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Key Questions to Ask Before Getting Braces

October 18, 2014
18 Oct 2014

Key Questions to Ask Before Getting BracesEven after trusting the experts at Kerrisdale Dental Center, the thought of getting braces as an adult is a rather overwhelming. That said it is always good to be prepared and know exactly what you have to expect during your treatment. Here are a few things you can ask your orthodontist before you get those brackets installed.

•    What are the different types of braces I can choose from?

Most adults are recommended non-self-ligating or self-ligating metal braces, clear ceramic braces or aligners that are almost invisible.

•    Do I really need braces?
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Information on Mouth Guards

November 24, 2012
24 Nov 2012

mouthguardsWith so many mouth and head injuries during contact sports, there has been a lot of discussion on whether or not athletes should be wearing mouth guards – regardless of whether or not the activity has physical contact. Most believe they are designed to help protect your teeth from getting knocked out, but they actually also serve the purpose of decreasing your chances of getting a concussion. Read more