6 Tips on Making Oral Care a Priority While on Vacation
Jun 23 /
It’s summer in the Okanagan Valley and that means many of our patients are packing their bags for a summer getaway.
While our team members at Align Ortho are a little envious of your holiday, we want you to be prepared. We’ve compiled a list of orthodontic tips to consider when planning your trip.
What to bring
Other than yo…
Shift Happens: Why are your teeth moving after braces?
Jun 16 /
When you think about retainers, images of saliva filled retainers probably fill your mind. The ones that people have to awkwardly take out and place in their case before eating in public.
I bet you’re quivering at those thoughts. It’s not like that. We promise!
In this blog post, we break down the reason why you need a retaine…
10 celebrities with braces in famous TV shows and movies
Jun 9 /
We thought it’d be nice to remind you that even movie stars in Hollywood get braces.
We’ve compiled a number of pop-culture moments that include a picture of a celebrity or character sporting orthodontic braces. Some may be from the 80s, resulting in a more traditional, old-school look, but when you come to the end of this blog…
With everything a teenager goes through, worrying about their smile shouldn’t be one of them. That’s where Invisalign Teen comes in.
Invisalign clear aligners straighten your smile without interrupting your life.
Align Ortho has written about Invisalign Teen previously, but we thought it'd be beneficial to write this FAQ check…
The good news is you don’t have to give up your sports team. You’re just going to have to sport a mouthguard for protection.
Protecting your Smile
Using a mouthguard while playing sports is highly recommended. This goes for children and adults with braces.
While playing sports, hard, forceful objects can come into contact wit…
Few people are lucky enough to be born with perfectly straight teeth. Fortunately, there are orthodontic treatments to straighten your teeth or your child’s. Now that you are considering the different options, you probably have a few questions:
What are my options to fix my crooked teeth?
Which option is the most effective?
It’s sometimes easy to notice the signs that you need orthodontic treatment, but other times it may be hidden.
Different teeth need different treatments. Meeting with an orthodontic provider for a consultation to determine whether braces are the answer for you is a great starting place. If they are needed, there are many differ…
Invisalign clear trays have revolutionized orthodontic treatment in the recent past. Clients who are afraid of relying on traditional metal brackets due to aesthetic or pain issues often find a happy compromise with these removable trays. Ideal for teens and adults alike, they have more people than ever realizing the power of a …
What To Expect At Your First Ortho Appointment in Kelowna
Apr 18 /
Dr. Scramstad and the professional team at Align Ortho in Kelowna want you to know that your first orthodontic appointment will be a breeze! Our team will ensure you are completely comfortable and answer any questions you may have. Comprehensive X-Rays and an oral exam will be conducted in order to determine which course of trea…