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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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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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What Are Invisalign® Clear Aligners? How Do They Work?

What Are Invisalign® Clear Aligners? How Do They Work?

Invisalign Clear Aligners could be a great option for you If you want to enhance your smile with orthodontic treatment. In this blog, our orthodontists at SmileTown Orthodontics Braces & Invisalign share the details about Invisalign Clear Aligners and how they work to improve your smile.

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How To Make Talking Easier With Braces

How To Make Talking Easier With Braces

Many patients find it tricky to talk when they first get braces, that's why our orthodontists in Burnaby, Langley, and North Delta are sharing these tips that will make it easier to speak with braces. 

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How To Ease The Cheek & Lip Irritation Caused By Braces

How To Ease The Cheek & Lip Irritation Caused By Braces

There is a good chance that your mouth is going to be irritated and sore after you get new braces. This is because your mouth isn't familiar with them yet. Today our knowledgeable team of orthodontists at SmileTown Orthodontics Braces & Invisalign share simple ways you can help alleviate the pain caused by new braces.

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The Steps to Getting Braces

The Steps to Getting Braces

Orthodontic treatment is a little different for everybody, however, the process of getting braces is typically identical for everyone. Today our orthodontists at SmileTown Orthodontics Braces & Invisalign break down the steps, so you know exactly what to expect when you get your braces. 

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