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Mar 2020

Case of the Month February 2020- Social 6 lingual brace and teeth bonding

Our case of the month for February 2020 involves using one of our favourite teeth straightening options- the Social 6 lingual brace and teeth bonding to correct asymmetry. The treatment was completed by Dr Nissit Patel who comments: ' Over many years of being a dentist, I have realised how important it is to have teeth in the correct position before attempting any form of cosmetic dentistry. There are many benefits of this. Ultimately, if the front teeth are properly aligned then the following cosmetic den… READ MORE
Nov 2018

Case of the month-November 2018

Our case of the months for November is a simple yet effective straightening case involving the lower front teeth. Straightening lower front teeth has a number of benefits which include: Improved aesthetics Improved access for cleaning Improved anterior guidance (bite) Reduces damaging forces on the edges and reducing tooth wear Improved contact For those of you who are not dentally trained, point 3 is how the lower teeth move up against the upper teeth forwards, right and left movements. The smooth… READ MORE
Aug 2018

Case of the Month August 2018

Our case of the month for August involves a combination treatment called ABC. A is for alignment. Teeth straightening initially will not only give a greater aesthetic appearance but allow for further cosmetic treatments with a minimally invasive approach. B is for bleaching. Whitening your teeth can make a huge difference to your smile and self confidence. C is for cosmetic bonding. Teeth can be enhanced with bonding to the existing tooth structure rather than cutting away healthy enamel for veneers for … READ MORE
Aug 2018

Case of the Month July 2018

Our case of the month for July 2018 involves teeth straightening using lingual braces. Lingual braces are placed on the inside of the teeth rather than on the outside, which makes them the only INVISIBLE brace. If you dread the thought of traditional metal train tracks or just could not commit to the regimented regime of Invisalign, this could be the technique for you. Here is our case: Before lingual braces; the upper lateral teeth are slightly behind the central and the lower teeth are heavily crowded… READ MORE
Jun 2018

Case of the Month June 2018- Social 6 lingual brace

Our case of the month for June is a Social 6 lingual brace to correct the upper front teeth. The Social 6 lingual brace is excellent for straightening the front 4 teeth, or the incisor teeth. The canine teeth are the anchors of the brace. Hence, the brace is placed on 6 teeth but can only correct the front 4 teeth. Before Crooked front teeth and uneven levels You can see here that the central teeth are overlapping and the levels are uneven. The left lateral tooth is hidden behind the left central toot… READ MORE
Aug 2017

Case of the Month- August 2017

Our case of the month for August is one involving a Social 6 lingual brace for the lower front teeth. Our client really disliked the crowding with the lower front teeth and was desperate for a solution prior to her wedding. The Social 6 lingual brace is attached to just the front 6 teeth acting on the front 4 teeth i.e the Social aspect of your smile. It is also placed on the INSIDE of the teeth and hence is the only 'invisible' brace. Due to the great technology of the brackets and wires and the skill o… READ MORE
May 2017

Case of the Month April 2017

We forgot to post our case of the month for April 2017! Well, it is worth waiting for! The case highlights what can be done with modern day dentistry- straight teeth in a matter of weeks without anyone knowing that you are wearing a brace! Just take a look: Rotated and wonky front teeth Straight front teeth in just a few weeks Dr Nissit Patel treated this case using a Social 6 lingual brace with a technique he has developed over the years. The results are simply stunning. Tooth whitening after straight… READ MORE


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