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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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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Why choose Invisalign clear aligners over braces

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Adults sometimes want to avoid braces as they can be difficult or even embarrassing to wear and can take months of treatment to achieve noticeable results. In addition to being a cosmetic issue, teeth that are crooked or misaligned can cause serious complications and long-term health problems if they are left untreated. Fortunately, there are solutions for…

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Aurora Prayer Breakfast welcomes Cardinal Thomas Collins

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The 6th annual Aurora Prayer Breakfast will take place on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014.  This year’s speaker is Cardinal Thomas Collins.  Dr. Shojaei and his team at Aurora Orthodontics are very proud to lend their support to the many people, churches and groups involved in bringing a message of hope, inspiration and community to the youth…

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Orthodontic treatment; do you have questions? Get answers here…

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There is much information out there regarding orthodontic treatment, braces, orthodontic appliances, etc. Do you have questions about what types of orthodontic treatments are available to you?  Are you a professional looking for an invisible option to straighten your teeth?  Are you aware that it is recommended for an orthodontist to get a baseline evaluation…

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Raffle prize from Aurora Orthodontics…Did you win?

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Aurora Orthodontics held a raffle at the Aurora Street Festival and this beautiful basket, containing oral health supplies and  decorative bathroom items, was won by the lovely Lisa L..  Lisa visited the Aurora Orthodontics booth, where the team was handing out toothbrushes to help clean teeth after all those delicious treats!  We were delighted to meet Lisa when she…

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Aurora Orthodontics at the Aurora Street Festival; Lots of braces and smiles!

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The team at Aurora Orthodontics loved seeing so many of our patients (past, present and future!) at the Aurora Street Festival on Sunday.  Thank you for visiting us and for all your great questions about the different types of braces and orthodontic treatment we offer.  Remember, consultations are always at no charge, as is our…

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Congratulations to our patient Eric W. You won the X-MEN contest!

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Congratulations to our patient Eric W. for winning the X-MEN contest! Hope you have fun at the movies tonight!  

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