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Why should I wear a mouthguard with braces?

Why should I wear a mouthguard with braces?

As you straighten your smile with braces or aligners it's extra important to protect your teeth against the damage that could be caused by a blow to the face while playing sports. Here's why a sports mouthguard is an essential piece of equipment every time you play sports.

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What is malocclusion, and why should I worry about it?

What is malocclusion, and why should I worry about it?

Malocclusion simply means that there is a misalignment of the teeth, resulting in crooked teeth or a misaligned bite. Today our Vancouver orthodontist explains more about malocclusion and how this dental issue can lead to a number of serious oral health issues.

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Choosing Colours for Your Braces Elastics

Choosing Colours for Your Braces Elastics

You and your braces are going to be together for awhile, so why not have a little fun and switch-up your elastic colours every time you visit your Vancouver orthodontist for an adjustment?! Here's a few tips on how to decide which colour to pick next time around.

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The Step-by-Step Invisalign Journey from Start to a Straighter New Smile

The Step-by-Step Invisalign Journey from Start to a Straighter New Smile

Today our Vancouver orthodontists share a little about what you can expect from your Invisalign treatment journey, from start to straighter-new-smile finish.

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Invisalign or Braces?

Invisalign or Braces?

Invisalign and braces offer different features to help straighten teeth. Today, our Vancouver orthodontist shares some reasons why you may want to consider Invisalign to straighten your smile. 

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How to Make Travelling with Braces Easy

How to Make Travelling with Braces Easy

By preparing ahead of time for unexpected trips, you can make life with braces a little easier. Today our Vancouver orthodontist shares some tips on how to be prepared for any trip, while you have braces.

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What to Expect at Your Braces Adjustment Appointment

What to Expect at Your Braces Adjustment Appointment

Visiting your Vancouver orthodontist periodically for adjustments is an important part of your orthodontic treatment if you have braces. Here is a bit about what you can expect when you visit us for a braces adjustment. 

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Accelerate Your Orthodontic Treatment with OrthoPulse®

Accelerate Your Orthodontic Treatment with OrthoPulse®

Hoping to accelerate your orthodontic treatment? Our Vancouver orthodontist explains more about how OrthoPulse® can safely supplement your orthodontic treatment, so that you can achieve a straighter smile more quickly. 

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What is orthodontic wax, and how is it used?

What is orthodontic wax, and how is it used?

If the inside of your mouth feeling tender since you got your new braces, orthodontic wax may help to prevent and relieve irritation caused by poking wires and brackets. Today, our Vancouver orthodontist explains what orthodontic wax is and how to use it.

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Invisalign for Teens, Perfect for Busy Teen Schedules

Invisalign for Teens, Perfect for Busy Teen Schedules

Our Vancouver orthodontists often use Invisalign® for Teens to help correct the misalignment issues of our busy teen patients. Invisalign for teens is specially designed to straighten teeth and meet the unique treatment challenges teens face. 

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