Athletes and Poor Oral Health

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Although sports are beneficial for the body, you may be surprised to discover that athletes are more likely to have poor oral health than everyone else. While the goal of orthodontics is to straighten the teeth, it’s equally important to keep them healthy. When treating athletes, here are a few unique considerations to advise: Gingivitis …

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At-Home vs. In-Office Clear Aligners

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Currently, the direct-to-consumer dental alignment industry is the newest dental frontier. Startup companies aggressively bombard people with advertisements about their services on social media, billboards, and more. Even though the at-home braces market is booming, those who seek do-it-yourself orthodontic treatment must brace themselves for the dangers.  Are your patients considering direct-to-consumer orthodontic treatment? Gently …

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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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How to Improve Patient Compliance

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Compliance is the cornerstone of successful orthodontic treatment, and Orthonsnap providers must encourage optimal levels of patient compliance. Nevertheless, we also understand that patient compliance can be tricky. Need support to tackle this hurdle? Continue reading. Begin with the End in Mind® In his New York Times Best Selling Book “The 7 Habits of Highly …

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New Year, New Cases

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What better way to start the new year than with a resolution that can enhance both health and aesthetics? The beginning of the year often parallels attitudes of improvement and can spark the desire for a straighter smile. Whether you’re interested in enticing existing or new clients, here are four marketing strategies that can promote …

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Record-Keeping and Compliance: Why are they important?

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Many understand that keeping records is a fundamental duty for medical professionals. Despite their utmost importance, record keeping is often a low priority for many practices. Inconsistencies in the record-keeping process lead to incompliance, which is not an option for practices that want to remain open.  Instead of wondering and worrying about the best practices …

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When You Should Use A Digital Scanner, and When You Shouldn’t

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With constant evolutions in dental technology, it can be challenging to decide which inventions to try in your practice and which to pass. One hot-topic technology advancement is intraoral scanners (IOS). Generally speaking, intraoral scanners are devices that can (1) capture an image of the mouth with light and sensors, (2) process said image with …

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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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Insurance: Use It or Lose It

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As people reflect at the end of the year and prepare for the next, the new year signifies a fresh start for many things, including insurance policies. However, when people do not use their insurance benefits or HSA, they often lose them. One way that insurance-holders can get the biggest bang for their buck is …

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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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