Are You Too Old For Adult Orthodontic Treatments?

Orthodontic Treatment

Many patients come in to our office wondering if they have missed their window of opportunity to receive orthodontic treatments. They think they might be too old to have braces or it’s too late to come up with a plan to achieve the straight, healthy smile they have always dreamed of. The truth is, with few exceptions, no one is … Read More

Living With Braces: 5 Tips to help you cope with new braces

Whether you are a teen or an adult, getting braces is a big decision, however, it will be worth it when your braces are removed and you have the most beautiful, dazzling, healthy smile.Until that day arrives, you must go through the process of living with braces. So, we at South Surrey Smiles thought we’d come up with a list … Read More

Can You Get Braces With Wisdom Teeth?

The answer is YES! Some people suggest that their teeth relapsed and went crooked in their later years due to wisdom teeth, however, there is no scientific research to support this. Science tells us that the wisdom teeth are too far back to have an effect on the front teeth. As we age, just like getting grey hair and glasses, … Read More

How Much Do Braces Cost?

What is the cost for braces

It’s hard to put a price tag on a healthy beautiful smile, but the reality is there is one. An orthodontic treatment, while a worthwhile investment, does cost money. If your orthodontist has recommended that you get braces, the first question that might come to your mind is, how much will they cost? That’s a very good question. And the … Read More

HOW TO: Brush with Braces

How to properly brush with braces

Brushing with Braces Properly cleaning your teeth on a regular basis is vital when it comes to maintaining effective oral hygiene. While this is true for everyone, it is especially important for people wearing braces or other orthodontic appliances. Orthodontic appliances like braces have ledges that are ideal for plaque to build up on. Spending extra time and using special brushes … Read More

What is Invisalign?

An invisalign brace

A perfect smile can come in many forms, but most people consider perfectly aligned, straight teeth the gold standard. Thanks to modern innovations in orthodontics, there are several ways to achieve that kind of perfect smile, and traditional braces with brackets and wires aren’t the only way to go anymore. Another way that orthodontists are helping patients straighten out their … Read More