Invisalign & Clear Braces: Attractive, Discreet Treatments for Adults

Having braces is no longer a right of passage reserved exclusively for kids and teenagers. We are seeing more adults than ever before – nearly 50% of Docbraces patients, in fact – who are looking for a healthy, beautiful smile and straighter teeth. Continue reading “Invisalign & Clear Braces: Attractive, Discreet Treatments for Adults”

The Cost of Braces & Cost of Invisalign for Adults

The thought of wearing braces is finally bearable for adults: braces technology has improved, options are more discreet and treatment times have gotten shorter. And, as up to 50% of Docbraces’ patients across our practices in Halifax, Dartmouth, Moncton, Summerside and Charlottetown are adults, it shows that a healthy, confident smile is an invaluable asset in your professional and personal life. Continue reading “The Cost of Braces & Cost of Invisalign for Adults”

Ask an Orthodontist: How to Look Your Best With Adult Braces

If you’re an adult and are uncomfortable with your smile, we have good news: it’s not too late to fix it, and further, treatment can be discreet and even attractive! Continue reading “Ask an Orthodontist: How to Look Your Best With Adult Braces”

An Adult’s Guide to Choosing an Orthodontist

It’s a common misconception that braces and other corrective orthodontic treatments are only for children and teens. In fact, on average, one in five patients that see an orthodontist are over the age of 21, and more than 92% of adults agree that an attractive smile is an important social asset. Today, many adult patients are seeking treatment that simply wasn’t available when they were kids, or was inaccessible for other reasons. Continue reading “An Adult’s Guide to Choosing an Orthodontist”

7 Reasons Your Child Should See An Orthodontist Before Age 7

Early intervention is the name of the game in healthcare. Between regular checkups at the doctor, cleanings at the dentist, and quality nutrition, it’s easier than ever to make sure your child is well taken care of before any issues surface. An important element of early intervention is to have your child’s oral development evaluated by an orthodontist. Many parents are unaware of the benefits that this can hold for their child’s future, but there’s a lot of information out there for you. Here are just seven reasons why the Canadian Association of Orthodontics recommends that your child visit an orthodontist by age seven. Continue reading “7 Reasons Your Child Should See An Orthodontist Before Age 7”

Top 5 Ways Braces Encourage Healthy Development

Orthodontic treatment is vital for your child’s development, including his or her oral health, self-esteem and even their ability to speak clearly. It’s well worth spending a bit of time in braces to get the advantages of straight teeth, a more attractive smile and improved oral health. Continue reading “Top 5 Ways Braces Encourage Healthy Development”