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In some cases a beautiful smile and good bite is possible without using traditional braces.  Clear aligners, such as Invisalign, can move teeth to improve their alignment and correct some bite problems.  At Mountain Orthodontics we use a variety of different appliances to move teeth and clear aligners is one of them.  Here are some Invisalign FAQ’s to see if this treatment is right for you. What is Invisalign? Invisalign is an orthodontic appliance that
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Summer is finally here. That means no more school, long lazy days, hot weather and delicious barbecues and picnics.  Even with braces there is no downside to this sunny season.  If you are dreading summer barbeques because you have braces then this blog is for you.  Here are some excellent ways to enjoy all that summer has to offer while keeping your new smile on track. Summer Foods to Avoid For the most part your
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In order for your braces to be effective and give you that perfect smile, you will need to take care of them and your teeth.  A proper oral hygiene routine needs to be adhered to – at home or on the go.  Here are some ideas to build your essential braces cleaning kit. The Perfect Braces Kit When preparing your kit, you will want to include the basics for proper dental hygiene.  This includes: A
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Easter is about enjoying family time, Easter egg hunts and all kinds of delicious treats.  If you are not careful, however, your braces can get damaged and leave you with an emergency trip to your orthodontist.  The good news is that there are ways to enjoy all the great parts of Easter with braces.  I would like to share the following tips on how you and your braces can enjoy Easter worry free. Its All
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February 5, 2019

Orthodontic Retainers

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That day has finally come – it is time to get your braces removed.  So now what?  Once your braces have been removed your teeth will still need support while they are getting used to their new positions.  The job of the retainers is to provide this support.  Unfortunately, there also may be an orthodontic relapse or shifting of your teeth if the retainers are not worn or cared for properly.  Here are some options
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