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Age & Orthodontics: It’s Never Too Late For A Beautiful Smile

Age & Orthodontics: It's Never Too Late For A Beautiful Smile

Perfectly aligned and healthy teeth not only help improve one’s smile but can also boost one’s self-esteem. In a recent survey carried out in the UK, 93% of the respondents showed that having a beautiful smile and optimally aligned teeth would improve their self-confidence.  But how can one enjoy an attractive smile if they have […]

What Are The Benefits Of Straight Teeth?

What Are The Benefits Of Straight Teeth?

We all know that straight, perfectly aligned teeth make us look beautiful and improve our smile. But what many people don’t know is that there are several other benefits of having straighter teeth. What are those benefits? We will discuss this in this blog. So, continue reading to learn why it is important to have […]

Are You Looking For Affordable Orthodontics?

Are You Looking For Affordable Orthodontics?

“Almost one-third of Britishers are considering or have completed orthodontic treatment”. These are the findings of a survey conducted in 2022. This survey shows that people are increasingly relying on orthodontic treatment to get rid of their facial defects to enjoy an attractive smile. This is because people have become very conscious of their appearance […]

What Is The Best Age To Have Braces?

What Is The Best Age To Have Braces?

Crooked and misaligned teeth affect not only one’s smile and facial aesthetics but also one’s chewing and speech efficiency. Unfortunately, the incidence of tooth misalignment has increased significantly in the UK over the years. The NHS estimates that over one-third of British kids need orthodontic treatment.  Despite the increased demand for orthodontic treatment, many are […]

Advantages and Disadvantages of Quick Braces – Your Questions Answered

Advantages and Disadvantages of Quick Braces

In the early 2000s, dentists only had the option to straighten crooked and misaligned teeth with metal braces. But fast forward to 2023. Several orthodontic treatment options are available, each with merits and demerits.  But as dental treatment procedures such as fillings and root canals are becoming shorter and more straightforward, orthodontic patients also want […]

When Should I Take My Child To The Orthodontist?

When Should I Take My Child To The Orthodontist?

Did you know that tooth misalignment not only affects the facial aesthetics of kids but can also have a significant impact on their quality of life? According to a research study, children with misaligned teeth are 1.7 times more likely to have an impaired quality of life than those with properly aligned teeth. So, parents […]

Can Retainers Straighten Teeth As Part Of Orthodontic Treatment?

Can Retainers Straighten Teeth As Part Of Orthodontic Treatment?

If you have recently finished or are about to complete your orthodontic treatment, you may be familiar with the term orthodontic retainers. Orthodontic retainers are removable or fixed appliances worn after one has completed their treatment with braces or clear aligners. The purpose of orthodontic retainers is to consolidate orthodontic treatment, i.e., to prevent the […]

Damon Braces – How Are They Different From Other Braces?

Damon Braces - How Are They Different From Other Braces?

When we talk about braces, the first thing that comes to mind is fixed metal braces. Unfortunately, many people do not like the discomfort and conspicuousness of metal-based brackets. If you are also among those people who have been postponing orthodontic treatment with fixed braces, no need to worry. This is because metal braces are […]

What Are Twin Block Braces – And What To Expect?

What Are Twin Block Braces - And What To Expect?

Did you know that there are numerous options available to straighten crooked teeth, and not just metal braces? Yes, that is correct! Modern dentistry now offers a variety of options, including tooth-coloured ceramic and lingual fixed braces and Invisalign clear aligners. But, more importantly, there are other appliances called functional appliances that perform the same […]

How Do Metal Braces Work?

How Do Metal Braces Work?

Misalignment of the teeth is a growing concern worldwide. It has been estimated that over 56% of children and adults worldwide have some form of tooth misalignment. Unfortunately, misaligned teeth are a cosmetic concern for many people. More importantly, crooked or improperly aligned teeth create severe issues in eating and speech. That is why misaligned […]