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Five Problems That Braces Can Correct

If you’re interested in orthodontic treatment with braces, Dr. Michael Payne and the team at American River Orthodontics near Arden-Arcade, CA provide complete information to their patients considering treatment with braces. If you are curious if braces can help you achieve your orthodontic treatment care goals, here are five common orthodontic problems that braces can

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Have You Ever Wondered How Orthodontia Works?

Dr. Michael Payne and the team at American River Orthodontics know that clear concise information about orthodontics treatment helps their prospective patients understand how orthodontic treatment works and allays any fear of the unknown regarding orthodontic treatment near Carmichael, CA.   At what age should I or my child seek orthodontic treatment? Dr. Michael Payne

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Why To Get Invisalign as an Adult

Today, almost 20% of people wearing braces are adults. However, for some, metal braces are just not an option; they are less than attractive, decidedly uncomfortable, and can be painful to wear. Meet Invisalign, the perfect alternative to traditional braces, due to the fact it has the same effect on the teeth as metal braces, but

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Questions to Ask at an Orthodontic Consultation

Let’s face it; most people don’t have smiles that are naturally perfect. Many people suffer from crooked, misaligned, or discolored teeth. Luckily, we have good news for those who wish to improve the appearance of their smile, and steer clear of any health implications that it may bring. There’s no better way to get started

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How Does Invisalign Even Work?

With all the recent hype about getting Invisalign treatment, it may sound too good to be true. Braces that aren’t made of metal? Clear appearance to avoid social backlash? Invisalign from American River Orthodontics in Roseville, CA takes all the rules that come along with braces and throws them away. With a lightweight, sturdy plastic

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5 Easter Candies that can Damage Braces

It’s always important to remember that good oral health habits like brushing and flossing will not only keep you healthy, but will speed up your orthodontic treatment as well! Some specific candies can hinder your progress as it’s possible for them to get stuck in your braces, or even break brackets or wires. Dr. Michael

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Besides Braces, What Else Does an Orthodontist Do?

Whenever someone mentions orthodontics or an orthodontist, people’s minds automatically race to images of braces. But, orthodontists provide services for more than just braces, specifically in the field of the alignment of teeth or the repositioning of jaws- although braces are their primary specialty. Orthodontists have many treatment options and services to fix these common

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