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Portable Snack Options for Orthodontic Patients

Portable Snack Options for Orthodontic Patients

Posted in Braces Basics, Living With Braces

Throughout your orthodontic treatment there will be foods that you just can’t eat. Dietary limitations can make packing a lunch for school or work tricky. Here are some convenient and filling snack options for orthodontic patients.

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Is Acceledent safe?

Is Acceledent safe?

Posted in Braces Basics, Orthodontic Treatment Options

It might sound too good to be true but AcceleDent is an orthodontic device that can accelerate your orthodontic treatment process by as much as 50%. If you're wondering whether it’s really safe, here's a little more about how it works.

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Everything You Want to Know About Orthodontic Elastics

Everything You Want to Know About Orthodontic Elastics

Here's what you should know about your orthodontic elastics in order to get the most out of your braces treatment.

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Types of Braces: Traditional Metal

Types of Braces: Traditional Metal

Posted in Braces Basics

Traditional metal braces are still the what people tend think of when they picture braces. Here, our Maple Ridge orthodontists tell a little about these classic orthodontic appliances.

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Tips & Tricks for Feeling Confident with Braces

Tips & Tricks for Feeling Confident with Braces

Posted in Articles, Living With Braces

You may feel embarrassed or insecure if you have crooked or uneven teeth. But for many people, the solution – braces – can also cause confidence issues. Here are a few tips to help you feel confident when wearing braces.

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Invisalign on the Go: What You Need

Invisalign on the Go: What You Need

Posted in Articles, Living With Braces

While you're undergoing Invisalign® treatment there are some essential items that you’ll need to have with you at all times in order to keep your aligners clean and fresh while on the go.

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The Importance of Visiting the Dentist During Orthodontic Treatment

The Importance of Visiting the Dentist During Orthodontic Treatment

Posted in Living With Braces

While you have braces you will need to visit your orthodontist on a regular basis for checkups and adjustments. But be sure to keep visiting your regular dentist, too!

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How do I brush my teeth with braces?

How do I brush my teeth with braces?

Posted in Braces Basics

Cleaning your teeth properly becomes even more important when you have braces. Luckily, while you’ll have to take extra time and care, brushing your teeth with braces is quite easy… it just requires a little patience!

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Types of Braces: Lingual

Types of Braces: Lingual

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

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Makeup for Braces: Play them up or down?

Makeup for Braces: Play them up or down?

Posted in Living With Braces

Depending on your preferences, you may want to highlight your braces, or you may want to hide them a bit. Here are some makeup tips to help you do either!

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