Orthodontic Health Resources

Here, our Okotoks orthodontist and team share helpful resources and advice for your orthodontic health.

Foods to Avoid with Braces

Although braces have become sturdier over the years, it’s still important to be careful not to damage them. Certain foods such as sticky or hard chocolate, popcorn or nuts can damage components of braces. Here, our Okotoks orthodontists explain what food to avoid during treatment with braces. 

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Do clear braces like Invisalign work as well as metal braces?

Both metal braces and clear Invisalign aligners are proven effective orthodontic treatment options. Our Okotoks dentists explain what the differences between the two options are, and offer some tips for determining which is right for you.

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How Much Will My Teeth Hurt When Using Invisalign Clear Aligners?

In this post, our Okotoks orthodontists explain why your teeth may hurt a bit during treatment with clear aligners, and what you can do about Invisalign pain.

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The Difference Between an Orthodontist & Dentist

Wondering about the difference between an orthodontist and a dentist, and what distinguishes these two professionals from each other. Our Okotoks orthodontists explain.

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12 Tips for Wearing Clear Aligners From Our Orthodontists

Are you wondering how you can get the most out of your clear aligners - and how to wear them so you'll feel as comfortable as possible? Our Okotoks orthodontists review some tips for you.

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Worried About Paying for Orthodontics? Here's What You Can Do

At Foothills Orthodontics, we don’t want to see patients turn down treatment due to the cost. Here our Okotoks orthodontists talk about paying for orthodontic treatment and how you can help plan for these costs.

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Can Clear Aligners Fix an Overbite?

You may be wondering whether an overbite is able to be fixed using clear aligners. Here our Okotoks orthodontists share some information about what an overbite is, why they should be fixed and how clear aligners can help.

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How Can I Keep My Teeth Straight After Braces?

While braces can do a great job of straightening your teeth, did you know that your teeth can also move back after you have already had treatment? Our Okotoks orthodontists talk about how you can help to keep your teeth straight after you've had braces.

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5 Ways Invisalign Can Change Your Smile

If you are in need of orthodontic treatment then you may be worried about how braces will look, but did you know that you may have the option of using clear aligners instead? Our Okotoks orthodontists describe what you can expect before, during and after Invisalign treatment, and how Invisalign can help change your smile.

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Life After Braces & What to Watch Out For

You have made it to the end of your orthodontic treatment! But what now? Here our Okotoks orthodontists talk about what you can expect from life after braces and some things to be mindful of.

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