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Orthodontic treatments without an orthodontist

Écrit par Dr. Frédéric Lavoie
Publié le 6 January 2020
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  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
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  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 […]

What age should my child consult an orthodontist?

Écrit par Dr. Frédéric Lavoie
Publié le 9 December 2019
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  As parents, you have probably asked yourself a lot of questions concerning your child’s oral health. Here are the questions that come up most often when it comes time to assess their orthodontic needs: Should we wait for the child to have all their adult teeth? Should we intervene as quickly as possible? Is […]