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What’s new in orthodontics?

Many of us have seen the pictures from many years ago when patients had braces that featured metal bands wrapping around every tooth  and headgear was the primary method of treating anyone with an overbite.

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Has anything changed in the last 20 yearswhen it comes to orthodontic treatment?  The simple answer is YES – most definitely! The list of changes is probably too long to consider in one blog post, but here are just 3 few of the most significant changes to orthodontics in the past few years:

  1. Prevalence of clear braces options including ceramic braces and Invisalign aligners
  2. 3D Scanning and printing
  3. Digital treatment planning and simulations

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