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Healthy Portable Snack Options for Orthodontic Patients

Healthy Portable Snack Options for Orthodontic Patients

Posted Jul 5th, 2019

There will be foods that you just can’t eat during your orthodontic treatment. Dietary limitations can make packing a lunch for school or work tricky, but here's some convenient and filling snack suggestions.

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Makeup for Braces: Play them up or down?

Makeup for Braces: Play them up or down?

Posted Jun 7th, 2019

Some people want to highlight their braces, while others try to hide them a bit. Whatever your style, here are some makeup tips to help you do either!

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Should I get teeth whitening after braces?

Should I get teeth whitening after braces?

Posted May 3rd, 2019

Our orthodontic patients often choose to have their teeth whitened after their braces are removed. Here, our orthodontists explain why.

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Types of Braces: Lingual

Types of Braces: Lingual

Posted Apr 5th, 2019

Lingual braces which sit on the backs of the teeth, are proving to be very popular for people with concerns about the appearance of traditional braces.

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What You Need to Know About Orthodontic Elastics

What You Need to Know About Orthodontic Elastics

Posted Mar 1st, 2019

Orthodontic elastics are tiny rubber bands that come in a variety of colours. Here's how they help to straighten your smile.

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Types of Braces: Traditional Metal

Types of Braces: Traditional Metal

Posted Jan 31st, 2019

Traditional metal braces are still what most people think of when they picture orthodontic braces. Our BC orthodontists talk a little about these classic orthodontic appliances.

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Feeling Confident with Braces: Tips & Tricks

Feeling Confident with Braces: Tips & Tricks

Posted Jan 11th, 2019

If you have crooked or uneven teeth, you might feel embarrassed or insecure. For many people however, the solution – braces – can cause confidence issues, too. Here are a few tips to help you to feel confident while wearing braces.

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 The Health Benefits of Straight Teeth

The Health Benefits of Straight Teeth

Posted Dec 7th, 2018

Most people choose to undergo orthodontic treatment for aesthetic reasons. However, there's also a number of health benefits to having straight teeth! Here, our BC orthodontists explain what they are.

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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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