Posts made in January, 2014

Dental Glossary by Orthodontists

Posted on Jan 30, 2014

Dental Glossary by Orthodontists

Are you confused about those complicated words used by orthodontists and other dental professionals? Your Richmond and Port Coquitlam dental service providers have made a glossary for your reading and learning pleasure. Residents of Richmond and Port Coquitlam in need of an orthodontist should contact us at HGS Ortho today!

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Invisalign case submissions can now use 3M Scanner

Posted on Jan 24, 2014

Invisalign founding company Align Technology Inc last week (14th) announced the ability to use 3M true definition scanners for Invisalign case submissions. This makes 3M the only 3rd party tool supported for Invisalign. Read more at Dentistry IQ below

Invisalign  3M Scanner

Source : DentistryIQ

Align announces deal with the 3M True Definition Scanner – Dentistry IQ
Dentistry IQ Align announces deal with the 3M True Definition ScannerDentistry IQJanuary 14, 2014. Earlier this morning, Align Technology, Inc. announced that the 3M True Definition scanner is now qualified for use with Invisalign case submissions, making it the only third-party scanner to do so, according to Baird Equity Research.and more »

“We are pleased to provide 3M True Definition customers with the option to submit digital impressions for Invisalign treatment,” said John Graham, Align Technology vice president and chief marketing officer. “Integration of digital scans with Invisalign treatment provides greater treatment efficiency to Invisalign providers and a better overall patient experience to their patients.” Read the full interview below at marketwatch.com

Align Technology Announces Invisalign Interoperability With the 3M True … – MarketWatch
Align Technology Announces Invisalign Interoperability With the 3M True  Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) and 3M ESPE (NYSE:MMM) today announced that Align Technology has qualified the 3M(TM) True Definition scanner for use with …

Invisalign is the world’s popular clear braces technology that can align your teeth without having to have the hassle of braces. Are you looking for a good Invisalign Orthodontist in Richmond or Coquitlam? Come to HGS Ortho. Click here to call or book an appointment online today!

 

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Dental News : World’s first smart Toothbrush invented

Posted on Jan 16, 2014

One of the main reasons for Orthodontist treatments is not brushing and flossing properly especially at a younger age, as poor oral health may lead to tooth decay and teeth falling out. But the good news is that the world’s first smart toothbrush that records how well you brush was just announced at the CES 2014 Electronics exhibition in Las Vegas. Read the post below from CNN:

‘Smart’ toothbrush grades your brushing habits – CNN.com
6 days ago … A French company has introduced what they’re calling the world’s first connected electric toothbrush.

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If your teeth are not perfectly straight and you wouldn’t score high points in oral health with the world’s first smartest toothbrush,  contact us by clicking here for an appointment with the top Orthodontist in Port Coquitlam and Richmond.

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Causes of Crooked Teeth

Posted on Jan 9, 2014

Crooked teeth is a common problem in children & teens and can harm their self-confidence by damaging their smile. The article below gives the best explanation for the causes of crooked teeth:

What causes crooked teeth? « The Robison Smiles Blog
Some of the common reasons for crooked teeth include: Thumb-sucking; Tongue thrusting or improper use of the tongue during speaking and swallowing; Premature loss of baby teeth, which causes teeth to drift and shift …

Some of the reasons stated are

  • Thumb-sucking
  • Tongue thrusting or improper use of the tongue during speaking and swallowing
  • Premature loss of baby teeth, which causes teeth to drift and shift
  • Poor airway breathing caused by enlarged adenoids or tonsils

Do you have crooked teeth and want to get a great smile? Contact us at HGS Ortho for the perfect solution in Port Coquitlam and Richmond.

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Best Orthodontist in Poco & Richmond Reviews

Posted on Jan 2, 2014

Happy new year to everyone! Couple of our Orthodontic patients gave their testimonials on Dr. Geoff Smith and his services. Watch the video below

Are you in need of improving your smile? Feel free to contact the best Orthodontist in town by clicking here.

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