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At Comox Valley Dental Centre we are dedicated to providing dental care to our patients. Our blogs offer tips and advice from our Comox dentists to help you achieve and maintain your good oral health.

Braces vs. Clear Braces vs. Clear Aligners: Which is the Right Choice for Me?

Did you know that depending on your needs and style preferences, there are different types of braces out there that could work for you? Today, our Comox dentists compare traditional braces, clear braces and clear aligners.

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Who's at risk for a dental emergency?

With age comes wisdom - but also risk when it comes to our oral health. Our lifestyle, medical and dental history and other factors can leave us more at risk for dental emergencies as we age. Our Comox dentists explain who’s most at risk for a dental emergency, and what you can do to mitigate it.

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The Science Behind Orthodontic Treatment with Clear Aligners

We know that many adults and teens opt to undergo orthodontic treatment with clear aligners, but have you ever wondered about the science behind this popular option? Our Comox break down the scientific reasons clear aligners are so effective at helping to straighten smiles.

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What is considered a dental emergency?

A dental emergency can be an emotional - and physically uncomfortable - experience. In this post, our Comox dentists list the facts of what’s considered a dental emergency - and what to do if one happens to you.

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Overbite vs. Overjet: How Can You Tell the Difference - and Can Clear Aligners Help?

Our Comox dentists explain the difference and how we may be able to correct either issue with clear aligners.

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What Happens When You Don't Have Dental Insurance

Dental care is key to our overall physical health, but some of us don’t have dental insurance that pays for routine cleanings, exams, procedures and emergencies. If this is the case for you, our SITEWIDE][LOCATION] dentists offer advice on what you can do.

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Facts Everyone Should Know Before Choosing a Clear Aligner

Choosing a clear aligner is an important decision, and you want facts to help you make your choice. Our Comox dentists have you covered. Here are important facts everyone should know before choosing a clear aligner.

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4 Myths Around Having a Tooth Pulled

You may dread the thought of heading to your dentist’s office for a tooth extraction, but there are some myths around the procedure that may be increasing the fear factor. Today, our Comox dentists clear up some of these misconceptions.

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12 Tips for Wearing Clear Aligners From Our Dentists

Today, our Comox dentists share tips to help you get the best possible results from your clear aligners treatment and achieve a healthier, straighter smile.

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Signs You May Need to Have a Tooth Pulled

In this post, our Comox dentists share signs that could indicate the need for tooth extraction and the steps you should take during this possible dental emergency.

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