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Talking with Braces

Talking with Braces

Posted in articles, Living With Braces

Many of our patients at Coquitlam Family Orthodontics face difficulties with talking when they first get their braces. Here are some tips to help you get used to talking while wearing braces!

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Books About Braces - 'Surviving Braces' by Jennifer Webb

Books About Braces - 'Surviving Braces' by Jennifer Webb

Posted in articles, Living With Braces

Jennifer Webb's 'Surviving Braces' is a great guide and resource for those undergoing orthodontic treatment. It offers all sorts of of tips, ideas, advice, and recipes that will help make your braces journey go smoothly.

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Books About Braces - ‘Smile’ by Raina Telgemeier

Books About Braces - ‘Smile’ by Raina Telgemeier

Posted in articles, Living With Braces

This sweet and funny coming of age story is relatable for middle school-age kids, but it will resonate with anyone who has ever suffered through those middle school years – especially with those who, like Raina, had some dental drama thrown into the mix!

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4 Myths About Braces

4 Myths About Braces

Posted in Living With Braces

Inaccurate information about braces and the orthodontic process are quite common online, and can result in certain people avoiding treatment altogether, or relapsing after treatment they’ve already had. Here, we’d like to clear up 5 common myths about braces.

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How Straight Teeth Affect Your Self Confidence

How Straight Teeth Affect Your Self Confidence

Posted in articles, Living With Braces

If your teeth are misaligned, you may sometimes feel a lack of confidence in your smile. Orthodontics can help!

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‘The Braces Cookbook’ by Pamela Waterman

‘The Braces Cookbook’ by Pamela Waterman

Posted in articles, Living With Braces

It’s easy to get into a rut, eating the same few braces-friendly meals, week in and week out. 'The Braces Cookbook' by Pamela Waterman offers 50 wonderful comfort food recipes that are perfect for braces-wearers and their families!

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5 Braces-Friendly Dinner Ideas

5 Braces-Friendly Dinner Ideas

Posted in articles, Living With Braces

When you or a family member has braces, it can sometimes make meal planning a bit difficult. Here are 5 delicious and braces-friendly dinner ideas that will appeal to children and adults alike!

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What Constitutes an Orthodontic Emergency?

What Constitutes an Orthodontic Emergency?

Posted in articles, Living With Braces

The difference between the normal discomfort associated with wearing braces, and a true orthodontic emergency, is not always clear to everyone. We'd like to shed some light on the issue here, and let you know what you should do if you do have an emergency.

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Books About Braces - 'The Braces Journal' by Dan Price

Books About Braces - 'The Braces Journal' by Dan Price

Posted in articles, Living With Braces

This series of blog posts is designed to share books and other media related to wearing braces and orthodontic care. This week, we’re excited to share the fun and interactive ‘The Braces Journal’ by Dan Price.

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Treatment Options for Adults Who Need Braces

Treatment Options for Adults Who Need Braces

Posted in articles, Living With Braces

Not long ago, the vast majority of people who had braces were children and teens. These days, more adults than ever are getting braces, and they have their own set of unique challenges to go with their orthodontic treatment.

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