Icon Orthodontics Blog

Dr. Gage wants all of his patients to stay informed about their orthodontic treatment. Read our blog to learn more about braces, Invisalign and commonly asked questions from our patients.


Anxiety, Phobia, and Fear of the Dentist

Posted Jul 25th, 2017 in blog

Not many people look forward to going to the dentist, especially if you already know that you need dental work done. A small amount of anxiety is...

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I have halitosis. What can I do?

Posted Jul 18th, 2017 in blog

Halitosis is the fancy, scientific word for “bad breath.” Dr. Gage and our team know there are several reasons why you may have halitosis; let’s...

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Stars Who Had Braces

Posted Jul 18th, 2017 in blog

Not everyone is born with a million-dollar smile, not even some celebrities. The following stars have all had their moments as a “brace face,”...

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Is your child's mouthguard protecting their teeth?

Posted Jul 18th, 2017 in blog

You asked and we answered! Your top questions about mouth guard and safety during sports.

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What to expect with braces treatment?

Posted Jul 11th, 2017 in blog

When beginning orthodontic treatment, most patients ask Dr. Gage and our team a lot of questions about what to expect, while others choose to just...

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Feeling Confident at Your Orthodontic Consultation

Posted Jul 11th, 2017 in blog

How You Can Start Preparing Now

When you first start thinking about going to the orthodontist, it is normal to feel apprehensive. What...

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I brush my teeth regularly. Why do I need to floss?

Posted Jul 4th, 2017 in blog

Brushing your teeth regularly is one of the most crucial parts of maintaining good oral health, and perhaps the most fundamental, however, there...

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Join us for our Mouth Guard Clinic - August 17, 2017

Join us for our Mouth Guard Clinic - August 17, 2017

Posted Jun 30th, 2017 in events

Join us on August 17 for our $5 Donation Mouth Guard Clinic - All Proceeds go to Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society

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Toothpaste Guide

Posted Jun 27th, 2017 in blog

Between the huge number of toothpaste brands on the market today, the different flavors, and claims from most to do different things, it isn’t...

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How NOT to Forget Your Retainer

Posted Jun 20th, 2017 in blog

The alarm sounds in the morning, you wake up and realize “I forgot to wear my retainer!”

If this only happened once, don’t panic....

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