Blog Entries - 2023

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Different Kinds of Retainers: Which Option is Right for You?

December 4, 2023  |  Orthodontic Treatment, Retainers

You take your oral health seriously. You want teeth that are not only functional for chewing, but you also want teeth that sit comfortably in your mouth and flash a dazzling smile. This is why you sought orthodontic care because you understand the relationship between healthy teeth and a healthy life.  

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How Early Treatment with Expanders Sets the Stage for a Healthy Smile

November 6, 2023

Healthy teeth and a healthy mouth are about so much more than looks or aesthetic appeal. Straight teeth and a properly set palate control how you eat, talk, breathe and so much more. Unfortunately, when teeth are growing, they sometimes develop too closely together because our mouths are too small for the number of teeth we have.

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Top Benefits of Invisalign Clear Aligners

Everyone deserves straight and healthy teeth. But not everyone is an ideal fit for traditional braces. While they effectively straighten your teeth and set you up for a life of excellent oral hygiene, traditional braces can sometimes interfere with your eating habits. 

One alternative to traditional metal alloy braces is clear aligners from Invisalign.

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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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