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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 on the Go: What You Need to Take With You

Invisalign on the Go: What You Need to Take With You

There are some essential items that you'll need to take along with you with you during your Invisalign orthodontic treatment. Here's a short list of what to take when you're on the go.

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How do I brush my teeth with braces?

How do I brush my teeth with braces?

When you have braces, cleaning your teeth properly becomes even more important than before you had braces. Fortunately, brushing your teeth with braces is easy…it just requires a little patience!

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Orthodontic Elastics - What You Should Know

Orthodontic Elastics - What You Should Know

Here's what you need to know about your orthodontic elastics in order to get the most out of your braces treatment.

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Types of Braces: Traditional Metal

Types of Braces: Traditional Metal

Although there are many different types of braces available, traditional metal braces are still the what most people think of when they picture braces. Today, our Surrey orthodontists talk a little about these classic orthodontic appliances.

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What to Expect: Orthodontic Checkups & Evaluations

What to Expect: Orthodontic Checkups & Evaluations

During your orthodontic treatment, you will have to pay regular visits to your orthodontist so that he can monitor your progress and make sure everything is going as planned.

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What To Do About Lip & Cheek Irritation

What To Do About Lip & Cheek Irritation

You may experience some discomfort when you are first getting used to your new braces. These ideas and products will help you cope in the meantime!

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The Importance of Healthy Primary Teeth

The Importance of Healthy Primary Teeth

Healthy primary (baby) teeth help kids chew their food and aid in digestion, and are one of the most important parts of their oral development as they grow up.

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Lingual Braces Vs. Translucent Braces

Lingual Braces Vs. Translucent Braces

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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