getting braces to correct alignment problems, but understanding what can cause misalignment, and what you can do about it, is equally important.

For example, sucking habits past a certain age can potentially cause long-term problems for your child’s teeth. If you want to know how, or how you can prevent that, here’s a guide with some information you should have.


New to Wearing Braces? Here are 4 Valentine’s Day Dating Tips

January 2, 2023

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a girl with braces getting ready for a Valentine’s date

February is approaching and that means love is in the air! With Valentine’s Day near, you may be wondering how your dating life will be affected now that you are wearing traditional braces. While you are excited to be getting straighter pearly whites, you may feel anxious as you wonder how the metal wires and brackets on your teeth will impact your dating life. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to make it as smooth as possible. Here are four must-know tips for wearing braces while dating.


5 Awesome Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Kids with Braces

December 2, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — richardsonortho @ 4:54 pm
a closeup of a stocking in Richardson

This holiday season, you might be wondering if there’s anything you can do to brighten your child’s smile—and if they have braces, you might be thinking extra hard about what you can put under the tree or in their stocking that will benefit their teeth and braces! Here are five awesome stocking stuffer ideas from your orthodontist in Richardson that are sure to bring a smile to your little one’s face.


4 Tips for Staying on Track with Invisalign During the Holidays

November 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — richardsonortho @ 3:53 am
smiling woman wearing santa hat

The holidays can be a busy time, and if things are going well, that can mean a lot of fun to be had. At the same time, when you are busier than usual it can also be easier to forget to do something. When your treatment with Invisalign in Richardson is involved, you can’t afford to be forgetful and fall asleep at the wheel. After all, if you can remember to leave cookies and milk out for Santa, you can remember to stay on top of your Invisalign treatment. Check out these tips from your orthodontist on how you can stay diligent regarding your clear aligners.


Tips to Get Through Your First Week of Braces

October 4, 2022

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teenager with braces

When you’ve been dealing with misaligned teeth, the decision to get braces can be a game-changer for your smile. Along your journey, braces will take some getting used to, of course. Don’t worry, because your orthodontist in Richardson has some tips to help you ensure your first week with braces is a net positive.


Tips on What to Know Before Getting Invisalign

September 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — richardsonortho @ 10:18 pm
smiling woman Invisalign braces

When you are thinking about buying a vehicle, it’s always a great idea to test drive it first. Instead of just assuming you’ll like something, you should take a closer look before purchasing it. While you can’t exactly test drive clear aligners to straighten your teeth since they are custom-made for your mouth, just keep reading to find out from your orthodontist in Richardson what to know before getting Invisalign.


Lost an Invisalign Aligner? Here’s What to Do

August 12, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — richardsonortho @ 4:05 pm
Woman searching purse, looking for lost Invisalign aligner

Even the most responsible and diligent individuals may lose track of items on occasion. Whether the couch devours your keys or you accidentally throw away a valuable receipt, misplacing important things is always stressful. It can be especially distressing if you lose an aligner for your Invisalign treatment. Do not panic. There are some practical steps you can take to get your teeth-straightening journey back on track as soon as possible.


What Factors Determine My Braces Treatment Time?

July 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — richardsonortho @ 3:22 am
man wearing braces

Deciding to get braces to straighten your teeth is a commitment, so you want to be informed about your decision. Part of your curiosity relates to braces treatment time and what will affect that. As your orthodontist in Richardson explains, some of the factors in required orthodontic time you can control, but not everything is up to your actions. Keep reading to learn more.

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