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Feb 2020
7th
 

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
Sep 2015
8th
 

Social 6 lingual brace

One of our favourite techniques is the Social 6 lingual brace. This is a great technique for the cosmetic improvement of the front 4 upper or lower teeth. The brace is placed on the inside of the teeth, making this a truly INVISIBLE brace.The treatment times are often very quick, making this a short term treatment. So if you cannot stand the thought of metal train track brackets, using aligners (such as Invisalign) for 20-22 hours of the day, and you simply want to straighten your front 4 teeth, the Social… READ MORE
Apr 2014
25th
 

The truly invisible brace- lingual braces

The Truly Invisible Brace Lingual Braces If you have ever thought about straightening your teeth but have dreaded the thought of metal braces, then we have the solution- lingual braces. Lingual braces are placed on the INSIDE of your teeth so that no one will know that you are wearing an orthodontic brace. The days of the 'Ugly Betty' type brace have long gone- invisible lingual braces are the future. One of the most popular types of lingual brace is called the Social 6 brace. This aims to straighten the … READ MORE
Apr 2014
10th
 

Case of the Month- April 2014

Our case of the month for April 2014 involves the closing of a gap between the front teeth in only 3 months using invisible lingual braces. The before and after photographs speak for themselves: Gaps between the front teeth which our client hated Gaps closed in only 3 months! This treatment was achieved using the Social 6 lingual brace by Dr Nissit Patel. This technique is the truly invisible brace as it is placed on the INSIDE of the teeth, completely hidden from view. If you are interested in closing… READ MORE
Jan 2014
18th
 

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
Oct 2013
17th
 

Straight teeth in weeks- 8 to be exact- with Social 6 lingual braces

In the dark days of dentistry, teeth straightening used to be an arduous process involving many months or years of treatment. However, with the modern advances in cosmetic dentistry, mild crowding problems can often be corrected within a matter of weeks. One of our favoured techniques is the Social 6 lingual brace. As the name suggests, the brace is placed on the front 6 teeth but on the INSIDE of the teeth. Therefore this technique is the truly INVISIBLE brace as it is not detectable to the eye. Seeing i… READ MORE
Jun 2013
21st
 

Social 6 lingual braces 2013

One of the most popular cosmetic treatments is the Social 6 lingual brace. This is a brace that is fitted to the INSIDE of the teeth, making it truly invisible. As it is fixed, there are no compliance issues and the technology of the system means that a wide variety of movements can be achieved. FEATURES OF THE SOCIAL 6 BRACE 1. As the name suggests, it is placed on the front 6 teeth only. 2. The aim is to correct the front 4 teeth, the canine teeth act as the anchors. 3. The usual time frame is very qu… READ MORE
Feb 2013
26th
 

Case of the month- February 2013

Our case of the month for February is a wonderful cosmetic dental transformation using invisible braces called lingual braces. These are braces fitted to the inside of the teeth so they are the truly invisible brace. Being placed on the inside of the teeth, they act down the long axis of the tooth meaning that teeth straightening can also be very quick. Straight teeth fast! What more could you ask for? Our client came to us seeking a new smile due to crooked upper front teeth, which had been bothering her… READ MORE
Jul 2012
24th
 

Social 6 lingual braces 2012

Social 6 lingual braces are the truly invisible brace. They are placed on the inside of the teeth so that no one will know you are having your teeth straightened. This is an excellent brace for mild to moderate crowding of teeth or closing small spaces. A typical example is shown below: Overlapping front tooth Straight teeth and whiter too! This demonstrates how changing your smile can be totally invisible, quick and pain free. There is no need for needles, damaging or cutting teeth or any invasive techn… READ MORE
Jul 2012
3rd
 

ABC- the future of cosmetic dentistry

ABC is the non invasive smile makeover. A is for alignment B is for bleaching C is for cosmetic bonding This technique involves minimal, if any, tooth preparation, no anaesthetic and therefore no pain! Below is an example: Slightly crooked and yellow teeth Straight, white teeth in only a few months! This smile was transformed with ABC. The alignment was completed with a lingual, social 6 brace. Tooth whitening was then completed and the uneven edges restored with cosmetic bonding using highly aesthe… READ MORE
 

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