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Overbite vs. Overjet: How Can You Tell the Difference - and Invisalign Can Clear Aligners Help?

Overbite vs. Overjet: How Can You Tell the Difference - and Invisalign Can Clear Aligners Help?

Posted in General, Invisalign, Related Conditions

Our BC and Alberta dentists explain the difference and how we may be able to correct either issue with clear aligners.

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Can Invisalign Clear Aligners Fix an Overbite?

Can Invisalign Clear Aligners Fix an Overbite?

Posted in General, Invisalign, Related Conditions

Our BC and Alberta orthodontists are often asked whether an overbite can be fixed with clear aligners. In a word, yes. But first we should look at what an overbite is, why it should be fixed and what the process entails.

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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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Can Orthodontics Help Correct My Child's Speech Issues?

Can Orthodontics Help Correct My Child's Speech Issues?

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

When teeth emerge in a less-than-ideal way, this can cause speech problems. Our BC and Alberta orthodontists address common speech problems in children and how early orthodontic treatment can help.

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Teeth Grinding & Clenching in Children

Teeth Grinding & Clenching in Children

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

Teeth grinding and clenching in children is an orthodontic-related issue that can cause many problems for a child's oral health. Our BC and Alberta orthodontists explain how this can occur, and how early intervention and treatment 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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Retruded or Protruded Lower Jaw in Children

Retruded or Protruded Lower Jaw in Children

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

Issues with the jaw can be linked to problems such as mouth breathing, improper swallow, overactive lip and cheek muscles and more. Our BC and Alberta orthodontists discuss how a retruded or protruded jaw can affect children's oral health - and what can be done with early intervention.

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Lips Over Mouth: Should I be Concerned?

Lips Over Mouth: Should I be Concerned?

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

While many people know orthodontic health is closely related to tooth alignment and other issues, they might not be aware that how our lips rest can also indicate a problem. Our BC and Alberta orthodontists explain what can be done for children with this challenge.

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