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Lingual Braces Vs. Translucent Braces

Lingual Braces Vs. Translucent Braces

Posted in Braces Basics, Orthodontic Treatment Options

Lingual braces are placed on the backs of the teeth, hiding them from sight. “Translucent” braces, with their 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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Braces on the Go: What to Keep on Hand

Braces on the Go: What to Keep on Hand

Posted in Articles, Living With Braces

Most orthodontic patients lead busy lives at school, work, and social obligations and it keeps them away from home throughout the day. This is a list of supplies which you should keep on hand to care for your braces when you're-on-the-go.

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Electric Toothbrushes & Braces

Electric Toothbrushes & Braces

Posted in Articles, Braces Basics, Living With Braces

To remove the plaque that can build up quickly in their crevices, braces need to be cleaned thoroughly on a regular basis. An electric toothbrush can make brushing your teeth with braces easier and more effective.

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In-Ovation System Braces: The Pros & Cons

In-Ovation System Braces: The Pros & Cons

Posted in Articles, Orthodontic Treatment Options

For patients who want a gentler, more streamlined orthodontic treatment option, In-Ovation System self-ligating braces are great option. Here are some factors to consider before choosing In-Ovation.

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Tips for Eating With Braces

Tips for Eating With Braces

Posted in Articles, Living With Braces

Your teeth and mouth will feel sore after you've started your orthodontic treatment or have recently had braces tightened. This discomfort normally lasts for about a week, and it can be hard to eat during this time!...

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Your First Orthodontic Consultation: What to Expect

Posted in Braces Basics, Orthodontic Treatment Options, Living With Braces

When visiting your Vancouver orthodontist for the first time, the orthodontist will determine the nature of your misalignment issues, and your treatment options will be reviewed with you.

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What To Expect When Your Braces Are Removed

What To Expect When Your Braces Are Removed

Posted in Articles, Orthodontic Treatment Options

Orthodontic patients all have one thing in common: they all learn to adjust! This is true during treatment, and after it's over, too!

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I have a Loose Wire on my Braces! What Should I Do?

I have a Loose Wire on my Braces! What Should I Do?

Posted in Articles, Living With Braces

Sometimes the wires on braces become loose. If this happens, make an appointment with your orthodontist. Meanwhile, here’s what to do.

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How To Floss with Braces

How To Floss with Braces

Posted in Articles, Braces Basics

Flossing can be more than a little tricky to master when you first get your braces! The following instructions and tips will help you effectively floss with braces, and keep your teeth and gums healthy during treatment.

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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 an orthodontic treatment method for adults and teens who want to straighten their teeth without the obvious look of braces. But before choosing Invisalign, there is some important information you should consider.

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