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Invisalign Teen®: What Parents Should Know

April 26th, 2016

Invisalign Teen is one the newer styles of braces, and perfect for those who do not like the standard metal braces. They are available in a clear material that is practically invisible called aligners that are replaced every two weeks. The aligners are custom made for each patient and gradually straighten teeth without all of […]

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What is a palatal expander?

April 19th, 2016

If Drs. Chacon and Patino and our team at Aurora Orthodontics and Periodontics have recommended a palatal expander, you might be wondering what it is and how it will help you. A palatal expander is a small appliance fitted in your mouth to create a wider space in the upper jaw. It is often used […]

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What’s so great about self-ligating braces? Five things you need to know

April 12th, 2016

Parents of a certain age will no doubt remember the teen comedies of the 1980s. These movies typically included a character so wired up with orthodontic apparatus (elaborate metal braces, rubber bands, a mountain of headgear) that he or she looked like some sort of electrical machinery. In recent years, the technological advancements in braces […]

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Play it Safe this Spring

April 5th, 2016

It’s springtime and it’s again time to remind our patients at Aurora Orthodontics and Periodontics to protect their faces and pearly whites while out on the field playing sports. According to the National Youth Sports Safety Foundation, children, high-school athletes and adults have more than 5,000,000 teeth knocked out in sporting events annually. If you […]

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