Can I go swimming with braces?

swimming with braces

Surprisingly, one of the most common questions we have to answer for our patients is: “Can I go swimming with braces?”. Yes, you can swim with braces! We have lots of patients that are competitive swimmers. Getting braces may seem intimidating, but actually, it isn’t as bad as you think! We understand that getting braces is a big step in … Read More

Famous People with Braces

People can be reluctant to get braces because of the possible social stigma that may be associated with them. Whether you’re a teen or an adult, it can feel like an overwhelming step. And the older people get, the more hesitant they become, wondering if their social standing will slip or if they’ll have to endure taunts or snickering. The … Read More

Tips on how to get my braces off faster

how to get my braces off

Many of our patients ask us how they can speed treatment up. Let us share a few tips on how to get your braces off faster! How to get braces off faster Avoid certain foods This includes hard and sticky foods like hard candy and toffee. Other things like corn on the cob and even apples can can pull or … Read More

Which Braces Are The Most Effective?

Which Braces Are The Most Effective

If you are considering getting braces, you might be driving yourself crazy researching what’s available on the market. Or by trying to decide which treatment is right for you and which braces are the most effective? The best way to make a decision is to visit South Surrey Smiles for a consultation so that we can make a recommendation specifically … Read More

What Is The Best Age To Get Braces?

The Best Age To Get Braces

One of the most common questions we hear is “What is the best age to get braces?” or “Am I too old to straighten my teeth?” The great news is, there is no age “too old” to straighten teeth. As long as they are healthy, we can move teeth to their ideal position. That being said there is an optimal … Read More

How Long Do I Need To Wear Braces

One Of Our Top Questions About Braces. At South Surrey Smiles, we answer a lot of questions. Probably the most common one of all comes from people considering braces: How Long Do I Need To Wear Braces? It is a tough question to answer without taking a thorough look. What it really boils down to is a series of factors … Read More