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Invisalign® Premier Preferred Provider — That’s Us!

Dec 17, 2013 Comments Off by

We are proud to announce that here at Advance Orthodontics we have recently achieved the status of Premier Preferred Provider for Invisalign®. This achievement shows that Dr. Karotkin’s experience and quality care of his patients has been recognized on a highly respected level. To quality for as an Invisalign® Premier Preferred Provider, Advance Orthodontics must […]

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How is AcceleDent® different from other Orthodontic Treatments?

Dec 02, 2013 Comments Off by

Braces and other devices such as Invisalign® have been used to fix crooked teeth. While these options are extremely effective in straightening teeth and fixing bites, sometimes the patient wants to get their result quicker. Breakthrough Fortunately for people with crooked teeth, a breakthrough in orthodontics has been invented. It is called AcceleDent®. This device […]

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AcceleDent in the News

Oct 17, 2013 Comments Off by

Tonight, Local 2 is running a feature on AcceleDent. It’s a new technology that shortens the duration of treatment. It is being hailed as one of the greatest technological advancements in the field in the last 15 years. video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player AcceleDent uses small vibrations called micropulses. These vibrations stimulate tooth movement and […]

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Four Cartoon Characters Sporting Braces

Sep 24, 2013 Comments Off

Cartoon characters come in all shapes and sizes. Some characters are tall and others are short. Some have dark hair while others have blond hair or red hair. These physical characteristics are the traits that differentiate cartoon characters from each other. Some characters even have braces. Check out these five well-known cartoon characters that sport […]

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5 Habits to Nix While Wearing Braces

Sep 16, 2013 Comments Off

For many individuals, braces are the way to go in order to achieve beautiful, straight, and sparkling teeth. There are even many options when it comes to braces, from traditional ones to clear ones, to fit the needs of every individual. Caring for your braces is absolutely necessary while under orthodontic treatment, which includes brushing […]

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Famously Crooked Smiles: Celebs with Crooked Teeth

Aug 12, 2013 Comments Off

Celebrities today must project an air of perfection. There are tons of celebrities with horrible teeth that are crooked, gapped, etc. and even more who have had their smiles transformed by orthodontics and dentistry and made more beautiful. 1. Madonna Madonna has had a gap between her two front teeth forever, but it would seem […]

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Clear Braces vs. Metal Braces: What’s the Difference?

Jul 16, 2013 Comments Off

Orthodontic braces are used for cosmetic and practical reasons to correct the placement of teeth that are misaligned, crooked or unevenly spaced. Unfortunately, many people avoid them due to the notorious visibility of braces and the discomfort associated with treatment. Increasingly, however, these disadvantages are being cast aside by people who opt for clear braces […]

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Buyers Beware: Choosing the Right Orthodontist

Jun 10, 2013 Comments Off

A young woman in Canada named Alec Stephen recently had some unfortunate orthodontic luck. Wanting to improve the appearance of her teeth, she consulted with an orthodontist. When she later went to visit her dentist, he told her that he would be able to take care of her problems for a lower price than the […]

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Invisalign and Your Dating Life

May 24, 2013 Comments Off

If you have crooked teeth that you are not proud of, it can affect you in many ways. It can lower your self-esteem. It can prevent you from smiling too much. It can even get in the way of relationships. That is why Invisalign has become so popular in the past several years. It gives […]

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Behind the Scenes: How Invisalign is Made

May 16, 2013 Comments Off

Invisalign technology is the newest trend in orthodontics. It has many advantages over more traditional metal braces, but cosmetic appeal is high on the list. Invisalign uses a clear, plastic material. It starts with a trip to the orthodontist because each aligner is custom made. What goes into the development of these clear teeth aligners? […]

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