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Feb 2020

Case of the Month January 2020- Social 6 lingual brace

2020 is flying by and January has thankfully passed with slightly longer days ahead of us. Our case of the month for January involves a simple yet effective one using the Social 6 lingual brace to make one tooth more visible on smiling. Often we seen huge dental transformations where there is huge difference in the overall smile with multiple veneers, crowns and crazy white shades that resemble white goods rather than teeth! This is not our style. For those of you that read our blog, you will know that we… READ MORE
Oct 2019

Case of the Month September- 2019 Lingual Braces

Our case of the month for September 2019 is one featuring a lingual brace. For those of you that follow our blog and case of the month series, we love lingual braces. They are hidden braces placed behind the teeth and hence the ONLY invisible brace despite what others may have you believe. Before we show you the case, we will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of lingual braces. The technique is not for everyone and hence this is really useful information. Advantages of Lingual Braces Cannot be se… READ MORE
Feb 2019

Case of the month January 2019

We are a bit late for the January case but it is well worth waiting for. The case involves one of our favourite treatments; ABC. As you may well, we believe in MI dentistry. Minimally invasive. We can create stunning smiles without having to drill away your teeth; we simply enhance what you already have. Our case involves straightening initially using full mouth lingual braces. Lingual braces are the only braces that can be said to be 'invisible'. They are placed behind the teeth so that no one will know t… READ MORE
Sep 2017

Lingual Braces - Case of the Month - September 2017

Our case of the month for September 2017 is a wonderful teeth straightening case using one of our favourite braces- Social 6 lingual brace. Lingual braces are placed on the INSIDE of your teeth which means it is the only invisible brace treatment available. Other techniques such as Invisalign or Six Month Smiles may say their treatment is discreet but there is only one truly invisible brace. Aside from this, most treatments are incredibly quick. We have found the average time to be 3-4 months. This really f… READ MORE
Oct 2014

The complete smile makeover- no pain, no drilling, no needles, no brainer!

At Progressive Dentistry, we are advocates of non invasive treatment to produce the very best results. We believe that treatments kind to the teeth and gums will produce longer lasting, natural results yet still highly aesthetic. For example, this week in the Daily Mail, a double page spread on celebrities who have had their teeth done. This included Simon Cowell, Noel Gallagher, Cheryl Cole (sorry Fernandez Versini), Tom Cruise, David Bowie, Catherine Zeta Jones, Gordon Brown (yes, our ex Prime Minister),… READ MORE
Sep 2014

Lingual brace offer!

We are delighted to announce a fantastic lingual brace offer for September. A full arch lingual brace is now just £2000, saving £1500 (usual fee £3500) Lingual braces are the truly invisible brace as they are placed on the inside of the teeth. If you would like a discreet way of straightening your teeth, then lingual braces could be the answer. In many cases, lingual braces are also extremely quick. Mild crowding could be corrected in just a few weeks! To learn more, please view a recent case study: … READ MORE
Jul 2014

The non invasive smile transformation

We strongly believe in the non invasive dentistry wherever possible. There are many benefits to a minimal approach such as: 1. Less invasion leads to healthier teeth and gums 2. Less biological damage 3. Less risk of complications 4. Maintenance is simple and cost effective 5. Less costly! 6. Natural results For example, just look at our case below with regards to a non invasive smile makeover: This smile was created WITHOUT any drilling, any needles or injections and was entirely pain free. This… READ MORE
May 2014

Case of the month for May 2015

Our case of the month for May 2015 involves teeth straightening of the lower front teeth. Crooked lower front teeth is a very common problem that affects many adults. In fact, there is a term for this as the teeth gradually become more and more crooked- 'late lower incisor crowding'. There are a number of reasons for straightening lower teeth: 1. Cosmetic 2. Improved hygiene- often plaque and calculus (hardened plaque) readily forms on the inside of lower front teeth 3. Improved bite 4. Prevent furthe… READ MORE
Mar 2014

How can I straighten my teeth quickly and discreetly?

One of the most common questions we are asked is how can I straighten my teeth quickly and without anyone knowing. Well, we have the answer- lingual braces. Here are some FAQs about lingual braces: What are lingual braces? These are braces placed on the inside of the teeth, completely hidden from view. Are they suitable for me? Lingual braces can be used for virtually any condition. Why are they not as readily available as conventional braces? Lingual braces are technically more difficult as teeth ha… READ MORE
Jan 2014

Social 6 lingual braces 2014

Social 6 lingual braces are an excellent technique to correct mild to moderate crowding or spacing on the front teeth. Here are the facts: 1. The brackets ( a number of types can be used including STB, Forestadent 2-D, Innovation L) are placed on the inside of the teeth making the brace 'invisible' 2. The brackets are only placed on the front 6 teeth 3. The system aims to correct the incisor teeth (the front 4 teeth) 4. The canine teeth act as the anchors to the system and therefore cannot be moved 5. … READ MORE


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