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How to Clean Invisalign Aligners (Trays)

How to Clean Invisalign Aligners (Trays)

Posted in Articles, Living With Braces, Orthodontic Treatment Options

With Invisalign, you can remove your aligners (trays) to brush and floss. The aligners need to be cleaned regularly too, so here's how to keep your Invisalign aligners sparkling.

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Lingual Braces Vs. Translucent Braces

Lingual Braces Vs. Translucent Braces

Posted in Articles, Orthodontic Treatment Options

Lingual braces placed behind teeth, effectively hiding them from sight. “Translucent” braces, which have 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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In-Ovation System Braces: The Pros & Cons

In-Ovation System Braces: The Pros & Cons

Posted in Articles, Orthodontic Treatment Options

In-Ovation System self-ligating braces are great for adults and teens who want a more streamlined look, and gentler approach, to orthodontic treatment. Be sure to consider the following factors before choosing this option!

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What To Expect When Your Braces Are Removed

What To Expect When Your Braces Are Removed

Posted in Articles, Braces Basics, Orthodontic Treatment Options

If there’s one thing each and every orthodontics patient learns during treatment, it’s to adjust! And you'll have to do it all over again once your braces come off.

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7 Things You Must Know Before Trying Invisalign

7 Things You Must Know Before Trying Invisalign

Posted in Articles, Orthodontic Treatment Options

Invisalign is a great option for adults and teens who want to straighten their teeth with a lower-profile aesthetic. However, there are a few important factors you should consider before choosing this orthodontic treatment option.

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What Are Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADs)?

What Are Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADs)?

Posted in Articles, Orthodontic Treatment Options

TADs (Temporary Anchorage Devices) are prescribed by orthodontists to help make the tooth movement process go more quickly and comfortably.

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Tongue Thrusting

Tongue Thrusting

Posted in Articles, Orthodontic Treatment Options

Tongue thrusting is an orofacial muscular imbalance. It causes the tongue to protrude through the anterior incisors during swallowing, speech, and sometimes when the tongue is at rest. If left unaddressed, it can cause serious orthodontic problems.

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The Pros & Cons of Translucent Ceramic Braces

The Pros & Cons of Translucent Ceramic Braces

Posted in Articles, Orthodontic Treatment Options

Ceramic braces are a fantastic choice for a low profile aesthetic, if traditional braces or clear removable aligners aren’t right for you. However, there are some important factors to consider before you decide to go with translucent ceramic braces.

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The Benefits of Invisalign

The Benefits of Invisalign

Posted in Articles, Orthodontic Treatment Options

The prospect of dealing with metal braces on a social level can be extremely disheartening for many teens and adults. With Invisalign, you can now straighten your teeth without that obvious ‘braces’ look.

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How Long Do I have to Wear My Retainer?

How Long Do I have to Wear My Retainer?

Posted in Articles, Orthodontic Treatment Options

Retainers are orthodontic devices that help keep teeth in their new and improved positions after braces treatment is complete. Here’s some information about retainers, and how long they need to be worn.

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