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Apr 2019
26th
 

Case of the Month for March and April 2019

Some of you may have noticed that we missed the Case of the Month for March. However, our case today is worth the wait. Sometimes the end result is so spectacular that it completely transforms the smile, overall aesthetics, confidence and outlook on life. Modern dental orthodontic treatment means that treatment times are often far less than in the past which is a huge bonus. Our case underwent conventional full mouth orthodontics using good old metal brackets, which often are still the best method of treat… READ MORE
Feb 2015
23rd
 

Advice after fitting your dental braces

After fitting your orthodontic appliance (brace), it is important to follow some simple but important instructions. We have also provided some useful information and advice regarding after care. TOOTHBRUSHING AND ORAL HYGIENE Oral hygiene is critical to the success of treatment. Please brush normally 2-3 times a day using a manual or electric toothbrush. It will be very difficult to floss your teeth but interdental brushes can still be used, which are very effective. The use of a mouthwash is advised on … READ MORE
Aug 2011
30th
 

Lingual Braces- the truly invisible brace 2011

The only truly invisible dental brace is one which sits on the inside of your teeth. Lingual is Latin for 'towards the tongue' hence the name lingual brace. This is one of the most popular forms of cosmetic brace. Kate Middleton even had her teeth straightened with lingual braces before the big day and Cheryl Cole wore lingual braces whilst judging on the X factor. However, lingual braces are not just for celebrities and A list stars, the treatment is available for all who wish to improve their smile discre… READ MORE
Jul 2011
16th
 

Straighten teeth with discreet braces

In the past orthodontic treatment involved metal braces which were worn for typically 1-2 years. With the advances of modern techniques and technology, cosmetic re-alignment of teeth can be achieved quickly and discreetly. There are many methods available which range from removable to fixed solutions. The removable options include the Inman aligner and Invisalign. Inman aligner can correct the front 4 teeth for mild to moderate crowding. The mode of action involves a continual force using nickel titanium… READ MORE
Apr 2011
29th
 

Royal Wedding and hidden braces

The event of the year is taking place today, the Royal wedding of Catherine and William. What you may not have realised over the past few months is that Catherine has been wearing lingual braces to straighten her teeth the totally invisible way. Lingual braces are fitted on the inside of the teeth and this means that they are the only purely invisible brace. The brackets have a special low profile so that they are comfortable and easy to wear. The added advantage of a fixed lingual brace is that you have … READ MORE
 

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