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Smile & Say Cheese! Looking Great In Pictures with Braces

Smile & Say Cheese! Looking Great In Pictures with Braces

Are you too self-conscious about how your smile looks with braces, to smile openly in pictures? Today our Coquitlam orthodontists share some tips on how you can feel more confident smiling in pictures, while you have braces.

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Mapping Your Invisalign Journey - from Start to Straight Smile Finish

Mapping Your Invisalign Journey - from Start to Straight Smile Finish

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

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Orthodontic Wax - What It Is & How To Use It

Orthodontic Wax - What It Is & How To Use It

If the inside of your mouth is feeling a little tender since you got your new braces, Orthodontic wax may help to relieve pain and prevent further irritation. Our Coquitlam orthodontists explain what orthodontic wax is and how to use it.

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Invisalign for Busy Teens

Invisalign for Busy Teens

Invisalign for Busy Teens

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Life with Braces - What to Expect

Life with Braces - What to Expect

Our Coquitlam orthodontists understand that getting used to having braces takes time. Here are a few tips to help you through the adjustment period, and to make life with braces a little easier.

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Braces: Food You Can & Cannot Eat

Braces: Food You Can & Cannot Eat

In recent years braces have become more comfortable and studier, but there are still foods you shouldn't eat while you have braces. Here our Coquitlam orthodontist shares which foods you should avoid, and which foods to enjoy, while you have braces. 

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Invisalign vs Metal Braces

Invisalign vs Metal Braces

Traditional metal braces and Invisalign clear aligners are both effective orthodontic treatment options for straightening your smile. Today, our Coquitlam orthodontists tell you more about each of these options.

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Braces Adjustments: What to Expect

Braces Adjustments: What to Expect

Frequent adjustments to your braces are an important part of your orthodontic treatment. So, what should you expect when you visit your orthodontist for your braces adjustment? 

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Why try Invisalign® before braces?

Why try Invisalign® before braces?

Compared to traditional metal braces, Invisalign® clear aligners offer a variety convenient features. That's why our Coquitlam orthodontists think you may want to consider trying Invisalign before you try another orthodontic treatment. 

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Travelling with Braces

Travelling with Braces

For people with braces, travel can be somewhat complicated, especially if they aren’t prepared. To be sure that you stay on track with your braces treatment during your next vacation, our Coquitlam orthodontists share some tips for traveling with braces.

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