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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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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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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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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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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We are so excited to announce that Eric W. is the winner of our X-MEN Contest! We hope you and your 3 guests have a blast at the opening night of the new X-MEN movie! Thank you to all our lovely patients who participated, stay tuned for more upcoming contests! Have a great long weekend!

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We are so excited to announce that Eric W. is the winner of our X-MEN Contest! We hope you and your 3 guests have a blast at the opening night of the new X-MEN movie! Thank you to all our lovely patients who participated, stay tuned for more upcoming contests! Have a great long weekend!…

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Last days to enter our X-MEN contest to WIN 4 tickets to the NEW X-MEN MOVIE ON MAY 23rd! Don’t forget to leave us a post with your name and who your favorite X-MAN hero is to win!

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