Are There Different Types of Invisible Braces?

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What are invisible braces? Invisible braces are any form of dental appliance system that are clear and difficult to see in the mouth. Some examples of invisible braces are: Invisalign Invisalign is the trademarked name for one of the first and probably the best-known aligner braces system. It uses transparent retainer-type appliances that can be…

How Do Conventional Braces Compare to Invisalign?

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Braces and Invisalign are both used to slowly straighten an individual’s teeth, however they have a variety of differences. If you are planning to get standard braces or Invisalign, Doctor Lee at Burlingame Smile Studio can provide you with either. What is Invisalign? Invisalign is a patented orthodontic system that uses clear aligners that are…

What If My California Dental Insurance Doesn’t Cover Braces?

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Some dental insurers don’t cover orthodontics. This doesn’t make sense to orthodontists. Straightening teeth can prevent expensive dental problems. These include tooth decay, treatment for bite problems, and gum disease. We all know that dental insurance companies rarely make coverage decisions based on what is best for the patient. However, you shouldn’t give up on…