The Zeitgeist of Clear Aligner Therapy

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While clear aligners have been in mainstream use since the 1990s, the concept of this orthodontic treatment has been around since the beginning of the 20th century. Here, we offer a brief historical overview of clear aligners and explain how they became one of the most popular orthodontic options available today. 1925: Remensnyder’s “Flex-O-Tite” Device …

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Patient Education: A Vital Aspect of Orthosnap Treatment

Today, more and more providers are moving toward a patient-centric practice. It’s a way for individuals to feel heard, valued, and respected. After all, patients who feel comfortable in your chair are far more likely to return. Part of running a patient-centered practice is patient education. In years past, patients listened to their dentist’s recommendations, …

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Orthosnap: The Right Choice for a Healthy, Aesthetic Smile

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As a practice owner, you see many types of patients. Individuals seek orthodontic care for several different reasons. One may be interested in improving the bite to enhance overall function and health. Another may simply want a more aesthetic smile. The wonderful thing about Orthosnap is that treatment can be exactly what you want it …

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7 Orthosnap Benefits that Can Boost Your Practice

woman's hand holding up clear aligner against gray background

Dentists are certainly not running short on orthodontic options for their practice. In fact, there are so many clear aligner solutions, it can be challenging to know which system to choose. Orthosnap may look similar to other aligner trays. But in reality, our fabrication process is completely unique from alternative systems, including Invisalign® and ClearCorrect®. …

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Orthosnap vs. Invisalign®—Which is the Best Choice for Your Patients?

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Most people have heard of Invisalign®—a removable and “invisible” alternative to braces. Who wouldn’t prefer an “invisible” option? One that doesn’t leave your mouth filled with unsightly and painful metal? The problem with Invisalign, however, is that it is not a viable option for many patients. It can also be more expensive than traditional braces. …

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Answering Questions About Direct-to-Consumer Aligners

In today’s economy, consumers (our dental patients) have come to expect services to be provided more easily, conveniently, and with greater flexibility than ever before. Just take Uber, Amazon Prime, and GrubHub; it’s no wonder that the same concept of “fast, affordable goods and services directly to the home” has rubbed off into the medical …

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Encouraging Patient Compliance During Treatment

Orthosnap, like other clear aligners on the market today, are removable. Therefore, patient responsibility and discipline in wearing the aligners is key to a successful treatment. Luckily, Orthosnap makes it easy to check for diligent, daily wear with our Verification Key™ aligner. When you do realize a patient is not diligently wearing Orthosnap aligners, there …

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It’s Never Too Late for Orthosnap!

Do you have adult patients who are embarrassed about their smile and feel that it is too late to consider straightening it? Your patients may wish to reconsider. In the last two decades, more adults are choosing to straighten their teeth. Clear aligners are no longer just for the young; they are for everyone. Perhaps …

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Talking Points for Potential Aligner Treatment Customers

When describing the benefits of clear aligners, low visibility, ease of cleaning, and effectiveness in moving teeth are all important topics. But what personally motivates patients to make the commitment, both in time and money, may vary significantly with age. Whether speaking to a teenager, working parent, or senior citizen, knowing how each stage of …

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