What to Look For When "Shopping" for Invisalign

What to Look For When “Shopping” for Invisalign

Having beautifully straight teeth is something many people long for so they can feel confident every time they expose their teeth, whether while speaking, eating, laughing, or smiling. To achieve this, though, many patients want to avoid the high visibility that comes with traditional braces. And this is what makes the effective and discreet Invisalign so popular.  If you have …

Advantage of Clear Aligners

Advantage of Clear Aligners

The advantage of clear aligners over traditional braces that require brackets are many. Let’s take a look at some of the main reasons patients requiring teeth straightening are choosing aligners over brackets. Clear Aligners are More Comfortable Far more comfortable than traditional metal braces, Invisalign works through a series of  clear plastic aligners that, over time, correctly position your teeth. …

Getting Great Dentistry at Reasonable Costs

Getting Great Dentistry at Reasonable Costs

Everyone deserves quality dental care, but not everyone feels they can afford it. Dental insurance is offered by some employers, but it isn’t always a standard part of employee benefits, and it often costs extra. Even with dental insurance, some procedures are not covered, or are only covered up to a certain amount or percentage. The financial burden is enough …

How to care for your Invisalign tray

How to care for your Invisalign tray

Invisalign is a comfortable choice instead of traditional metal braces, and is an excellent option for orthodontic treatment to align your teeth correctly. The Invisalign process of clear retainers and aligner trays repositions your teeth over time, allowing Invisalign’s modern aligner system to incrementally move teeth into straighter positions.  Each individual Invisalign aligner set is worn for approximately one to …

What You Need to Know About Pediatric Dental Care

What You Need to Know About Pediatric Dental Care

Seeing the dentist regularly from the time your child is very young is important for establishing a lifetime of good oral health. Sadly, most parents assume that dental care during the younger years is no big deal since those teeth will fall out anyways. But, that couldn’t be further from the truth.  Here’s everything you need to know about pediatric …

4 Benefits of Invisalign Over Traditional Braces

4 Benefits of Invisalign Over Traditional Braces

Getting braces, no matter which type, is a big decision. But giving yourself a healthy, beautiful smile can have long-term benefits that are genuinely priceless. Though it’s true that both Invisalign and traditional braces can correct misaligned teeth as well as help to boost your confidence, oral health and overall wellness, Invisalign can offer distinct advantages. If you’re in need …

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Exclusive Invisalign Day Event

National Align Your Teeth Day: August 11, 2022 It’s that time of year again! To celebrate National Align Your Teeth Day on August 11, Dental Associates of Lodi has a special event planned! From 9 am – 5 pm on Friday, August 11, 2022, we will be giving away a whole lot of valuable services. The reason? We hope to …

3 Signs You Need a Root Canal

For one reason or another, root canals have acquired a bad reputation over the years – though they are much more common and routine than you may think. See, when decay is left to make its way through the enamel and to the inside pulp-area of the tooth, a root canal is needed to rid it of the infection. And …

Natural Remedies for White Teeth

While professional teeth whitening from your dental office is a terrific, easy way to brighten your smile, there are a variety of natural remedies you can also employ to make and keep your smile looking its best. Most people will experience stains and yellowing of teeth over time, and teeth whitening is the best way to improve the look of …

Sports Mouthguards: What You Need to Know

Although playing sports is a fun activity, losing a tooth during the course of a game is not fun at all. In fact, it can lead to lasting problems. For that reason, many coaches and sports teams recommend the use of mouthguards for all players. While any mouthguard offers protection, over-the-counter products are simply not as protective and effective as …