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Can You Get Cavities with Invisalign?

March 27, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — canfieldbraces @ 1:34 am

Clear aligners and storage caseInvisalign is a great solution to fix your bite and alignment with no brackets or wires. Clear aligners are worn over your teeth to move them slowly, offering a discreet and comfortable treatment. Your aligners will act as a barrier over your teeth, but that doesn’t mean you can stop brushing and flossing. Your aligners can’t get cavities, but your risk of tooth decay can increase if you’re not careful. Here’s how to keep your smile cavity-free while benefiting from Invisalign.

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Brace for Holiday Feasting: Tips for Eating with Braces During the Festivities

December 21, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — canfieldbraces @ 9:01 pm
A family enjoying a holiday meal while one of the children wears braces

Wearing braces can be challenging, especially during the holidays. There’s seemingly no end to all the delicious food laid out on the table during family gatherings. However, with braces, many of those foods are out of bounds. No need to worry! With a few modifications and a little discipline, you’ll be able to enjoy the tastes of the season without compromising your braces.

If you want to learn how to survive festive feasts this year while keeping your orthodontic treatment on track, continue reading.

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The Dos and Do Nots of a Successful Invisalign Treatment

November 17, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — canfieldbraces @ 2:04 pm
Close-up of hand holding Invisalign aligner

Thanks to Invisalign, it’s possible to achieve a straighter smile without having to rely on noticeable, uncomfortable metal brackets and wires. That being said, you do need to be diligent about protecting your aligners in order to make sure your treatment stays on track. Below are some dos and do nots that you should always keep in mind when it comes to Invisalign.

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Brace Yourself for Round Two: Revisiting Orthodontic Treatment

October 27, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — canfieldbraces @ 12:50 pm
A woman wearing braces

Orthodontic treatments like braces typically promise a beautiful and straight smile that lasts a lifetime. However, in some cases, you may find yourself in a situation where you need a second round.

If you want to know the reasons why some people may need braces again and prevent yourself from following that path, continue reading.

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5 Helpful Tips for Handling Cold and Flu Season with Invisalign

October 26, 2023

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Woman blowing her nose while lying in bed

October is here, which means cold and flu season has begun! According to Harvard University, there are a few reasons you are more prone to getting sick during this time of the year, including the lack of vitamin D due to shorter days, and the increased amount of time spent indoors makes it more likely for you to breathe in the same air as someone who was ill. To stay healthy this winter, keep reading for five helpful tips for handling cold and flu season with Invisalign.

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5 Tips for Caring for Your Retainer

August 22, 2023

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Smiling woman holding clear retainerWhether you chose metal braces or clear aligners to fix your bite and alignment, nothing is more exciting than the end of your treatment. However, once your braces come off, your orthodontic journey isn’t over just yet. You’ll need a retainer to ensure your investment lasts. It’s the final step in your treatment plan, so it’s important for your retainer to last. Here is how to safeguard your new smile and ensure you get the most from your retainer.

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Here Are Some Great Questions for Your First Orthodontic Appointment

July 13, 2023

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Woman has questioning expression

Orthodontic treatment can be an intensive and time-consuming process, though it is still a worthwhile one. If you think you or your child might need braces, you’ll want to know you’re in the best hands possible. You should make sure to be informed about the nature of the procedures involved, what to expect while wearing braces, and the doctor performing the course of treatment. Here are some great questions to keep in mind during your first orthodontic appointment.

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Summery Foods You Can Enjoy With Braces

May 8, 2023

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someone smiling with braces

One of the best things about summertime is the food, but if you have braces, you may rightfully wonder whether you will be able to properly enjoy it. There are some foods that may be off-limits to you, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t find something to love at a summer barbecue.

If you have a cookout coming up, here’s a guide to which summer foods you should indulge in, and which you should try and steer clear of.

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You Are Never Too Old for a New Smile with Invisalign!

March 4, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — canfieldbraces @ 1:58 am
someone holding up an Invisalign aligner

A few decades ago, the only orthodontic available to get a straighter smile was traditional braces. Oh, how times have changed! With the invention of Invisalign, you no longer have to commit to months of wearing metal brackets and wires. This modern treatment offers a discreet, convenient, and comfortable option to get the aligned pearly whites you have always dreamed of. Read on to learn why Invisalign is a great choice even for older adults.

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The Importance of Protecting Your Child’s Smile with a  Mouthguard

February 4, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — canfieldbraces @ 6:15 am
a child holding a protective mouthguard

Playing sports is very beneficial for children. It not only encourages exercise but teaches them many skills, like teamwork, time management, and problem-solving. While extracurricular activities have so many positive aspects, you want to be sure to protect your child from any type of injury, including ones to their pearly whites. The National Youth Sports Foundation reports that an athlete is about 60 times more likely to end up with dental damage when they aren’t wearing a custom protective mouthguard. Read on to learn more about the importance and benefits of your child wearing one.

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