What Is A Board Certified Orthodontist? (We Explain)

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Zaytoun Orthodontics recognizes the significance of staying current with the latest advancements in orthodontics, which is why they prioritize achieving certification from the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO). The ABO certification is a prestigious achievement that showcases a practitioner’s dedication to upholding the highest standards of orthodontic care. By undergoing the rigorous evaluation process set […]

What Do Invisible Braces Cost For Patients in Raleigh, Cary, or garner

Invisible braces, or the more technical term, aligners, have been growing in popularity with patients in the Raleigh, Cary and Garner areas for the last several years. Invisalign, which is the most reliable, credible and cutting-edge aligner technology on the market today, is the leader for invisible braces with teens and adults alike. Invisalign is […]

How Soft Drinks Could Cause Permanent Damage While in Orthodontic Treatment

Occasionally consuming a soft drink like juice, soda, sports drinks, energy drinks or other sugary beverages can be enjoyable, but over-consumption of these highly acidic and sugary drinks not only can cause health problems but can also create permanent damage to your teeth. Drinking these types of beverages can especially be taxing for your teeth […]

Cleaning Must-Haves for Braces or Aligners when you’re on the Go

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Sometimes you want to leave the Raleigh, Cary or Garner areas to venture out and see other parts of North Carolina or other areas of the country. When you set sail on an excursion, you want to make sure you are prepared to keep up with your oral health. Patients with any type of orthodontic appliance should […]

Considering a Dentist for Orthodontic Treatment?

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  If you’re thinking about having your primary care dentist handle your Invisalign ask these questions first: Are you confident that they can provide the same level of orthodontic care as that of a licensed orthodontist. Are they a board-certified orthodontist? If not, what reasons would they give you that they should provide Invisalign treatment and […]

Finding the Right Orthodontist

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  Shopping for an orthodontist can be difficult depending on where you live. Some prospective patients have many orthodontists to choose from in their area, while others have very few. You only have one opportunity to obtain a beautiful smile. So, how do you know you are picking the right orthodontic practice? When evaluating your […]

Methods for Cleaning Your Retainer

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  Wearing a retainer is a very important part of your orthodontic treatment.  If you use a retainer to maintain your beautiful smile, Zaytoun Orthodontics’ Dr. Henry Zaytoun Jr. has 4 professional recommendations for helping you keep your retainer fresh and clean!   How to Clean Your Retainer Thoroughly Use Toothpaste and a Soft Toothbrush. This is […]

Is My Child Too Young For Orthodontic Treatment?

Parents try to do what’s best for their children on a daily basis. When it comes to their children’s teeth, the desire to do what’s right is even more prominent since a healthy smile is crucial to their self-esteem. Therefore, when you see your son or daughter’s adult teeth start to come in, you may […]

Is Adult Orthodontic Treatment Right for You?

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When you are an adult debating on whether orthodontic treatment is right for you, that means more than likely you fall into one of two categories. The first is you had braces or ortho treatment as a child between ages 7 & 18 and you stopped wearing your retainer after treatment or not at all! […]

Tips to use While on Vacation- Ortho Edition

We are in full swing of summer and families hitting the road for vacation are well underway. As you embark on a fun filled holiday of your own, it is important to maintain good practices when it comes to taking care of your braces and overall oral health. No one wants to break a wire […]