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My toothbrush did what?

If you were to put your toothbrush bristles under a high-powered microscope, what you would see might give you nightmares: millions of bacteria, busily crawling up and down your toothbrush bristles, consuming proteins that came from your mouth, and...read more


 

Oral Piercing: What you should know

If you have been thinking about getting a piercing, or if you already have one or more, there are some health risks our team at Sphinx Orthodontics wants you to know about. It’s important to know the risks involved...read more


 

Go Green for St. Patrick's Day

Millions of people, around Edmonton, AB and beyond, wear green on St. Patrick’s Day so they can show their spirit for the holiday and avoid getting pinched. While it may be easy for you to throw on a green...read more


 

Fluoride and Your Orthodontic Treatment

Our team at Sphinx Orthodontics knows that there are many ways you can protect your pearly whites throughout your orthodontic treatment. If you follow the rules and brush your teeth twice a day, floss often, and protect your appliances...read more


 

Electric Toothbrush: How do you choose?

Since the introduction of the power toothbrush in the 1960s, this tool has undergone many technological advances, from design and bristle motions to rotation oscillation and sonic vibration. What is rotation oscillation? That’s when the head of the toothbrush...read more