Time has flown by and we forgot to post our case of the month for December so we have decided to combine them with a tremendous case study involving a complete smile transformation. Our client really hated her smile. The main issues were that the smile was not wide enough, the back teeth caved in so that they were not visible on photos and the bite was all over the place. As well as teeth crowding and an overall yellow shade, so a number of aesthetic problems. After careful planning, which is always the key… READ MORE
For many, the Invisalign is a blessing. Not only does it help straighten teeth just as well as traditional braces, but it does so without being noticeable. It also allows the user to remove it before participating in activities such as sports, social occasions or work meetings However, when it comes to eating, it may not be as simple as most Invisalign users think.
Need help figuring out what to do and not to do when it comes to eating with Invisalign?
Here are five tips to keep in mind:
Take It Off
Wh… READ MORE
Braces technology has greatly evolved over the years, and there are now various types to choose from. The least visible of any form of the tooth-aligning orthodontic procedure lingual braces or incognito braces are now growing in popularity. It is becoming a preferred option by those who are more conscious about how their braces look like.
What are lingual braces?
We all know about the typical braces that are positioned on the front of our teeth. What makes lingual braces different is that they are placed… READ MORE
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
Today is the 1st September and officially the end of Summer time. It's back to school time (we remember that horrible feeling with the school adverts on TV) and parents are buying shoes, trousers, pencil cases and lunch boxes.
Anyway, please don't be too depressed. Think about how a new gleaming smile will enhance your mood for the dark days ahead. With fantastic modern techniques and skilled dentistry, we can enhance your smile without having to cut your teeth, give any injections and painlessly. As an ad… READ MORE
Would you like straight teeth for the summer?
Would you like the braces hidden from view?
Are you after cosmetic improvement?
If the answers are yes to the above, we can help. Just take a look at our case below to show how invisible braces can straighten your teeth within a few months.
A hidden tooth and a rotated front tooth Straight teeth using invisible braces
A lovely new smile created by Dr Nissit Patel using invisible lingual braces.
To find out more please contact us.
Photographs cannot be… READ MORE
Our case of the month for January is an amazing smile transformation using cosmetic braces. One of the most satisfying aspects of dentistry is the completion of a long journey and seeing the transformation that can be made.
Our case is an amazing transformation. Initially, the overall alignment and bite was very much out of position. A great deal of deliberation and planning is required for such complex cases- there is no need to rush!
Here are the before photographs:
Smiling view before treatment The b… READ MORE
We are now well into 2015 and what better way to start the year than taking the first steps to a new smile. Our preferred smile makeover is as simple as ABC:
A is for alignment- straighten teeth using discreet or invisible braces
B is for bleaching- whiten teeth using or brand new Philips LED whitening system
C is for cosmetic bonding- create symmetry by bonding the latest cosmetic composites to uneven edges, short or fractured teeth
This technique is totally NON INVASIVE! We do not need to drill your t… READ MORE
Our case of the month for December involves closing a gap between the front teeth. In the old days of dentistry, this may have involved cutting down teeth for porcelain veneers or having braces for 2 years. However, with modern day cosmetic dentistry and expertise, such cases can be treated in a few months without having to cut teeth.
How? Well it is simple. Careful planning and execution. Here is the case:
Mind the gap! A mid line space present. Space closed fully using a cosmetic brace in only a few m… READ MORE
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