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Invisalign Compared to Traditional Braces

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InvisalignA nice smile can make a huge difference in a person’s self-confidence. Everyone wants straight teeth! But how you achieve the goal of an amazing smile is something that can be accomplished in a number of different ways. Many people need orthodontic treatment in order to correct problems like overcrowding, gaps, or crooked teeth. In some cases, Invisalign is a treatment option, while in other cases, standard braces must be used to make the teeth straight. At Silver Lake Orthodontics, we offer both treatment options.


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10 Tips for Finding the Best Orthodontist Near Me

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Orthodontist Near MeWhen it comes time to choose an orthodontist, you want to make sure that you make a good, well-informed decision. Orthodontic treatment is nothing to take lightly, but in addition to finding a qualified orthodontist, you also want to make sure that this professional is located near your home or office so that if treatment requires repeated visits (as orthodontic treatments often do), the process is convenient and sustainable.


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Benefits of Orthodontic Expanders

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Orthodontist for KidsOrthodontic expanders are some of the most important orthodontic treatments currently in use in the United States. Also known as palate expanders and maxillary expanders, these devices work to make the upper jaw wider so that orthodontic problems and crossbites can easily be corrected. At Silver Lake Orthodontics, we regularly use maxillary expanders to enhance orthodontic treatment outcomes. There are many exciting benefits of using this treatment that we will discuss below:


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Advantages of Invisalign

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Invisalign in EverettInvisalign is one of the most popular orthodontic treatment options for patients who meet certain criteria. While traditional braces have been in use since the early 1800’s, Invisalign is a modern treatment method that has many advantages that have really gotten our patients’ attention over the years.


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Never Too Old for Orthodontic Treatment

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Adult BracesHave you been dealing with crooked or crowded teeth or a poorly aligned bite? Maybe you think you’re too old for braces. But orthodontic treatment can be valuable for people of any age and the results are about more than just aesthetics.


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Tips to Enjoy Your Time With Braces

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Tips for BracesIt may not come naturally to enjoy your time wearing braces, but believe it or not, it is possible to have fun with the process of transformation. If you’ve recently gotten braces, then Silver Lake Orthodontics would like to congratulate you! Braces can transform your appearance in miraculous ways! It’s normal to feel apprehensive about orthodontic treatment when you first begin the process, but we want our patients to remember that there are a number of positive experiences that you can have as a result of treatment.


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Benefits of Invisalign for Teens

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InvisalignInvisalign is a special custom-made, clear aligner tray for the upper or lower teeth that can be changed every 2 to 10 weeks, depending on the severity of misalignment. Usually, treatment with Invisalign lasts between 6 to 18 months. The clear trays are similar to dental retainers that are designed to keep the teeth from moving after they’ve been aligned. Invisalign clear aligners are practically invisible, which makes them well-suited to teens.


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Welcome to our dental blog!

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We're excited to have you.  Check back here often to get the last tips and tricks to maintaining your optimal oral health.


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