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How to Take Perfect Wedding Day Photos – Wedding Day-Ready Smile!

by Dr. Robert Passamano This blog is for the newly engaged or about to be engaged.  One of the early wedding checklist items is to "Get in Wedding Day Shape."  This means to get your body ready by joining a gym or personal trainer, practice your hair style and whiten...

How to Clean / Brush Your Braces at Home (Orthodontic)

Brushing with braces is TOUGH!! And don't forget about flossing too. Flossing is so difficult that often patients don't even bother.  Here are some helpful tips that will make it easier to keep your teeth clean during braces.  #1 Brush for 4 Minutes Braces are 'food...

One Direction’s Niall Horan Gets His Braces Off!

Brace Yourself Ladies ...  Niall Horan from One Direction just got his braces off!  After 15 months of wearing clear ceramic braces and wires, Niall's braces are finally removed.  He tweeted this out prior to getting them off. He's definitely not going to miss his...

2012 Invisalign World Conference

Orthodontists from all over the world gathered at the 2012 Invisalign Summit Conference in Las Vegas to increase their knowledge and expertise of Invisalign and Invisalign Teen.  Drs. James and Robert Passamano were there to learn all the new ideas and tricks straight...

2010 Invisalign Gallery Finalist

The Invisalign Gallery recognizes orthodontists across North America who have achieved successful clinical outcomes using Invisalign aligners.  Among thousands of entries, Dr. James Passamano was chosen by peer-0rthodontists to be a 2010 Invisalign Finalist.  His...

Visit to Invisalign Headquarters in Costa Rica

In March of 2012, Dr. James Passamano had the opportunity to visit the Invisalign International facility in Costa Rica.  This 'study club' visit to Costa Rica helped further his knowledge of Invisalign by learning the many internal processes.  Dr. Passamano says the...

How To Clean a Crusty Retainer (Invisalign or Orthodontic)

We're going to show you how to clean a Crusty Orthodontic Retainer (or Invisalign Retainer) at home!  If you're actually wearing your retainers, it's hard not to notice them becoming dirty; and you can't brush that stuff off!  That's because the calcium and other...

Olympic Swimmer Missy Franklin Has a Beautiful Smile

With the Olympics currently in London, it's hard not to see these athletes smile with joy.  But it was 17-Year Old swimmer, Missy Franklin whose smile light up the stage as she won the Gold Medal in the 100-Meter backstroke. Missy got her teeth straighten with...

The Rinser Toothbrush is Here But Is It Here To Stay?

When design meets innovation, you get a unique product like this.  Here is the Rinser Toothbrush from Amron-Oral designed to shoot water to your mouth so you can rinse following brushing your teeth.  It solves the problem of putting your head under the sink or cupping...

17 Year Old Amateur Golfer Beau Hossler Has Orthodontic Braces!

If you happened to be watching the 2012 U.S. Open of Golf at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, you may have noticed 17-year old amatuer golfer, Beau Hossler, atop the leaderboard.  At one point he was in first place while Tiger Woods was in second.  Upon further...

Tony Hawk Loses Front Tooth Skateboarding

‘Anyone know a good dentist?’ Skateboarder Tony Hawk loses front tooth in stunt gone wrong By DAILY MAIL REPORTER He is widely considered to be one of the greatest skateboarders of all time. But even Tony Hawk can suffer the occasional mishap. The 43-year-old ended up...

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