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Orthodontic Wax FAQs

Orthodontic Wax FAQs

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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Portable Snack Options for Orthodontic Patients

Portable Snack Options for Orthodontic Patients

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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Tips & Tricks for Feeling Confident with Braces

Tips & Tricks for Feeling Confident 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

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

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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Makeup for Braces: Play them up or down?

Makeup for Braces: Play them up or down?

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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A Day in the Life of a Braces-Wearer

A Day in the Life of a Braces-Wearer

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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Oral Piercings & Braces

Oral Piercings & Braces

Our Ridge Meadows orthodontists generally advise against oral piercings whether you have braces or not, because there are so many health risks associated with them.

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Orthodontic Wax FAQs

Orthodontic Wax FAQs

Orthodontic wax makes your braces treatment go more smoothly! The following are answers to a few of our most frequently asked questions about orthodontic wax.

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Types of Retainers

Types of Retainers

Orthodontic treatment requires a big time commitment, especially considering the fact that, not only do you have to spend months or years wearing braces, you'll also have to wear a retainer after treatment to hold or “retain” the results.

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