Treatment Options

Imagine a braces treatment that doesn't use wires or metal brackets, a treatment that is virtually pain free and doesn't require you to change your current lifestyle. With Invisalign, you can straighten your teeth and experience the benefits of a great smile without having to deal with a mouth full of metal! Invisalign uses a series of clear, removable, comfortable aligners that straighten teeth in less time than traditional braces...

Clear Braces

Orthodontic treatment no longer means having a mouth full of unsightly metal wires and brackets. Clarity self-ligating braces are an aesthetic alternative to traditional metal braces. Clarity braces are clear, small in size, and customized to fit your teeth and mouth. Clarity braces are safe and effective, and are a great option for patients of all ages...

Dentofacial Orthopedics

What is dentofacial orthopedics? Many patients wonder what it means when their orthodontist specializes in dentofacial orthopedics. This specialization means that your doctor has training and experience in working with the management of tooth movement (orthodontics) as well as the guidance of facial growth and development (dentofacial orthopedics), which usually occurs during childhood...

Sleep Apnea

Do you get drowsy easily without any explanation? Have you started snoring loudly or waking up breathless in the middle of the night for no reason? If you have any of these symptoms, you may have a condition known as sleep apnea. Sleep apnea affects millions of Canadians and can be a serious condition. Sleep apnea can be controlled by working with a sleep specialist who can prescribe safe and effective treatments...

TMJ/TMD Treatments

What is TMJ/TMD and why does it matter to you? Temporomandibular Disorder is a condition where the joints in your jaw become sore and movement is restricted. Millions of Canadians suffer from chronic face and neck pains as well as recurring headaches. These can all be signs of a TMD/TMJ condition that may require treatment...

Surgical Orthodontics

Orthodontics is designed to reposition and straighten teeth, but surgical orthodontics may be needed in some cases to correct more severe jaw irregularities. Surgical orthodontics is used to straighten the jaw into alignment, often improving a patient's ability to chew, speak, and breathe. Braces are often worn in conjunction with orthodontic surgery to make sure the teeth stay in the proper position as well...

Removeable Appliances

Retainers: Retainers may be removable or fixed. They hold your teeth in their new, correct positions after your teeth have been straightened. Your orthodontist will instruct you on how to care for your retainer and about the duration of the wear. Wearing your retainer as directed is crucial to prevent regression of your treatment.

Twin block appliance: is unique from other functional appliances, as it involves two separate appliances (one for the upper arch and one for the lower arch) working together to create an advanced lower jaw position. This patient-friendly appliance is worn full time, including while eating, though it is removable for easy hygiene. It is also more comfortable than other jaw-correcting appliances, as it is made out of smooth acrylic and utilizes fewer wires.

The result of using a twin block appliance is a broad, beautiful smile, proper jaw function, improved profile, and a stable and healthy temporomandibular joint.

Shamy Appliance

A Shamy Appliance, pushes molars back to make room for crowded teeth. It is usally worn along with headgear and the patient wears the appliance full time, even when eating. It can be removed  when brushing their teeth. You are able to gently brush the appliance in order to keep the shamy appliance clean.

Biteplate Appliance

A Biteplate Appliance is designed for you to correct a "deep bite" . This is, when your upper front teeth overlap the lower front teeth too much." The appliance has extra acrylic at the front and clasps attached on the side. The appliance prevents the upper and lower back teeth from touching and you may need to chew more towards the front of the mouth for a few days. This removable appliance is worn full time, even when eating. Only remove the appliance to brush and floss your teeth and gently brush off the appliance. Be sure to put your appliance in the case that your orthodontist gives you when you are brushing your teeth and keep the appliance when in the case up high away from any pets.

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