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Types of Braces: Lingual

Types of Braces: Lingual

Posted in Braces Basics, Orthodontic Treatment Options

Over the years there has been a lot of progress in regards to the variety of orthodontic treatments available. Lingual braces sit on the backs of the teeth and are proving popular for people with concerns about the appearance of traditional metal 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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Your First Orthodontic Consultation: What to Expect

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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How To Floss with Braces

How To Floss with Braces

Posted in Braces Basics, Living With Braces, 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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What is an Orthodontic Specialist?

What is an Orthodontic Specialist?

Posted in Braces Basics, Articles

If you need to get your teeth straightened, you know to go see an orthodontist. However, you may not know exactly what an orthodontist's skill set entails. We would like to help educate you on what an orthodontist actually does.

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Sore? Try a Saline Rinse

Sore? Try a Saline Rinse

Posted in Braces Basics, Articles

As you progress with your orthodontic treatment, you may feel some soreness in your mouth. A saline rinse can manage discomfort and also promote healing.

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Orthodontic Wax FAQs

Orthodontic Wax FAQs

Posted in Braces Basics, Articles

Make your orthodontic treatment go more smoothly with orthodontic wax! Here are the answers to a few of our most frequently asked questions about orthodontic wax.


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