Addressing Some Invisalign Myths

Invisalign Myths Toronto ONIt can be a scary experience when you are given a referral to see an orthodontist or considering improving your smile. Braces are grounds for embarrassment for the self-conscious teen and the up-and-coming professional. Having a mouth full of metal to clean around, eat around, and live around can be daunting.

The option that many may overlook when searching for orthodontic treatment is Invisalign, the nearly invisible alternative to braces. Some people may write this treatment option off due to price or success rate – but we’re here to bust those myths!Read more on Addressing Some Invisalign Myths…

Globe and Mail Article Says Braces Have Become A Status Symbol

A recent piece by Dave McGinn for the Globe and Mail asserts that, “Among the tween and teenage set, orthodontics have gone from stigma to status symbol.” The 4.6 million North Americans aged 17 or younger receiving orthodontic treatment in 2012 was nearly double the 2.6 million in 1989.

What are some contributing factors to this increase in popularity of braces? For starters, braces today are smaller, more comfortable, and more aesthetically pleasing than the braces of old. Also, young people today have raised expectations for what teeth should look like.

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The New Fashion Trend: Models Make Metal Color Braces Cool To Wear

Toronto ON Fashion models and bracesWhen one thinks of style trends braces are typically NOT the first things that come to mind. Leave it to some of the world’s most well-known models to make, an otherwise undesirable beauty treatment, a popular fashion trend since last Spring.

No reason to run to the latest “smile fixers” such as veneers when a classic technique is now chic after models such as Kitty Hayes and Charlie James put some metal in their mouth. Sporting metal braces, they let the whole world see as they are featured on the cover of Women’s Wear Daily and the New York Fashion Week’s catwalks, proving that braces aren’t ugly and are, in fact, quite stylish when put into a new light.Read more on The New Fashion Trend: Models Make Metal Color Braces Cool To Wear…

Learn Your ABC’s Of Orthodontics

ABC's of orthodontics Toronto ONHere at Cedarbrae and Danforth Orthodontic Centres in Toronto and Scarborough ON, we know that orthodontics may seem a bit daunting to understand for many but with the 2015-16 school season closing in, now is the best time to learn what some call the “ABC’s of Orthodontics.” Simply put, “A” is for age, “B” is for braces types, and “C” is cost and/or choice . Using this approach makes dealing with orthodontics a whole lot easier.Read more on Learn Your ABC’s Of Orthodontics…