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Just Add Water

One of the many benefits of your clear aligners is that you can remove them to eat. You should brush after every meal, just like you would with traditional braces, but cleaning your teeth is much easier without having to work around and between brackets and wires. But when you wear your aligners 22 hours a day, you might be tempted to leave them in when you’re just having a sip of something when you’re thirsty. Unless you’re drinking water, please don’t. What’s...

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Posted by Brenton Glassell at 21 July 2021

Let's Be Perfectly Clear!

One of the most common reasons for choosing clear aligners is that they are just that—clear! You can achieve a healthy, beautiful smile without the more obvious wires and brackets of traditional braces. But if your aligners are noticeably stained well before it’s time to replace them, you can be facing days or weeks of self-conscious smiles. Luckily, this problem is preventable. Let’s look at some of the common causes of aligner discoloration and how to avoid them. Beverag...

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Posted by Brenton Glassell at 14 July 2021