Braces-Friendly Foods

Having braces can be frustrating when you have to be cautious about eating certain foods or having to avoid them altogether. Making sure your braces don’t bend or break is vital when you’re trying to straighten your teeth more


The Many Benefits of Braces

It’s true that orthodontic braces can give you a beautiful smile. But did you know there are other benefits of having braces than just getting perfectly straight teeth? Dr. Tarek El-Bialy and our team want you to understand more


Do we have your current contact info?

As you probably know, you can always connect with Dr. Tarek El-Bialy and our team by calling our Edmonton, AB office, or going to our Facebook page. However, if you’ve recently moved or gotten a new phone number, we’ more


Halloween Guidelines from the Canadian Association of Orthodontists

Fall can be a really enjoyable time of the year for you and your family. The kids are back in school, the leaves are changing, and Halloween approaches. This holiday is a lot of fun for kids, but more


How Braces Can Work at Any Age

The team at Sphinx Orthodontics loves to help adults achieve straighter teeth and a beautiful smile. If you are considering getting braces, here are some things you’ll need to know. Can braces work for adults? The good news more


Xylitol: A significant factor for improving your oral health

Xylitol is a naturally occurring sweetener found in tree bark, plants, fruits, and vegetables. The human body also produces it in small amounts. It looks and tastes like sugar, so as part of a health regimen, most people more


Whitening Teeth with Braces

Now that you are working hard to improve your dental health and appearance with your braces, it might seem like a logical time to whiten your teeth as well. But should you go ahead with home kits or more