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What are orthodontic treatments?

What types of orthodontic treatments are available? Guest Blog by Hayley Irons Have you always thought about having a straighter smile? Have you been put off by traditional ‘train track’ braces? Then it’s time to think again! There are orthodontic treatments for you! Thanks to advances in technology, and some very clever people with some great…

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Retain Your Retainers!

As a teenager, there was nothing quite like getting your braces off. You were excited and couldn’t wait to show off your new smile you had waited so long for! After the braces come off, the retainer comes out and you vow that you’ll wear it. You do, day in and day out, it’s almost…

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Celebrities With Braces

There have been more celebrities with braces than you might think. For kids, teenagers and even some adults, the prospect of having braces can be quite daunting. Maybe they feel self-conscious about smiling or eating, or they may even feel like the odd one out but it can be reassuring to know that just about…

Invisalign: the barely there brace

Invisalign: The Barely There Brace

Invisalign is a modern alternative to metal braces. Invisalign works like a normal brace but are much less noticeable and more comfortable to wear. These braces have been around since the early 2000s but hadn’t gained much popularity until recent years. Many celebrities including, Khloe Kardashian and Zac Efron, have been opting for Invisalign and…

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Caring for Braces

Looking after your teeth well while you have braces is crucial. After a dentist has fitted their patient’s braces, they will explain to the patients all of the steps that should be taken to ensure that the braces remain clean and in good working condition. Many dental surgeries will provide information leaflets on care and…

8 Ways to Reduce Braces Pain

8 Ways to Reduce Braces Pain

Braces are one of the best ways of effectively straightening teeth. However, braces pain can be hard to deal with… It’s very common now for young adults to experience having braces, as they are available at no cost to under-18s through the NHS. However, it’s becoming more and more popular to But, the most common…

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Devices That Stop Snoring: What’s Right for You?

Snoring can be a nightmare, not only for the person who snores, but whoever shares their bed. We’re sure many an argument have been started over snoring in relationships. So, lets try and put a stop to it and discuss devices that stop snoring in its tracks. Treatments for snoring can be either surgical or…

Bruxism is commonly known as teeth grinding

Bruxism: What is it?

Have you noticed your teeth wearing down? Do you suffer from headaches, earaches and inflamed gums? You might be suffering from Bruxism. Commonly known as grinding your teeth, bruxism is fairly common and can have a huge impact on the look and health of your teeth. It impacts around 10% of adults and 15% of…

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Braces VS Invisalign

Who doesn’t want perfect teeth? Nowadays there are so many ways to achieve the perfect smile. However, with the procedure Invisalign gaining more interest, could bog standard braces be on the way out? Defacto are going to weigh up the pros and cons of regular metal braces and Invisalign. Just incase you were looking into…