Glossary: A List Of Common Terms An Orthodontist Would Use

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Every profession has its own glossary of jargon. Orthodontics is no different! So, for those of you who are curious, we thought we would share some of our lingo! Here’s a quick list of some of the most common words we use. Band No, not like the Rolling Stones. An orthodontic band is a stainless steel ring that is contoured … Read More

South Surrey Smiles: Winners of Top Choice Award for Best Orthodontist 2018

We’ve done it again! For the second year running, South Surrey Smiles has been presented with the Top Choice Award for Top Orthodontic Clinic in Vancouver for 2018, and we couldn’t be more appreciative. When patients walk through our door, it is our goal to make sure they receive customer service and orthodontic care that is second to none. We … Read More

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

White Rock Orthodontics

white rock orthodontics

White Rock is one of the most beautiful places in the world to live. Maybe we’re biased because we have so many great clients from there, but it truly is breathtaking. Staring out into the Pacific Ocean and surrounded by incredible scenery isn’t something that everybody gets to enjoy daily. At South Surrey Smiles, we love that we get to … 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

New Orthodontists’ Welcome Celebration

This is a very exciting time for everyone at South Surrey Smiles because we get to welcome some new faces to our wonderful team of orthodontists! Dr. Brandon Huang, Dr. Liat Tsur-Gadassi, Dr. Charlene Loh and Dr. David Kennedy are now a part of the team at South Surrey Smiles, and we are so excited to have them with us! … Read More