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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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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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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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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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What is an Orthodontic Specialist?

What is an Orthodontic Specialist?

Posted in Articles, Braces Basics

You probably know that to have your teeth straightened, you go to an orthodontist. But you may not know exactly what it entails to be an orthodontist. Today, we’d like to enlighten you!

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Sore? Try a Saline Rinse

Sore? Try a Saline Rinse

Posted in Articles, Braces Basics

When you first get your braces and after adjustment appointments, the inside of your mouth may be sore and tender for a time. A saline rinse is a quick and easy way to manage your discomfort and promote healing.

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Orthodontic Wax FAQs

Orthodontic Wax FAQs

Posted in Articles, News, Braces Basics

Orthodontic wax is a great tool in making your braces treatment go more smoothly – literally! Here are answers to some of our most frequently asked questions about orthodontic wax.

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Taking Care of Baby Teeth To Avoid Braces

Taking Care of Baby Teeth To Avoid Braces

Posted in Articles, Braces Basics

Healthy baby teeth are an essential part of the proper development of children's mouths. Taking good care of your child's baby teeth now may help reduce the or prevent the need for braces later on.

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Caring for Your Teeth After Braces

Caring for Your Teeth After Braces

Posted in Articles, Braces Basics

The day your braces come off is an exciting one, both for patients, and for orthodontists, too! Here's what to do after your braces come off to keep your new smile straight and healthy.

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Sports Mouth Guards for Braces

Sports Mouth Guards for Braces

Posted in Articles, Braces Basics

There are few pieces of equipment more important to the safety of athletes who wear braces than a sports mouth guard.

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