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Read our blog for resources, tips and advice about orthodontics for children and teens from our orthodontists in Greater Vancouver, BC | Burnaby | Surrey | Langley.

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What is an Orthodontic Specialist?

What is an Orthodontic Specialist?

Lots of people know that if you need to have your teeth straightened you have to make an appointment with an orthodontist. But, orthodontists do more than straighten teeth. In this blog, our orthodontists at SmileTown Orthodontics Braces & Invisalign explain what being an orthodontic specialist means.

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Mouth Guards For Braces

Mouth Guards For Braces

Today our orthodontists in Burnaby, Langley, and North Delta explain why it's important to wear a mouth guard if you play sports and wear braces.

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What can I use to supplement orthodontic treatment?

What can I use to supplement orthodontic treatment?

Today our orthodontists at SmileTown Orthodontics Braces & Invisalign discuss OrthoPulse® which might be an option for you if you would like to safely supplement your orthodontic treatment and get a straighter smile.

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What You Need to Know About Orthodontic Elastics

What You Need to Know About Orthodontic Elastics

If you are wondering what those small rubber bands are attached to your braces, we can help. They are called Orthodontic elastics and they come in a wide variety of colours. In this blog, our orthodontists at SmileTown Orthodontics Braces & Invisalign discuss orthodontic elastics and how they contribute to a rewarding orthodontic treatment.

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Do I Need To Wear My Invisalign<sup>®</sup> Aligners All The Time?

Do I Need To Wear My Invisalign® Aligners All The Time?

Many people choose Invisalign clear aligners because they are removable, which means they don't have to be worn all of the time. In this blog, our orthodontists at explain the length of time your aligners have to be worn for and how it impacts your treatment. 

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How To Take A Good Picture With Braces

How To Take A Good Picture With Braces

Do you feel self-conscious when you have to smile for a picture with braces? If so this is normal. In this blog our orthodontists in Burnaby, Langley, and North Delta share with you some tips that can help you take a good picture with braces.

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What to Expect When You Are Having Your Braces Adjusted

What to Expect When You Are Having Your Braces Adjusted

It's a fact that when you have braces, you need to get them adjusted on a routine basis. Today our orthodontists at SmileTown Orthodontics Braces & Invisalign in Burnaby, Langley, and North Delta share the details on what happens at these adjustment appointments.

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Why You Have to Wear a Retainer (Even Though Your Teeth Are Aligned)

Why You Have to Wear a Retainer (Even Though Your Teeth Are Aligned)

Your braces are finally being removed but, your orthodontist says you must wear a retainer, in this blog our orthodontists at tell you why.

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The FAQs of Orthodontic Wax

The FAQs of Orthodontic Wax

To make your treatment with braces go more smoothly use orthodontic wax. Below we have provided answers to the questions we get asked most frequently about orthodontic wax.

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The Unique Features of Invisalign Teen

The Unique Features of Invisalign Teen

There are many features that make Invisalign unique compared to traditional metal braces but, the Invisalign team has taken their treatment a step further with Invisalign Teen, a line of aligners designed specifically for teens. Today our orthodontists at SmileTown Orthodontics Braces & Invisalign discuss the features of Invisalign Teen and describe how they fit into the busy lifestyle of this demographic.

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