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Oct 2021

Case of the Month August 2021- Social 6 lingual brace, teeth whitening and cosmetic bonding

Our case of the month for August was a straight forward one but effective. In many cases, we get asked to correct one or two teeth which really bothers our patient. Most of the time, this is perfectly feasible using modern day cosmetic dental techniques such as lingual braces and cosmetic bonding. For our case, one tooth had slipped behind the others and was in cross bite with the lower teeth. This is where the upper tooth actually sits on the inside surface of the lower tooth when closed. This is not desir… READ MORE
May 2021

Case of the Month March 2021- Cosmetic Bonding

Our case of the month for March is a simple but great one- we love it so much! It features cosmetic bonding which is a favourite treatment of ours. People often ask what is cosmetic or composite bonding. Well the answer is simple. For many years, dentists have been using adhesive technology to bond fillings inside of teeth. The same technology can be applied to the outside of teeth to make them look pretty! In essence, if a tooth is worn down, fractured, uneven or discoloured then composite bonding can be u… READ MORE
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
Aug 2019

Case of the Month August 2019- Lingual brace and cosmetic bonding

Our case of the month for August is a beautiful one involving a very natural smile transformation using minimally invasive dentistry. For those of you who have not read any of our case of the month articles, we believe in the least invasive techniques to produce stunning smiles. After all, we are all born with teeth that should last a life time. If the healthy tooth enamel is drilled away for cosmetic reasons, the tooth may not last a life time which would be a travesty. Our client was told to have a set o… READ MORE
Dec 2018

Case of the Month- December 2018

Our case of the month for December 2018 involves one of our favourite techniques: ABC A is for alignment. Straightening teeth using a discreet treatment method, usually in a short space of time. B is for bleaching. Whitening teeth to brighten your smile. C is for cosmetic bonding. Enhancing the overall shape and symmetry of teeth by adding to teeth rather than cutting away healthy tooth enamel. Our case presented with quite severely crooked lower front teeth which bothering him a great deal. They were r… 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 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
Nov 2017

Case of the Month- November 2017

Our case of the month for November 2017 is one of our favourite treatments. This technique can completely transform your smile without the need for cutting teeth, without any injections, without any pain and it is affordable. We call it ABC. A is for alignment. Aligning teeth into the correct position is essential for cosmetic dentistry. Without correct alignment, a great smile cannot be achieved. We use a number of teeth alignment systems. In this case, a Social 6 lingual brace was used. This is an amazin… READ MORE
Sep 2017

Summer is over-transform your smile for Autumn instead!

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


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