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The Importance of Wearing Your Retainer after Orthodontic Treatment

It’s the big day and your braces are finally coming off! Does that mean you are completely done? Not so fast! After you complete your treatment here at Sphinx Orthodontics, Dr. Tarek El-Bialy and our team will recommend you...read more


 

What are the benefits of early orthodontic treatment?

Parents usually have numerous questions about orthodontic treatment for their children. According to the Canadian Association of Orthodontists, orthodontic treatment for children should start at around seven years of age. This allows Dr. Tarek El-Bialy to evaluate the child’s...read more


 

What's the difference between an orthodontist and a dentist?

Orthodontists and dentists both help patients improve their oral health, but in different ways. Dentistry is a broad medical specialty that deals with the teeth, gum, nerves, and jaw, while orthodontics is a specialty within dentistry that focuses on...read more


 

Common Issues with Braces: How to avoid bad breath

A bright, beautiful smile is often achieved with braces. The time you spend wearing braces is an investment in the good health and appearance of your smile. However, Dr. Tarek El-Bialy and our staff know that having braces on...read more