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Can you get Invisalign® clear aligners under 18?

Many young patients aren’t thrilled about the idea of wearing traditional braces. At Great River Orthodontics, we offer Invisalign clear aligners as a far less noticeable and more flexible way for kids and teens to straighten their teeth. Let’s review the pros and cons of Invisalign treatment for this…

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Open Bite, Overbite, & Crossbite

Bite basics: The difference between open bite, overbite, and crossbite Have you been told that you have a “bad” bite? Open bites, overbites, and crossbites are all different types of…

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Get to know Dr. Kapus

Dear Great River patients and community members of the Coulee region, It has been wonderful getting to meet and know you! I wanted to thank you for your kindness and patience as I’ve learned…

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A boost of confidence

Transform your smile (and your life) with orthodontic treatment Don’t judge a book by its cover. In a perfect world, everyone would adhere to this advice, and appearance would have no impact on…

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Are braces covered by your insurance?

“You need braces.” Whether you’re the parent of a child or teenager hearing this news from your orthodontist or an adult who’s finally made the (excellent) decision to correct your smile…

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Can a better smile impact your career?

A smile sounds like such a simple thing, but it’s amazing how much power it has. A smile can brighten your day. When in a room full of strangers, a smile can instantly help you feel at ease. And…

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The straight truth about crooked teeth

As a child, a grin with missing front teeth or a crooked smile only adds to our cute charm. Face it, we’re adorable! It isn’t until later in life, when we start feeling self-conscious about our…

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