What To Know Before You Commit To An Invisalign Provider

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You’ve done your research and you’re confident Invisalign is the right solution for your teeth straightening needs. But with multiple Invisalign providers serving the Maritimes, how do you know if you’re choosing the right one?

Choosing a provider for Invisalign treatment is an important decision. While many dental and orthodontic practices offer Invisalign treatment, different providers have different levels of experience, expertise, and skills. Not sure if you’re making the right choice? Keep the following in mind: More»

Invisalign Teen: What Teenagers Need to Know about Alternatives to Braces

Invisalign Teen

For decades, getting braces has been a “rite of passage” for teens. While many teens still get braces today, Invisalign Teen is an effective alternative that’s become increasingly popular in recent years. Invisalign Teen is an effective teeth-straightening option without the downsides often associated with metal braces. Rather than wires or brackets, Invisalign Teen uses clear, removable aligners to gradually shift your teeth into their proper position, giving you a confident smile. Plus, since the clear aligners are easy to remove, you can continue to eat all your favourite foods, which is something you can’t do with braces.

Learn why Invisalign Teen is quickly becoming a popular choice for teens: More»

5 Things to Know Before Getting Invisalign

Things to Know Before Getting Invisalign

Dreaming of a perfect smile? You don’t need to get braces as an adult to straighten your teeth. Invisalign is a discreet, cost-effective solution for straighter teeth. If you are seriously considering Invisalign, these are five things you need to know before talking to your orthodontist. More»

Is Invisalign Worth the Investment?

Is Invisalign Worth the Investment?

Dreaming of a straighter smile this holiday season? If Invisalign is at the top of your holiday wish list, now is the perfect time to make this dream a reality. Invisalign aligners are a clear alternative to conventional metal braces. This discrete solution means no one but you will know that you are straightening your teeth. Invisalign gives you the freedom to attend holiday celebrations and enjoy all your favourite seasonal foods, all while getting the beautiful, healthy smile of your dreams!

Invisalign, like any teeth straightening solution, is an investment. It’s natural to wonder if the end result is truly worth the cost of treatment. Invisalign can be truly life-changing. When you are no longer self-conscious about how you chew, bite or speak, this boost in self-esteem and confidence will positively impact your personal life and career.

These are five Invisalign treatment benefits to keep in mind:

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Invisalign After 40: Is it Too Late?

Invisalign After 40

A small gap between your front teeth. An over-crowded smile. A minor cross-bite.

These imperfections may be hurting your self-esteem and personal confidence. You’re ready to make a change and finally straighten your teeth. But if you’re over 40, it’s natural to wonder, “Is it too late for me to get Invisalign, and if it’s not, will Invisalign be worth the trouble and cost?”

Read on for “straight talk” from our orthodontist and the truth about getting Invisalign after 40. More»

3 Secrets for Making Invisalign Affordable

Will Insurance Pay for Invisalign

Imagine your life with straighter teeth: would you smile more on first dates? Speak up during company meetings? Carry yourself with confidence wherever you went? Straighter teeth can be life-changing. Unfortunately, many adults fear the price tag associated with teeth straightening is too high. That doesn’t have to be the case. Invisalign is a discreet alternative that uses clear aligners to gently shift your teeth into proper alignment. The cost for Invisalign is similar to the cost of conventional braces. Even better, many insurance companies have coverage that will offset the cost of Invisalign treatment the same as conventional braces.

Even with partial insurance coverage, our orthodontists understand that the cost can still feel like a burden, especially for lengthy treatments. At Docbraces, our team is committed to helping every patient achieve their dream of a perfect smile. These are three ways our team helps make Invisalign affordable for everyone. More»

4 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Invisalign Treatment

Is Invisalign Worth the Cost?

Once you’ve made the decision to get Invisalign treatment, it’s natural to want to get started right away. Don’t rush to select a provider, however. Choosing a Maritime Invisalign provider and starting treatment are two important steps towards achieving your dream of a perfect smile. Take the time to evaluate your different options and understand what is expected during treatment, or risk committing these common mistakes: More»

Invisalign After Braces: Straightening Your Teeth (Again) as an Adult

Invisalign Nova Scotia - Top Considerations When Selecting a Provider

If you had braces as a teen, you know there’s nothing quite like the unbridled joy that comes when your braces are finally removed. You’re no longer a socially-awkward teen with a mouthful of metal! Unfortunately, the next step, wearing a retainer, can be almost as challenging. Metal retainers, like braces, are not particularly attractive. They’re tight, they can make speaking awkward, and they’re easy to misplace. If you stopped wearing your retainer shortly after you got your braces off, you’re not alone. For one reason or another, most young adults stop wearing removable retainers. A decade later, that bad habit can catch up with you. Your formerly straight teeth are crooked again. Can Invisalign save the day? Absolutely. More»