Ask Dr WIlliams – Tips Every Orthodontic Patient Should Know

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Q: What are some tips for getting through my orthodontic treatment? Answer: Welcome back to another edition of Ask Dr. Williams, and thanks for the great question. I know that orthodontic treatments can be something of a rollercoaster, and we see people go through all sorts of different stages during the process: excitement, dread, frustration, complacency, and finally — elation … Read More

Quiz: Do I Need Braces?

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“Do I Need Braces?” For some, getting braces can take some serious consideration. The trick when deciding if braces are the right choice for you is to ask the right questions. At South Surrey Smiles, we want our patients to be able to get this information easily, which is why we offer free consultations. However, for those who are still … Read More

Are My Teeth Too Bad For Invisalign?

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People usually associate Invisalign with mild to moderate misalignment. Usually those with slightly angled teeth or overcrowding that has bothered them for too long. But what about people with severely crooked teeth with overlapping and overcrowding? We often get asked: Are my teeth too bad for Invisalign? The simple answer is… maybe, but probably not! Barring extreme cases, Invisalign is … Read More

Invisalign on a Night Out: Tips and Tricks

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Anyone using Invisalign has heard the drill before: the more you wear them, the faster and better they work. It’s recommended that people wear their Invisalign trays at least 22 hours each day. Yes, that’s basically all the time. The only reason to take them out is to eat or drink, and to brush your teeth and clean the trays. … Read More

Can Braces Change Your Face?

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One fear that people have when they are about to undergo orthodontic treatment is that the shape of their face will change. It is a fair concern… people are generally pretty attached to the way their face looks. Can Braces Change Your Face? Generally, the shape of the face stays the same. However, there are certain cases that the shape … 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