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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 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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What To Expect When Your Braces Are Removed

What To Expect When Your Braces Are Removed

Posted in Living With Braces, Articles

Orthodontic patients all have one thing in common: they all learn to adjust! This is true during treatment, and after it's over, too!

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A Day in the Life of a Braces-Wearer

A Day in the Life of a Braces-Wearer

Posted in Living With Braces, Articles

If you need orthodontic treatment, you may have some questions and concerns about how treatment will affect your daily life.

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Oral Piercings & Braces

Oral Piercings & Braces

Posted in Living With Braces, Articles

Our Coquitlam orthodontists generally advise against oral piercings whether you have braces or not, because there are so many health risks associated with them.

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How to Store & Care For Your Retainer

How to Store & Care For Your Retainer

Posted in Living With Braces, Articles

It's very important to take care of your retainer and store it properly when you aren't wearing it. Here’s how to keep it clean and damage free.

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What To Do About Lip & Cheek Irritation

What To Do About Lip & Cheek Irritation

Posted in Living With Braces, Articles

The inside of your mouth will likely become sore and irritated when you first get braces, in reaction to the new metal braces in your mouth. These ideas and products will help you cope!

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Braces on the Go: What to Keep on Hand

Braces on the Go: What to Keep on Hand

Posted in Living With Braces, Articles

Most of our orthodontics patients lead busy lives that keep them away from home, often for hours on end, throughout the day. Here are the “on-the-go” supplies you should keep on hand to care for your braces.

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Books About Braces - 'Surviving Braces' by Jennifer Webb

Books About Braces - 'Surviving Braces' by Jennifer Webb

Posted in Living With Braces, Articles

'Surviving Braces' by Jennifer Webb is a practical resource for anyone going through the orthodontic treatment. It provides a variety of tips, ideas and recipes to help make your braces journey go smoothly.

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