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Why You’re Never Too Old For Braces With Invisalign

In the past, we used to think of Invisalign as something that people did as children or teens. But these days more and {{{{link id='53322' text='more adults are getting their teeth straightened'}}}}. But can you always get your teeth straightened? Or is there a point where you’re just too old for Invisalign? [...]

Make Straightening Your Teeth a Great Experience with the My Invisalign App

If you are considering straightening your teeth, orthodontics offers many great options. And at Rice Dentistry, we offer all the best options so that you can find the one that’s right for you.  In considering your options, it’s important to consider not just the ultimate result, but the experience of orthodontics. [...]

5 Causes of Tooth Gaps and How to Treat Them

Are you unhappy with the appearance of gaps in your smile? If so, you might be considering treatment options to close the gaps. However, the best option for closing the gaps in your smile depends on the cause of the gaps. Here are five different types of gaps and how best to close [...]

Study Says Braces Don’t Help Confidence, But It Asks the Wrong Questions

It’s important to remember that while there are many potential benefits from braces, the only one that’s really certain is that orthodontic treatment will straighten your teeth. That said, it’s still surprising that a new study claims that braces don’t help your self-confidence. We have seen many of our [...]

Braces-by-Mail Services Offer Fewer Benefits, Some Risks, and Little Savings

One recent innovation in the dental field is what is sometimes called DIY braces. These services will mail you clear plastic aligners to move your teeth into position. The process is superficially similar to Invisalign, and the Invisalign company even invested in one of these services. It’s not quite DIY braces. You [...]

By |February 27th, 2019|Orthodontics|

Orthodontics Is a Procedure of Hope

Many people have crooked teeth and wish they could be straighter and more attractive. However, not everyone decides to get orthodontics in order to achieve that more attractive smile. So what factors distinguish between the people who think about the procedure and those who actually do it? Recently, researchers asked that very [...]

By |December 26th, 2018|Orthodontics|

Research Confirms: Crooked Teeth Make Life Worse

Many people who consider straightening their teeth never do. Often, they either postpone it indefinitely or just decide that it won’t make a difference, so it’s not worth it. Of course, we’ve looked at many ways in which straightening your teeth can make a difference. It can improve your oral health as you get [...]

Why Now Is the Best Time to Straighten Your Teeth

If you’re unhappy with crooked teeth, you might be considering braces or other orthodontic treatments to straighten them. But you might be tempted to put it off. After all, your teeth have been crooked all your life, why would another month or year matter? Especially since you’re never [...]

Braces Seen as Important Prep for College

Straight teeth are more than just a cosmetic concern. They can provide for a person’s health and social status, giving them a much better chance of success in life. Straight teeth reduce your risk of gum disease, which in turn can reduce your risk of many life-ending illnesses, such as heart disease and dementia. [...]

Celebrities Who Still Wear Their Retainers

One of the benefits of orthodontics is that you can enjoy the benefits of straight teeth for life. But you do have to take care of the results to make sure that they last. All this requires is wearing your retainer to keep your teeth in the proper alignment. At first, you’ll [...]

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