Adult Orthodontics – Say Hello To A New You

While some might tell you otherwise, you’re never too old to straighten out your teeth. Even in a person’s later years, the procedures for adult orthodontics remain a surefire way to reposition your teeth. Doing so can also relieve them of any number of maladies, such as malocclusion (a bad… Read More

Great Braces Friendly Stocking Stuffers

It’s the holidays again and at Cedarbrae and Danforth Orthodontic Centres we would like to share some simple stocking stuffer ideas to consider for your kids and teens, especially those wearing braces. Instead of candy and sweets that are unhealthy and can bend and break wires and knock off brackets, give something… Read More

Flex Your Flexible Spending

All Set With Your Flex? Flex Account Can Make Someone Smile 2015 is quickly winding down and we will soon be welcoming the New Year. As a courtesy to all our patients, this is a reminder to review your Flexible Spending or Health Savings Account balances to make sure you… Read More

Braces: Do we really need them?

A common question that comes up during the consultation is “why is treatment being recommended”? Or, similarly, “what would happen if my child (or I)  don’t get orthodontic treatment”?  Is it really necessary? It is important to know that we don’t always say “yes” !  Sometimes it is not the right… Read More

Are Braces A Fashion Statement Or A Selfie Necessity

Every patient has their own reasons for deciding to undergo orthodontic treatment. For adolescents and teens, image has always been a key factor in social integration and in today’s beauty conscious society, a beautiful smile is high on their list of priorities. According to NBC TODAY – “… Read More

5 Myths Of Gum Disease – Cedarbrae and Danforth Orthodontic Centres

We’ve all heard of gum disease, but what do you really know? Many people think they know all about gum disease, but not everything we hear or read is correct. To help bridge the gap between fact and fiction, here are 5 myths about gum periodontal disease, its causes, and… Read More

Halloween No No’s – Chewy, Sticky, Hard and Crunchy

At Cedarbrae and Danforth Orthodontics we want all our patients to have fun at Halloween. It’s all about decorations, costumes, and having a good time. But we also want to make sure you don’t have any problems with your orthodontic appliances when enjoying your Halloween goodies. Watch the video below to find… Read More

October Is National Orthodontic Health Month

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… Read More

The Cost of Orthodontic Treatment

Your first appointment to our office is easy and educational! During our complimentary consultation, our doctors will answer important questions such as: 1) Whether or not treatment is recommended 2) What type of treatment is recommended (i.e. braces or Invisalign) 2) When is the correct time to begin… Read More

Use Care When Selecting Your Toothbrush

Most 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… Read More

Addressing Some Invisalign Myths

It 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… Read More

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… Read More