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4 Reasons Why Dental Checkups Are Important

156-Dental-checkups-1-300x200  To maintain your car, it is recommended to change your oil at least every 3,000 miles. Failing to do so could result in damage to your car’s engine. Oral health follows a similar concept. Failure to visit your dentist for a dental checkup at least once every six months could lead to gum disease and even tooth loss due to untreated gum tissue damage.

Whether a year has passed since your last visit or even longer, understanding the importance of dental checkups is crucial to your overall oral health, especially during orthodontic treatment. Braces create additional areas for plaque, bacteria, and acid to stick to your teeth around braces and wires. Here are the four basic reasons why dental checkups are important to your smile. Read More

Cedarbrae & Danforth Stands #HumboldtStrong

April 12th is “Jersey Day,” and the staff at Cedarbrae & Danforth Orthodontic Centres don hockey jerseys and gear today to show support for the Humboldt Broncos ice hockey team! On April 6th, the team – which participates in the Saskatchewan Junior League – was involved in a deadly bus crash.

We offer our prayers, thoughts, and support to the Broncos players, their families, and their fans. We will gladly stand #HumboldtStrong!

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A Brighter Smile Could Be Inside Your Kitchen

157-Bright-Smile-2-300x204  You just took a photo with friends but notice that your smile isn’t as white as everyone else’s. Did you know that there are natural ways to brighten your tooth enamel? Even better, the solution could already be in your kitchen. To help you put your best smile forward, here are six foods that make a whiter smile.

Apples

They say that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but did you know it also keeps the stains away as well? Apples contain a high concentration of malic acid, which helps remove stains and clean the teeth. Malic acid can also be found in some toothpaste.Read More

7 Vitamins For Great Oral Health

154-Vitamins-1-300x200  Just like your body, your teeth also require just the right amount of vitamins and minerals to maintain the great benefits of good oral health throughout your life.

At Cedarbrae and Danforth Orthodontic Centres, our goal is to educate our patients on all aspects of health to maintain healthy teeth and gums. To make the most of your orthodontic treatment and get the end result you want in both appearance and function, be sure to eat healthy foods during treatment. This includes foods rich in the following vitamins and minerals and not hard or sticky which can damage your braces and wires: Read More