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Invisalign Teen: What Teenagers Need to Know about Alternatives to Braces

November 10, 2017
Invisalign Teen: What Teenagers Need to Know about Alternatives to Braces

For decades, getting braces has been a “rite of passage” for teens. While many teens still get braces today, Invisalign Teen is an effective alternative that’s become increasingly popular in recent years. Invisalign Teen is an effective teeth-straightening option without the downsides often associated with metal braces. Rather than wires or brackets, Invisalign Teen uses clear, removable […]

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Back to School, Back to the Orthodontist

September 22, 2017
Back to School, Back to the Orthodontist

Backpack, pencils and paper, lunch box, new jacket… is an orthodontic visit also on your child’s “back-to-school” checklist this year? If it’s not and your child is between the ages of five and seven, you may want to add it! Yes, that’s right – your child doesn’t need to be a pre-teen on the verge […]

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Invisalign for Teens: Better Than Braces?

July 07, 2017
Invisalign for Teens: Better Than Braces?

For multiple generations of teens, awkward, uncomfortable metal braces have been a rite of passage. Now, today’s teens have a new option for straightening teeth and achieving that perfect smile: Invisalign Teen. Invisalign Teen is the virtually invisible way to straighten teeth without the restrictions and embarrassment typically associated with metal braces. Rather than wires […]

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Why Summer is the Best Time for Teens to Get Braces

June 12, 2017
Why Summer is the Best Time for Teens to Get Braces

Is there a “right” time for your teen to get braces? Many factors ranging from schedules to family finances can influence the timing of your child’s orthodontic treatment. Braces by their very nature are all about change! We love watching our patients smiles change and progress over their treatment time. That’s why summer is a […]

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Teen Braces: Life Long Health and Well-Being

March 18, 2015
Teen Braces: Life Long Health and Well-Being

A beautiful smile is about a lot more than aesthetics—it’s about a healthy life. Ensuring a healthy, happy smile for a lifetime often requires some help and that’s where braces can come into play. Getting an early start with orthodontic treatment provides teens with more options, ensuring that you have every reason to smile now, […]

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Braces for Kids: How Treating Children Impacts More than their Smiles

January 13, 2015
Braces for Kids: How Treating Children Impacts More than their Smiles

When children get the orthodontic treatment they need at a young age, they unlock several important benefits that you might not have considered. Besides getting a beautiful healthy smile they can proudly show off to the world, orthodontic treatment for children often results in more stable results, increases overall health and can boost self-esteem and […]

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Free Mouthguard for Kids in Halifax, too!

October 28, 2014
Free Mouthguard for Kids in Halifax, too!

Docbraces has been offering free custom mouthguards and mini orthodontic consultations through our Guard My Smile program to kids throughout the Maritimes for years. Did you know that it’s also available in all of our Halifax-area practices? If your child participates in one or more of a whole range of sports and activities, there’s a […]

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Teen Braces Before and After: Mason’s Story

January 02, 2014
Teen Braces Before and After: Mason’s Story

It seems like braces are a right of passage for most teens these days, and for good reason—creating a healthy smile is an invaluable lifelong asset. The experience of having braces is also improving with more comfortable, discreet options for teens. A fantastic case for the difference teen braces can make before and after is Mason, one […]

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Invisalign Teen Before and After: Sarah’s Story

December 26, 2013
Invisalign Teen Before and After: Sarah’s Story

A new type of treatment is becoming increasingly popular among Docbraces’ teen patients—and the Invisalign before and after stories make it obvious why! One case that stood out in particular was Sarah, who has kindly shared her Invisalign Teen before and after story with us in this blog post:

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Who Makes A Good Candidate For Invisalign or Braces?

November 14, 2013
Who Makes A Good Candidate For Invisalign or Braces?

Docbraces uses braces, Invisalign and corrective appliances to help patients of all ages – from 7 to 70 years old – enhance their confidence by shaping beautiful smiles and prevent health problems by aligning the teeth and jaw. Many children, teenagers and adults can benefit from orthodontic treatment. Whether you’re seeking information about orthodontics for […]

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