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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.


What is tongue thrusting? When should I be concerned?

What is tongue thrusting? When should I be concerned?

Tongue thrusting is a motion caused by a muscular imbalance that leads to the tongue pressing too far forward in the mouth when speaking, swallowing, or when the tongue is at rest. Our Langley orthodontists explain why, left untreated, this condition can result in bite issues and tooth misalignments.

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What is considered an orthodontic emergency?

What is considered an orthodontic emergency?

An orthodontic emergency can strike at any time. That said, it can be difficult to figure out which issues are true orthodontic emergencies and which can wait a day or two to be resolved. Today, our Langley orthodontists explain how to tell if you need an emergency orthodontic appointment.

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Great Orthodontic Treatment Options for Adults

Great Orthodontic Treatment Options for Adults

If you're an adult thinking about straightening your smile our Langley orthodontists have a range of low profile treatment options to choose from. Here are some of the discreet orthodontic treatment options that our adult patients love.

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Interceptive Orthodontics & Invisalign First for Kids

Interceptive Orthodontics & Invisalign First for Kids

Interceptive Orthodontics can help to prevent the need for more invasive orthodontic treatments later in your child's life, often minimizing the need for extractions while correcting bite and misalignment issues. Here our Langley orthodontists explain how Phase 1 Treatment and/or Invisalign® First work to transform your child's smile.

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Does my child need a palatal expander? What do they do?

Does my child need a palatal expander? What do they do?

A child's narrow palate can lead to dental issues such as crowding, impacted teeth or a cross bite. To help correct (or prevent) these issues and more, your Langley orthodontist may recommend treatment with a palatal expander. Here's how these common orthodontic appliances work...

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What is malocclusion? Should I be worried?

What is malocclusion? Should I be worried?

Malocclusion sounds a bit scary but it simply means you have a misalignment of the teeth, resulting in crooked teeth or a misaligned bite. In many cases malocclusion can be corrected with braces, aligners or other dental appliances.

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Colourful Elastics Help to Make Braces Fun

Colourful Elastics Help to Make Braces Fun

You and your braces are going to be together for awhile, so have a little fun and switch-up your elastic colours each time you visit your Langley orthodontist for an adjustment! Here are few tips on how to decide which colours you should pick next time around.

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Why do I need to wear a sports mouthguard?

Why do I need to wear a sports mouthguard?

If you're straightening your smile with braces, you're going to want to protect your teeth from damage while you play the sports you love. That's why our Langley orthodontists believe that there are few pieces of equipment more important than a sports mouth guard when it comes to protecting your teeth and your smile.

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Looking for ways to accelerate your orthodontic treatment?

Looking for ways to accelerate your orthodontic treatment?

Looking for a way to accelerate your braces or aligner orthodontic treatment? OrthoPulse® safely supplements orthodontic treatment, to help you achieve a straighter smile faster

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Orthodontic Wax To Soothe & Prevent Irritation from Braces

Orthodontic Wax To Soothe & Prevent Irritation from Braces

If the brackets and wires from your braces are irritating the inside of your mouth, Orthodontic Wax could help to relieve pain and prevent further irritation. Our Langley orthodontist explains what orthodontic wax is and how to use it.

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What will happen when I go to get my braces adjusted?

What will happen when I go to get my braces adjusted?

An important part of your orthodontic treatment with braces, is visiting your orthodontist regularly for adjustments. If you are about to attend your first adjustment appointment at Langley Orthodontics, here is what you can expect. 

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Why You Should Try Invisalign® Before Metal Braces

Why You Should Try Invisalign® Before Metal Braces

Here, our Langley orthodontists share why straightening your teeth with Invisalign® is so easy that you will want to try Invisalign before turning to traditional metal braces to straighten your smile. 

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How to Make Travelling with Braces Easy

How to Make Travelling with Braces Easy

Being prepared ahead of time for unexpected trips can help to make life with braces easier. Here our Langley orthodontist shares some tips on how to prepare for your next trip, so that travelling with braces is easy.

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The Invisalign Journey from Start to Finish

The Invisalign Journey from Start to Finish

Today our Langley orthodontists explain what to expect from your Invisalign journey to a straighter smile, from start to finish.

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Say 'Cheese' - Look Great in Pictures while Wearing Braces

Say 'Cheese' - Look Great in Pictures while Wearing Braces

Want to look your best in pictures but worried about how your smile will look with braces? Today our Langley orthodontists share some tips on how to look great in pictures with braces.

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Your Step by Step Guide To Getting Braces

Your Step by Step Guide To Getting Braces

Every smile is unique and your orthodontic treatment will be personalized to your specific needs, however the process of getting braces is much the same for everyone. Here, our Langley orthodontist guides you step-by-step through the process of getting braces.

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Invisalign for Busy Teens

Invisalign for Busy Teens

Invisalign® for teens is a unique line of clear aligners tailored to the needs of busy teenagers. Our Langley orthodontist explains how Invisalign for teens is different from Invisalign's aligners for adults. 

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Life with Braces

Life with Braces

Adjusting to wearing braces, or any other orthodontic appliance, is bound to take a little time. To help you through this adjustment period here are some tips on how to make life with braces as simple as possible. 

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Braces: What Foods You Can & Cannot Eat

Braces: What Foods You Can & Cannot Eat

Braces have greatly improved over the years, and while they are much sturdier than they used to be, some foods could still damage your braces. Here, our Langley orthodontist shares a brief list of the foods you can and cannot eat while wearing braces. 

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Invisalign vs Braces

Invisalign vs Braces

Invisalign clear aligners and traditional metal braces are both orthodontic treatment options for straightening your teeth. Here, our Langley orthodontists shed some light on each option.

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