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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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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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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Orthodontics and Oral Health; Take a look at the PORT ROYAL Public School Newsletter with an article on our very own Dr. Shojaei and Maryam doing a presentation about Oral Health and Careers in the health care field! Call or email us for more info on how to get us to do a presentation at your school!

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To learn more information about oral health, visit the Ontario Dental Association at http://www.oda.on.ca/you-your-dentist/april-is-oral-health-month-time-to-brush-up . To visit the Port Royal Public School Website go to http://portroyal.egate.net/links.htm .  

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