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Types of Braces: A Little About Traditional Metal Braces

Types of Braces: A Little About Traditional Metal Braces

Posted in Orthodontic Treatment Options, Articles

Traditional metal braces are what most people think of when they picture braces. Here, our Coquitlam orthodontists talk a little about these classic orthodontic appliances.

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Feeling Confident with Braces: Tips & Tricks

Feeling Confident with Braces: Tips & Tricks

Posted in Living With Braces

If you have uneven or crooked teeth, you might feel embarrassed or insecure. For many people however, the solution – braces – can also cause confidence issues. Here are a few tips to help you to feel confident while wearing braces.

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Invisalign on the Go: What You Need

Invisalign on the Go: What You Need

Posted in Braces Basics, Living With Braces, Articles

When undergoing Invisalign treatment, there are some essentials that you will need to have with you to keep your aligners clean and fresh while on the go.

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The Importance of Visiting the Dentist During Orthodontic Treatment

The Importance of Visiting the Dentist During Orthodontic Treatment

Posted in Braces Basics

During your orthodontic treatment, you will have to visit your orthodontist on a regular basis for checkups and adjustments. But don’t forget to keep visiting your dentist, too!

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How do I brush my teeth with braces?

How do I brush my teeth with braces?

Posted in Braces Basics

Cleaning your teeth properly becomes even more important than usual when you have braces. Fortunately, while you’ll have to take extra care, brushing your teeth with braces is quite easy… it just requires a little patience!

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Tips for Eating With Braces

Tips for Eating With Braces

Posted in Living With Braces, Articles

When you first get your new braces, or right after you have them tightened, you may experience some pain and discomfort while eating. Here are some tips to make it easier!

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Your First Orthodontic Consultation: What to Expect

Posted in Braces Basics, Living With Braces, Orthodontic Treatment Options, Articles

When visiting your Vancouver orthodontist for the first time, the orthodontist will determine the nature of your misalignment issues, and your treatment options will be reviewed with you.

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What To Expect When Your Braces Are Removed

What To Expect When Your Braces Are Removed

Posted in Braces Basics, Orthodontic Treatment Options, Articles

If there’s one thing each and every orthodontics patient learns during treatment, it’s to adjust! And you'll have to do it all over again once your braces come off.

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What To Do About a Loose Wire on Your Braces

What To Do About a Loose Wire on Your Braces

Posted in Living With Braces, Articles

During your orthodontic treatment, the sires on your braces may occasionally become loose. If this happens, make an appointment with your orthodontist. Meanwhile, here’s what to do.


Put the Wire...

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How To Floss with Braces

Posted in Braces Basics, Articles

Flossing can be more than a little tricky to master when you first get your braces! The following instructions and tips will help you effectively floss with braces, and keep your teeth and gums healthy during treatment.

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