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

4 Ways to Properly Clean Your Invisalign

At Wired Orthodontics which serves Toronto, Ontario and surrounding areas, Dr. Mark Nalbandian and his team recommend that their patients wear their aligners for approximately 22 hours a day. It is also encouraged that patients remove their aligners for eating, drinking, brushing and flossing, which is also a perfect time to clean them. Here are four different Invisalign® cleaning methods to consider: The Invisalign® cleaning system. Designed by Invisalign®, this cleaning system helps remove plaque within 15 minutes and keeps your aligners … Read more

Orthodontist vs Dentist – What’s the Difference?

There are tons of people out there that enlist the services of orthodontists and dentists, but many people think that they are the same thing. While this misconception is understandable, Dr. Mark Nalbandian a Toronto orthodontist, wants patients to understand the differences between an orthodontist and a dentist. In terms of education, dentists need to complete medical school and post-graduate training before they can begin seeing patients. For all intents and purposes, dentists are doctors but with a specialization in … Read more

How To Clean Invisalign Aligners

Do you know how to keep your Invisalign aligners clean and fresh? Patients should wear their aligners for approximately 22 hours each day, removing them only to eat, drink, brush and floss. Before you put your aligners back in your mouth is the perfect time to clean them! Dr. Nalbandian, your local Toronto orthodontist, recommends the following methods for cleaning Invisalign and Invisalign Teen aligners: Denture Cleaning Tablets Method #1: Some patients like using denture cleaning tablets. While you eat … Read more