October Is National Orthodontic Health Month


National Orthoodntic Health Month Toronto ON

October means something a little different to our team at Cedarbrae and Danforth Orthodontic Centres because this is National Orthodontic Health Month. During October, orthodontic offices all over the country work together to promote their services and inform the community about the important work we do. Our goal is to draw attention to the fact that everyone needs to be evaluated for orthodontic treatment. You are never too young or too old if your bite or smile needs correction.

American Association of Orthodontics recommends that parents start early and all kids be evaluated 7 – 8 years of age. During the growing years of 7 – 10, kids undergo a major growth spurt that goes hand in hand with the eruptive pattern of their teeth and development of jaws.Read more on October Is National Orthodontic Health Month…

Use Care When Selecting Your Toothbrush

Selecting a toothbrush Toronto ONMost people believe that a toothbrush is a toothbrush and that there really is no difference between them. Unfortunately many people also underestimate the importance of good oral hygiene and the critical role it plays in your overall health. This is particularly true during orthodontic treatment. Cedarbrae and Danforth Orthodontic Centres in Toronto and Scarborough ON is setting the record straight. All toothbrushes are NOT alike. Read more on Use Care When Selecting Your Toothbrush…

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.

Click this link to read the whole article.