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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FAQs About Orthodontics

FAQs About Orthodontics

We understand that before starting orthodontic treatment, you are going to have lots of questions. Here are 10 common questions our orthodontists receive.

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The Difference Between an Orthodontists & Dentist

The Difference Between an Orthodontists & Dentist

Orthodontists and dentists share a lot of the same training and both strive to achieve beautiful healthy smiles, but the truth is, their jobs are very different. Our Smiletown orthodontic team is here to explain.

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Tips For Keeping Your Retainer clean

Tips For Keeping Your Retainer clean

Now that you've finished your orthodontic treatment you have to transition to a retainer. You might be wondering how you can keep it clean and fresh as you wear it every day. Our Orthodontists explain.

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How To Enjoy Your Life After Braces

How To Enjoy Your Life After Braces

After your orthodontic treatment is complete you might be wondering about what kinds of things you have to look forward to now that you're not hindered by braces. Our orthodontists explain.

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Pros & Cons of Clear Braces For Teens

Pros & Cons of Clear Braces For Teens

Clear braces are a common alternative to traditional metal braces. However, before you decide to go with clear braces for your teen you should consider these important factors from our Orthodontists.

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Are There Braces For Adults?

Are There Braces For Adults?

Recent developments in orthodontic technology and treatment options have motivated more adults to seek treatment for their orthodontic issues. Today, our orthodontists explain the ins and outs of adult braces and other treatment options.

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Will I Talk Weird With Braces?

Will I Talk Weird With Braces?

Before starting your orthodontic treatment you'll likely have many concerns about how it will affect your life. Our Smiletown orthodontists are here to talk about any changes in your speech during your treatment.

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What Orthodontic Treatment Is The Fastest?

What Orthodontic Treatment Is The Fastest?

When it comes to straightening your teeth with orthodontics, there are a number of factors that you have to weigh when choosing which one, such as the duration of treatment time. So which treatment is fastest: braces or Invisalign? Our orthodontists explain.

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What Is Phase 2 Orthodontic Treatment

What Is Phase 2 Orthodontic Treatment

Phase 2 orthodontic treatment is what most of us are familiar with. It occurs when braces are placed on the teeth. Not only does this phase correct spaces and ameliorate misaligned teeth, but it also corrects overbite or underbite concerns. Learn more from our orthodontists.

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How To Properly care For Invisalign Aligners

How To Properly care For Invisalign Aligners

Are you undergoing treatment to straighten your smile with Invisalign® clear aligners? If so, taking care of your aligners is very important. Today, our orthodontists tell you how to take care of your Invisalign® aligners so you can have the best results possible.

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