Choosing to orthodontic treatment is a big commitment, especially considering the fact that it also means to wearing a retainer after treatment to hold or “retain” the results.
Check out the articles here for recent news and relevant information to help you make the appropriate choice for orthodontic treatment in Surrey.
Whether you have braces or Invisalign, you will have to pay periodic visits to your orthodontist’s office throughout your treatment process, so that your orthodontist can monitor your progress.
Lingual braces go behind the teeth, keeping them hidden from sight, and “translucent” braces are made of a tooth-coloured ceramic material that blends in with the colour of your teeth. We hope this post will help you decide which option would be best for you!
There's normal, day-to-day discomfort associated with wearing braces, and then there are true orthodontic emergencies. But how do you differentiate the two? We'd like to shed some light on this question here, and let you know what you should do if you do have an emergency.
Now and then, we like to share books and other media related to wearing braces, and orthodontics in general. This week, we’re excited to share the fun and interactive ‘The Braces Journal’ by Dan Price.
Tongue thrusting (also called reverse swallowing or immature swallow) is an orofacial muscular imbalance that causes the tongue to protrude through the anterior incisors during speech, swallowing, and in some cases when the tongue is at rest. It can cause serious orthodontic problems if unaddressed.
'Translucent' ceramic braces are another great low profile orthodontic treatment option, if traditional braces or clear removable aligners aren’t right for you. However, there are a few important factors to consider before you decide to go with ceramic braces.
Our patients aren't always aware of how much their approach and choices during their orthodontic treatment can have an impact on the final outcome, and on on how long it takes and their level of comfort during the process.
'Surviving Braces' by Jennifer Webb is a wonderful guide and resource for those going through orthodontic treatment. Inside you'll find lots of tips, ideas, advice, and recipes to help make your braces journey go as smoothly as possible.
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