Posts by: Andrea Heckler, DMD, MSc (Ortho), FRCD(C)

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What Are Orthodontic Expanders Used For?

What Are Orthodontic Expanders Used For?   “My daughter is 9 years old and her adult teeth are already crowded. Her upper back teeth...

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How Many Teeth Do Adults Have? And How Will They All Fit In There?

How Many Teeth Do Adults Have? And How Will They All Fit In There?   My daughter is soon entering Grade 1, and many friends have asked...

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When Should I Take My Child To See An Orthodontist?

When should I take my child to see an orthodontist?   The answer may surprise you – age 7!   Parents and friends often ask me...

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Finger and Thumb Sucking

Finger and Thumb Sucking and Pacifier Habits   Sucking is a natural reflex for an infant – it allows them to know how to feed as...