While playing contact sports can be a great way to exercise, dental injuries suffered during collisions or contact can cause significant damage to your oral and overall health. In this post, our BC orthodontists explain why it's important to wear a mouth guard for sports and how they can protect your mouth.
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If you snore or your child breathes through their mouth when they sleep, you may be dealing with airway issues that can affect the health of both children and adults. Today, our BC orthodontists discuss how airway-centric orthodontics can help improve your breathing and health, and reduce the risk of complications.
Does your child have a narrow or high palate? Our BC 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.
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 explain how toothbrushing, thumbsucking and jaw development can influence how much orthodontic intervention will be needed later as a child grows.
Many parents wonder when they should consider bringing their kids to see us. Our BC dentists provide insight and advice about what signs to watch for and how treatment can benefit your children's health.