The Whiter Teeth Diet

Have you ever tried eating your way to a whiter smile? Dr. Nalbandian of Wired Orthodontics in Toronto, Ontario says that you can start whitening your teeth right in the kitchen! Over time, eating crunchy fruits and vegetables can help keep your teeth white. They trigger your mouth to make saliva, which washes away food particles so they can’t stain teeth. For example, strawberries have an enzyme that acts like natural bleach. And broccoli has minerals that form a film on … Read more

Preparing for Adult Orthodontic Treatment

The discouraging connotation surrounding braces, typically implies that they’re solely for kids and teens. This has kept the idea of orthodontic treatment on the outskirts of many adult’s minds in Toronto, ON.. Invisalign®, however, is becoming increasingly popular within the adult demographic. We encourage adult orthodontic treatment not only for the aesthetic reasons, but also for the prevention of oral health issues. Here are a few key points to keep in mind in preparing for orthodontic treatment: • If you … Read more

5 Orthodontic Issues that can be Fixed by Dr. Nalbandian

 Openbites, underbites, overbites and deep overbites– Dr. Mark Nalbandian of Wired Orthodontics in Toronto specializes in the correction of all four maloclussions of the bite, and he encourages his patients to start treatment early on because they can be typically be corrected without surgery. Too many teeth: hyperdontia– Having extra teeth is called hyperdontia. People who have hyperdontia usually also have another condition, such as a cleft palate or Gardner’s Syndrome (which forms tumors that aren’t cancer). Dr. Nalbandian treats hyperdontia … Read more

Ten Tips for Keeping Your Braces Sparkling Clean

If you have recently started treatment with braces in Toronto, it is important to learn how to effectively clean them! There are now more places for food to get trapped than usual in your mouth, so you have to be diligent in order to avoid bad breath, swollen gums, discolored teeth, and cavities. Keep your oral appearance up to par while wearing braces with these ten tips from Wired Orthodontics: One tooth at a time. When you brush your teeth, … Read more

5 Tips for Protecting Your Teeth This Summer

School is out, and kids are ready to break free of their usual routines! Unfortunately, this includes taking care of their teeth. Summer is often the time when young children let their oral care deteriorate the most, they forget to brush and be cautious of diet, and can often run into hazards while on vacation or playing sports. However, warm weather should not mean a lack of care. Here are five helpful tips for patients of Wired Orthodontics to make sure your … Read more