Identifying Candidates for Clear Aligners

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More and more dentists and orthodontists are offering clear aligners as an effective method of growing their practice and becoming a part of global, multi-billion dollar industry. With Orthosnap’s patented Dynamic Physical Model®, we can tackle more complex cases. Although not everyone may qualify for clear aligner therapy, the following people should: Patients with Mild, …

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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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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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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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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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Back-To-School Month: The Perfect Time to Start Clear Aligners

The beginning of every school year is a time of fresh starts and new routines. On the other hand, it can be a hectic season where parents are more than excited to send their children back to school for another successful year. With so much to look forward to during the new school year, Orthosnap …

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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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Aligners vs Braces: 5 Surprising Differences that Every Dentist Should Know

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There are several distinct differences between clear aligners vs braces. Most notable is that clear aligners are a nearly invisible orthodontic treatment option. Additionally, they can be easily removed for eating and cleaning. These are the two main advantages that draw patients to choose clear aligner therapy over traditional metal braces. The fact that clear …

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