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Office re-opening protocols

May 28th, 2020

Dear Valued Patient: We hope this letter finds you and your family safe and healthy. Our global and local communities have been through a life-changing period and we are all hoping to return to some sense of normalcy soon. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your health…

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March 16th, 2020

To our Kershman Orthodontic Family: At our office we pride ourselves on being an integral part of our community.  Our team and practice have grown due to our constant commitment to excellence in caring for our patients.  In keeping with this spirit of commitment to our community and patients, we will be closing our office…

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February 2nd, 2020

As we find ourselves in a climate crisis that is now starting to have tangible effects on the world, every industry, including dentistry and orthodontics, needs to take a look at its policies and practices to ensure every effort is being made towards sustainability. At our office, we’ve implemented many measures to reduce our carbon…

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The downside of clear aligners by mail (subscription service)

September 28th, 2019
dr kershman delivery

Subscription services now exist for everything from digital media, to clothing, to wine. The newest right-to-your-door trend has arrived in Canada – orthodontic treatment by mail. By subscribing to this service, a series of clear aligners is delivered to your door by mail, and you periodically touch base with a representative at the company. At…

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Dr Kershman named to the top 1% of Invisalign providers in North America

August 28th, 2019

Dr Kershman is a Diamond level Invisalign provider, the only orthodontist with this status in the Ottawa region! He has been named as part of the top 1% of Invisalign providers in North America, meaning he is at the top of his field and an expert on treating patients with Invisalign clear aligner technology. Schedule…

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July 10th, 2019
Invisalign Best

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…

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April 18th, 2019

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…

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Before and After

June 29th, 2016
Braces and Invisalign Treatment from Dr Kershman Ottawa

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…

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Foods to Avoid with Braces

June 29th, 2016
Braces treatment from Dr Kershman, Ottawa Ontario

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….

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Your First Orthodontist Visit

December 6th, 2014
First Orthodontic visit to Dr Kershman - Diagnosis

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…

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