If you don't maintain an excellent oral hygiene routine with braces, plaque can build up on your teeth. Today, we share tips on how you can efficiently brush your teeth with braces.
Dr. Kanani provides tips, advice and basic information about all things braces.
While it's important to attend appointments with your orthodontist during your braces treatment, it is also essential to visit your dentist. In this post, we explain why you should see your dentist throughout your orthodontic treatment.
Metal braces and Invisalign® clear aligners or both effective orthodontic treatment options. In this post, our orthodontic team explains how each of these treatments works, and the differences between them, to help you choose the best possible option for you.
If you are being treated for an orthodontic condition, you will most likely be given a list of foods you need to avoid during your treatment. This can make it tricky to find foods you can easily grab on the go. Here, our orthodontic team shares a list of portable foods you could easily take to school or work.
Lots of people know they have to go to an orthodontist if they want their teeth straightened. But, being an orthodontist is a lot more than just straightening teeth. Today, we discuss what it means to be an orthodontic specialist and how orthodontists are different from dentists.
The small rubber bands attached to your braces are called orthodontic elastics and they come in a wide variety of stylish colours. Today, we share some interesting facts you should know about orthodontic elastics and how they can help your treatment have a successful outcome.
We know that it can seem like braces are a hassle, but since you’re in it for the long haul, you might as well add your own unique style to them. Here's a few ways to decide which colours to choose at your next braces appointment
Sports mouthguards are an essential piece of equipment if you play contact sports, especially if you are undergoing orthodontic treatment. Today our Vancouver orthodontist explains why wearing a sports mouthguard is so important for your orthodontic treatment.
Dr. Aly Kanani offers Invisalign as a way to straighten teeth without the need for metal brackets and wires. If you're considering Invisalign to straighten your teeth, you may be wondering if Invisalign treatment will hurt. Here is what other Invisalign patients tell our orthodontists...
Today's the day when you get your braces off and your straighter new smile will be revealed, congratulations! But wait, that's not where your orthodontic treatment ends. Now you will need to wear a retainer for a few months. Here's why wearing a retainer is an important part of your orthodontic treatment.
Braces have become much more comfortable and studier over recent years, nonetheless there are still foods you shouldn't eat while you have braces. Today, our Vancouver orthodontists share which foods you can and cannot eat while wearing braces.
Visiting your Vancouver orthodontist periodically for adjustments is an important part of your orthodontic treatment if you have braces. Here's what you can expect when you visit us for your braces adjustment appointments.
Is the inside of your mouth feeling a little tender since you got your new braces? Orthodontic wax may help to prevent irritation caused by poking wires and brackets. Here, our Vancouver orthodontist explains what orthodontic wax is and how to use it.