5 Invisalign Facts

Many adults weren’t able to straighten their teeth during childhood, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to improve their smile. Invisalign creates perfect smiles for people, no matter their age. With our Invisalign services, you can enjoy the benefits of traditional braces while avoiding some the drawbacks you might be worried about as an adult. If you don’t know much about braces for adults, check out some interesting facts.

A Comfortable Treatment Option

Traditional braces are made of metal. Invisalign is made of plastic, which means sharp metal edges won’t be a problem. Plus, Invisalign is removable, allowing people to take them out while eating, drinking, or brushing.

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What We Can Learn From Animal Teeth

While we humans must practice diligent dental hygiene, our furry friends seemingly enjoy a lifetime of cavity-free chewing. Have you ever thought about why animals get by without brushing their teeth? A new study, conducted by Northwestern University and focusing on beavers, gives us insight into why animals have a natural defense against tooth decay that is built right into the structure of the teeth. It’s iron. Researchers found out that beavers have more resistant teeth because it’s actually pigmented and contains iron, making their teeth more resistant and harder. Also, iron actually resists acid more than human enamel and even fluoride.

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