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Frequently Asked Questions

Do Braces Hurt?

In this video, Dr. Corbett explains that the honest answer is that braces do not hurt at all when they are applied to the teeth, so there is no reason to be anxious about the placement appointment.

Your lips and cheeks may need one to two weeks to get used to the braces on your teeth.

Is Dr. Corbett Certified?

Dr. Corbett's professional training includes not only full licensing in general dentistry but also two full years of postgraduate certification in orthodontics, earning a Master of Science degree in orthodontics, at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in Loma Linda, California.

Dr. Corbett has been fully licensed and certified professionally in British Columbia since 1979.

How Long Does It Take To Put Braces On?

In this video, Dr. Corbett explains in detail the procedure and what to expect the day you have your braces put on.

This is often referred to as the "Bonding Appointment" and typically lasts about an hour.

What Steps Do I Take After I Have Braces On?

Dr. Keith Corbett and his professional staff, take the time to explain the guidelines and answer any questions that you may have at the appointment in which you have your braces put on.

They also provide you with a very informative pamphlet of information to answer any questions you may have, or anything you may forget in all the excitement!

What Can I Eat With Braces On?

Are you confused about what you can and can't eat with your braces?

In this video Dr. Keith Corbett explains that having braces doesn't mean that you will be living on pureed, bland foods during your treatment.

Knowing what foods you can and can't eat with your braces will help you achieve the optimum results after your orthodontic treatment has been completed.

Can I Have Coloured Braces?

When you have decided to go for braces or orthodontic treatment, then there is option of going for coloured bands. These are commonly called as coloured braces.

They not only make the treatment more exciting for you, but can also make your teeth appear whiter.