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Our Favorite Things: Celebrating the Holidays at Authentic Orthodontics

During this festive time of year, we can’t help but reflect on the wonderful year behind us. From fun with our staff to success stories for our patients, there is so much to celebrate! At Authentic Orthodontics, our purpose is in our name: we deliver an authentic experience, giving you great care through every phase of treatment. Our staff is genuine and loves to have fun; and we know you’ll see that from us during every visit. Before we welcome the new year, we asked our... Read More
Posted by Sherry Stiles at Friday, December 1, 2017
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Top 5 Reasons To Go To An Orthodontist

For many people, the reason to visit an orthodontist is simply to get a straighter smile. While we do take pride in making smiles bright and beautiful, there is so much more to the life of an orthodontist! Everyday in our Calgary office, we provide a full assessment of your smile. We look at the big picture, offering solutions for jaw and teeth alignment, and bite issues that can impact your overall health. By taking a holistic approach to treating your teeth, we can give you a smile that... Read More
Posted by Sherry Stiles at Wednesday, November 1, 2017
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A Parent’s Guide to Braces for Teenagers

If you are the parent of a teenager, you are already very aware of the major events, packed schedules, and stress that can come with their busy lifestyles. Sometimes dramatic, sometimes funny, and sometimes strange, there is a lot that happens in their lives that surprises you each day. One thing that may not surprise you: not all teenagers are super thrilled to enter orthodontic care. Although they are certainly excited for the end results – a great smile that will make for a perfect... Read More
Posted by Sherry Stiles at Thursday, October 12, 2017
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Why Do Teenagers Love Invisalign?

Over the past few years, we have seen a rise in the number of teenagers who come through our doors looking for one thing: options. While braces of years past have typically come in the standard, traditional metal braces, there are more options for today’s modern teen, including clear braces and Invisalign. Invisalign has been gaining in popularity over the past few years and attracts teenagers for many reasons, but mainly because their lifestyle isn’t interrupted! As a Premier... Read More
Posted by Sherry Stiles at Wednesday, August 30, 2017
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Keeping Teeth Clean with Braces

We know that having braces is an investment into your future, so we want to make sure you’re getting the best outcome you possibly can. Keeping up with hygiene is crucial while you are in treatment. We recognize that brushing and flossing can be a little challenging with braces, but with a little patience and perseverance you will get into a routine to help maintain healthy teeth and gums. Here are some simple steps to ensure your teeth look as good as new post braces. Step 1: Start... Read More
Posted by Sherry Stiles at Monday, July 17, 2017
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5 Things to Know about Invisalign

Think clear braces sound too good to be true? Think again! Over the past decade, advancements in orthodontic technology have soared and we are so excited to be able to provide Invisalign treatment for our patients! Invisalign, or clear braces, is a series of aligners that gradually shape your smile. Made with the latest 3D printing technology, Invisalign is made specifically for your smile, giving you the final result you have always wanted. Despite some misconceptions, Invisalign... Read More
Posted by Sherry Stiles at Sunday, June 11, 2017
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Braces for Kids: 101

When it is time for your child or teen to get braces, it is an exciting chapter! Even if your child is hesitant to get braces on, they are sure to be happy with the results they receive in the end. While braces can be a little scary for kids – whether it is a younger child who is scared of possible pain, or a teen who doesn’t like change – there is no need to fear! Our team at Authentic Orthodontics makes the transition to life with braces smooth and easy. If this is... Read More
Posted by Sherry Stiles at Monday, May 8, 2017
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Bite Basics: Why Fix A Bad Bite?

At Authentic Orthodontics, we most often welcome patients who seek braces or Invisalign to adjust their teeth. Sometimes, though, there are different steps that must be taken to create the healthiest, best version of your smile. Patients who have more complex issues with the structure of their smile come to us for help with bite correction. A bite problem, or a malocclusion, can affect more than just the shape of your smile; it can also affect the overall health of your teeth, gums, and... Read More
Posted by Sherry Stiles at Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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Which Type Of Braces Is Right For Me?

If you are thinking about getting braces for yourself or your child, congratulations! Getting braces is an exciting step in correcting dental issues and building a long-lasting, beautiful smile. Often, we find that patients are surprised to learn that there are a variety of options when it comes to improving your smile. Sometimes, braces are not necessary; Dr. Olsen or Dr. French may recommend something else, like a retainer, expander , or steps to fixing a bite correction . However, if... Read More
Posted by Sherry Stiles at Friday, March 3, 2017
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Welcome: Our New Website

If you have been to our website before, you may have noticed that things look a little different around here. And you’d be correct! Earlier this month, we launched our all-new Authentic Orthodontics website . As an orthodontic group that values innovation – both in orthodontics and in our customer service – we wanted our website to reflect who we are. In this blog, we want to get you familiar with our site so you can take advantage of this wonderful resource. With the... Read More
Posted by Sherry Stiles at Monday, February 6, 2017
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