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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September is National Gum Care Month

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September is National Gum Care Month, which is especially important in a nation where nearly half of adults suffer from some form of gum disease. Gum tissue must be healthy and managed before, during, and after orthodontic treatment. In this article, we define gum disease and discuss how gum disease and orthodontic treatments are connected. …

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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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5 Surprising Differences between Aligners and Braces that Every Dentist Should Know

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There are several distinct differences between clear aligners and traditional 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 …

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Do invisible braces straighten teeth?

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Obtaining a picture-perfect smile is more likely today than ever before, especially for adults! Potential patients no longer have to weigh the pros and cons of having a crooked smile or wearing bulky metal braces. Invisible braces make the choice easy. Patients are surprised to know that Orthosnap® invisible braces offer more advantages than visual …

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What is the best option for teens when it comes to braces?

Invisible vs traditional braces

It’s today’s “rite of passage” for teenagers. An estimated 4.5 million Americans currently wear braces, and approximately 80 percent of those are between 6 and 18 years of age. Parents are quite justified in saying no to frivolities for their children, but braces have become more of an expectation. While not on par with necessities …

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Orthosnap vs. Other Clear Aligners—Which is the Best Choice for Your Patients?

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Most people have heard of clear aligners—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 some aligners, however, is that it is not a viable option for many patients. It can also be more expensive than …

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Tips for Explaining the Benefits of Orthosnap to Patients

Having a large market share does not mean that a company’s product is the best of its type. Take some of the heavyweight tech giants like Microsoft or America Online (AOL) in the mid-1990s for example. Today, the clear aligner market is largely defined by Invisalign, Smile Direct Club, and a handful of invisible braces …

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