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Does it really matter where I get my Invisalign?

Does it really matter where I get my Invisalign?

Posted in Adults, Airway, Alberta, British Columbia, Children, General, Invisalign, Orthodontics, Phase 1 Treatment, Phase 2 Treatment, Related Conditions, Teens, Tips & Advice, Treatment Process

Wondering where to get Invisalign clear aligners — and whether it matters who you go to for treatment? Our BC and Alberta orthodontists list factors to consider and how treatment planning helps patients.  

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Does orthodontic treatment cause sleep apnea?

Does orthodontic treatment cause sleep apnea?

Posted in Adults, Airway, Alberta, British Columbia, Children, General, Orthodontics, Phase 1 Treatment, Phase 2 Treatment, Related Conditions, Teens, Tips & Advice

Is there a link between orthodontics and sleep apnea, and can orthodontic treatment actually cause sleep apnea? Our orthodontists in BC and Alberta discuss findings, and how we can treat airway problems.

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The Basics on Airway Orthodontics & Sleep Apnea

The Basics on Airway Orthodontics & Sleep Apnea

Posted in Adults, Airway, Children, General, Orthodontics, Treatment Process

Are you or your child experiencing symptoms of sleep apnea? There may be an issue we can address with airway orthodontics. Our BC and Alberta orthodontists discuss the basics of both in this post. 

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Bed Wetting & Orthodontic Issues

Bed Wetting & Orthodontic Issues

Posted in Airway, General, Related Conditions

Bedwetting is a common urological disorder among school-aged children, but did you know this may be caused by an underlying orthodontic issue? Our BC and Alberta orthodontists explain how this may be the case, and how we might be able to help.

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Could My Child's Sleep Talking be Related to an Orthodontic Issue?

Could My Child's Sleep Talking be Related to an Orthodontic Issue?

Posted in Airway, Children, Phase 1 Treatment, Related Conditions, Tips & Advice

Sleep talking, snoring and sleep apnea can be related to orthodontic issues that should be treated early to address health concerns. Our BC and Alberta orthodontists explain how these issues might be linked, and how early orthodontic assessment and intervention can help. 

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Thumb Sucking & Orthodontic Issues

Thumb Sucking & Orthodontic Issues

Posted in Airway, General, Related Conditions

While thumb sucking is a perfectly normal behaviour in young children, it can cause a variety of orthodontic issues if it goes on for too long.

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Undereye Bags in Children: Causes & Treatments

Undereye Bags in Children: Causes & Treatments

Posted in Airway, General, Related Conditions

Have you noticed that your child has developed dark circles or bags under their eyes? It may surprise you to learn that a lack of oxygen during sleep could be the cause, and that orthodontic treatment might help.

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Sleeping Problems in Children & How Early Orthodontic Intervention Can Help

Sleeping Problems in Children & How Early Orthodontic Intervention Can Help

Posted in Airway, Children, General, Phase 1 Treatment, Related Conditions, Tips & Advice

Did you know sleeping problems in children can be linked to orthodontic issues? From snoring and sleep apnea to teeth grinding and bedwetting, many symptoms can be caused or influenced by various oral health issues. Our BC and Alberta orthodontists explain why early intervention is key.

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Focused on Airway-Focused Orthodontics

Focused on Airway-Focused Orthodontics

Posted in Airway, General, Related Conditions

Due to the rapid growth in today’s sleep and dental sleep medicine, maintaining the airway’s physiological function has become a high priority for our team.

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Airway-Focused Orthodontics for Sleep Apnea

Airway-Focused Orthodontics for Sleep Apnea

Posted in Airway, General, Related Conditions

Sleep apnea is considered one of the most prevalent sleep disorders, and most people don’t even know they have it. It can be categorized as central, mixed and obstructive sleep apnea.

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