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.
Living with Braces
Dr. Kanani provides tips, advice and useful information about life during 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.
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.
You will visit your orthodontist on a regular basis for checkups and adjustments throughout your orthodontic treatment, but don’t forget to keep visiting your dentist, too!