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10 Things that parents need to know about underbites

26 Jul 2015, Posted by admin in Uncategorized

An underbite, or mandibular prognathism is an orthodontic condition in which the lower jaw protrudes beyond the upper jaw.  In children with a normal jaw relationship, the lower jaw should be slightly behind the upper jaw resulting in the upper front teeth being ahead of…

Is Invisalign Better Than Braces?

20 Jul 2015, Posted by admin in Uncategorized

On many occasions, patients will ask me which treatment is the best for them:  Invisalign or Clear Braces?  As an orthodontist in Sudbury, using both Invisalign and braces, the answer is:  It depends on the case! I usually recommend Invisalign for patient that have a…

Melanie B. Before and After with Invisalign

25 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Uncategorized

    Treatment of Moderate Upper and Lower Crowding Presentation: MB is an adult patient who was concerned about the crowding of her upper and lower teeth and the misalignment of her upper gum line. Upon further examination, Dr. Virdee noticed that she had a…

Is orthodontic treatment really worth it?

03 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in Uncategorized

  Often times patients come in for a consult regarding minor crowding. They often say things like: “I want to fix my smile because this and that bugs me, but my friends or family think that I already have a nice smile and that I’m…

Does Invisalign Really Work?

27 Aug 2014, Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Not only is Sudbury, Ontario a great place to live, it’s also a great place to practice Orthodontics.  One of the treatment modalities that is gaining rapid popularity in Sudbury (especially in our office) is Invisalign and Invisalign Teen.  However, when I see a patient…

A Gift From Honduras

09 Jul 2014, Posted by admin in Uncategorized

The main reason that I decided to volunteer my time in San Marcos, Honduras was  to give back to a community that really needed my help. Naturally, as a healthcare provider, I felt that my knowledge and skills as a dentist would be most beneficial to…

LIVE. LAUGH. and if nothing else works, SMILE!

04 Mar 2014, Posted by admin in Uncategorized

LIVE. LAUGH. and if nothing else works, SMILE!  The gesture of a smile is so simple yet so powerful.  Smiling has a calming effect and has shown to decrease stress.  It also helps you to present a more-positive image to others and most importantly makes you…