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Myths About Orthodontics

Your first thought when someone mentions “orthodontics” might be the clunky, expensive braces you’ve seen in movies. How much of that is the truth? Treatment is too expensive Whether through insurance or payment plans, your orthodontist is here to help you get the treatment you need at a price you can afford. Talk to your…
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What if I Can’t See my Orthodontist?

Whether it be the weather, an emergency, or a schedule mix-up, sometimes you can’t see your orthodontist past the time of your next appointment. What should you do in the meantime? If you are currently wearing orthodontic appliances (including Invisalign, braces, and other corrective equipment): Continue wearing your appliances unless told otherwise. Failure to wear…
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Maximizing Invisalign’s Effects

Invisalign: the clear, removable alternative to braces. No more diet restrictions or clunky brackets! How can you make the most of your Invisalign aligners? Leave them in Your Invisalign aligners need to be left in for at least 22 hours a day to maximize effectiveness. Any less, and your teeth may not move where or…
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Why Bother with Retainers?

Finishing orthodontic treatment is exciting! Finally, no more braces or Invisalign, no more appointments to tighten braces or receive more aligners⁠⁠—but, wait, isn’t treatment finished? Why do you need to wear retainers? The “Why” of Retainers Orthodontic treatment takes advantage of the ability your teeth have to shift. Your specially-trained orthodontist gets your teeth where…
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Propel Vibration Device to accelerate Invisalign Treatment

The Power of Accelerated Invisalign Treatment

If you follow us on Instagram, you probably saw our story about the Propel VPro+. This simple appliance is the second generation of Propel Orthodontics’ high-speed vibration aligner seater. This device can be the game-changer you need, whether you are in braces or Invisalign in El Paso, TX. Advantages of the Propel VPro+ Alleviates soreness If you are…
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What Should I Ask My Orthodontist About Invisalign®?

Starting orthodontic treatment can be intimidating. Ask your orthodontist these questions to ensure your Invisalign treatment is as smooth as possible.
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