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Phase 1 Orthodontics & Invisalign First for Children

Phase 1 Orthodontics & Invisalign First for Children

Phase 1 Interceptive Orthodontics can help to prevent the need for more invasive treatments later, often minimizing the need for extractions while correcting bite and misalignment issues. Today our Surrey orthodontists explain how Phase 1 Treatment and Invisalign First work to transform developing smiles.

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Why You Should Wear a Sports Mouthguard if You Have Braces

Why You Should Wear a Sports Mouthguard if You Have Braces

Whether you are straightening your teeth with braces or aligners, it's extra important to protect your teeth against the damage caused by a blow to the face while playing sports. Here, our Surrey orthodontists explain why a sports mouthguard is an essential piece of equipment whenever you play contact sports.

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What does malocclusion mean?

What does malocclusion mean?

The word 'malocclusion' may sound intimidating but it simply means that your teeth are misaligned. Malocclusion leads to crooked teeth or in some cases a misaligned bite. Our Surrey orthodontist explains more, including how malocclusion can be avoided in many cases.

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Having Fun Choosing Colours for Your Braces

Having Fun Choosing Colours for Your Braces

Your braces will be a part of your smile for a long time, so why not have a little fun with them. Switch-up your elastic colours every time you visit your Surrey orthodontist for an adjustment, and watch your smile transform! Here are few tips on how to pick which colour to choose next.

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What is tongue thrust? Why should I be concerned?

What is tongue thrust? Why should I be concerned?

Tongue thrusting (also called reverse swallowing or immature swallow) is a muscular imbalance which leads to the tongue pressing too far forward in the mouth during speech, swallowing, and even when the tongue is at rest. If left untreated, tongue thrust can result in orthodontic issues such as an open bite or, in some cases a lisp.

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Braces Book Club - ‘Smile’ by Raina Telgemeier

Braces Book Club - ‘Smile’ by Raina Telgemeier

Today our Surrey orthodontist is sharing ‘Smile’ a graphic novel by Raina Telgemeier, which is all about the challenges of being a grade 6 student going through orthodontic treatment.

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How do braces straighten teeth?

How do braces straighten teeth?

If you are about to get braces to straighten your smile, you may be wondering how they work. Today our Surrey orthodontists explain a little about how braces help to straighten your teeth.

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Invisalign for Teens

Invisalign for Teens

Whether playing musical instruments, or participating in sports, Invisalign® for Teens can be an ideal orthodontic treatment for active teens.  Today, our Surrey orthodontists explain how Invisalign can help to make orthodontic treatment easy for teens.

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How OrthoPulse® Works To Accelerate Orthodontic Treatment

How OrthoPulse® Works To Accelerate Orthodontic Treatment

Are you looking for a way to accelerate your orthodontic treatment? Our Surrey orthodontists explain how OrthoPulse® works to help patients straightening their teeth with braces or Invisalign achieve a straighter smile, faster. 

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How to Use Orthodontic Wax To Soothe Your Mouth

How to Use Orthodontic Wax To Soothe Your Mouth

If your braces are irritating the inside of your mouth, Orthodontic Wax can help to relieve pain and prevent further irritation. Our Surrey orthodontists explain what orthodontic wax is and how to use it to instantly relieve soreness caused by rubbing wires and brackets.

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