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How To Floss with Braces

How To Floss with Braces

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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?

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Most people know that to have your teeth straightened, you go to an orthodontist. But many people don’t know exactly what it means to be an orthodontist, and what that entails. Today, we’d like to enlighten you!

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What Causes Malocclusion?

What Causes Malocclusion?

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'Malocclusion' is a word that refers to a misalignment of the teeth. Malocclusions can cause many serious oral health issues, and are generally caused by either inherited and behavioural factors.

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Types of Mouth Guards

Types of Mouth Guards

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At Langley Orthodontics, we recommend our patients who play sports during their braces treatment wear custom-made sports mouth guards.

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How Exactly Do Braces Work?

How Exactly Do Braces Work?

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Braces patients often don't really understands the ins and outs of how they work. Here, we describes some of the basics so you can better understand what goes on in your mouth during orthodontic treatment!

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What Your Orthodontist Needs to Know About Your Medical History

What Your Orthodontist Needs to Know About Your Medical History

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On your first visit to our office, we’ll ask you to complete medical and dental history forms. Here's what we need to know, and why we need to know it!

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Lingual Braces Vs. Invisalign Clear Aligners

Lingual Braces Vs. Invisalign Clear Aligners

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Because they are fitted behind the teeth, lingual braces are a great option for people who don’t want to worry about remembering to put their removable aligners (Invisalign) back in, but still want a lower profile look for their braces.

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What is a Retainer, and Why Do You Need One?

What is a Retainer, and Why Do You Need One?

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The day has finally arrived: your braces are coming off! But just when you thought your orthodontic treatment was over, your orthodontist tells you your not quite done yet; you need to wear a retainer.

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What Does an Orthodontic Assistant Do?

What Does an Orthodontic Assistant Do?

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While most people know that an orthodontist straightens your teeth, many are less clear about what an orthodontic assistant does.

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What Happens During An Adjustment Appointment?

What Happens During An Adjustment Appointment?

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About every 4 - 6 weeks during your orthodontic treatment, you'll attend adjustment appointments at our office to adjust your braces. This is a necessary part of your treatment and should not be put off.

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