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Dental Braces, Dental Health   •   August 7, 2019

Why Dental X-Rays Are Needed Before Getting Braces

Behind many otherwise brilliant smiles, there may be teeth that need straightening and repositioning. Luckily, technology is available to help those who suffer from teeth misalignment. X-rays can show the shape of how teeth are coming in and help guide orthodontists in how to help reshape for maximum effect. The process of installing braces entails […]

South Airdrie Smiles Dental Blogs   •   April 6, 2019

Traditional Braces vs Invisalign; What’s the Right Choice for Me?

If you or someone you know has crooked or crowded teeth, you may be wondering what is the best method to fix them. In 1728, French dentist Pierre Fauchard, who is often credited with inventing modern orthodontics, published a book entitled “The Surgeon Dentist” on methods of straightening teeth leading. Orthodontics is the treatment of […]

What You Need To Know About Caring for Your Child’s Braces

The time has finally arrived, and you’ve just found out your kid is going to have to have braces. Brackets have been recommended to get the job done. So now what? What do you, as the parent, need to know about caring for your child’s braces? Because it’s so easy for food to get stuck […]

Dental Health   •   February 20, 2019

Where Do Braces Even Come From?

Ever wonder where do braces even come from? You’re probably not alone. So, as a fun fact and something inquiring minds want to know… Here’s your answer… Turns out, it was actually the ancient Romans who first attempted to straighten their teeth. Aulus Cornelius Celsus documented his attempts to straighten teeth with the force of […]