The causes behind orthodontic problems

Écrit par Dr. Frédéric Lavoie
Publié le 16 January 2020
  In the recent years, you have probably noticed a significant increase in the number of general dentists and orthodontists treating malocclusion problems and offering dental alignment services of all kinds. While many dentists offer orthodontic treatments such as braces and aligners, the orthodontist remains the most qualified person to resolve a dental malocclusion problem. […]

Orthodontic treatments without an orthodontist

Écrit par Dr. Frédéric Lavoie
Publié le 6 January 2020
  New companies specializing in at home orthodontic treatments using custom made clear aligners, have recently made their place in the market. These American giants, newly arrived in Canada, claim to want to revolutionize orthodontics with the help of a cost-effective teeth alignment service that don’t require a consultation with an orthodontist. These companies have […]

Why consult an orthodontist?

Écrit par Dr. Frédéric Lavoie
Publié le 16 December 2019
  Orthodontics is a specialty in dentistry that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of alignment or positioning issues of the teeth and jaws. Unlike general dentists who can practice orthodontics at the limit of their knowledge, an orthodontist has more than 5000 hours of additional training after obtaining a diploma in dentistry. By […]