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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

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

For most situations, common sense will tell you what to avoid. 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. Nail biting, pencil and…

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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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Orthodontic First Aid

December 4th, 2014
First Aid Instruments recommended by Dr Kershman, Ottawa Canada

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 the…

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Oral Hygiene

December 2nd, 2014

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,…

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