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Post-Braces Maintenance: Keep Your Smile Aligned!

Post-Braces Maintenance: Keep Your Smile Aligned!

Congratulations on getting your braces off! You have achieved your dream smile through near-perfect alignment. Although you have a straight smile now, it is important to care for your teeth after the braces come off. If you neglect to keep up with post-braces maintenance, your teeth could start to...

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What To Expect With Adult Braces

What To Expect With Adult Braces

Adult braces are a great option to achieve your dream smile! Many adults are frustrated with the appearance of their smile, and are ready to take the next step in aligning their teeth. At Gaston Orthodontics we want to provide you with information on what you should expect from...

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Adult Braces: It’s Never Too Late For Treatment

Adult Braces: It’s Never Too Late For Treatment

If you have been struggling with misaligned teeth and dreaming of achieving that “perfect” smile for a while now, braces are still a great option. Braces offer a highly effective method of shifting your teeth into alignment, at any age! Adult braces may be given a negative reputation due...

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Why Choose Invisalign Partnership

Why Choose Invisalign Partnership

Today there are a variety of methods available to straighten your teeth with clear aligners. There are various benefits we hear from our patients in choosing one brand over another, like price, convenience, or availability. We remain confident in our Invisalign partnership because of the rigorous training we receive,...

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What To Expect With Invisalign Treatment

What To Expect With Invisalign Treatment

People often develop the conception that Invisalign is an all around easier process to align your teeth into a perfect smile than treatment with traditional braces may be. Although Invisalign does require less maintenance, the treatment is much more than just throwing in a clear aligner and calling it...

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Are You A Candidate For Invisalign Treatment?

Are You A Candidate For Invisalign Treatment?

If you are in the market for a new smile but do not want to have visible wires placed in your mouth that require regular adjustments and appointments, then look no further than Invisalign’s clear aligners from Gaston Orthodontics. These aligners are virtually invisible and are custom-made to fit...

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How to Properly Care for Your Retainer

How to Properly Care for Your Retainer

When your long journey through orthodontics starts coming closer to an end, your excitement is most likely growing as you think about no longer having any foreign devices in your mouth. However, this is also the time you need to start thinking about how you will preserve your beautiful...

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Types of Tooth Misalignment

Types of Tooth Misalignment

There are many unique reasons our doctors may prescribe orthodontic treatment for each individual patient, but the biggest overlying issue comes from the misalignment of your teeth and/or jaw. Treating tooth misalignment is not for aesthetic purposes, that is merely a bonus benefit. Getting your teeth and jaw properly...

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Keep Up With Braces On the Go

Keep Up With Braces On the Go

As orthodontists we understand and know that dreaded feeling when food gets stuck in your metal wires after eating out in public. We’ve all been there (and we’ve experienced the embarrassment of someone pointing that spinach out to us too.) There are so many nooks and crannies in the...

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Benefits of Interceptive Orthodontics

Benefits of Interceptive Orthodontics

According to the American Association of Orthodontics, all children should be scheduled for an initial evaluation by an orthodontist before they turn 7 years old. Interceptive orthodontics, often referred to as Phase I of orthodontic treatment, is extremely helpful in guiding a child’s development – whether that is with...

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