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Invisalign Teen

by Dr. Gemmi on April 16, 2013

Straighten Your Teeth! Drs. Gemmi and Middleberg are Invisalign Teen Elite Providers in Philadelphia and Hatboro, PA   In need of straighter teeth but don’t want to wear braces? Invisalign Teen is the clear orthodontic solution for you! An alternative to braces Life is stressful enough.  Who are you going to take to the dance?  Is your team going to win the big football game?  Will you ace that big final coming up?  Not to mention school pictures.  Here is one less thing to...

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Carefully Clean Your Teeth Around Those Braces!

by Dr. Gemmi on March 19, 2012

DO YOU HAVE BRACES? Underneath all that metal, your beautiful pearly whites are shifting and inching closer each day toward an absolutely fantastic smile! Wouldn’t it be a shame, if once those braces came off, you had a bunch of cavities under there!?  It would be a shame! So, don’t let that happen!  Here at our practice, we care about your smile. All the gadgetry in your mouth—from the springs and the wires to the rubber bands and spacers— attract food AND plaque. It is...

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Go Easy On The Sugary Drinks!

by Dr. Gemmi on February 24, 2012

IT'S KNOWN BY MANY DIFFERENT NAMES—pop, soda, soft drinks, soda pop—but when it comes down to its effect on your teeth, it's all the same! Sugary sodas have not only contributed a huge percentage to the nation’s obese population, but the acidic sugar byproducts and acids soften your tooth enamel, contributing to more cavities. Brushing gets even harder when your tooth enamel gets softer, creating an unwanted one/two punch. Some of you may have heard that turning to sugar-free is a...

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Improve Your Smile With Clear Aligners

by Dr. Gemmi on December 16, 2011

INTERESTED IN STRAIGHTENING YOUR TEETH WITHOUT having to commit to all the metal? Here at our practice we offer Invisalign, and it may be just the thing for you! With this state-of-the-art solution to crooked teeth, you can have the smile you’ve always dreamed of through a process that is practically invisible! The word “invisalign” may sound familiar, but what exactly IS it? Invisalign treatment consists of a series of aligners that you switch out approximately every two weeks....

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Good Oral Health Does More Than Improve Your Smile

by Dr. Gemmi on December 9, 2011

GOOD NEWS! Taking care of our mouths actually improves our smiles! In fact, today’s research continues to connect the dots between your healthy mouth and your healthy body. Here at our practice we know that it’s never too early to start teaching children about the importance of consistent dental care. Healthy habits learned at a young age pay off in the future! So, here are some of the ways that taking care of your teeth affects your body. Good oral health… - can boost your...

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‘Tis The Season To Be Thankful!

by Dr. Gemmi on November 25, 2011

CAN YOU BELIEVE THANKSGIVING HAS ALREADY COME AND GONE!? Here at our practice we love this time of year and the wonderful spirit it brings. A whole day dedicated to gratitude and humility—what an amazing holiday to participate in each year! Here are a few, fun “Thanksgiving Facts” that you may not know: Turkey contains an amino acid that makes you sleepy—however, it’s the combination of that AND all the carbs and fats we consume that leave us all napping on the couch...

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The Value Of Modern-Day Orthodontics

by Dr. Gemmi on October 18, 2011

A THOUSAND YEARS AGO, ancient Greeks began experimenting with cat guts and base metals in an attempt to improve smiles! Though approaches to straightening teeth (and thankfully, materials) have dramatically changed since then, the goal has remained the same—help each of our valued patients achieve a gorgeous, healthy smile! Fortunately, cat guts have been replaced with sanitary materials, and you can rest assured that the job of shaping your new smile is in the hands of a gifted,...

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The Top 10 Benefits Of A Beautiful Smile

by Dr. Gemmi on September 6, 2011

ARE YOU NEWLY GRADUATED, stuck in a mid-life crisis, starting a new career, or re-entering the dating scene? No matter what change your life may be going through, having an unforgettable smile may be just the thing to help boost your confidence and get you feeling unstoppable. Here at Orthodontics Limited we know that flashing a smile is one of the best ways to turn someone else’s day around…But guess what—smiling not only brightens other people’s days, it also benefits the...

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Regular Dental Checkups Are Important During Your Orthodontic Treatment

by Dr. Gemmi on July 28, 2011

HOW  DOES PREVENTIVE DENTAL CARE AND MAINTENANCE on your teeth and gums relate to orthodontic care? There are several ways. Here at our practice we want to make sure you've got the straight teeth you deserve, but we can't give you proper orthodontic treatment if your teeth are decaying! Devoting small amounts of attention to your teeth and gums will help you keep your smile for your entire life. We want you to be proud of the teeth you flash to the world each time you smile! But it isn’t...

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Become An Expert On The Teeth We’re Straightening

by Dr. Gemmi on July 13, 2011

ON THE LIGHTER SIDE... We all love teeth, right? You love them because they help you nourish yourself without using a blender, and they certainly make your smile less creepy than it would otherwise be. At Dr. Gemmi and Dr. Middleberg's orthodontic practice, we don’t just love teeth—we love YOUR teeth. Your teeth, your smile, and your complete oral health are interesting and important to each member of our team. Dr. Gemmi and Dr. Middleberg know that you will likely never share our...

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