Three Surprising Reasons Why Adults Are Seeking Orthodontic Treatment Right Now

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According to a recent American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) study, adults now outweigh the previously adolescent-dominated orthodontics market. Well-rounded, optimized orthodontic treatment is a win-win for both doctors and adult patients. When you become an Orthosnap provider, you gain access to the most effective, discreet, and affordable aligner on the market. (As well as access …

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TMJ Awareness Month

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The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research reports that between 5% and 12% of patients suffer from temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). Every November, American doctors acknowledge TMJ Awareness Month to encourage sufferers to understand this common joint dysfunction and learn ways to obtain relief safely. If you have patients that complain about TMJ disorder, …

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Happy Boss’ Day

National Boss’ Day is celebrated every October 16th (or the nearest working day if it falls on the weekend). Orthosnap joins forces with orthodontists and dentists who lead exceptionally by being the bosses of their practices. Our company wants doctors to have more time being a great boss and less time doing little tasks related …

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October is Dental Hygiene Month!

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Although it’s the start of “Spooky Season,” there are few things more terrifying than the development of periodontal disease and cavities. The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) celebrates Dental Hygiene Month this October to advocate for healthy teeth and gums.  One approach that dentists employ is orthodontic treatment to help their patients achieve a cleaner, …

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National Gum Care Month: What is it, and why is it important?

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While many patients choose orthodontic treatment to improve their teeth, they might not realize how it can impact another very important component of their dental health: their gums. Here, we break down this information for our provider’s patients: Why September is National Gum Care Month Different Aspects of Gum Disease How Fixed-Oral Appliances and Removable …

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Office Manager Appreciation Month

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Many pieces of the dental team fit together like a puzzle to contribute to the practice’s success, but there are many reasons to recognize dental office managers. Office managers are the backbone of the dental practice and have many responsibilities, from coordinating schedules to delivering exceptional patient experiences to marketing. September is Office Manager Appreciation …

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National Align Your Teeth Day is August 11th

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Mark your calendars! National Align Your Teeth Day is commemorated on August 11th every calendar year. The American Academy of Clear Aligners conceived this holiday for dentists, orthodontists, and patients. This holiday celebrates aligning teeth with different technologies that have changed the lives of millions of people around the world. Ways to Celebrate on August …

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Drawbacks of 3D-Printed Orthodontic Aligners

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3D printing has changed the dental industry indefinitely. Innovation by companies like Align Technologies has certainly set a precedent for clear aligner therapy. In fact, 3D-printed aligners are still used by major aligner companies, including Invisalign®, ClearCorrect®, and most recently, the Smile Direct Club®. As dentists, you already know there are limitations to 3D-printed aligners. …

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