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 to Prepare Your Teen for Braces

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Orthodontic treatment using traditional metal braces, invisible braces, or clear aligners is a process that can take up to two years to complete. It is important that your teen prepares for a lengthy and sometimes uncomfortable process if they opt for braces. Choosing the right form of orthodontic treatment is an important initial process that…

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…