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Features February 2014 Issue

An Invisalign-Like Option

For some dogs, depending on the exact nature of their orthodontic problem, it’s possible to use invisible, removable retainers to realign their teeth rather than attach composite material to their upper canines for 2 to 3 months. Made by a company called PetAlign, they’re constructed for a dog after a veterinary dentist takes an impression, or mold, of his teeth. That way, the pressure they exert moves the teeth just where they are supposed to…

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