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The Difference Between a Dentist and an Orthodontist

The Difference Between a Dentist and an Orthodontist

Posted in British Columbia, Alberta, General, British Columbia, Orthodontics, General, Tips & Advice, Orthodontics, Tips & Advice

Puzzled about the difference between a dentist and an orthodontist? We discuss similarities and contrasts between the two in this post, along with issues your BC and Alberta orthodontist can help correct. 

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The Difference Between a Dentist and an Orthodontist

The Difference Between a Dentist and an Orthodontist

Posted in British Columbia, Alberta, General, British Columbia, Orthodontics, General, Tips & Advice, Orthodontics, Tips & Advice

Puzzled about the difference between a dentist and an orthodontist? We discuss similarities and contrasts between the two in this post, along with issues your BC and Alberta orthodontist can help correct. 

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13 Celebrities Who Have Worn Invisalign

13 Celebrities Who Have Worn Invisalign

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

Have you wondered if there's still time to straighten your smile or correct orthodontic issues? Our BC and Alberta orthodontists invite you to take a look at these celebrities wearing Invisalign and come see us for an assessment. 

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Clear Braces for Teens: What You Should Know About Ceramic Braces

Posted in Orthodontics

Our BC and Alberta orthodontists explain the pros and cons of clear, ceramic braces for teens.

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What is a teeth overjet and how much of an overjet is normal?

What is a teeth overjet and how much of an overjet is normal?

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

If you have an overjet, you might wonder if it's bad for your teeth and whether it needs to be treated. Our  BC and Alberta orthodontists discuss the condition in this post, as well as orthodontic treatment options. 

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Invisible Braces for Teens: What Parents Need to Know

Invisible Braces for Teens: What Parents Need to Know

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

If you and your teen have been told they need orthodontic treatment, you both likely have many questions. One decision to make is whether Invisalign Teen is right for your child. Our BC and Alberta orthodontists discuss what you should know in this post. 

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Orthodontics for Adults vs. Children: The Difference

Posted in Orthodontics

Recent advancements in orthodontics have lead to an increasing number of people looking for treatment for orthodontic problems. Our BC and Alberta dentists explain how orthodontic treatment for adults may differ from that of children. 

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What is a palatal expander and how do they work?

What is a palatal expander and how do they work?

Posted in Alberta, British Columbia, Children, General, Orthodontics, Phase 1 Treatment, Related Conditions, Tips & Advice, Treatment Process

Does your child have a narrow or high palate? Our BC and Alberta orthodontists may recommend an orthodontic palatal expander to help create more space in your child's mouth by widening their upper jaw. Learn more about palatal expanders and how they work in this post. 

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Tips for Wearing a Mouth Guard with Braces

Tips for Wearing a Mouth Guard with Braces

Posted in Adults, Alberta, British Columbia, Children, General, Orthodontics, Related Conditions, Teens, Tips & Advice

If you've just gotten your braces, you might be looking for a sports mouth guard to wear over your orthodontic appliances. Our  BC and Alberta orthodontists share the rationale for wearing a mouth guard with braces and list some tips. 

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Orthodontics For Adults: Treatment & Benefits

Posted in Orthodontics

It's becoming more common for adults to decide to undergo orthodontic treatment for both aesthetic reasons and to improve their oral health. Our team in BC and Alberta describes treatment options for adults undergoing orthodontic treatment. 

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