Are all orthodontists dentists?

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At Orthosnap, we believe that our partners should be equipped to handle all of their patients’ questions regarding orthodontic treatment with ease. So, we have devised this patient-friendly guide to distinguish the difference between two commonly confused dental professionals: dentists and orthodontists. Similarly, dentists and orthodontists are clinically trained dental professionals. Yet, while all orthodontists …

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Why Dentists Should Offer Orthodontics in their Practices

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Not everyone thinks of general dentists when they think of orthodontics, but that’s about to change. General dentists that offer orthodontics give their regular patients an excellent service because they already have an established relationship that helps them understand their health histories, unique personalities, and overall oral health goals. While patients need orthodontics for many …

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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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How to Talk to Your Patients About Oral-Systemic Health

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Many patients don’t realize that taking care of their oral health can create a positive chain reaction of wellness throughout the body. Still, all dental professionals have the opportunity to educate their patients on oral-systemic health– how oral health impacts other bodily systems. In this blog, we touch on how orthodontic treatment can positively impact …

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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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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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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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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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Dental Consultant Tips for Promoting Orthodontics in Your Practice

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Are you a general dentist who wants to incorporate clear aligner therapy in your practice? The good news is that many of your patients already trust you to provide high-quality dental care, so the most difficult part  (which actually isn’t very difficult at all!) is learning how to promote orthodontics in your practice. Hesitancy to …

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