Patient Education Forum

Our Staff is Committed to Helping you Achieve the Perfect Smile

Common Problems

Malocclusions: Malocclusions (bad bites) result from the jaw structure or the teeth not fitting together correctly. This can lead to a host of complications if not addressed. Specific ... Read More »

Common Questions

What are the potential benefits of orthodontic treatment? Besides leading to a more attractive smile, there are a variety of benefits for undergoing orthodontic treatment including: Improved ... Read More »

Life with Braces

Once you begin your treatment with braces, you may be curious how you are going to take care of them. It is vital that you understand how to take care of your braces correctly throughout your ... Read More »

What are Ceramic Braces?

Opting for ceramic braces will give you many reasons to smile! Their translucent appearance, combined with their attractive and comfortable design will leave you beaming. You will enjoy the ... Read More »

What are Self-Ligating Braces?

Thanks to an innovative clinical technology known as Self-Ligation, orthodontic treatment is more comfortable and efficient now than it ever has been in the past. Our office is proud to be at the ... Read More »

Types of Appliances

Elastics or Rubber Bands Often dentists and orthodontists recommend wearing rubber bands or elastics in order to improve the fit of your lower and upper teeth. Remember that the elastics work ... Read More »

Retainer Instructions

It is important to wear your retainer all of the time, unless the orthodontist instructs differently. Be sure to remove your retainer when eating; however, make sure you immediately place it in ... Read More »

Orthodontist Dictionary

Appliance : An appliance refers to any item that attaches to your teeth with the goal of moving them. Appliances are also utilized to change the shape of your jaw. Archwire : Archwire is the ... Read More »

Mission Creek Orthodontics

Contact Information

3975 Lakeshore Rd Suite 202
Kelowna , British Columbia
V1W 1V3

Phone: 778-477-5770

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Hours of Operation

Monday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Wednesday: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM


Dr. Pollard is awesome. I have been taking my daughter there since October and we have been very happy with the way we are treated by Dr. Pollard and his...

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My daughter is seeing Dr. Pollard for her braces. Very friendly guy and the staff are great as well. They did an excellent job of explaining the problem,...

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Dr. Pollard at Mission Creek Ortho is treating my son and daughter and so far I have been extremely impressed with everything. He is very polite and...

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