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.
Teens & Orthodontics
Dr. Kanani provides tips, advice and important information for his teenage patients in Vancouver who need their teeth straightened.
Looking for a great graphic novel for a young person struggling with life with braces? Today our Vancouver orthodontists share ‘Smile’ by Raina Telgemeier. This fun book depicts the emotional ups and downs of dealing with braces, and much much more.
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.
Everyone wants to look great in pictures. If you're wondering how to look your very best in pictures throughout your orthodontic treatment, here are a few tips to help you out.
Having crooked or uneven teeth may cause you to feel embarrassed or insecure, but for some people, wearing braces can also cause confidence issues. Here are a few tips to help you feel confident when wearing 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!
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”.