Do braces hurt? Here are 7 ways to stop your kid’s pain
Aug 11 /
One of the things you probably thought about was pain from braces. While the potential for pain is there, it won’t overtake the whole experience of getting braces. You see, the act of getting braces itself isn’t painful, so get that image out of your head!
Once the braces are fitted, people will experience discomfort for the fi…
In saying that, Dr. James Scramstad has spent many years creating a digital office with the newest and highest quality digital orthodontic equipment to help serve his clients.
Within only a couple of years, Dr. Scramstad has made the move to digital ortho technologies at his downtown Kelowna office.
When you walk inside the E…
Getting braces or Invisalign as an adult can boost self-esteem
Jul 21 /
The notion that Orthodontic treatment is just for children has changed over the years. Many more adults are opting to undergo smile straightening treatments every day.
With a brighter, straighter smile, you can feel happier and have higher self-esteem because you won’t feel like you have to hide your teeth anymore.
We understand the excitement when you realize that aligned teeth are in your future, and we get excited too!
While the braces may not come off for awhile, we’re sharing some ideas to stay excited during the countdown to perfectly straight teeth. These ideas will allow you to count down your time with braces - it will happen mu…
Let’s face it, a lot of people have overbites, crossbites, crowded teeth and jaw issues. The good news is that Align Ortho Kelowna has been fixing these dental problems since 1981.
When you first call Align Ortho to book a consultation appointment you will be greeted on the phone by Donna, the receptionist.
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The most advanced accelerated orthodontics device is now being used by Align Ortho in Kelowna.
AcceleDent is clinically proven to speed up tooth movement while reducing orthodontic discomfort and is FDA and Health Canada approved.
In our words, it’s a pulsing mouthguard that is used in addition to your fixed braces or clear al…
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…