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Crossing the Finish Line: What to Expect with Braces Removal

January 8, 2024

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Close-up of woman’s smile with and without braces

Will you soon complete your orthodontic treatment? You have much to be excited about! Still, as you approach the finish line with braces, you might wonder what you can expect when they are being removed. And what will you have to do to maintain your results afterward? This blog post can serve as your guide to the road ahead.

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Is Dental Insurance Worth the Money?

September 30, 2023

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Dental benefits information on clipboard

As you are adapting to uncertain economic conditions, you may be looking for ways to reduce your spending. In an effort to save money, some people have even canceled their dental insurance! Are you thinking about doing the same thing? Do not make any rash decisions. Before you cancel your policy, it would be wise to pause for a moment to think about why keeping it may actually be better for your budget than getting rid of it. This blog post touches on a few specific ways in which your insurance plan could help you save money.

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Dental Insurance vs. Dental Discount Plans — Which Should You Choose?

September 25, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — northborough @ 7:19 pm
Happy dental patient talking to dentist

As a budget-conscious person, you may always be searching for ways to save money. Dental insurance could help you do that, but so could a dental discount plan. Which option is better? Both have their advantages and downsides. This blog post provides a generalized comparison of these two assets so you can choose the one that is best for your family.

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5 Tips for Wearing Braces to Work

August 25, 2023

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Portrait of young businesswoman with braces

Are you thinking about undergoing orthodontic treatment? If so, you can look forward to many oral health benefits. In the meantime, though, you may have questions about how your treatment might affect your daily life. In particular, you might be nervous about wearing braces to work. What steps could make the experience easier for you? Here are five practical tips:

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Why Do Braces Make Your Teeth Feel Loose?

August 22, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — northborough @ 2:42 pm
Confident, smiling young woman with braces

In most circumstances, a loose permanent tooth is a dental emergency. You should seek care right away so a professional can provide appropriate treatment and possibly spare you from a brand new gap in your smile. But what if your teeth seem a bit unsecure in their positions because you are wearing braces? Should you be concerned? Why exactly do braces make your teeth feel loose? Read this blog post to discover useful information.

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August 11 Is National Align Your Teeth Day!

July 23, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — northborough @ 3:39 pm
Woman’s smile before and after orthodontic treatment

Around the world, countless millions of people have some form of dental misalignment. Whether your teeth are a little crooked or you have bite problems, you might be thinking about undergoing orthodontic treatment. Since National Align Your Teeth Day is right around the corner, now is the ideal time to get started on your path to a straighter, healthier smile. What exactly is National Align Your Teeth Day, and how can you show your support for it? Read this blog post to find out.

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How Long Will You Have to Wear a Retainer after Invisalign Treatment?

July 15, 2023

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Smiling woman holding two orthodontic retainers

Throughout the months of your Invisalign treatment, you have been diligent about using your aligners. Now, you are finally approaching the finish line. It will be an exciting moment when your dentist declares that you have successfully completed your treatment! Soon, you will move onto the next phase of your experience — maintaining your results. You will need to wear a retainer. Why is doing so important, and exactly how long will have to wear a retainer after Invisalign? This blog post provides the answers.

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How to Protect Your Lips from the Sun

June 3, 2023

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Smiling woman wearing sunhat and sunglasses

With record-setting temperatures afflicting many places this summer, you have probably heard plenty of reminders about how important it is to protect yourself from sunburns. Sadly, though, many people seem to forget about their lips. Why is it so important to protect your lips from the sun, and how can you do so? Read this blog post to find out.

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Soak Up the Sun for a Healthier Smile!

June 2, 2023

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Woman lounging on beach, enjoying the sun

When it comes to human health, the sun often gets a bad rap. After all, it can cause skin cancer, burns, and premature signs of aging. However, that is only one side of the story. Spending time in the sunlight could actually benefit your teeth and gums! How can soaking up the sun contribute to a healthier smile? This blog post explains.

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Veneers Are the Key to a Beach-Ready Smile

May 29, 2023

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Woman with beautiful teeth smiling on beach

Are you getting ready to pack up and head to the coast this summer for some relaxing time by the ocean? If so, you should bring your swimsuit, your sunscreen, your towels, and, of course, a smile that will look fabulous in photos. But what if your teeth have a few imperfections that make you feel self-conscious? Talk to your cosmetic dentist. They might recommend that you get veneers, which can be the key to achieving a beach-ready smile.

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