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Orthodontic Treatment for Children

If your child needs early orthodontic treatment, there are a lot of factors to take into consideration. Here, Dr. Kanani provides tips, advice and important information for children who need braces, and their parents.


Invisalign First for Children

Invisalign First for Children

Invisalign First, a new range of Invisalign aligners for children, is an option for young patients in Vancouver communities.

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What to Expect: Braces Adjustments

What to Expect: Braces Adjustments

When you have braces it's critical to have them adjusted on a routine basis, so you can get the best possible results from your treatment. In this blog, our orthodontists discuss what you can expect, when you come in to have your braces adjusted.

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Can bite issue be treated with Invisalign clear aligners?

Can bite issue be treated with Invisalign clear aligners?

People often wonder if their bite issues can be corrected with Invisalign® clear aligners. For many patients, the answer is yes. Invisalign treatment can resolve a number of basic and complex orthodontic issues. Our Greater Vancouver dentists explain some of the issues and how Invisalign can resolve them.

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Having trouble deciding which braces elastic colours to choose?

Having trouble deciding which braces elastic colours to choose?

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

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The Importance of Wearing a Sports Mouthguard if You Have Braces

The Importance of Wearing a Sports Mouthguard if You Have Braces

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.

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How to Recognize an Orthodontic Emergency

How to Recognize an Orthodontic Emergency

Orthodontic emergencies can strike at any time. That said, it can be challenging to differentiate between an issue that can wait a day or two to be resolved, and a real orthodontic emergency. Today our Vancouver orthodontists share a few tips on how to tell if you're having an orthodontic emergency.

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What is Phase 1 Orthodontic Treatment for children?

What is Phase 1 Orthodontic Treatment for children?

Phase 1 Interceptive Orthodontics are designed to help minimize the number of extractions required when treating orthodontic issues in children.

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Some Facts About Orthodontic Elastics

Some Facts About Orthodontic Elastics

Your orthodontic elastics are very small rubber bands that come in a selection of fun and neutral colours. Here's how your orthodontic elastics work as part of your braces treatment.

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The Health Benefits of Straight Teeth

The Health Benefits of Straight Teeth

Most people choose to undergo orthodontic treatment for aesthetic reasons. But it's good to know that there are health benefits to having straight teeth, too! Here, our orthodontist explains what they are.

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How to Store & Care For Your Retainer

How to Store & Care For Your Retainer

Taking care of and storing your retainer properly when you aren't wearing it is essential. Here’s how to keep your retainer clean and damage free.

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The Importance of Healthy Primary Teeth

The Importance of Healthy Primary Teeth

Healthy baby (primary) teeth allow children to chew and digest their food efficiently, and contribute significantly to their oral development as they grow up.

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Braces on the Go: What to Keep on Hand

Braces on the Go: What to Keep on Hand

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”.

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Electric Toothbrushes & Braces

Electric Toothbrushes & Braces

Braces need a lot of careful cleaning, since they create more crevices for plaque to build up in. An electric toothbrush can really help to make brushing your teeth with braces easier and more effective.

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Tips for Eating With Braces

Tips for Eating With Braces

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.

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Your First Orthodontic Consultation: What to Expect

Your First Orthodontic Consultation: What to Expect

At your first visit to our Vancouver orthodontic office, 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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What To Expect When Your Braces Are Removed

What To Expect When Your Braces Are Removed

If there’s one thing every orthodontics patient learns during treatment, it’s to adjust! And that doesn’t stop once your braces come off, either.

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Braces-Friendly Christmas Treats

Braces-Friendly Christmas Treats

Wearing braces shouldn't mean you have to miss out on holiday treats! With a little extra care, you can enjoy delicious Christmas goodies with your family and friends during your orthodontic treatment.

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Festive Colours for your Braces

Festive Colours for your Braces

Get into the holiday spirit this year by adding some festive colour to your braces at your next adjustment appointment!

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Taking Care of Your Braces During the Holidays

Taking Care of Your Braces During the Holidays

Dealing with your orthodontic treatment can make day-to-day life somewhat complicated at times. This is no less true during the holidays, when your braces may require some extra attention.

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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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