Natalie Asmussen

Natalie Asmussen

Natalie is originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota and now lives in Tarragona, Spain. She graduated with a BA in Modern Languages and Literature from Beloit College in 2013 with a focus on Spanish, Arabic and French, She worked briefly as a representative for MNSure, the Minnesota Branch of the Affordable Care Act, and then transitioned to a position as a Community Health Worker and Insurance Assistor for a nonprofit called Portico Healthnet in Minneapolis, MN, where she helped people from every income level find access to the healthcare they needed. Since graduating, she has worked as a copywriter specializing in the field of dentistry. She is grateful that she found a way to connect her passion for access to healthcare and navigating the complicated world of health insurance in the United States with her passion for writing. Her favorite subjects to write about include disparities in access to oral health care and providing resources for people who need dental care without insurance.
Is Invisalign Better Than Braces?

Is Invisalign Better Than Braces?

Getting braces no longer has to mean enduring multiple years with a mouth full of metal that tears at the inside of your cheeks and makes you look like you’re continually going through puberty. That’s because the advent of invisible teeth aligners, like Invisalign, now let adults and teens straighten teeth more discretely. This sounds […]

Updated on October 11, 2022
5 Best Dental Veneers in UK

5 Best Dental Veneers in UK

Dental veneers can help you achieve a perfect smile if you have minor problems with your teeth, like cracks, chips, or discoloration. But what are veneers? Veneers are essentially thin covers that your dentist attaches to the fronts of your natural teeth to cover up any imperfections. Veneers are, for the most part, a cosmetic […]

Updated on December 3, 2021
Remote Dental Solutions Offered by Byte

Remote Dental Solutions Offered by Byte

Orthodontic offices around the nation have had to shut down or at least limit their hours because of COVID-19. And even as offices begin to reopen, it may be temporary, and many patients wonder about the safety for them or their orthodontist if they do make an appointment. Just because in-office orthodontics have been put […]

Updated on March 25, 2021
Orthodontics During Pregnancy: Can You Wear Braces During Pregnancy?

Orthodontics During Pregnancy: Can You Wear Braces During Pregnancy?

Are you wondering, “Can I get braces while pregnant?” The quick answer is yes, but there are some nuances. Many women are interested in getting orthodontic care when they are pregnant and vice versa. But before they do, they want to know if braces can negatively impact pregnancy, or again, vice versa. The good news […]

Updated on March 22, 2021
Does Orthodontic Insurance Cover Aligners?

Does Orthodontic Insurance Cover Aligners?

As clear aligners become a more widely accepted way to straighten teeth, more and more insurance companies are hopping on board. It’s still more challenging to find an orthodontic insurance plan that will cover aligners than it is to find one that covers traditional braces, but even so, patients looking to save money on their […]

Updated on February 3, 2022
What Is and How Does HyperByte Work?

What Is and How Does HyperByte Work?

HyperByte is the Byte aligner company’s unique technology used to speed up treatment time and reduce discomfort. It looks like a horseshoe on a stick, with a u-shaped plate that you gently bite down on for five minutes a day. But does HyperByte work? Does it hurt? And is it safe? We’ll talk about all […]

Updated on September 7, 2022