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Invisalign® in Hoover Specialist Explains Dentin Hypersensitivity

Invisalign® in Hoover Specialist Explains Dentin Hypersensitivity

Tooth sensitivity (also referred to as dentin hypersensitivity) is a common dental problem that causes pain – cold beverages, hot foods, and sweet treats can all trigger it. Sensitivity may be caused by common conditions, such as worn tooth enamel, but it can also be a sign of something more serious. Thankfully, you can treat and even prevent tooth sensitivity! Our specialist for Invisalign® in Hoover explains more below. What Causes Sensitivity? There are many causes of tooth sensitivity and...

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How to Take On Summer Vacation with Braces

How to Take On Summer Vacation with Braces

Taking care of your smile doesn’t stop when you’re on vacation. One of the best things about going on a trip is that we are pulled from our daily routines. However, taking proper care of your braces and teeth should never be pushed to the side – regardless of the...

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What are my Options for Paying for Braces?

What are my Options for Paying for Braces?

An investment in orthodontic treatment comes with lifelong rewards. However, the cost of treatment can be intimidating. We’re here to eliminate any worries or concerns you may have about paying for braces. During your first visit, we’ll determine what you or your...

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How to talk to your child about braces.

How to talk to your child about braces.

Let’s talk about braces. For most parents, bringing up orthodontic care at the dinner table isn’t exactly an easy task. That conversation can be difficult to navigate. Braces help straighten out teeth, but your child may not see it that way. The challenge for most...

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Initial Banding Step-by-Step.

Initial Banding Step-by-Step.

Getting braces put on your teeth can be intimidating to think about. But the actual application process is short and nearly painless. Between getting your teeth cleaned and picking out colored bands, initial bandings typically take less than 2 hours. Any kind of...

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How to Pay for Braces.

How to Pay for Braces.

When it comes to making a decision about straightening your or your child’s smile, it’s easy to get hung up on the cost of treatment. However, this is an investment that comes with lifelong rewards. A straight smile can raise confidence and self-esteem. The best part?...

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Success Beyond Braces

Success Beyond Braces

sun A straight smile makes a lasting first impression. It’s no secret that people judge others based on appearance, and a confident smile is an important part of appearance. It can lead to better job offers, higher earning power and most importantly, a lasting...

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How to Take On Summer Vacation with Braces

How to Take On Summer Vacation with Braces

Taking care of your smile doesn’t stop when you’re on vacation. One of the best things about going on a trip is that we are pulled from our daily routines. However, taking proper care of your braces and teeth should never be pushed to the side – regardless of the...

read more
What are my Options for Paying for Braces?

What are my Options for Paying for Braces?

An investment in orthodontic treatment comes with lifelong rewards. However, the cost of treatment can be intimidating. We’re here to eliminate any worries or concerns you may have about paying for braces. During your first visit, we’ll determine what you or your...

read more
How to talk to your child about braces.

How to talk to your child about braces.

Let’s talk about braces. For most parents, bringing up orthodontic care at the dinner table isn’t exactly an easy task. That conversation can be difficult to navigate. Braces help straighten out teeth, but your child may not see it that way. The challenge for most...

read more
Initial Banding Step-by-Step.

Initial Banding Step-by-Step.

Getting braces put on your teeth can be intimidating to think about. But the actual application process is short and nearly painless. Between getting your teeth cleaned and picking out colored bands, initial bandings typically take less than 2 hours. Any kind of...

read more
How to Pay for Braces.

How to Pay for Braces.

When it comes to making a decision about straightening your or your child’s smile, it’s easy to get hung up on the cost of treatment. However, this is an investment that comes with lifelong rewards. A straight smile can raise confidence and self-esteem. The best part?...

read more
Success Beyond Braces

Success Beyond Braces

sun A straight smile makes a lasting first impression. It’s no secret that people judge others based on appearance, and a confident smile is an important part of appearance. It can lead to better job offers, higher earning power and most importantly, a lasting...

read more
Tour of Our Orthodontic Offices

Tour of Our Orthodontic Offices

Innovation has long been part of the Birmingham Orthodontics story, and we aren’t slowing down anytime soon! Over 25 years ago when Dr. McCarthy founded the practice, it was unheard of to start multiple orthodontic locations. He began with two locations: Hoover and...

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“Intro” to the $125-a-month plan

“Intro” to the $125-a-month plan

When it comes to locking in the smile of your dreams, we want you to know that you have lots of possibilities and choices. We’ve got your back and have great financing options! Everything from interest-free in-house financing, to appreciation discounts, to getting...

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Most Common Orthodontic Issues

Most Common Orthodontic Issues

Let’s play orthodontic trivia! Did you know that baby teeth can prevent adult teeth from coming in properly? Did you know that deep bite, overbite, and closed bite are all basically the same thing? Did you know some orthodontic appliances are designed to make your jaw...

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How to Afford the Cost of Braces

How to Afford the Cost of Braces

Thinking about  how paying for braces will affect your finances? This planning exercise may feel a little daunting at first. It can become even more difficult when trying to plan for your family, but we’ve got your back! You may find yourself asking some very serious...

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Invisalign® in Hoover Specialist Explains Dentin Hypersensitivity

Four Ways to Conquer Your Fears About Dental Appointments

For some of us, going to the orthodontist or dentist is as terrifying as an episode of “American Horror Story” or the latest slasher/zombie apocalypse/haunted mansion movie. In fact, according to All About Counseling, an estimated 14% of Americans get the heebie...

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Invisalign® in Hoover Specialist Explains Dentin Hypersensitivity

Celebrate Saying Goodbye to Your Braces

Getting your braces off is a momentous occasion. After months of metal in your mouth, you now have beautiful, straight teeth to show with pride. Here are three ways to celebrate your new smile: Host a Bye-Bye Braces Party Now that you’re rocking that great new grin,...

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