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Learn Why We Pair Invisalign Treatments with Vivera Retainers at Patuxent Orthodontics!

Learn Why We Pair Invisalign Treatments with Vivera Retainers at Patuxent Orthodontics!

We offer Vivera® retainers and Invisalign® aligners at Patuxent Orthodontics, but some may wonder why they go together. When one has a busy schedule or struggles to cope with daily life, it can be challenging to wear every type of orthodontic device correctly. Even with Invisalign, retainers are required. Specifically designed for use with Invisalign braces, Vivera is a branded retainer made by Invisalign that differs from traditional appliances.

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Can Wisdom Teeth Grow Back after Extraction?

Can Wisdom Teeth Grow Back after Extraction?

If you are one of the lucky few, you should rest assured that you have not grown a new wisdom tooth. Instead, you have another type of dental intruder—a supernumerary tooth. Doesn’t that sound like a bad horror movie waiting to happen? But fear not! There’s an explanation, and your dentist knows how to deal with it. So, let’s see if we can figure out what’s going on back there.

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Learn All about Dental Bridges

Learn All about Dental Bridges

Missing teeth can result in various dental issues, which call for dental bridges. In some cases, orthodontic treatment may be able to replace a need for dental bridges while creating space for your general dentist to perform restorative treatment using a dental bridge. So, let’s talk about dental bridges, the types of dental bridges, how they work, and how much they cost.

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Learn How to Clean Your Invisalign Retainer With Invisalign Cleaning Crystals!

Learn How to Clean Your Invisalign Retainer With Invisalign Cleaning Crystals!

The Invisalign cleaning crystals can do most of the work for you once you figure out how to properly clean your Invisalign retainers with this easy, effective method. Nonetheless, you also need to know about the cleaners that you should never use on your Invisalign retainers! So, let’s first talk about why keeping your Invisalign retainer clean is so important.

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