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July 19, 2016

At What Age Should I Get Braces?

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graduation girl holding her diploma with pride For many adolescents, braces are just another part of being a teenager. Although there are many different reasons as to why each individual needs braces, the average age for braces is usually in adolescence. As the premier orthodontist in Squamish, here are some of the reasons as to why this time period is chosen and some reasons why we may look at earlier intervention. Primary Teeth As a
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June 13, 2016

Brace Friendly Snacks

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Three scoops of raspberry ice cream with fresh raspberries, red currants and blue berries Braces can really limit what type of food and snacks you can choose from. By now I am sure that you have read or heard about all of the foods that are off limits to those with braces. You can’t eat sticky foods because they will get caught in your braces, you can’t eat crunchy food because they may damage your
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Proper dental hygiene is so important. Proper tooth care will save you from cavities and other larger problems when you visit your dentist. This proper care is even more important if you have braces. With so many different styles and types of toothbrushes on the market today, it may be hard to find the right one. As the premier orthodontist in Squamish, I would like to provide you with a quick overview of some of
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March 9, 2016

Top 10 Foods to Avoid with Braces

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For a lot of teenagers and some adults, having braces is just a part of life. If you want that perfectly straight set of teeth and that dazzling smile, braces are a small price to pay. However, braces also mean that certain foods should be avoided as they can cause all types problems for not only your braces but also your teeth. Here are the top ten foods to avoid if you have braces. Gum
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February can only mean one thing – Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s Day provides a great opportunity to reach out to your loved one for that much anticipated kiss, or a great excuse to indulge in all of the great Valentine’s Day treats that are available on this special day. Regardless of your Valentine’s Day plans, make sure to follow the following five dental hygiene tips to keep your breath, teeth and mouth kissable. Fresh Breath! There
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