Orthodontic Appliances for Children

That’s right, orthodontic appliances are not just for teenagers and adults. In many cases, children are the perfect patients as their teeth and jaws are developing. By using appliances at an early age, we can prevent greater problems as they get older. Fixing the problem early can be the best strategy. Orthodontics for children is…

Holiday Orthodontics Tips

As the holidays are approaching quickly and we get closer to Christmas, orthodontic patients discover a whole set of challenges that they didn’t have to deal with before. Here are a few suggestions for patients wearing braces or Invisalign over the holidays: Watch what you eat We know that the sticky candy looks amazing, but…

What parents need to know about Invisalign

For parents concerned about how their children look while they’re having orthodontic work done, Invisalign appears to be the perfect solution. The aligners don’t draw any attention to the wearer and most people would never know the person is straightening their teeth. Contrast that with braces, which are obvious to everyone, and you can see…

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Reserve the Local Tooth Fairy!

The office of Dr. Maduke and Dr. Bulat is now offering in-school presentations! We offer this community-based service in Delta and Surrey Schools as a way to teach children about the importance of oral hygiene. For kindergarten to grade 2 classes, our Tooth Fairy comes into the classroom and provides a fun and interactive presentation…

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Understanding Gum Grafting

Gum grafting is simply a means to prevent additional gum recession, or fix recession that may have already occurred. It also helps to restore the supporting structure for your teeth, and creates a more aesthetically pleasing look to your smile. Additionally, gum grafting covers any exposed roots that can be sensitive to temperature and more…

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Understanding Gum Recession

There are a variety of reasons one might experience gum recession, as mentioned in our last post. Genetics can play a roll. However, in addition to that, here are some other reasons why gum recession might occur and how you can safeguard against it, or work with your dental professional to stop it. Vigorous Tooth…