When it comes to orthodontic treatment, including braces – your wisdom teeth may not be the first thing to come to mind. However, the question does come up concerning wisdom teeth. This is often a concern towards the end of treatment (when wisdom teeth tend to erupt). Will my wisdom teeth undo all the work my braces just did?
At myORTHODONTIST, we are proud to be an accessible and comprehensive resource for orthodontic treatment in Calgary and Okotoks. While we provide professional orthodontic treatment to our patients, we are also here to help our patients understand and make decisions about their overall oral health. We know there are many questions buzzing around the current trend known as “DIY Orthodontics” and we are happy to help shed some light!
Are you concerned you are “too old” for braces or orthodontic treatment? The truth is that age does not determine if you would be a good candidate for orthodontic treatment. The primary factors that are considered include your current overall health, your oral health and your orthodontic diagnosis. These factors will determine if you are a candidate for treatment at myORTHODONTIST.
Invisalign is a simple and discreet treatment that straightens teeth using a removable transparent aligner. Offering various benefits, it is popular among teens and adult patients who need orthodontic treatment. With an avid approach to early orthodontic treatment, at myORTHODONTIST we are excited to offer Invisalign First for children!
At myORTHODONTIST we understand that the health of your smile is important to you. This is one of the reasons you are undergoing orthodontic treatment in the first place. According to the Canadian Dental Association, not correcting an abnormal bite could lead to various oral health issues. This includes tooth decay, gum disease, and in some cases it can also cause abnormal tooth wear or tooth loss! Now that you have braces, we want you to be prepared for cleaning your teeth – even if it is a little more challenging.
Bad Breath is medically known as ‘halitosis’. It can happen to almost anyone! It can be caused by many factors, such as diet, poor oral care, use of tobacco, dehydration, medical conditions and even stress! During orthodontic treatment, if oral hygiene is neglected – bad breath can be a big problem! If you don’t want to feel self-conscious about having bad breath, let’s learn how to prevent this problem. At myORTHODONTIST, we are here to help our patients feel confident about their smiles.