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Check out the articles here for recent news and relevant information to help you make the appropriate choice for orthodontic treatment in Langley.


Electric Toothbrushes & Braces

Electric Toothbrushes & Braces

in Articles, Braces Basics

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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In-Ovation System Braces: The Pros & Cons

In-Ovation System Braces: The Pros & Cons

in Articles, Orthodontic Treatment Options

In-Ovation System self-ligating braces are great for patients who want a more streamlined look, and gentler approach, to orthodontic treatment. Here are some factors to consider before choosing this option!

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Tips for Eating With Braces

Tips for Eating With Braces

in Articles, Living With Braces

Your teeth and mouth will likely feel somewhat sore if you’ve just started with your braces treatment, or if you’ve recently had you braces tightened. This discomfort normally lasts for about a week, and it can be hard to eat during this time! Here are some tips to make it easier.

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What To Expect When Your Braces Are Removed

What To Expect When Your Braces Are Removed

in Articles, Orthodontic Treatment Options

If there’s one thing every orthodontics patient has in common, it’s that they all learn to adjust! each patients goes through a lot of adjust to wearing braces, and they have to do it all over again once the braces come off.

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I have a Loose Wire on my Braces! What Should I Do?

I have a Loose Wire on my Braces! What Should I Do?

in Articles, Living With Braces

If you have braces, it's possible that one of the wires may become loose during your orthodontic treatment. If this happens, make an appointment with your orthodontist. Meanwhile, here’s what to do.

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How To Floss with Braces

How To Floss with Braces

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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7 Things You Must Know Before Trying Invisalign

7 Things You Must Know Before Trying Invisalign

in Articles, Orthodontic Treatment Options

Invisalign clear aligners are for adults and teens who want to straighten their teeth without the obvious look of braces. But before choosing this orthodontic treatment option, there are a few important factors you should consider.

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Dating with Braces

Dating with Braces

in Articles, Living With Braces

A common concern among teens and adults undergoing orthodontic treatment is how to naviagte dating with braces. To help, here are some tips and ideas for not letting your braces get in the way of your romantic endeavors!

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What is an Orthodontic Specialist?

What is an Orthodontic Specialist?

in Articles, Braces Basics

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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Orthodontic Emergencies: Don’t Panic!

Orthodontic Emergencies: Don’t Panic!

in Articles, Orthodontic Treatment Options

Every once in a while, our patients encounter an emergency situation with their braces or orthodontic treatment. Here, we’ll teach you how to recognize an emergency, and what to do about it!

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A Day in the Life of a Braces-Wearer

A Day in the Life of a Braces-Wearer

in Articles, Living With Braces

For many people who are looking at undergoing orthodontic treatment, one of the most worrisome considerations is how treatment will impact day-to-day life.

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How Straight Teeth Affect Your Self Confidence

How Straight Teeth Affect Your Self Confidence

in Articles, Living With Braces

Having misaligned teeth can make some people feel self-conscious about their smiles. If that sounds like you, orthodontics can help!

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What Causes Malocclusion?

What Causes Malocclusion?

in Articles, Braces Basics

'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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Why Shouldn't Children Use Invisalign?

Why Shouldn't Children Use Invisalign?

in Articles, Orthodontic Treatment Options

Invisalign clear aligners are both convenient and extremely low-profile as orthodontic treatments go. However, they aren’t for everyone, and children are typically better off with more traditional orthodontic treatment options.

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4 Myths About Braces

4 Myths About Braces

in Articles, Living With Braces

There is all sorts of misinformation about braces and the orthodontic process floating around online, and this can sometimes make people avoid treatment altogether, or relapse treatment they’ve already had. Here, we’d like to clear up 4 common myths about braces.

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Types of Mouth Guards

Types of Mouth Guards

in Articles, Braces Basics

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

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When is Jaw Surgery Necessary?

When is Jaw Surgery Necessary?

in Articles, Orthodontic Treatment Options

Your orthodontist may include surgical orthodontics in your treatment plan if you are an adult whose bite problem cannot be completely fixed through less invasive means.

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How Exactly Do Braces Work?

How Exactly Do Braces Work?

in Articles, Braces Basics

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 is ‘Phase I’ Orthodontic Treatment?

What is ‘Phase I’ Orthodontic Treatment?

in Articles, Orthodontic Treatment Options

While children's teeth, jaws, and mouths are still developing, an orthodontist has the opportunity to identify issues that could become more serious problems later on, and begin to treatment early, to head them off. This type of treatment is called Phase I (or early interceptive) treatment.

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Taking Good Pictures with Braces

Taking Good Pictures with Braces

in Articles, Living With Braces

Getting a good picture of yourself can be a bit tricky (we've all been there!), and doing it with braces can be even more so. Try the following tip and ideas to take a better picture while wearing braces.

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