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Our orthodontists and teams share helpful resources, tips, and advice for your orthodontic treatment across multiple locations in British Columbia and Alberta.

Common Bite Problems in Children & Adults

Common Bite Problems in Children & Adults

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

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

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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What does a normal bite look like?

What does a normal bite look like?

What determines whether a person has a normal bite or overbite? When and how can issues with bite be corrected? Our BC and Alberta orthodontists cover these topics today.

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How do orthodontic brackets (braces) work?

How do orthodontic brackets (braces) work?

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

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

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?

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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What do orthodontists factor into the braces or Invisalign debate?

What do orthodontists factor into the braces or Invisalign debate?

When it comes to deciding between Invisalign or braces, which factors will your orthodontist recommend you consider when making recommendations? Our orthodontists in BC and Alberta share some insights into how we help patients make these important decisions.

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10 Early Warning Signs Your Child Needs an Orthodontist

10 Early Warning Signs Your Child Needs an Orthodontist

How do you know if your child needs to see an orthodontist, and when should you think about booking an appointment? Our BC and Alberta orthodontists list some common early warning signs of orthodontic problems and answer frequently asked questions.

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