AJ Orthodontics Blog

Can I Get Invisalign After Traditional Braces?

April 4, 2022

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young woman holding clear aligner

If you’ve completed treatment with traditional braces, you probably recall how your orthodontist emphasized the importance of wearing your retainer to keep your straightened teeth in line. However, a study revealed that one in five patients stops wearing it within 19-24 months of completing orthodontic treatment. Were you one of those patients that gave up on your retainer? If so, your teeth may have shifted back to their pre-braces position. Having experienced traditional braces, you may be considering Invisalign but is that possible? Read on to learn more from your orthodontist in Palm Harbor about wearing Invisalign after braces.


How to Prepare for Your Invisalign Treatment

March 4, 2022

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Woman with Invisalign

After years of dealing with misalignment, you’re thinking about getting started with Invisalign. As eager as you are to see exactly how much it can transform your smile, you may not feel ready to start treatment just yet. By closely following your orthodontist’s instructions, you will see the results in just a matter of time. Until you first get your aligners, there are some steps that you may want to take in order to prepare for orthodontic treatment. Continue reading to learn some tips.


What Does It Feel Like to Get Braces?

February 7, 2022

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Woman smiling while getting braces in Palm Harbor

Are you planning on getting traditional braces soon? This classic orthodontic option is a highly reliable treatment that thousands of patients have used to achieve happier, healthier, and more beautiful smiles. However, it’s completely natural to feel a bit anxious if you don’t know what to expect! Read on as we go over some of the key points of what it feels like to get braces in Palm Harbor.


4 Reasons Invisalign Is Better Than DIY Clear Aligners

January 11, 2022

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young woman holding up clear aligners

Many patients hesitate to seek orthodontic treatment because they don’t want to deal with the hassle of metal wires and brackets. Well, those days are far in the past! Clear aligners allow you to discreetly and comfortably get the straight smile you’ve always wanted. Although do-it-yourself options can seem tempting if you’re on a budget, you’ll ultimately be better off investing in Invisalign from your orthodontist in Palm Harbor. Read on to find out why!


Welcome to Our Blog!

December 16, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — alexjohnson @ 4:37 pm
Welcome sign lying on desk next to office supplies

The news is out… we have a blog! For Dr. Alex J. Johnson and our team, having a place on our website to share the latest news, discuss different treatment options, and answer frequently asked questions was important. After all, both our long-time patients and new visitors alike enjoy having a reliable, educational, and informative place to turn to for all things smile-related. To get started, keep reading to learn about our team and what makes us different.