How does wisdom tooth removal affect orthodontic care?

The purpose of braces and other forms of orthodontic treatment at Sphinx Orthodontics is to correct malocclusion, also known as crooked or crowded teeth, or “bad bites.” Past orthodontic practice dictated that wisdom teeth be removed, especially in more


What makes teeth crooked?

Dr. Tarek El-Bialy and our team hear this question a lot. 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, more


Foods can Wreak Havoc on Your Enamel

It’s possible to develop tooth decay even when you take great care of your teeth. Brushing and flossing may not be enough to keep your teeth healthy, depending on your diet. Cavities, discoloration, and decay are still possible more


When should I floss during the day?

A vital step in your oral health routine is flossing. We hope our patients at Sphinx Orthodontics maintain good oral hygiene, including daily flossing between each visit to our Edmonton, AB office. A toothbrush is not always enough more