Should Braces Go On Before Your Child’s Baby Teeth are Gone?

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While full braces usually shouldn’t don’t go on before most of your child’s baby teeth are gone, there are many reasons why you should arrange for an initial orthodontic assessment by age 7 or 8. Identify Teeth Development Issues Early Orthodontists are not only specialists in teeth alignment, they are also extensively trained in the…

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What You Need To Know About Receding Gums

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One of the first things people notice about you is your smile. You shouldn’t have to hide it because of something like receding gums, especially as there are treatment options. Gingival recession, also known as gum recession, is what happens when gum tissue lowers its position on the tooth. When this occurs it exposes the…

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Orthodontic assessment at what age? Age 7!

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Parents often ask us at what age they should bring their child for their initial, free orthodontic assessment.  Many are surprised when we tell them the ideal time for an initial examination is at age 7.  We often hear “But they still have baby teeth” or “Our dentist told us to wait until all the adult…

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Aurora Orthodontics is moving!!

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Dear Friends in Aurora, Newmarket and surrounding areas. Dr. Ali Shojaei and his team are delighted to let you know they have taken steps to ensure their long-term ability to continue to deliver excellent orthodontic treatment to the families in the Aurora and neighbouring communities. Dr. Shojaei has purchased Orthodontic Fx, the practice of Dr.…

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Dentist or orthodontist for treatment?

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Should I see a dentist or an orthodontist for treatment? We are often asked what the difference is between an orthodontist and a dentist who offers treatment to align teeth. The term ‘orthodentist‘ is beginning to appear, in blog posts and on websites. Our patients have asked us if that term is the same as…

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Does my dental insurance cover braces? FAQs and what you need to know

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One of the first questions we are asked when we see a patient for their free examination and consultation is “Does my dental insurance cover braces?”. Most of the major insurance companies (Manulife, Sunlife, Great West Life) DO have limited orthodontic coverage under SOME of their plans.  Many of their policies, however, do NOT cover any orthodontic treatment at…

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Happy Retirement Dr. Wilson!

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Important Notice: 12/24/2014 Dear Patients, After a successful career as an Orthodontist for over 40 years, Dr. Wilson has decided to retire from active practice. He has had the honour of treating generations of families and will be greatly missed by both staff and patients. Dr. Wilson has asked Dr. Ali Shojaei to take over…

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Aurora Orthodontics proud to provide community support

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Dr. Shojaei and his team at Aurora Orthodontics are delighted to do our small part to provide community support and give back to our wonderful friends and neighbours who continue to have so much confidence in us.  We have developed relationships with our patients and their families that will last a lifetime and we consider ourselves truly blessed by…

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Richmond Hill Event; Complementary BBQ at Smiles On Yonge Orthodontics

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Richmond Hill Event:  Complementary BBQ to show appreciation for our patients! We’re very excited that our BBQ is only a week away!  Let’s get rid of the rain this week so that our patients and their families, our neighbours and friends (old and new) can come and enjoy some time at our open house on…

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Smiles On Yonge Patient Appreciation BBQ; see you at this great Richmond Hill Event!!!

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Richmond Hill Event; Community Bar-B-Q, patient appreciation and meet our neighbours.   You don’t want to miss it!! To thank our wonderful patients, the wonderful support we receive from the Richmond Hill Community and to get to know our neighbours, we’d like to invite everyone to a community BBQ event we’re hosting.  This Richmond Hill event will…

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