1) Cleaner teeth With Invisalign, your teeth are much easier to clean! With braces, there are brackets and wires to clean around. This can mean decalcification or white spots on your teeth at the end of treatment in the areas surrounding the brackets. With Invisalign, your teeth can be better cleaned, with no trace left…Read more..
Introducing BRACES IDOL! This summer, Dr Kershman is hosting BRACES IDOL, a fundraiser and talent competition in support of victims of the spring floods in the Ottawa area. For every BRACES IDOL participant registration, we’re donating $50 to United Way’s After the Floods campaign! BRACES IDOL participants will be showing off their talent for a chance to win…Read more..
Use your tax refund and save! Let us know you’re using your tax refund on your orthodontic treatment and we’ll knock $250 off your appointment fee! Request an appointment online or call us at 613-738-1108 to schedule your visit. Tax season isn’t so bad after all! BONUS: Sign up for Invisalign on your first visit and get…Read more..
Put your best smile forward with Dr. John Kershman! Book your consultation today with Ottawa’s first and only Diamond Invisalign Provider. SPECIAL OFFER UNTIL THE END OF MAY -> Sign up for Invisalign on your first visit and get a FREE VPro5 accelerator from Propel Orthodontics. That’s a savings of $400! Using the VPro5 for…Read more..
Treatment from your Orthodontist can truly transform smiles and people’s lives. Dr Kershman and our staff treat mild to severe case on a daily basis. These are some examples of orthodontic problems we can correct: Crowding In this patient’s case, the “eye” teeth are up higher than normal and the upper jaw has crowding. Overlap…Read more..
For most situations, common sense will tell you what to avoid while you have braces. Hard foods, sticky foods and foods high in sugar must be avoided. Hard foods can break or damage wires and brackets. Sticky foods can get caught between brackets and wires. Minimize sugary foods; they cause tooth decay and related problems….Read more..
Everyone deserves a beautiful and confident smile! uring your first visit to your Orthodontist (which is your evaluation appointment), Dr. Kershman will establish a tentative diagnosis and treatment plan, including a discussion of treatment time and cost. If treatment is ready to be started, records, consisting of impressions, X-rays and pictures, will be required to…Read more..
Orthodontic Appliances ust like any other device, there is a possibility of something happening to your orthodontic appliance. Here is a list of possible things that could occur, as well as some instructions on what to do in case they do happen. Wires may cause irritation – If possible, simply push the wire away from…Read more..
Interdental Toothbrush Proxabrush is an interdental (between the teeth) toothbrush that you may use to clean underneath and around your wires and braces. Use the Proxabrush gently to avoid damaging your wires. The Proxabrush will help you to clean your braces while maintaining healthy teeth and gums.Antibacterial Mouthwash Peroxyl, a hydrogen peroxide antiseptic mouth rinse,…Read more..