HONcode certification in orthodontics
Wanting to offer on this website content and quality of information respecting the highest standards possible, we have taken steps to get a HONcode certification. This prestigious certification was granted to us in April 2016. This site is the first to obtain such certification in orthodontics in Canada (and probably in America) and is the […]
Lip and cheek irritation Parts of braces and orthodontic appliances may cause irritation to the soft tissues of the lips and cheeks especially at the beginning of treatment. Lips may become dry and chapped during winter months. You can apply lip balm, such as Lipsyl, Vaseline, etc. to reduce lip dryness. We will give you […]
Why not invest in yourself and enjoy a more beautiful smile for years to come? Orthodontics is possible at any age. Today, over 25% of orthodontic patients are adults. The advent of cosmetic braces that are less bulky, Invisalign® clear aligners and the new generation of lingual “invisible” iBraces® make treatment more accessible than ever. […]
How teeth move
Bone surrounding teeth can be stimulated and induced into remodeling itself. When a light force is applied against a tooth to move it in a given direction, bone will resorb in the direction that the tooth is moved and new bone will be deposited on the opposite side where the tooth comes from. It takes […]
Teeth are not nails!
Malgré ce qu’on serait porté à croire, une dent ne se déplace pas dans l’os des mâchoires comme un clou dans une planche de bois! Découvrez comment se déplacent les dents en orthodontie.
Orthodontic retention and stability of corrections
Aging of the face Braces removal and enjoying a new esthetic and functional smile is the ultimate reward for patients who spent months or years in treatment and for the orthodontist who provided it. These benefits should last a lifetime. However, even if we would all like to have “perfect stability for life”, it is […]
Alimentation, diet and food and orthodontics
When undergoing an orthodontic treatment, the orthodontist takes care of the technical part of the treatment; he is often perceived as the only player involved in the process. Yet, your involvement is as important to ensure the success of the treatment in the prescribed time frame. Your involvement starts with adopting an impeccable oral […]