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How important is orthodontic treatment to your overall health?

How important is orthodontic treatment to your overall health?

Posted in Adults, Children, General, Orthodontics, Teens, Tips & Advice

Are you wondering how orthodontic treatment can contribute to your overall health? In this post, our BC and Alberta orthodontists define orthodontic treatment and discuss the connection between our teeth and our overall health, as well as how we can help correct orthodontic problems.

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10 Early Warning Signs Your Child Needs an Orthodontist

10 Early Warning Signs Your Child Needs an Orthodontist

Posted in Children, General, Orthodontics, Treatment Process

How do you know if your child needs to see an orthodontist, and when should you think about booking an appointment? Our BC and Alberta orthodontists list some common early warning signs of orthodontic problems and answer frequently asked questions.

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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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Orthodontics Starts in Infancy

Orthodontics Starts in Infancy

Posted in Children, Phase 1 Treatment, Professional Education

While children should see us for an initial orthodontic assessment by age 7, did you know the habits that lead to good orthodontic health start in infancy? Our orthodontists in BC and Alberta explain how toothbrushing, thumbsucking and jaw development can influence how much orthodontic intervention will be needed later as a child grows.

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Snoring or speech problems with your child? They may have orthodontic issues

Snoring or speech problems with your child? They may have orthodontic issues

Posted in Children, General, Orthodontics, Treatment Process

Did you know snoring or speech problems in children may be caused by underlying orthodontic issues? In this post, our BC and Alberta orthodontists discuss the links between these issues, and how we can help.

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Dental Hygiene with Braces: How to Care for Your Braces

Dental Hygiene with Braces: How to Care for Your Braces

Posted in Adults, Children, General, Teens, Treatment Process

Dental hygiene becomes even more important if you are undergoing orthodontic treatment. Today, our BC and Alberta orthodontists discuss what caring for your braces entails, and how to protect your oral health during this period.

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Virtual Care in Orthodontics: What are Your Options?

Virtual Care in Orthodontics: What are Your Options?

Posted in Adults, Children, General, Teens, Treatment Process

Need to see your dentist for a consultation? With today's technology, virtual orthodontics is an option for many. Our BC and Alberta orthodontists explain what's possible with virtual care and how it can help as you progress through your orthodontic treatment.

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When should I consider bringing my kids to the orthodontist?

When should I consider bringing my kids to the orthodontist?

Posted in Children, General, Phase 1 Treatment

Many parents wonder when they should consider bringing their kids to see us. Our BC and Alberta dentists provide insight and advice about what signs to watch for and how treatment can benefit your children's health.

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Early Orthodontic Treatment: Is it Early or Optimal?

Early Orthodontic Treatment: Is it Early or Optimal?

Posted in Children, Phase 1 Treatment, Professional Education

What is considered early orthodontic treatment? Why is it ideal to detect developmental and orthodontic issues in children when they are young as opposed to entering their teen years? Our BC and Alberta orthodontists explain why early treatment is optimal for most kids.

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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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