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Common Misconceptions About Orthodontics

Several common misconceptions about orthodontics today prevent people from seeking orthodontic treatment. These orthodontic myths are commonplace, and they can make people feel as if achieving a straight smile is not possible for them. 

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Orthodontic Treatment Options for Adults

Over the last decade, more and more adults have been seeking orthodontic treatment to improve oral health and make their teeth more aesthetically appealing. This includes the use of braces and aligners to straighten teeth and correct tooth spacing.  

Many adults wonder if braces are right for them and what options they have for orthodontic treatment.  

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Upcoming Summer Events from Shine Orthodontics

Summer is here and that means it is time for sunshine and fun with Shine Orthodontics! 

This year, Shine Orthodontics is proud to promote two fun summer events that are perfect for the whole family.

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Maintaining a Healthy Smile: The Importance of Good Oral Hygiene During Orthodontic Treatment

June 5, 2023  |  braces, oral hygiene, orthodontist

When it comes to the health of your teeth when wearing braces there is nothing more important than proper oral hygiene.  

Braces do wonders for your oral health and teeth alignment, but they can also make keeping your mouth clean and fresh more difficult.

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What is the Difference Between Braces and Aligners?

May 1, 2023  |  aligners, braces, orthodontic treatment

We all care about the health of our teeth. Not only does that mean we want to keep them safe from cavities, disease, and other ailments, but it also means that we want our teeth to be straight and painless inside our mouths.

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What is the Cost of Orthodontic Treatment: Navigating Insurance and Payment Options

Orthodontic treatment is one of the best things you can do for yourself.  


Straight, well-spaced teeth are comfortable, chew effectively, and deliver a dazzling smile every time.  

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