Category: Braces

What Happens If You Have Braces and Don’t Brush Your Teeth

March 12, 2019

What Happens If You Have Braces and Don’t Brush Your Teeth Wearing braces is only part of the job in getting that beautiful smile you’ve always wanted. If you want impressive results and a healthy mouth, you must take care of your teeth and braces. This means brushing your teeth properly and taking time to


7 Things You Should Know About Lingual Braces

February 7, 2019

7 Things You Should Know About Lingual Braces While lingual braces are nothing new in the world of tooth-aligning orthodontic procedures, there are still a lot of questions people have about this technique. Like all other procedures used to achieve straight teeth, lingual braces have numerous advantages and disadvantages. If you want to learn more


What Is The Right Time To Get Braces

October 25, 2018

What Is The Right Time To Get Braces People with orthodontic problems decide to get braces at various points in their lives. Some choose to undergo the procedure in preteen and teenage years, while others wait until they are adults. Now, if you or someone close to you is having orthodontic problems, you must be


5 Great Reasons Why Adults Should Get Orthodontic Braces

August 8, 2018

5 Great Reasons Why Adults Should Get Orthodontic Braces Orthodontic treatment is traditionally associated with teenage years. However, nowadays, more and more adults are deciding to straighten their teeth via orthodontic treatment. There are various reasons why orthodontic treatment is rising in popularity with adults. We have come to understand that braces aren’t only for


How Long Will My Braces Hurt

May 29, 2018

How Long Will My Braces Hurt? Braces aren’t a party right away. Right after getting them, the patient will experience sore teeth, discomfort, and pressure inflicted by the braces. It takes around a week to really adjust to them in your mouth, and the most uncomfortable stage is the day after the braces are put


Invisalign vs. Traditional Braces – The Pro’s & Con’s of Each

January 23, 2018

INVISALIGN VS. TRADITIONAL BRACES – THE PRO’S & CON’S OF EACH If you’re still trying to decide which type of orthodontic treatment is right for you, Invisalign and traditional braces each have unique advantages worth considering. At Pure Orthodontics, we work with our Edmonton patients to choose the best type of treatment for their individual


When it Comes to Braces, Not All Oral Care Products are Created Equal

November 13, 2014

WHEN IT COMES TO BRACES, NOT ALL ORAL CARE PRODUCTS ARE CREATED EQUAL Kids across West Edmonton, South Edmonton, and Sherwood Park are preparing to return to school by stocking up on stylish new outfits and accessories, but they also need to think about their oral health! To help students with self-ligating clear braces, lingual


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How to Keep Braces Safe Amid Scary Halloween Treats

October 16, 2013

HOW TO KEEP BRACES SAFE AMID SCARY HALLOWEEN TREATS It’s a scary time for braces. Kids (and kids at heart) are about to inherit a wealth of sticky sweet trick-or-treat goodies capable of impacting teeth and orthodontic appliances. In an attempt to educate, Edmonton orthodontist Dr. Amer Hussain is sharing the best and worst Halloween


The Benefits of (Occasionally) Chewing Gum With Braces

September 5, 2013

THE BENEFITS OF (OCCASIONALLY) CHEWING GUM WITH BRACES Carelessly smacking gum is never a bright idea for an orthodontic patient, but the occasional chew may actually provide relief from pain and soreness associated with braces. Dr. Hussain, and orthodontist in South Edmonton, West Edmonton, and Sherwood Park explains why it’s safe to throw out the


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Orthodontic Benefits Don’t End At Looks: How Braces Can Improve Dental Health

August 18, 2013

Orthodontic Benefits Don’t End At Looks: How Braces Can Improve Dental Health We all know that orthodontic treatment supplies incredible cosmetic benefits, but did you know straight teeth can boost dental health, too? Here’s a few reasons why. Straight and simple. Essentially, crooked teeth act like a net. Food particles can easily become entangled in