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adult at her Orthodontist referral

Do I need a referral to see an orthodontist in Oakland?

Before you see a health specialist, you typically need a doctor referral from your primary care provider or family doctor. So does that apply to …

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Your Guide to Orthodontics When Sick

You’re committed to your smile transformation – through the ups and downs, in sickness and in health, right? After all, your beautiful end results will …

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I lost my Invisalign tray. What do I do?

Whether you lost your Invisalign tray on vacation or accidentally threw away your Invisalign aligners, either situation can be stressful. But not to worry. With …

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I stopped wearing my retainer. Now what?

So you went through orthodontic treatment with braces or Invisalign® in the past. Maybe you started off strong wearing your retainer every night after treatment. …

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Do I still visit my dentist for dental cleanings with braces or Invisalign?

If you have Invisalign® or braces, should you continue visiting your dentist every 6 months for professional cleanings? Can your dentist still clean your teeth …

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SmileDirectClub is closing! Why it’s happening & What to do

We heard the recent news about SmileDirectClub closing its doors, and (unfortunately) we’re not surprised. Mail-order clear aligners have been known to cause irreparable damage …

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