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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 Surrey.


Invisalign Cleaning Crystals: What They Are & How They Are Used

Invisalign Cleaning Crystals: What They Are & How They Are Used

Invisalign is an orthodontic treatment using plastic trays instead of metal braces. Since clear aligners must be worn for 22 hours daily, you'll want to clean them properly. Here, our Surrey orthodontists discuss Invisalign cleaning crystals and how to use them.

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What Are Chewies for Invisalign?

What Are Chewies for Invisalign?

In this post, our Surrey orthodontists discuss the importance of chewies when it comes to your Invisalign treatment, and how they help the process.

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How Long Does It Take for Invisalign to Work?

How Long Does It Take for Invisalign to Work?

Today, our Surrey orthodontists discuss approximately how long treatment takes with Invisalign clear aligners.

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Can I Eat Marshmallows With Braces?

Can I Eat Marshmallows With Braces?

In this post, our Surrey orthodontists discuss what you should know about eating marshmallows while you have braces.

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Orthodontic Expander in Surrey

Orthodontic Expander in Surrey

In today's article, our Surrey orthodontists share everything you need to know about orthodontic expanders.

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Can I Eat Chocolate With Braces?

Can I Eat Chocolate With Braces?

In this article, our Surrey orthodontists discuss the effects chocolate can have when you have braces, and what types of chocolate are okay to eat.

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Can I Eat Burgers With Braces?

Can I Eat Burgers With Braces?

Here, our Surrey orthodontists discuss eating burgers while you have braces and share some tips on the best way to do so.

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Orthodontic Headgear in Surrey

Orthodontic Headgear in Surrey

Today, our Surrey orthodontists discuss how orthodontic headgear is used, and the benefits it can provide.

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Can I Eat Pizza With Braces?

Can I Eat Pizza With Braces?

Today, our Surrey orthodontists discuss eating pizza while you have braces and the best way to eat it.

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Can I Eat Chips With Braces?

Can I Eat Chips With Braces?

In this article, our Surrey orthodontists discuss the effects chips can have when you have braces, and why it is best to try to avoid eating them.

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Can I Eat Popcorn With Braces?

Can I Eat Popcorn With Braces?

In this post, our Surrey orthodontists discuss the effects popcorn can have when you have braces, and why you should do your best to avoid eating it.

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Orthodontic Treatments Our Adult Patients Love

Orthodontic Treatments Our Adult Patients Love

If you're an adult thinking about straightening your smile our Surrey orthodontists have a range of effective, 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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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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Your Invisalign Journey - from Start to Beautiful Finish

Your Invisalign Journey - from Start to Beautiful Finish

Today our Surrey dentists at Guildford Orthodontic Centre explain what you can expect from your Invisalign journey to a straighter smile - from start to beautiful finish.

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Flash That Smile & Say Cheese! Look Great in Pictures with Braces

Flash That Smile & Say Cheese! Look Great in Pictures with Braces

Too self-conscious to smile in pictures? Go on...flash that smile and say cheese! Below, you'll find a few tips and tricks from our Surrey orthodontists, for looking your very best in pictures while you have braces. 

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Your Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Braces

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Braces

While every one of our Vancouver patients is unique, the process of getting braces is much the same for everyone. Today, our orthodontists guide you step-by-step through the process of getting braces.

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