Want straighter teeth without the hassle? Invisalign treatments help BC residents straighten their teeth without wires and brackets, using clear, customized, removable aligners.
The Full Ortho Guide
During your orthodontic treatment, you will have to pay regular visits to your orthodontist so that he can monitor your progress and make sure everything is going as planned.
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!
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”.
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.
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.
This Christmas, treat yourself to a beautiful new smile with braces or Invisalign for adults!
One of the biggest concerns people have before going through with orthodontic treatment is how it will look during treatment. After all, orthodontics are mainly about having a more aesthetically pleasing smile. So, why shouldn't patients be concerned with their "look" during 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.
Thinking about getting braces to straighten your teeth, but hesitating because you're not sure how long it will take? Or maybe you already wear braces, and you're wondering when you can finally get them off. This is the most common question orthodontists are asked, so you're definitely not alone.
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.
Depending on the type of treatment Dr. Kanani recommends — traditional wire braces, Invisalign® or another treatment option — the details of your individual orthodontic process vary. Nonetheless, the following can be used as a guideline for what to expect.
Invisalign® clear aligners offer busy adults in the Vancouver, BC area a convenient and flexible option without the hassle and visual impact associated with other types of braces.
Invisalign Teen aligners are virtually invisible, meaning you can straighten your teeth with barely anyone knowing.
The first time you visit one of Dr. Kanani's Surrey or Langley orthodontics practices, you'll have to fill out a complete medical and dental history form to guide us in your diagnosis and treatment. Here, you can read about what we need to know, and why we need to know it!