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4 Things You Should Know Before Getting Invisalign

May 3, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — laplatadental @ 3:47 pm
Woman removing her Invisalign aligner.

Many people aren’t happy with their smiles because of their crooked teeth; yet they are sometimes apathetic towards seeking treatment because they don’t want to deal with the hassle of braces. But luckily, Invisalign is a discreet and comfortable alternative to traditional braces that can provide patients with a straighter and healthier set of pearly whites. You might be curious about receiving Invisalign for your smile; here are four things that you should know about this orthodontic solution.


4 Essential Tips for Traveling with Invisalign

April 8, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — laplatadental @ 1:24 pm
Woman holding Invisalign aligners

People usually break from their habits when they’re on a trip, but that shouldn’t apply to Invisalign.  You need to wear and care for these aligners daily, regardless of where you’re staying. Skipping out on them can slow your treatment progress and even make them less comfortable.

To keep such misfortune from happening to you, here are four essential tips for traveling with Invisalign.


Interproximal Reduction Explained

April 6, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — laplatadental @ 1:13 pm
Dentist showing patient X-ray of teeth

Let’s say you’ve finally decided to get Invisalign to straighten your teeth. However, your dental practice tells you they’ll have to perform “interproximal reduction” before giving you the aligner trays. Quickly, a thousand questions come to your mind. Is it necessary? Will it hurt? Is it safe?

There’s no reason to worry — interproximal reduction is a treatment that’s sometimes needed to make aligners more effective. To learn more, here’s a summary explaining what it is, why it’s necessary, and how safe it is for you.


The Top 4 Signs You Should Replace Your Dentures

March 23, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — laplatadental @ 7:05 pm
dentures on medical mask in La Plata

Dentures are the most convenient and affordable method of restoring your smile. Whether you’ve lost teeth due to age or gum issues, these teeth replacements can provide the ample support you need to enjoy your daily oral habits. However, there will come a time when you’ll have to replace them. Read on to learn the four main signs that you should get new dentures!


4 Reasons Your Dentures Still Need a Dental Checkup

March 8, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — laplatadental @ 6:25 pm
man at dental checkup with dentures in La Plata

There’s a common myth that if you have dentures, you won’t need to see your dentist much anymore. However, even if you no longer have natural teeth to care for, ensuring your restorations are in good condition is vital! By taking preventive measures, you can help maintain your new pearly whites as well as your overall health. Keep reading to learn four reasons dental checkups with dentures are still necessary.  

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