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Invisalign® First for Children

Invisalign® First for Children

Posted in Children, Invisalign

We now offer Invisalign First, a new range of Invisalign aligners for children, at our Surrey and Langley orthodontic clinics.

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Some Facts About Orthodontic Elastics

Some Facts About Orthodontic Elastics

Posted in Children, Teens, Adults, Braces Basics, Ortho Guide

Your orthodontic elastics are very small rubber bands that come in a selection of fun and neutral colours. Here's how your orthodontic elastics work as part of your braces treatment.

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 The Health Benefits of Straight Teeth

The Health Benefits of Straight Teeth

Posted in Children, Teens, Adults, Ortho Guide

Most people choose to undergo orthodontic treatment for aesthetic reasons. But it's good to know that there are health benefits to having straight teeth, too! Here, our orthodontist explains what they are.

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How to Store & Care For Your Retainer

How to Store & Care For Your Retainer

Posted in Children, Teens, Adults, Living With Braces, Braces Basics, Ortho Guide

Taking care of and storing your retainer properly when you aren't wearing it is essential. Here’s how to keep your retainer clean and damage free.

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The Importance of Healthy Primary Teeth

The Importance of Healthy Primary Teeth

Posted in Children, Ortho Guide

Healthy baby (primary) teeth allow children to chew and digest their food efficiently, and contribute significantly to their oral development as they grow up.

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Braces on the Go: What to Keep on Hand

Braces on the Go: What to Keep on Hand

Posted in Children, Teens, Adults, Living With Braces, Ortho Guide

What with school and jobs, most orthodontic patients lead busy lives that keep them away from home throughout the day. The following are some essential or just plain practical supplies you should keep on hand to care for your braces when you're “on-the-go”.

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Electric Toothbrushes & Braces

Electric Toothbrushes & Braces

Posted in Children, Teens, Adults, Living With Braces, Ortho Guide

Braces need a lot of careful cleaning, since they create more crevices for plaque to build up in. An electric toothbrush can really help to make brushing your teeth with braces easier and more effective.

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Tips for Eating With Braces

Tips for Eating With Braces

Posted in Children, Teens, Adults, Living With Braces, Braces Basics, Ortho Guide

If you’ve just started with your braces treatment, or if you’ve recently had you braces tightened, you may find that your teeth and mouth are quite sore. This soreness typically lasts for about a week, and during this time, it can be hard to eat! Here are some tips to make it easier.

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Your First Orthodontic Consultation: What to Expect

Your First Orthodontic Consultation: What to Expect

Posted in Children, Teens, Adults, Treatment Options, Ortho Guide

At your first visit to either our Surrey or Langley orthodontic offices, you will attend an orthodontic consultation with your orthodontist, during which we will examine your smile, determine the nature of your misalignment issues, and consider the treatment options that would suit you best.

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What To Expect When Your Braces Are Removed

What To Expect When Your Braces Are Removed

Posted in Children, Teens, Adults, Living With Braces, Braces Basics, Ortho Guide

If there’s one thing every orthodontics patient learns during treatment, it’s to adjust! And that doesn’t stop once your braces come off, either.

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