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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