Orthodontics

We offer orthodontic services for our patients at York Lanes Mall. If you live on York University Campus, are a student, or professor, we are welcoming new patients.

Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry that focuses on straightening your teeth. You may want to straighten your teeth for aesthetic, or health purposes. Please visit our dental office in York Lanes Mall if you would like to find out if you are a candidate for orthodontics.

We offer both traditional braces, as well as Invisalign. Not all patients are candidates for Invisalign clear braces aligners. Learn more about each of our orthodontic services below.

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Orthodontics

Learn more about our orthodontic options:

  • Conventional Braces

    Braces are small attachments that are bonded individually to your teeth. They can be made from metal or tooth coloured material. Your teeth are gradually moved and straightened by working through a progressive series of wires. Treatment entails a number of stages until your bite is corrected and teeth are aligned. Treatment time will vary […]

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  • Invisalign

    What is Invisalign? Invisalign takes a modern approach to straightening teeth, using a custom-made series of aligners created for you and only you. These aligner trays are made of smooth, comfortable and virtually invisible plastic that you simply wear over your teeth. How does Invisalign work? Wearing aligners will gradually and gently shift your teeth […]

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FAQ

What is a Comprehensive Oral Exam?

A COE is like a physical for your head and neck. It is a thorough evaluation and documentation of your teeth, gums, jaw bones, lymph nodes, and jaw joints. It is the foundation of the routine check-up. Your course of treatment is determined as a result of this exam.

What is a Recare Exam?

A recare is exam is the check-up which determines any changes since the previous COE.

Why do I need to have x-rays?

Digital x-rays show areas not visible to the eye.

How often do I need to have a COE?

A COE is recommended every 3-5 years depending on your history. Your dentist will determine what is right for you.

Can I just have a cleaning without a exam?

Yes, it is possible to have your teeth cleaned without having a check-up, but it is recommended that you see the dentist for a check-up every 6-9 months to catch problems early.