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orthodontics in philadelphia

Your Guide to Orthodontics in Philadelphia

by Dr. Gemmi on June 28, 2017

Has your dentist told you that you need to see an orthodontist for treatment, but you are nervous because you don’t know what to expect or how to find the best orthodontist in Philadelphia? Don’t worry. Knowledge is power. Here is your guide to Orthodontics in Philadelphia: What is Orthodontics Orthodontics is a special branch of dentistry that focuses on the alignment of your teeth and jaw. Orthodontists use devices and appliances to reposition teeth and remodel the bone underneath....

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invisalign braces worth cost

Are Invisalign Braces Worth the Cost?

by Dr. Gemmi on June 27, 2017

When you hear those dreaded words come out of your dentist’s mouth, "I think you need braces," you probably picture life with a mouth full of metal for a few years. Luckily though, today there are so many different options that you can choose from to get a straighter, more beautiful smile. There are clear braces, braces that go on the back of the teeth and Invisalign aligners as alternatives to the traditional metal braces. What will work for you depends on a lot of different factors...

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Clean Invisalign Trays

How to Clean Invisalign Trays

by Dr. Gemmi on March 28, 2017

When your dentist told you that you needed braces you went with Invisalign aligners because they are clear, so not as noticeable, and easy to put in and out. They seemed like such a better option than traditional braces with all that metal and wires. But now that you have them on, you might be worrying about how to clean your Invisalign trays. Just like brushing and flossing are essential for healthy teeth and gums, properly cleaning your Invisalign trays is also important for good oral...

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Braces Off Quicker

How To Get Braces Off Quicker

by Dr. Gemmi on March 24, 2017

You know your braces are going to give you that straighter, more beautiful smile that you have always wanted, but the wait can seem interminable while you are wearing them. While everyone keeps telling you that the final result will be worth the wait, you are getting antsy. Luckily, there is hope. If you are growing impatient with the process and just want to get those babies off, there are some ways you can speed up the process and get your braces off quicker. A big part of it is to always...

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Invisalign i7 Philadelphia

5 Ways Invisalign i7 Provides More Individualized Care

by Dr. Gemmi on March 22, 2017

Orthodontic treatment is a big investment in time and money, with most treatments taking between 12 and 24 months or sometimes even longer to see results. If you only have one or two crooked teeth or only a small gap between your two front teeth, these might seem too minor to get braces for. Luckily though you don’t just have to just deal with the slight imperfections if you don’t want to. Invisalign i7 offers you an easy way to fix minor dental problems. Here are 5 ways Invisalign...

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How Acceledent Can Get You Straighter Teeth Faster

by Dr. Gemmi on March 20, 2017

Orthodontic treatment can feel like a long, drawn out, uncomfortable process. And although you know the end result of a straighter, more beautiful smile is worth it, it can feel like a daunting process at times. Do you have a big event coming up that you would love to have your braces off by? Do you feel like you’ve had your braces on forever with no end in sight? While the length of orthodontic treatments vary for each person, there are certain things you can do to accelerate the...

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Things To Avoid

Top 9 Things to Avoid When Searching for Invisalign Near Me

by Dr. Gemmi on March 15, 2017

There are so many decisions when it comes to getting orthodontic treatment. Not only do you need to decide on what type of treatment to get, you need to pick a provider. Choosing the right provider is essential for the most effective treatment. If you have done some initial research and you are sold on the idea of Invisalign instead of traditional metal braces, then you need to find an orthodontist who is experienced in Invisalign treatment. Don’t be afraid to take some time and really...

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Smiling Affects People

How Smiling Affects Those Around You

by Dr. Gemmi on February 22, 2017

There is much talk on how smiling is good for us, but let’s not be selfish shall we. Smiling also has a big positive impact on those around us at well. The infectious nature of smiling doesn’t just mean you will make others smile back at you when you smile. It is so much more than that. The benefits of smiling are really circular in nature with the positive effects bouncing off you to your co-worker and then being returned to you two-fold. Here are some ways that smiling affects...

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Braces Wire Gets Bent

What Happens When My Braces’ Wire Gets Bent

by Dr. Gemmi on February 20, 2017

Braces are a great way to achieve a straighter smile, but it is a long process and sometimes there can be little hiccups along the way. Sometimes you might experience a little pain or sensitivity or get something stuck in your braces or even get the wires bent. It can be a little nerve-wracking because you don’t always know how to handle these situations? Should you make an emergency visit to the dentist or can you handle the situation at home until your next appointment? First things...

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Smart Money Tips Teens

10 Smart Money Tips for Teens

by Dr. Gemmi on February 16, 2017

Very few of us our gifted with a natural prowess for moneymaking. For most of us, it is a learned process of a series of mistakes and successes that typically start in our teen years. Teenagers need their parents to teach them the foundations of being fiscally responsible as well as the basics of typical adult responsibilities like balancing your checkbook and making sure all your bills are paid on time. Teaching your kid to be money savvy now will help them navigate the adult world so much...

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