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Famous Celebrities Who Have Had Braces/Invisalign
06/04/2018
A perfect smile is something that very few people are born with, and while you may see all of those perfect smiles on TV or in the movies, most of those smiles weren’t that way to begin with. Countless celebrities have transformed their smiles with orthodontic treatment like braces and Invisalign, from pop icons and top athletes to action starts and even royalty. To show you the kind of difference that orthodontic treatment can make in your life, check out these celebrities who have gotten their perfect smile with the help of braces & Invisalign!
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Toothbrushes: Regular Vs. Electric
05/21/2018
The key to a beautiful smile is a great oral hygiene routine that keeps your mouth in top condition every day. At the core of that routine is your toothbrush, the tool of choice for that crucial first step in cleaning away all of that bacteria and food that has built up on your teeth throughout the day. Toothbrushes come in all shapes, sizes, and colors, but there are two types of toothbrushes that are always compared and battle for the title of being the best. We’re talking about electric toothbrushes versus your trusty manual toothbrushes.
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Why Summer Is the Perfect Time for Braces
05/01/2018
At UNLV, our dedicated team of highly trained residents works closely with our panel of board-certified orthodontists to help you achieve a gorgeous new smile. And if you're considering orthodontic treatment for you or your child, there's no better time to start than during the summer. Especially for children, summer offers a host of benefits for starting orthodontic treatment, making the entire process more convenient. Whether you choose braces or Invisalign®, summer is the perfect time to straighten your smile!
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Facts on Invisalign
02/07/2018
If you’re considering orthodontic treatment you are probably doing some research, including treatment options. If Invisalign is a treatment you’re considering,
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National Orthodontic Health Month
10/05/2017
Orthodontic health is important year round, but during the month of October it is especially important, as it is National Orthodontic Health Month!
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Emergency Braces Care On Vacation
05/01/2017
With Spring in full swing and summer just around the corner, we know a lot of patients will be traveling, so learn how to handle any orthodontic emergencies while on vacation!
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What To Expect The First Week Of Invisalign
03/31/2017
If you are interested in Invisalign and curious about what you can expect in that first week, we’ve outlined what the first week of treatment looks like for an Invisalign patient.
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Braces-Friendly Thanksgiving Recipes
11/22/2016
Just because you have braces doesn’t mean you have to abstain from delicious food this Thanksgiving. Here at UNLV Orthodontic Clinic, we are dedicated to offering the best orthodontic solutions, even providing our patients with great Thanksgiving recipes that won’t harm their braces.
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5 Candies For A Tooth-Happy Haunting On Halloween
10/21/2016
The ghouls, the ghosts, the warlocks, the vampires, the witches, the wizards, and the zombies, among others, come crawling out on Halloween. Halloween is usually a crowd-favorite and is quite fun for kids and adults! Though we, as orthodontists, typically advocate for a very limited sugar load, we understand that this rule often gets broken on Halloween. With this, we want to prepare you with some tooth-safe candies for Halloween.
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Finding an Orthodontist in Las Vegas
08/15/2016
As one of Nevada’s most populated cities, Las Vegas is home to many healthcare providers, including orthodontists. If you’re in need of an orthodontist because you’ve just moved to Las Vegas, or are a military family living on or near Nellis Air Force Base, it can seem like a daunting task to find an orthodontist you feel comfortable with.
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5 Steps For Braces and Summer BBQs
06/30/2016
The smell of charcoal burning, the sound of ice being poured into the cooler and the feel of the warm sun on your skin as you relax in a lawn chair. It is summer barbeque time and the team at the UNLV Orthodontic Clinic doesn’t want you to miss a minute, but if you have braces, there are some important things to remember.
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Invisalign Vs. Braces
04/15/2016
Both Invisalign and conventional braces are designed to do the same thing which is to bring teeth into the proper alignment. However, there are some significant differences between these two treatment options as well as some advantages and disadvantages to both.
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What's The Difference Between a Dentist and an Orthodontist?
02/01/2016
Since orthodontists and dentists both help patients improve their oral health, many people assume that there's really no difference between the two; however, the two dental professions are pretty different.
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Oral Hygiene Resolutions for 2016
12/30/2015
The team at the UNLV Orthodontic Clinic loves to hear how people are starting off the New Year, but while many people are joining the gym or finally starting that new hobby, there's one important resolution we want to encourage everyone to try, especially anyone with braces or Invisalign: keeping your teeth healthy by practicing proper oral hygiene.
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Back to School Tips with Braces
10/01/2015
The orthodontic students and faculty at UNLV Orthodontic Clinic wish all our school-aged patients good luck in the upcoming academic year! We also would like to offer some helpful back-to-school tips for those of you wearing braces.
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Welcome to the UNLV Blog
08/04/2015
The orthodontic faculty and students at the UNLV Orthodontic Clinic would like to welcome you to our blog! The UNLV Orthodontic Clinic at the School of Dental Medicine is a top option in Las Vegas when it comes to quality orthodontic care at an affordable price. We offer our patients the latest treatment options from conventional metal braces to Invisalign, and provide each patient with the personalized care they deserve.
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