How braces work
You’ve recently found out that you need braces, or you’ve finally taken the leap and made the decision to get a straight, healthy smile. You know you’re in for a bit of a journey - after all, a brand-new smile takes some work. At this point of the process, you might be wondering how braces work. What will they do to give you the smile you’ve been waiting for?
What to do in an orthodontic emergency
So, you’re used to a little discomfort from your braces. That’s completely normal – a poking wire, tight wire or a little jaw discomfort. But in the case that you think you’re experiencing an orthodontic emergency—which, thankfully, are rare—we have a few key points we suggest you keep in your back pocket.
How to know when to take your child to the orthodontist
As a parent, you deal with a lot of timelines: when to complete school enrolments, when to sign up for camp, sports leagues or extracurricular activities, when to have vaccinations and dental check-ups and what time to pick your children up from friends’ houses. The list goes on, and it can be a lot to manage. Now, you’re pondering another upcoming timeline: when do you take your child to see if they need braces?
How to manage the cost of braces
You or a family member need braces. You’ve just found out, or you had an inkling all along – your bite is uncomfortable, or you don’t like to show your teeth when you smile because they just don’t look the way you would like them to. What do you do to make the cost more manageable?
How to relieve pain caused by braces
You know that the decision to get braces was the right one. Your orthodontic care will one day yield a beautiful smile - the journey, however, may come with its ups and downs.
How to avoid tooth decay or pain when you have braces
If you’re worried you might experience pain or dental issues when you have braces, here are some helpful tips to keep you on track to avoid discomfort.
How to make sure you find the right orthodontist – Dr. John Scalia – Montreal, QC
Whether orthodontic treatment is for aesthetic reasons or to correct a problem with the bite, your orthodontist is the dental specialist best-suited to deliver that smile.
Do you need braces? Here are some signs to look for
Think you or one of your family members might need braces? Read on for signs that tell you that you need braces.
The braces kit: 8 Items you should carry with you at all times for maximum comfort
If you have braces or are planning on getting them, there are a few items you might want to keep on hand to keep yourself covered for emergencies.
From the Source: What You Can Learn From Orthodontists Across Canada
Each and every member of the Canadian Association of Orthodontics is an orthodontist who knows their craft better than anyone. They’re the ones who care for you and your children and who see patients like you each and every day.
5 facts you didn’t know about your teeth
Have you ever wondered if there are any surprising facts about teeth that you can learn about? Look no further.
How to care for your braces in between check-ups
So, what do you have to do to maintain and care for this new, foreign device that’s taken over your mouth? Let's take a look.