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How Often Do You Have Orthodontist Appointments After Braces?

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Congratulations, you can finally reveal your new smile to the world! You’ve worked hard to keep your teeth and appliances clean, showed up for check-in appointments, and followed all of…

Do Ceramic Braces Stain?

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Modern braces technology allows you to have many treatment options. One of the most popular innovations is Damon Clear braces, a low-profile treatment that provides fantastic results. Damon Clear braces…

The Increasing Popularity of Getting Braces as an Adult

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Have you noticed that more of your friends or colleagues have Invisalign or braces? That may be because more adults are discovering the benefits of having a healthy, brilliant smile.…
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How to Get Braces? How to Get Invisalign? See an Orthodontist

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People often think that orthodontists and dentists provide the same services. In fact, more dentists are advertising orthodontic treatments. It’s important to know that while some dentists have the training…
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How to Choose an Orthodontist in Cary, Apex, and Morrisville

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So you’re ready to take the first step on your smile journey and seek out orthodontic treatment! When looking for an orthodontic care provider, prospective patients may feel confused. They…
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Can You See Your Dentist During Orthodontic Treatment?

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Once you’ve begun your smile journey by getting orthodontic treatment, it’s natural to have questions about how to care for your teeth with braces. Many new patients wonder, “can you…
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What’s The Difference Between a Dentist and an Orthodontist?

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When looking to improve your smile, it’s important to know which kind of oral health professional to see! Future patients often ask us, “What does an orthodontist do?” It’s a…
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How Orthodontics Can Save You Money: 4 Ways

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If you’re considering braces, you might wonder if they’re worth the expense. You probably know that orthodontics can give you a bright, beautiful smile that increases your confidence and makes…
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When to Start Orthodontic Treatment

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When should one start orthodontic treatment? This is one our favorite questions and we actually feel this is one of our key differentiators at Bovenizer and Baker Orthodontics. Adults can…
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What Happens Right After Braces Are Removed?

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What happens right after braces are removed? Getting your braces removed is such an easy experience!  1. First, Dr. Bo or Dr. Baker will remove all Damon brackets or Invisalign…
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Getting a Retainer Years After Braces

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Getting your braces off is a big day and a feeling you will never forget! Your teeth look and feel super smooth, like glass. But your treatment does not end…
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What is the Best Age for Kids to Get Braces?

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One of the most frequently asked questions we get asked at our office is “What age do kids usually get braces?”. This is a great question and there is not…