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Portable Snack Options for Orthodontic Patients

Portable Snack Options for Orthodontic Patients

Posted May 3rd, 2019 in Living With Braces, References

There will be certain foods that you just can’t eat during your orthodontic treatment. These dietary limitations can make packing a lunch for school or work tricky, so here are some ideas for convenient and filling snack options.

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The Importance of Visiting the Dentist During Orthodontic Treatment

The Importance of Visiting the Dentist During Orthodontic Treatment

Posted Jan 31st, 2019 in Living With Braces

You will visit your orthodontist on a regular basis for checkups and adjustments throughout your orthodontic treatment, 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 Jan 11th, 2019 in Living With Braces, Braces Basics

When you have braces cleaning your teeth properly becomes even more important! Fortunately, brushing your teeth with braces is quite easy…it just requires a little patience!

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Invisalign on the Go: What You Need

Invisalign on the Go: What You Need

Posted Dec 7th, 2018 in Living With Braces

When undergoing Invisalign treatment, there are some essentials that you're going to need to carry with you in order to keep your aligners clean and fresh wherever you are.

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Makeup for Braces: Play them up or down?

Makeup for Braces: Play them up or down?

Posted Nov 2nd, 2018 in Living With Braces

Depending on your preferences and your personality, you may want to highlight your braces, or you might prefer to hide them a bit. Here are some makeup tips to help you do either!

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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 May 10th, 2018 in Living With Braces

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.


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Dating with Braces

Dating with Braces

Posted Feb 10th, 2018 in Living With Braces

Adults and teens with braces often worry about whether it will be awkward to date during treatment. These tips and ideas will help you prevent your braces from putting a stop to your romantic endeavors!

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What To Expect When Your Braces Are Removed

What To Expect When Your Braces Are Removed

Posted Dec 10th, 2017 in Living With Braces

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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Oral Piercings & Braces

Oral Piercings & Braces

Posted Sep 8th, 2017 in Teens, Adults, Living With Braces, Ortho Guide

Our Langley orthodontists advise against oral piercings whether or not you have braces, because there are so many health risks associated with them. But if you do have braces, there are some additional risks associated with oral piercings.

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Types of Retainers

Types of Retainers

Posted Aug 11th, 2017 in Living With Braces, Braces Basics

Orthodontic treatment requires a big time commitment, especially considering the fact that, not only do you have to spend months or years wearing braces, you'll also have to wear a retainer after treatment to hold or “retain” the results.

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