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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.

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How Focusing on the "Little Things" Can Change a Child's Orthodontic 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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The Basics on Airway Orthodontics & Sleep Apnea

The Basics on Airway Orthodontics & Sleep Apnea

Are you or your child experiencing symptoms of sleep apnea? There may be an issue we can address with airway orthodontics. Our BC and Alberta orthodontists discuss the basics of both in this post. 

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Snoring or speech problems with your child? They may have orthodontic issues

Snoring or speech problems with your child? They may have orthodontic issues

Did you know snoring or speech problems in children may be caused by underlying orthodontic issues? In this post, our BC and Alberta orthodontists discuss the links between these issues, and how we can help.

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Dental Hygiene with Braces: How to Care for Your Braces

Dental Hygiene with Braces: How to Care for Your Braces

Dental hygiene becomes even more important if you are undergoing orthodontic treatment. Today, our BC and Alberta orthodontists discuss what caring for your braces entails, and how to protect your oral health during this period.

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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

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

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?

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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