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Five Invisalign Tips Every Patient Should Know

Clearsmile | January 28,2019

Making the decision to use Invisalign aligners is important for any orthodontic patient in search of a straighter smile and more comfortable bite, but deciding to get Invisalign is not the end of the experience. There are a few things every Invisalign patient should know once they take home their aligners for the first time. […]


Your Guide to Wearing a Retainer

Clearsmile | January 24,2019

Because braces and Invisalign require a significant financial investment, and because the end results typically look so fantastic, it doesn’t take much to motivate people to wear their Invisalign trays as often as they should. Most of our patients here at Clearsmile Orthodontics desire a straighter, more aesthetically-pleasing smile, and they understand that wearing the […]


Can Seniors Get Invisalign?

Clearsmile | January 22,2019

The word “senior” can mean one of two things here at Clearsmile Orthodontics. It is one of those versatile words that can mean either, “senior in high school,” or it can mean, “senior citizen.” In either context, the question as to whether Invisalign for adults is appropriate for someone of a certain age, the answer […]


Three Things to Consider Before Purchasing Invisalign for Your Child

Clearsmile | December 28,2018

When people decide to have children, they do so with at least a cursory understanding of the financial commitments that come along with kids. Day care is the first major expense, but a lot of families also start saving at an early age for college. In between those two major life events, however, comes the […]


Keeping Your Invisalign Aligners Clean

Clearsmile | December 27,2018

One of the major benefits of using Invisalign braces rather than traditional braces is the ability of orthodontic patients to remove the trays completely when they want to eat, participate in sports, or take a formal photograph. But one of the biggest advantages of Invisalign is that the trays themselves are so much easier to […]


Why Teenagers Love Invisalign

Clearsmile | December 20,2018

Teenagers do not enjoy traditional orthodontics in the slightest, and it’s no surprise as to why this would be the case. Not only can braces be painful for teenagers, but they also look and feel bulky in the teen’s mouth, are difficult to clean, and require frequent visits to the orthodontist. Thankfully, there is an […]


Seven Questions to Ask Your Orthodontist Before Getting Invisalign

Clearsmile | December 18,2018

If you are thinking about investing in Invisalign as the best way to straighten out your smile, congratulations! You’re on the right path toward straightening your teeth in a way that will have people congratulating you and, ultimately, smiling right back. Of course, like all important choices in a person’s life, the decision to meet […]


Orthodontists and Dentists: Why You Need Both

Clearsmile | November 28,2018

Without knowing much else about either profession, most people at least understand that dentists and orthodontists both work with teeth. However, it is very important to appreciate that both professions specialize in very different aspects of the teeth. In other words, just because you have a dentist doesn’t mean you don’t also need an orthodontist. […]


Five Ways Invisalign is Ideal for Teens

Clearsmile | November 21,2018

For decades, adolescence has served as the period in a person’s life when it’s time to straighten out teeth, mostly because that’s when all the baby teeth are officially gone and all the adult teeth have taken their place. However, teens also have been forced to deal with metal braces as the main means of […]


Three Reasons Invisalign Is a Great Option for Adults

Clearsmile | November 14,2018

When it comes to getting braces, many people assume that the overwhelming majority of those who get them are teenagers. While that may be true to a certain extent, it doesn’t mean people can’t opt for straighter teeth long after their adolescent years have come and gone. After all, getting braces at age of 40 […]