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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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Worried About Paying for Orthodontics? Here's What You Can Do

Worried About Paying for Orthodontics? Here's What You Can Do

Posted in General, Insurance, Payment, Tips & Advice

At myORTHODONTIST, we don’t want cost to be a barrier to receiving orthodontic treatment. Here are some ideas from our BC and Alberta dentists to help you get an idea of how to plan for the cost of braces and other orthodontic treatment options.

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Little Things You Can & Can't Do with an Invisalign Clear Aligner

Little Things You Can & Can't Do with an Invisalign Clear Aligner

Posted in General, Invisalign, Tips & Advice, Treatment Process

If you’re considering treatment with clear aligners, you might be wondering what you can and can’t do with them, and how they’ll influence your lifestyle. Today, our BC and Alberta dentists share advice to keep in mind.

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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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12 Tips for Wearing Invisalign Clear Aligners From Our Orthodontists

12 Tips for Wearing Invisalign Clear Aligners From Our Orthodontists

Posted in General, Invisalign, Tips & Advice

Are you wondering how you can get the most out of your clear aligners - and how to wear them so you'll feel as comfortable as possible? Our BC and Alberta dentists review some tips for you.

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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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7 Tips on How to Keep Your Retainer Clean & Fresh

7 Tips on How to Keep Your Retainer Clean & Fresh

Posted in General, Tips & Advice, Treatment Process

You've just received your new retainer, and you know you need to care for it and keep it clean. But how? Our BC and Alberta orthodontists offer their best tips.

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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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