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What Not to Eat When You Have Braces

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Orthodontist in Everett

Traditional braces come with a few rules. It’s extremely important that you take care of your teeth by eating only the foods that will support your treatment progress. With metal braces, you need to be mindful of the brackets and the wires and how certain foods can affect all the moving parts. It takes some time to get the hang of it, but with a little practice, you’ll learn what not to eat when you have braces.


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How can I afford braces or Invisalign treatment?

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OrthodontistThe cost of traditional braces or Invisalign treatment varies from patient-to-patient depending on the treatment requirements including total treatment time, complexity of the issues, health of the gums and teeth, and other factors. Patients differ too in terms of their ability to pay for treatment, but luckily, there are lots of options available to patients to make treatment more affordable at Silver Lake Orthodontics.


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Top 10 Reasons to Choose Invisalign in 2020

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When faced with making a decision between straightening your teeth with traditional braces or Invisalign, there are a number of important considerations to think about. Invisalign is an incredible tool that offers many benefits to patients who qualify for this type of treatment. Below are some of the most important reasons why so many of our patients at Silver Lake Orthodontics are choosing to go with Invisalign over traditional braces in 2020.


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Why go to an orthodontist over a general dentist to get braces?

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Everyone wants straight teeth and these days, patients have plenty of options in terms of how they go about creating a more beautiful smile. In addition to traditional braces, patients sometimes qualify to use Invisalign as a straightening device. But if you’re considering getting your teeth straightened, you may be wondering whether you should go to an orthodontist or just have your regular dentist do the work. But most dentists aren’t qualified or knowledgeable about how to straighten teeth. By better understanding the differences between dentists and orthodontists, you can take the next step toward getting a straighter, healthier smile with confidence. We took some time at Silver Lake Braces to put together a guide to help you learn more about this.


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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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