Category: Orthodontic Treatment

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What Will Happen if You Ignore Orthodontic Care for Your Teen

May 21, 2019

What Will Happen if You Ignore Orthodontic Care for Your Teen While wearing braces is no longer solely associated with teenage years, teenagers remain the largest age group utilizing orthodontic treatment. As soon as all permanent teeth have erupted, issues with alignment, bite, and spacing start to show. That’s why many teenagers between 14 and


How Can I Straighten My Teeth? Straightening Options And Methods

May 8, 2019

How Can I Straighten My Teeth? Straightening Options And Methods Straight teeth coming together in a glowing smile might be one of the few indisputable signs of joy. Valued globally across cultures and traditions, healthy teeth speak volumes about your overall health. Along with the strong aesthetic appeal, straight teeth are essential in properly grinding,


What Are The Effects Of Crossbite And How Can It Be Fixed

April 16, 2019

What Are The Effects Of Crossbite And How Can It Be Fixed What is a crossbite? Crossbite is a form of teeth misalignment that occurs when a healthy bite is distorted and your teeth don’t fit together as they should. In a correct bite, the upper jaw teeth are placed slightly over the lower jaw


What Happens at Your First Orthodontist Appointment

May 11, 2018

What Happens at Your First Orthodontist Appointment? Going to the orthodontist can be a nerve wracking experience, especially if it’s your first time. You may be wondering what’s going to be happening during your visit. At our office, here’s what you can expect: As can be expected, there’s always going to be preliminary paperwork that


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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Pure Orthodontics Celebrates National Orthodontic Health Month

October 9, 2013

PURE ORTHODONTICS CELEBRATES NATIONAL ORTHODONTIC HEALTH MONTH October is National Orthodontic Health month in Canada and the United States. Edmonton orthodontist Dr. Hussain and the Pure Orthodontics’ team are celebrating by promoting the many benefits of orthodontic treatment that extend past gaining a straight grin. When contemplating orthodontics, thoughts of children stuck in clunky headgear


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The Importance of Flossing While in Braces

June 20, 2013

The Importance of Flossing While in Braces Who would have thought a piece of wax string could be so intimidating? The practice of daily flossing continues to be avoided by many Canadians, spiking the occurrence of gum disease, cavities and plaque buildup. Because the chances of these oral conditions developing are amplified while wearing braces,


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Should I Take My Kindergartener to The Orthodontist? Learn the Facts

February 25, 2013

SHOULD I TAKE MY KINDERGARTENER TO THE ORTHODONTIST? LEARN THE FACTS Parents need not fret – Dr. Hussain does not want your kindergartner to wear a mouth full of metal. Instead, he hopes to assess your child’s smile, bite and growth patterns to predict any future orthodontic discrepancies. Early detection of an emerging issue often