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At what age do baby teeth normally fall out?

At what age do baby teeth normally fall out?

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

Worrying that your children's teeth aren't falling out on time is a common concern for many parents. In this post, our BC and Alberta orthodontists discuss which order of losing teeth most children follow and what types of problems to watch for.  

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How to Find an Orthodontist in Your Area

How to Find an Orthodontist in Your Area

Posted in Adults, Alberta, British Columbia, Children, General, Orthodontics, Phase 1 Treatment, Phase 2 Treatment, Related Conditions, Teens, Tips & Advice

Many people who suspect they have an orthodontic issue wonder, 'How can I find a good orthodontist near me?' In this post, our BC and Alberta orthodontists discuss how to find an orthodontist in your area. 

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Common Bite Problems in Children & Adults

Common Bite Problems in Children & Adults

Posted in Adults, Alberta, British Columbia, Children, General, Orthodontics, Phase 1 Treatment, Phase 2 Treatment, Related Conditions, Teens, Tips & Advice

Though each person's bite problem is based on a number of individual factors, there are seven broad types of bite problems that our BC and Alberta orthodontists see in children and adults. We'll discuss them today. 

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Invisalign Attachments: Uses, Procedure, Care & More

Invisalign Attachments: Uses, Procedure, Care & More

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

You may be thinking of getting Invisalign, but wondering what all those attachments and elastics are for. In this post, our BC and Alberta orthodontists explain how Invisalign works and share some tips on how to get the most out of your treatment. 

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Ceramic Braces: Pros & Cons

Ceramic Braces: Pros & Cons

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

Thinking of opting for clear ceramic braces over traditional metal braces? While you may have your pick, our BC and Alberta orthodontists recommend considering what many see as pros and cons of ceramic braces before making your choice.

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How do orthodontic brackets (braces) work?

How do orthodontic brackets (braces) work?

Posted in Adults, Alberta, Braces, British Columbia, General, Orthodontics, Teens, Tips & Advice, Treatment Process

Our BC and Alberta orthodontists may recommend braces to help correct some orthodontic issues. But how do orthodontic brackets and braces actually work? We explain in this post. 

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The More You Know: How the Cosmetic Aspects of Orthodontic Dentistry Can Change Your Smile

The More You Know: How the Cosmetic Aspects of Orthodontic Dentistry Can Change Your Smile

Posted in Adults, Braces, Children, Clear Aligners, General, Invisalign, Orthodontics, Teens, Tips & Advice

You might know that orthodontic treatment is designed to help create a healthier bite and ensure your teeth function properly, but did you know there are cosmetic reasons a patient may choose orthodontic care? Our BC and Alberta orthodontists and teams explain the cosmetic aspects of orthodontic dentistry. 

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How Focusing on the

How Focusing on the "Little Things" Can Change a Child's Orthodontic Treatment Experience

Posted in Children, General, Orthodontics, Teens, Tips & Advice, Treatment Process

You may understand the basics around children's dental health and the need for orthodontic dental treatment for kids, but what can you expect when you get started, and how can our orthodontists and teams in BC and Alberta help increase the chance that your child's experience is a positive one? We'll discuss this in today's post. 

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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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