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Orthodontic Wax FAQs

Orthodontic Wax FAQs

Posted in Articles, Living With Braces

If you're looking for something to help make your braces feel a little more comfortable, orthodontic wax may be the answer. Here's more about how to use orthodontic wax from our Maple Ridge orthodontists.

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Invisalign for Busy Teens

Invisalign for Busy Teens

Posted in Articles, Orthodontic Treatment Options

Invisalign® for teens is a unique line of clear orthodontic aligners designed to the needs of busy teenagers. So what makes Invisalign for teens different?  Our Maple Ridge orthodontists explain more about the unique features of Invisalign for teens. 

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 The Health Benefits of Straight Teeth

The Health Benefits of Straight Teeth

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Usually patients undergo orthodontic treatment for aesthetic reasons, but having straight teeth has dental health benefits too! Here, our Maple Ridge orthodontists explain more.

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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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What is an Orthodontic Specialist?

What is an Orthodontic Specialist?

Posted in Articles, Braces Basics

If you need to get your teeth straightened, you know to go see an orthodontist. However, you may not know exactly what an orthodontist's skill set entails. We would like to help educate you on what an orthodontist actually does.

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Orthodontic Emergencies: Don’t Panic!

Orthodontic Emergencies: Don’t Panic!

Posted in Articles, Orthodontic Treatment Options

Once in a while, our patients find themselves in an emergency situation related to their braces or orthodontic treatment. Find out how to recognize an emergency, and what to do about it!

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A Day in the Life of a Braces-Wearer

A Day in the Life of a Braces-Wearer

Posted in Articles, Living With Braces

If you need orthodontic treatment, you may have some questions and concerns about how treatment will affect your daily life. Here, we address those our patients ask us about most often.

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Sore? Try a Saline Rinse

Sore? Try a Saline Rinse

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As you progress with your orthodontic treatment, you may feel some soreness in your mouth. A saline rinse can manage discomfort and also promote healing.

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Lingual Braces: Pros & Cons

Lingual Braces: Pros & Cons

Posted in Articles, Orthodontic Treatment Options

For many people, lingual braces are the best of two worlds when it comes to orthodontic treatment. On one hand, they force consistent wear (unlike removable aligners), but are also invisible when worn. Like any orthodontic treatment though, they have their pros and cons.

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