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.
Living with Braces
Dr. Kanani provides tips, advice and useful information about life during orthodontic treatment.
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.
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.
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.
Since your Invisalign clear aligner can be removed, you don't have to wear them all of the time. This is why our orthodontic team is explaining the length of time you have to wear your aligners every day and why it's critical to the success of your treatment.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Looking for a way to accelerate your orthodontic treatment? Today our Vancouver orthodontist tells you more about how OrthoPulse® can safely supplement your orthodontic treatment.
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.