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The Benefits and Freedoms of Wearing Invisalign

February 1, 2021

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Man wearing a black shirt sitting against a white background holding an Invisalign tray and smiling

When it comes to orthodontic treatments, anyone wearing traditional braces will likely describe their experience as restrictive, somewhat stressful and limited. This is why Invisalign is such a popular choice. Even celebrities like Oprah Winfrey, Eva Longoria and Justin Bieber have chosen clear aligners over metal orthodontia. In addition to being less noticeable, there are many benefits to choosing clear aligners over traditional braces. Keep reading to learn the facts and freedoms of Invisalign.


Cosmetic Dentistry and Your Oral Health

January 21, 2021

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Over the years, technological advancements in the world of cosmetic dentistry have made it possible for millions of people to reap the benefits that come with a smile transformation. If you know anything about the treatment, then you’re aware that the purpose is to correct flaws in a natural and effective way. What you may not know is that there are certain dental issues that cosmetic treatment can’t “fix.” Your cosmetic dentist in Orlando shares why having good oral health prior to receiving treatment is absolutely crucial.


Your Guide to the Holiday Season with Invisalign

December 9, 2020

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young man holding Invisalign in Orlando

After a year that seemed to last a decade, the holidays are finally here! Even if you’re not traveling or meeting family members in person this year, the festive season is the busiest for many people. It can be all too easy to let your dental health fall by the wayside, especially if you wear Invisalign in Orlando. If you’re not careful, you could end up accidentally delaying your treatment. To help you achieve a straight smile as quickly as possible, here are four easy tips to staying on track with your Invisalign treatment during the holiday season.


Dental Insurance Vs In-House Dental Discount Plan: What to Know

November 7, 2020

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Orlando dentist tools on top of hundred dollar bills

When it comes to financing your dental care, you have plenty of options to choose from. However, it can be difficult to keep track of how they’re all different from each other. From dental insurance PPO and HMO plans to in-house dental discount plans and beyond, it can feel somewhat overwhelming trying to determine which option is right for you. Thankfully, understanding some of the basics can help cut through the confusion and help you make the right choice. Read on as your Orlando dentist explains the key differences between dental insurance and in-house dental discount plans.


7 Surprising Ways Smiling Makes Your Life Better

August 10, 2020

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Happy, healthy woman smiles after visiting her Orlando dentist

Your smile can say a lot about you—perhaps even more than you realize! Ongoing research has discovered a long list of benefits that come along with showing off your beautiful pearly whites. In fact, studies show that smiling can boost various aspects of your life even when you’re in a bad mood! Read on as your Orlando dentist explains seven surprising ways smiling influences your health, happiness, and quality of life.


6 Reasons to Not Start Mail-Order Braces During COVID-19

July 7, 2020

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Clear, clean professional set of Invisalign in Orlando

To make the most of a bad situation, many people are using their extra time during the COVID-19 quarantine to improve themselves. However, not all of the trends you see on social media are safe. One that’s becoming increasingly popular is mail-order braces. While they may seem like a convenient and affordable way to enhance your smile, they can easily leave you stuck in quarantine with painful and damaged teeth! Here are six reasons to avoid using mail-order braces and wait to visit your dentist for Invisalign in Orlando instead.


Need a Dentist During COVID-19? Here’s How They Keep You Safe!

May 21, 2020

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Woman smiling during visit with dentist in Orlando

As you adjust to living during the COVID-19 pandemic, you’ve probably taken precautions like social distancing, cleaning/sanitizing your home, and paying extra close attention to anyone you may come in contact with. But what happens if you need to visit the dentist? Is it safe to go to their office while the Coronavirus is still a risk? Keep reading to learn some of the ways your dentist in Orlando is keeping their patients and staff safe.


Dental Emergency in Quarantine? Skip the ER & Call Your Dentist

April 16, 2020

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Skip this ER and visit your Orlando emergency dentist instead

Where would you go if you found yourself with a knocked-out tooth or intense toothache? While you should seek urgent care, visiting your local ER for a dental emergency can cost you unnecessary time, money, and grief. In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, it’s more important than ever to know where to go when your smile needs immediate help. Here are four reasons why you should avoid the ER and call your Orlando emergency dentist first if you have a scary situation with your smile in quarantine.


6 Tips to Keep Your Smile Healthy During Quarantine

March 13, 2020

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Woman staying inside during quarantine as recommended by her Orlando dentist

To slow the spread of COVID-19, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention encourage society to practice social distancing. Following suit with these recommendations, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued a statewide stay at home executive order that will last until at least April 30th, 2020. Many of us now find ourselves at home under quarantine—including your dentist. Unfortunately, this means that all non-emergency dental care needs to be postponed until these strange times have passed. Here are six tips from your Orlando dentist that will help keep your smile healthy throughout quarantine.  


The Best Ways You Can Refresh Your Smile This Tax Season!

February 7, 2020

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Smiling, relaxed woman at desk with a beautiful smile.

It’s about that time of year again: tax season! If you’re excitedly waiting for or recently received your tax return, have you decided what you’re going to do with it? Instead of making a big purchase or going on a vacation, spend it on something that will improve your life for years to come: your smile! Now is a great time to finally change what you don’t like about your teeth and get the beautiful pearly whites you’ve always wanted. These cosmetic services from your Orlando dentist are an affordable and effective way to invest in your smile.

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