Is a Water Flosser Better Than Regular Flossing? A Comparison
May 18 /
They’ve been doing it since they were a kid and we often remind patients how important proper oral hygiene is. However, one popular question we get asked is if a water flosser is better than string floss.
In this blog post, we will compare the two types of flossing and let you know what Dr. James Scramstad recommends for his Or…
The simple answer is yes. Yes, your teeth can shift back after braces and yes teeth moving after braces are quite normal.
Even though we see it with some of our patients, it’s important that you work on eliminating the possibility of teeth moves once your braces are off.
In this blog post, we’ll talk about why teeth move afte…
Getting braces as an adult can be just as intimidating as getting them as a teenager. But, instead of feeling self-conscious with braces on, your adult braces will actually bring you more confidence. How? We’ll tell you!
Poorly aligned teeth and uncorrected bites tend to lead to problems for adults. These problems can include j…
Kelowna Orthodontic Services - What Align Ortho Offers
Apr 13 /
The team at Align takes pride in providing patients and referring offices with the highest level of care and service. So, what do we -- a Kelowna Orthodontic Provider -- provide?
We provide Kelowna with dental alignment using metallic or clear braces, and Invisalign clear aligner therapy for children and adults. Before steppin…
It’s been drilled into our brains to brush our teeth at least two times a day, preferably three times.
But, what’s not talked about is brushing your teeth with braces on until you’re in the dentist’s chair and your Orthodontic provider is putting them on.
Because of this, we wanted to write a blog post about the best way to cl…
But, what if we told you that braces aren’t just for young people? There is no age limit on getting braces as an adult.
At Align Ortho in Kelowna, we get a lot of adults reaching out to us about getting adult braces. We’re thrilled that so many people are interested in Adult Orthodontics.
Getting Braces As An Adult
You’re one step closer to your dream smile. However, before you get braces put on, there are a few things you things you may want to consider.
Braces Aren’t That Painful
A common misconception about braces is that they’re painful to put on. While wearing braces does cause potential for discomfort, the actual application proce…
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…