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Ceramic Braces: Pros & Cons

Ceramic Braces: Pros & Cons

Posted in Adults, Alberta, Braces, British Columbia, General, Orthodontics, Phase 2 Treatment, Teens, Tips & Advice, Treatment Process

Thinking of opting for clear ceramic braces over traditional metal braces? While you may have your pick, our BC and Alberta orthodontists recommend considering what many see as pros and cons of ceramic braces before making your choice.

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What does a normal bite look like?

What does a normal bite look like?

Posted in Adults, Alberta, Braces, British Columbia, General, Orthodontics, Teens

What determines whether a person has a normal bite or overbite? When and how can issues with bite be corrected? Our BC and Alberta orthodontists cover these topics today.

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How do orthodontic brackets (braces) work?

How do orthodontic brackets (braces) work?

Posted in Adults, Alberta, Braces, British Columbia, General, Orthodontics, Teens, Tips & Advice, Treatment Process

Our BC and Alberta orthodontists may recommend braces to help correct some orthodontic issues. But how do orthodontic brackets and braces actually work? We explain in this post. 

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The More You Know: How the Cosmetic Aspects of Orthodontic Dentistry Can Change Your Smile

The More You Know: How the Cosmetic Aspects of Orthodontic Dentistry Can Change Your Smile

Posted in Adults, Braces, Children, Clear Aligners, General, Invisalign, Orthodontics, Teens, Tips & Advice

You might know that orthodontic treatment is designed to help create a healthier bite and ensure your teeth function properly, but did you know there are cosmetic reasons a patient may choose orthodontic care? Our BC and Alberta orthodontists and teams explain the cosmetic aspects of orthodontic dentistry. 

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What do orthodontists factor into the braces or Invisalign debate?

What do orthodontists factor into the braces or Invisalign debate?

Posted in Adults, Braces, General, Invisalign, Orthodontics, Treatment Process

When it comes to deciding between Invisalign or braces, which factors will your orthodontist recommend you consider when making recommendations? Our orthodontists in BC and Alberta share some insights into how we help patients make these important decisions.

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How can I keep my teeth straight after braces?

How can I keep my teeth straight after braces?

Posted in Braces, General, Tips & Advice

Did you know that your teeth can shift after your braces are removed? Our BC and Alberta dentists provide advice on what you should remember after treatment to ensure your teeth remain straight - and that all your hard work pays off.

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How do I choose which orthodontic product best suits me?

How do I choose which orthodontic product best suits me?

Posted in Braces, Children, General, Invisalign, Treatment Process

So, you’ve been diagnosed with an orthodontic issue - now to decide on treatment options. Orthodontic treatment is a significant investment of time and money. You want to make sure you’re using the right product. In this post, our BC and Alberta orthodontist explains commonly used devices.

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Mouth Guards for People with Braces

Mouth Guards for People with Braces

Posted in Adults, Braces, Children, General, Teens

Wondering how you can protect your teeth while wearing braces? Today, our BC and Alberta orthodontists discuss mouth guards for people with braces, and why they are important.

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The Most Commonly Asked Questions Our Orthodontists Receive

The Most Commonly Asked Questions Our Orthodontists Receive

Posted in Braces, Children, FAQs, General, Invisalign

Many first-time orthodontic patients will have questions about various treatment methods, procedures and how their treatment will impact their oral health. Here are 10 commonly asked questions our BC and Alberta dentists have received from patients at myORTHODONTIST.

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Metal or clear braces?

Metal or clear braces?

Posted in Braces, General, Tips & Advice

Wondering whether you should get metal braces or clear plastic ones? There's also the option of clear aligners. Our BC and Alberta dentists explain why these options are hotly debated, and how they can benefit you.

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