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Dentist or Orthodontist—What’s the Difference and Why Does it Matter?

When it comes to selecting an oral health care provider, many are unaware of the differences between a general dentist and an orthodontist, much less the importance of selecting the correct professional for the given condition being treated. This article will help you understand the differences between a dentist and an orthodontist, as well as Read more…

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Three Tips for a Braces Friendly Halloween from Vancouver Orthodontic Specialists, PLLC

Vancouver Orthodontic Specialists, PLLC would like to wish everyone a very safe and Happy Halloween! And although we recently wrote a post highlighting braces-friendly snacks (and those to avoid), we thought we’d share a few reminders today to help those undergoing orthodontic treatment avoid potential problems while still enjoying all the fun of this treat-centric Read more…

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8 Questions to Ask During Your Orthodontic Consultation

8 questions to ask during your first orthodontic visit

If you are considering orthodontic treatment for yourself or your child, the first step on that journey will be the initial consultation and exam. During this appointment the doctor will determine whether treatment is needed, and if so will develop a customized treatment plan based on your specific needs. This is also the time to Read more…

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Is Invisalign® for you?

Although Invisalign® was first introduced back in 1999, it remains a popular orthodontic treatment option due to the convenience, comfort, and aesthetic appeal of these clear, removable plastic aligners. Still, Invisalign® isn’t right for everyone, so we’ve compiled a few questions that will help you make a preliminary determination as to whether or not Invisalign® Read more…

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We’re on Google!

Google Plus

Hey everybody, Vancouver Orthodontic Specialists, PLLC is now on Google+! Click the link to check out our page and “follow” us there, and if you are (or were) a patient of Dr. Irwin’s, please consider leaving a review on our Google+ page— it not only helps us, but most importantly it helps others make an Read more…

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5 Myths About Braces and Orthodontic Treatment

5 Myths About Braces and Orthodontic Treatment

Many people pass on orthodontic treatment that would greatly improve the confidence and oral health of themselves or their loved ones based on outdated or outright false information. In this article, Vancouver Orthodontic Specialists, PLLC will address five common myths about braces and orthodontic treatment so that you are armed with accurate information when making Read more…

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12 Reasons to Choose Vancouver Orthodontic Specialists, PLLC as Your Vancouver Area Orthodontist

12 Reasons to Choose Vancouver Orthodontic Specialists PLLC as your Vancouver area Orthodontist

We know that selecting the right orthodontist for yourself or your child can feel like a daunting task, especially with so many providers in the local area. In an effort to make that selection process a little easier for you, we’ve compiled a list of the top twelve reasons Vancouver Orthodontic Specialists, PLLC is the Read more…

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