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added on: November 30, 2021
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Most of us know that traditional metal braces can be used to effectively straighten teeth. While this treatment is most common in teens and young adults, braces can still be a great way for adults to transform the appearance of their smiles. However, if you’re looking to get straighter teeth without the use of braces,… Read More

added on: December 23, 2019
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Crooked or overcrowded teeth are incredibly common across people of all ages. Some of these people may feel self-conscious about their crooked grin, while others can feel a greater sense of individuality. But either way, your dentist in Cedar Rapids wants those with crooked teeth to know and understand that there are risks that often… Read More

added on: April 19, 2017
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As much as it stinks to get braces as a teenager – no more candy! – orthodontics become even more complicated when you’re an adult. Adults have to deal with the same issues as teenagers, like bread getting stuck everywhere after you take a bite of a sandwich, but there’s also additional inconvenience and self-consciousness… Read More

Posted In: Invisalign

added on: November 23, 2015
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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Orthodontic options like braces can make Thanksgiving very frustrating. Affixed to teeth and held in place by bonding materials, many foods can break brackets or cause them to come loose and fall off. This means people with braces often have to avoid traditional Thanksgiving treats like nuts, fruits, vegetables, and candy. People with Invisalign®, however,… Read More

added on: August 24, 2015

Adults in need of orthodontic treatment are typically adverse to traditional braces. Silver braces or those with youthful colors can look fine, even whimsical and fun in teenage mouths, but in adults the effect is often one less pleasing. If you are an adult in need of orthodontic treatment in Iowa, clear braces are likely… Read More

Posted In: Invisalign

added on: July 13, 2015

Invisible braces are not as noticeable as metal options, but they are not truly invisible either. Even options like Invisalign® which are significantly less obtrusive than other types of braces are not fully invisible. However, if you are an adult or older teen who needs orthodontic treatment, even “almost invisible” is often good enough. If… Read More

Posted In: Invisalign

added on: April 21, 2015

Clear braces and Invisalign® are names often used interchangeably, but they are actually very different orthodontic treatments. Clear braces, like traditional braces, use a combination of brackets and arch-wire to pull teeth into alignment. The brackets and wire used for clear braces are see though, but the process is identical to traditional orthodontia. Invisalign® uses… Read More

Posted In: Invisalign