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Why You Should Kick Off Your Invisalign Journey This Summer

May 5, 2024

a patient holding their Invisalign aligner

Are you unhappy with your smile due to crooked teeth, an improper bite, or some other orthodontic issue that you’d like to resolve? Invisalign might be the answer – and this summer might be the perfect time to kick off your orthodontic journey! Continue reading below to learn more about Invisalign and some of its awesome benefits, along with why this summer is the perfect time to straighten your teeth and improve your long-term dental health.

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How Orthodontic Treatment Can Benefit the Graduating Student in Your Life

May 4, 2024

a graduating student with braces smiling

Graduating from high school or college is a monumental milestone; it signifies the end of one chapter and the beginning of another, as a whole world of opportunities is opened to be explored. This means it’s the perfect time to consider improving one’s smile – and if there’s a graduate in your life, you might consider gifting them orthodontic treatment. Here’s a closer look at a few different orthodontic treatments that are great for graduating students, along with how these treatments are incredibly beneficial for their smiles moving forward.

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When Braces Are the Best Option

March 21, 2024

Woman with traditional metal bracesYou have many options to correct bite and alignment problems, like clear aligners or traditional metal braces. Although both are effective, sometimes, metal braces are the best solution. Here’s why your orthodontist may recommend brackets and wires instead of Invisalign.

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Fact-Busting Popular Myths About Metal Braces

March 19, 2024

Facts and myth on blue backgroundGapped, crooked, and misaligned teeth can affect your confidence, but that’s not the only concern. Alignment issues can negatively affect your dental health and oral functions. Metal braces can correct the most complex bite and alignment concerns, but there are several rumors that might be stopping you from investing in a straight smile. Here are the facts behind the most common myths about braces.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Invisalign

January 29, 2024

person holding Invisalign

If you seek a discreet alternative to traditional braces, Invisalign stands out as an excellent choice. Unlike conventional metal brackets, Invisalign offers clear aligner trays that snugly fit over your teeth, gently repositioning them. To ensure the success of this treatment, proper care of your Invisalign trays is crucial. If you’re unsure about the necessary care, continue reading to discover the dos and don’ts that will help you maintain your trays in optimal condition!

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Tips for Eating Holiday Meals with Braces

December 15, 2023

Smiling woman with traditional bracesIf this is your first holiday season wearing braces, you might have some anxiety about eating during get-togethers. Don’t fret. Although a few dietary restrictions come along with wearing braces, you can still enjoy many of your seasonal favorites. Here are a few tips to help you eat holiday meals without damaging your braces.

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Brace for the Holidays: How to Enjoy Holiday Meals with Braces

November 10, 2023

Gingerbread man

The holiday season is once more upon us, and it brings with it good cheer, gift-giving, and traditional feasts. While this makes it a wonderful time of year for many people, those who wear braces might have some difficulty enjoying a customary meal while keeping their orthodontic treatment on track. Here are a few tips to help people with braces enjoy their holiday feasts without worrying about having an orthodontic emergency.

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Announcing the Opening of Our New Office in Prosper!

September 2, 2023

a patient smiling during their orthodontic visit

We’re thrilled to announce the grand opening of our new dental office right here in the heart of Prosper, TX! At Buchwald Orthodontics, we’re dedicated to providing top-notch care in a warm and welcoming environment. Our state-of-the-art facility and experienced team are committed to ensuring that your smile shines brightly and functions optimally for many years to come. Continue reading below to learn a little more about our brand-new office!

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4 Helpful Back-to-School Tips for Teens with Invisalign

August 31, 2023

Teen girl smiling while working on computer in classroom

The weeks leading up to a new semester are filled with endless to-dos, from catching up on your summer reading and figuring out where your classes are to going shopping for new clothes. Naturally, you need to be proactive about staying on-track with your Invisalign treatment as well. Since this can be easier said than done, keep reading for four helpful back-to-school tips for teens with Invisalign!

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Can You Wear Just One Invisalign Aligner?

July 3, 2023

Young woman putting on an Invisalign aligner

Invisalign aligners have the benefit of being one of the sleekest, most convenient methods of straightening your teeth. However, just like any orthodontic appliance, some people aren’t a fan of wearing them.

If one arch of your teeth is straighter than the others, you may wonder whether you can wear Invisalign aligners on just one arch of your teeth. Here’s what you should know about whether that could be an option for you.

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