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The Importance of Wearing Your Retainer

If you’ve spent months wearing braces or dutifully working through your series of clear aligners, you’ve probably been looking forward to the day you were free to enjoy a lovely straight smile. But there’s one more step in your orthodontic journey, and that’s wearing your retainer. At MyOrthodontist, we are just as excited as you […]

Choosing Braces While Going to College

Your college years are a great time to get braces. College is a major transition in your life and what better way to enter into this new journey, than by achieving the smile you’ve always wanted! If you’ve been considering straightening your smile, it’s important to know that it’s never too late to achieve the […]

The Best Halloween Braces Safe Candy

We all love eating our favorite candy from time to time, especially around Halloween. But those treats can get tricky for orthodontic patients, because many of the standard goodies are harmful to braces. So how can you safely enjoy your spooky night of fun. Braces-Friendly Halloween Treats The good news is that chocolate is safe! […]

October is Orthodontic Health Month

If you’re new to orthodontic health, let’s start with the basics. Orthodontic treatment is a way of straightening or moving teeth to improve their appearance and how they work, while also making it easier to clean the teeth. It can also help in the long-term care of your teeth, gums, and jaw joints, by evenly […]

Time is Running Out. Use your FSA Benefits Before They Expire

Because FSAs operate on a “use it or lose it” principle, any amount that has not been spent by the end of the year is lost. Using FSA benefits for your orthodontic treatment can immensely help you pay off your remaining balance or just start your treatment! What is an FSA? Did you know any […]

How to Take Progress Photos for Dental Monitoring with the ScanBox Pro

Your treatment keeps progressing as your doctor monitors your smile remotely, no matter where you are. Be sure you’ve downloaded the DentalMonitoring (DM) app from the App Store or Google Play Store for free. When your monitoring starts, we’ll send you an activation email with everything you need to log in. Next, you’ll take photos […]

New Year, New You with Braces!

Here are the most common types of braces that could define your year and give you the beautiful smile you’ve been waiting for. Metal Braces Metal braces are the most common option for various reasons, including durability and cost. While they have been around for decades, constant innovation means that metal braces are more advanced […]

Orthodontics as Self-Care?

Times have changed, and so has the technology and patient care. Orthodontic care, in particular, has come a long way, and more adults are seeking it every year. Why not consider thinking of orthodontic care as self-care? Instead of looking at it as a hassle and expense, look at it as a sound investment into […]

How the Parts of Braces Move Teeth

With braces being such a common part of childhood, and now as they become more popular among adults, we are used to seeing them all around us. While we are familiar with how they look, we probably haven’t thought much about how they work. This may seem like something that doesn’t matter much, but it’s […]

The Truth about Ceramic Braces in Fayetteville, NC

Getting braces is an exciting milestone, as it means you’re on your way to a straighter, healthier smile. Most people, when they picture getting braces, envision the silver metal brackets with wires and bands. While this is still a popular, effective choice for straightening your teeth, there are other options available, including ceramic braces. Getting […]

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