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.
Halloween is a time for spooky costumes, scary stories and of course sweet treats! Children of all ages enjoy this festive day of trick-or-treating. During Halloween, your children can still enjoy the fun while maintaining their oral health during their orthodontic treatment. Here at myORTHODONTIST, we will help your children enjoy Halloween by assisting them with the guidance they need.
Sleep Apnea is a serious issue that can negatively affect your dental and overall health. Most people don’t even know they have it. It is considered one of the most prevalent of all types of sleep disorders and can be categorized as central, mixed and obstructive sleep apnea.