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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.


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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How to Brush Your Teeth with Braces

How to Brush Your Teeth with Braces

When you have braces, cleaning your teeth properly becomes even more important than before. The good news is that, while you’ll have to take extra care, brushing your teeth with braces is quite easy!

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 The Health Benefits of Straight Teeth

The Health Benefits of Straight Teeth

People often decide to undergo orthodontic treatment for aesthetic reasons, but there are dental health benefits to having straight teeth too! Here, our Langley orthodontists explain what they are.

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Invisalign on the Go: What You Need

Invisalign on the Go: What You Need

To keep your Invisalign aligners clean and fresh there are some essentials that you’ll need to have with you when you're on the go. Here's a short list to help you out.

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Makeup for Braces: Play them up or down?

Makeup for Braces: Play them up or down?

Depending on your personal style, you might want to highlight your braces, or maybe you'd prefer to hide them a bit. Whatever your style, here are some makeup tips to help!

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What You Need to Know About Orthodontic Elastics

What You Need to Know About Orthodontic Elastics

Orthodontic elastics are tiny rubber bands that come in a rainbow of colours. Here what you need to know about your elastics to get the most out of your braces treatment.

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Sore? Try a Saline Rinse

Sore? Try a Saline Rinse

As you progress with your orthodontic treatment, you may feel some soreness in your mouth. A saline rinse can manage discomfort and also promote healing.

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Lingual Braces: Pros & Cons

Lingual Braces: Pros & Cons

Lingual braces may be the orthodontic treatment you've been looking for. They force consistent wear and are nearly invisible when worn. As with any orthodontic treatment, they have their pros and cons.

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Oral Piercings & Braces

Oral Piercings & Braces

Our Ridge Meadows orthodontists generally advise against oral piercings whether you have braces or not, because there are so many health risks associated with them.

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Types of Retainers

Types of Retainers

Orthodontic treatment requires a big time commitment, especially considering the fact that, not only do you have to spend months or years wearing braces, you'll also have to wear a retainer after treatment to hold or “retain” the results.

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How To Store Your Removable Appliance/Retainer

How To Store Your Removable Appliance/Retainer

Taking care of and storing your retainer properly when you aren't wearing it is essential. Here’s how to keep your retainer clean and damage free.

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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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