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Orthodontic Treatment Options

Dr. Kanani discusses the wide range of orthodontic treatment options available to children, teens and adults who need their teeth straightened, and what they entail.


What are Invisalign® Clear Braces?

What are Invisalign® Clear Braces?

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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Invisalign Clear Aligners VS Traditional Metal Braces

Invisalign Clear Aligners VS Traditional Metal Braces

If you're considering straightening your smile, both Invisalign clear aligners and traditional metal braces are effective orthodontic treatment options. Today our Langley orthodontist weighs up the differences between these two treatment options.

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Braces

A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Braces

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

Invisalign® has a unique line of clear aligners tailored to the needs of busy teenagers. 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

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?

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?

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

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

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)

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

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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In-Ovation System Braces: The Pros and Cons

In-Ovation System Braces: The Pros and Cons

In-Ovation self-ligating braces are great treatment choice for adults and teens who are seeking a more streamlined look, and gentler approach, to orthodontics. Be sure to consider the following factors before choosing this option!

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Your First Orthodontic Consultation: What to Expect

Your First Orthodontic Consultation: What to Expect

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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Treat Yourself to a Beautiful New Smile This Christmas

Treat Yourself to a Beautiful New Smile This Christmas

This Christmas, treat yourself to a beautiful new smile with braces or Invisalign for adults!

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Invisalign - Trained Provider

Invisalign - Trained Provider

It's important that Invisalign be fitted for you by a trained and experienced Invisalign provider.

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The Value of Treating Missing Tooth Gaps

The Value of Treating Missing Tooth Gaps

Achieving a Hollywood smile not only requires taking care of your teeth, but managing gaps in between teeth from tooth loss during childhood.

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Braces and Orthodontics Studies About Pros, Cons of Childhood Orthodontic Treatment

Braces and Orthodontics Studies About Pros, Cons of Childhood Orthodontic Treatment

Braces and orthodontics are mainly associated with teens or adults looking to correct teeth and jaw misalignment for personal and professional reasons. But, for many individuals the best time to seek orthodontic treatment isn't in adolescence or adulthood, but in childhood.

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What Happens at My First Visit to the Orthodontist?

What Happens at My First Visit to the Orthodontist?

During your first consultation at our Langley or Surrey office, you'll meet with Dr. Kanani and his team to discuss your needs, and your orthodontic treatment options.

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Snapshot of Orthodontic Treatment Options

Snapshot of Orthodontic Treatment Options

Dr. Kanani offers multiple orthodontic options for Vancouver, BC area residents straightening teeth include include 'traditional' braces, clear braces (Invisalign®) or lingual braces.

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Lingual Braces Vs. Invisalign Clear Aligners

Lingual Braces Vs. Invisalign Clear Aligners

Lingual braces are fitted behind the teeth rather than on the fronts, making them perfect for individuals who don’t trust themselves with removable aligners (Invisalign), but still want an invisible braces option.

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Free Download: Give Yourself Something To Smile About with Invisalign®!

Enter your email to download a PDF with answers to the top questions about how Invisalign® can help straighten your smile with confidence.