The SmileTown Orthodontics Blog

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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Orthodontic Wax FAQs

Orthodontic Wax FAQs

Orthodontic wax is an excellent way of making sure your child's braces treatment goes more smoothly (literally!). Read on for some answers to the most frequently asked questions our SmileTown Orthodontics Braces & Invisalign team gets about orthodontic wax

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School Lunches for Kids with Braces

School Lunches for Kids with Braces

It can be a struggle to get your child to eat healthy food that is good for their oral health for their school lunches. And if they are undergoing orthodontic treatment with braces, there are a number of foods which you may have relied on that are no longer safe for your child to eat. Here, our Smile Town orthodontists explain which foods to avoid and which are safe and healthy inclusions into you child's school lunch.

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Orthodontic Treatment Options for Children: Clear Aligners and Braces

Orthodontic Treatment Options for Children: Clear Aligners and Braces

Orthodontic treatments in children are often referred to as early interceptive orthodontics. These orthodontic treatments can include a wide range of methods, from clear aligners to traditional metal braces. Here, our orthodontists talk you through how to know if your child needs orthodontic treatment and their options of they do.

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Clear Braces for Teens: The Pros and Cons of Ceramic Braces

Clear Braces for Teens: The Pros and Cons of Ceramic Braces

Clear ceramic braces are a common alternative to traditional metal braces. However, before you decide to go with ceramic braces you should consider these important factors.

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Phase 1 Orthodontic Treatment for Children

Phase 1 Orthodontic Treatment for Children

Early interceptive orthodontics for children can help to minimize the number of extractions required when treating orthodontic issues in later years. Our SmileTown Orthodontics Braces & Invisalign dentists explain how Invisalign® First for Phase 1 orthodontic treatment could help transform your child's smile.

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Orthodontic Treatment for Teens

Orthodontic Treatment for Teens

Our orthodontists at SmileTown Orthodontics Braces & Invisalign provide insights and information about Invisalign orthodontic treatment for teens.

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Orthodontics for Children

Orthodontics for Children

Our orthodontists at SmileTown Orthodontics Braces & Invisalign provide insights and information about orthodontic treatment for children.

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Control bad breath during treatment with clear aligners

Control bad breath during treatment with clear aligners

Our SmileTown Orthodontics Braces & Invisalign orthodontists share a few tips about how to care for your aligners, to keep bad breath under control.

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How do I clean my teeth during treatment with clear aligners?

How do I clean my teeth during treatment with clear aligners?

Successful Clear Aligner treatment involves keeping your teeth and aligners clean so your smile stays bright and healthy. 

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When can my child begin orthodontic treatment?

When can my child begin orthodontic treatment?

Wondering when your child should start orthodontic treatment? Our orthodontists at SmileTown Orthodontics Braces & Invisalign provide insight on when it should happen.

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