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What are Invisalign® Clear Braces?

What are Invisalign® Clear Braces?

Posted in Treatment Options, Invisalign, Ortho Guide

Want straighter teeth without the hassle? Invisalign treatments help BC residents straighten their teeth without wires and brackets, using clear, customized, removable aligners.

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Braces

A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Braces

Posted in Living With Braces, Braces Basics, Treatment Options, Ortho Guide

Every smile is unique, and every patient's needs are different, but the process of getting braces is much the same for everyone. Here's a brief guide to what you can expect when getting braces.  

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Invisalign for Busy Teens

Invisalign for Busy Teens

Posted in Teens, Treatment Options, Invisalign, Ortho Guide

Invisalign® has a unique line of clear aligners tailored to the needs of busy teenager. Here, Dr. Kanani explains how Invisalign for teens is different from the standard line for adults. 

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Types of Braces: Traditional Metal

Types of Braces: Traditional Metal

Posted in Teens, Adults, Braces Basics, Treatment Options, Ortho Guide

Traditional metal braces are still what most people think of when they picture braces, in spite of the variety of orthodontic treatment options available these days. Here's a little about these classic orthodontic appliances.

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Is using Acceledent safe?

Is using Acceledent safe?

Posted in Adults, Living With Braces, Treatment Options, Ortho Guide

Although it may sound too good to be true, AcceleDent is an orthodontic device that can speed up your orthodontic treatment process by up to 50%! But is it safe?

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Should I get teeth whitening after braces?

Should I get teeth whitening after braces?

Posted in Teens, Adults, Braces Basics, Treatment Options, Ortho Guide

Orthodontic patients often choose to have their teeth whitened after their treatment. Here, our Maple Ridge orthodontists explain why.

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Types of Braces: Lingual

Types of Braces: Lingual

Posted in Teens, Adults, Braces Basics, Treatment Options, Ortho Guide

Braces technology has made a lot of progress in recent years, and there are now many types to choose from. Lingual braces, which sit on the backs of the teeth, are proving popular for people with concerns about the appearance of traditional braces.

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7 Things You Must Know Before Getting Invisalign

7 Things You Must Know Before Getting Invisalign

Posted in Treatment Options, Invisalign, Ortho Guide

Invisalign is for adults and teens who want to straighten their teeth without the obvious look of traditional braces. Before choosing Invisalign, there is some important information you should consider.

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How to Clean Invisalign Aligners (Trays)

How to Clean Invisalign Aligners (Trays)

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

Invisalign orthodontic aligners can be removed, allowing patients to brush and floss and clean their aligners separately. Here's how to keep your Invisalign aligners sparkling.


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Lingual Braces Vs. Translucent Braces

Lingual Braces Vs. Translucent Braces

Posted in Teens, Adults, Braces Basics, Treatment Options, Ortho Guide

Lingual braces are hidden from sight because they are placed behind the teeth.“Translucent” braces, made from a tooth-coloured ceramic, blends in with the colour of your teeth. We hope the information provided here will help you decide which of these options would be best for you!

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