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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?

Posted Jun 15th, 2016

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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7 Things You Must Know Before Getting Invisalign

7 Things You Must Know Before Getting Invisalign

Posted Mar 10th, 2018

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 Jul 7th, 2017

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

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Lingual Braces Vs. Translucent Braces

Lingual Braces Vs. Translucent Braces

Posted May 12th, 2017

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

Posted Mar 24th, 2017

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

Posted Feb 24th, 2017

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

Posted Dec 9th, 2016

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

Posted Nov 9th, 2016

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

Posted Oct 19th, 2016

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

Posted Sep 19th, 2016

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?

Posted Aug 23rd, 2016

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

Posted Jun 15th, 2016

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

Posted Jun 13th, 2016

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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Why Shouldn't Children Use Invisalign?

Why Shouldn't Children Use Invisalign?

Posted Jun 13th, 2016

Invisalign clear aligners are very convenient and nearly undetectable when worn, but children are typically better off with more traditional orthodontic treatment options for a variety of reasons.

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What is A Palatal Expander?

What is A Palatal Expander?

Posted Jun 13th, 2016

Palatal expanders are orthodontic appliances that are used widen the upper jaw (the maxilla) in children, so that the upper teeth fit together with the bottom ones properly.

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When is Jaw Surgery Necessary?

When is Jaw Surgery Necessary?

Posted Jun 13th, 2016

Your orthodontist may recommend surgical orthodontics as part of tour treatment plan if you are an adult whose bite problem cannot be completely fixed through less invasive means.

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What is ‘Phase I’ Orthodontic Treatment?

What is ‘Phase I’ Orthodontic Treatment?

Posted Jun 13th, 2016

When children are still young and their teeth, jaws, and mouths are still growing and developing, there is an opportunity for an orthodontist to identify issues that may become more serious problems later on, and begin to treat them straight away. This type of treatment is called Phase I (or early interventive) treatment.

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Translucent Cosmetic Braces

Translucent Cosmetic Braces

Posted Jun 12th, 2016

Translucent-looking ceramic cosmetic braces provide the same benefits as with wire braces, with a less softer, less obvious 'braces look'.

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In-Ovation Mini Metallic Braces

In-Ovation Mini Metallic Braces

Posted Jun 12th, 2016

In-Ovation Braces uses gentle force to make the path to a beautiful smile faster and more comfortable than you ever thought possible!

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Coloured Braces

Coloured Braces

Posted Jun 12th, 2016

Dr. Kanani will help you select from a range of colours to customize and personalize your braces, to help keep things interesting over the next couple of years!

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