If you answered yes then this article is for you. At Align Ortho in Kelowna, we specialize in children's braces. It’s one of our favourite parts of the job, seeing children love their new smile following Orthodontic care.
We get many questions from parents surrounding if kids dental braces are the right choice for their childr…
Get to Know Dr. James Scramstad of Align Ortho Kelowna
Mar 9 /
You want to feel confident that you picked the right person and maybe it will be a little easier for you to let someone invade your personal bubble if you know them a bit beforehand.
So, for that reason, this blog post is all about getting to know Dr. James Scramstad of Kelowna better.
Who is Dr. Scramstad?
Dr. James Scrams…
Picking Align Ortho for your Orthodontic Treatment
Mar 2 /
Dr. Don Scramstad had a career creating beautiful smiles for over 46 years! He recently retired and transitioned the business to his son, Dr. James Scramstad. James grew up in Kelowna and started working with his father at Align in 1996. Although he practiced all over BC, after receiving his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of De…
In this blog post, we’ll explain what happens at a braces consultation, and give you a few questions to ask about braces, Invisalign or another treatment you may be considering.
Few people are born with perfectly straight teeth. Fortunately, there are Orthodontic treatments available to improve your smile,…
While it’s one of the most common things you notice with braces, do you know why wearing elastics with braces is important?
If you’ve answered no, don’t worry! In this blog post, we’re breaking down everything you need to know about elastic bands for braces.
What are elastic bands for braces used for?
So, the main question …
It’s been quite awhile since getting your braces on, so they’ve kind of become part of who you are.
You stopped thinking about getting your braces off but the time is now here. It’s time to say goodbye to your Orthodontic treatment and hello to the perfect smile you’ve been dreaming about.
But, how do they remove braces?
Why The Waterpik Flosser is the Best Way to Floss with Braces
Jan 5 /
We know you probably hate flossing, we hear that a lot. How many times have you gone to floss and your gums start bleeding and the circulation is cut off from tightening the dental floss around your fingers? Probably too many times to count.
At Align Ortho, we understand the hate for flossing, although we know it’s a mandatory …
While there’s no universal answer to this question, Dr. James Scramstad can draw from his many years of experience and let you know when the best time for braces is for you.
If you get braces too early, further treatment might be required later on in life. Get them too late and they may need to stay on longer. Here’s everythin…
Does your child even need braces? What are the signs to watch out for to know if they need braces?
It’s time to give you an answer to the question of “How to know if your child needs braces?”
Early, late, or irregular loss of baby teeth
One of the biggest signs that orthodontic treatment is needed for your child has early, l…