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The Importance of Visiting the Dentist During Orthodontic Treatment

The Importance of Visiting the Dentist During Orthodontic Treatment

Posted Nov 2nd, 2018

During your orthodontic treatment, you'll need to visit your orthodontist on a regular basis for checkups and adjustments. But don’t forget to keep visiting your family dentist, too!

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How do I brush my teeth with braces?

How do I brush my teeth with braces?

Posted Oct 5th, 2018

Cleaning your teeth thoroughly becomes more important than ever when you have braces. But while you’ll have to take extra care, brushing your teeth with braces is quite easy… it just requires a little patience!

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Invisalign on the Go: What You Need

Invisalign on the Go: What You Need

Posted Sep 7th, 2018

When undergoing Invisalign treatment, there are some essentials that you’ll need to have with you to keep your aligners cleaning and fresh on the go.

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Lingual Braces Vs. Translucent Braces

Lingual Braces Vs. Translucent Braces

Posted May 10th, 2018

Lingual braces are placed on the backs of the teeth, hiding them from sight. “Translucent” braces, with their brackets made of a tooth-coloured ceramic, blend in with the colour of your teeth. If you're wondering which option to choose, read on!

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Braces on the Go: What to Keep on Hand

Braces on the Go: What to Keep on Hand

Posted Apr 10th, 2018

Most orthodontic patients lead busy lives at school, work, and social obligations and it keeps them away from home throughout the day. This is a list of supplies which 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

Posted Mar 10th, 2018

To remove the plaque that can build up quickly in their crevices, braces need to be cleaned thoroughly on a regular basis. An electric toothbrush can make brushing your teeth with braces easier and more effective.

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In-Ovation System Braces: The Pros & Cons

In-Ovation System Braces: The Pros & Cons

Posted Feb 10th, 2018

For a gentler, lower profile orthodontic treatment option, In-Ovation System self-ligating braces are great option. Here are some factors to consider before choosing In-Ovation.

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Tips for Eating With Braces

Tips for Eating With Braces

Posted Jan 10th, 2018

When you first get your new braces, or right after you have them tightened, you may experience some pain and discomfort while eating. Here are some tips to make it easier!

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How to Store & Care For Your Retainer

How to Store & Care For Your Retainer

Posted Dec 15th, 2017

When you're not wearing your retainer, it's very important to take care of it and store it properly. Here’s how to keep it clean and damage free.

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What Happens During An Adjustment Appointment?

What Happens During An Adjustment Appointment?

Posted Nov 15th, 2017

About every 4 - 6 weeks during your orthodontic treatment, you'll attend an appointment at our office to have your braces adjusted. This is a necessary component of your treatment and should not be put off.

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