Ridge Meadows Othrodontics
  • Maple Ridge BC Orthodontist

    Straighter Teeth. Brighter Smiles.

    Your Orthodontic Specialists

    We provide high quality, affordable orthodontic treatment for children, teenagers & adults in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows.

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  • Maple Ridge BC Orthodontist

    Straighter Teeth. Brighter Smiles.

    Early Treatment for Children

    Dr. Couto specializes in the early preventative treatment for children, helping them grow healthy smiles for life.

    Our Dentofacial Orthopedic Services

  • Maple Ridge BC Orthodontist

    Straighter Teeth. Brighter Smiles.

    New-Found Confidence for Adults

    Orthodontic treatment isn't just for kids – with our wide range of low profile treatment options, it's never been more adult-friendly.

    Orthodontic Treatment for Adults

  • Maple Ridge BC Orthodontist

    Straighter Teeth. Brighter Smiles.

    Invisalign Clear Custom Aligners

    With Invisalign clear aligners, no one has to know you're straightening your teeth!

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Ridge Meadows OrthodonticsLearn What Makes Us Different

Our caring team of professionals takes a personalized approach to your treatment.

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Orthodontic TreatmentYour Treatment Options

At Ridge Meadows Orthodontics, we'll help you choose the right treatment for your needs.

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Invisalign® Clear AlignersInvisalign® – The Clear Choice

With Invisalign® clear custom aligners, you can straighten your teeth without wires or brackets.

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Living With Braces in Maple Ridge, BC

At-Home MaintenanceLiving With Braces

Knowing what to expect can go a long way in making life with braces go smoothly. 

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Welcome to Ridge Meadows Orthodontics

Vancouver Consumer Choice Awards 2015 WinnerRidge Meadows Orthodontics is a team of caring, multi-lingual dental professionals providing personalized orthodontic care in Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, and Mission, BC.

When you visit our practice you'll experience a comfortable, yet modern, cutting-edge office, offering the latest in clinical techniques. We look forward to meeting you and your family so that we may answer your questions about how orthodontic treatment can help you have healthier, brighter smiles.

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News & Highlights from Ridge Meadows Orthodontics in Maple Ridge


How Long Do I have to Wear My Retainer?

How Long Do I have to Wear My Retainer?

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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How Can I Make Sure My Treatment Goes According to Plan?

How Can I Make Sure My Treatment Goes According to Plan?

in Articles, Orthodontic Treatment Options

Our patients aren't always aware of how much their choices and attitudes during their orthodontic treatment can affect the final outcome, how long it takes and their level of comfort during the process.

Your choices during orthodontic treatment will have a significant impact on how things turn out in the end.

The following are some things you can do that can have a positive impact on the outcome of your treatment:

Be Positive & Proactive

The braces process comes with its share of discomforts and frustrations, and most people aren't exactly thrilled to learn they need braces. That said, making the decision to take a positive approach to your treatment, and to do everything you possibly can to make it go smoothly, will do you a lot of good in the long run when it comes to achieving a positive outcome.

After all, the end result of this process will be the straight, beautiful, healthy smile you've always wanted!

Good Oral Hygiene

A proper and consistent oral hygiene routine is at the top of the list of things you can do to make sure your treatment goes well. It's also one facet of your treatment that you have total control over.

Braces have lots of little crevices that easily collect food particles and plaque. Letting this go without frequent and thorough cleaning will lead to discolouration of teeth, gum disease, tooth decay, and bad breath. In short, poor oral hygiene will make your orthodontic treatment process more uncomfortable, and can potentially prolong it as well.

So take extra care when cleaning your teeth, do it consistently, and take your time!

Attending Regular Appointments

Always attend your regularly scheduled appointments with your both your dentist and your orthodontist. This includes everything from adjustment appointments to regular check ups and cleanings!

If you have to reschedule an appointment, try to do so straight away, or as soon as you can. don't put it off; you’ll just wind up prolonging your treatment process.

Wearing & Caring for Your Orthodontic Appliances as Prescribed

When we tell you to only take your Invisalign aligners out when you eat, brush and floss, or when we tell you to wear your retainer full time, it’s not because we’re trying to make things hard on you! We want your treatment to be as efficient and effective as possible. If you aren't wearing your appliances as prescribed, or aren't following all care instructions carefully, your progress will only be slower in the end.

If you have any questions about how you can better contribute to the overall efficiency and success of your treatment, get in touch! We’d be glad to help.

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