braces-pain

Braces are one of the best ways of effectively straightening teeth. However, pain from your braces can be hard to deal with. Are you struggling with painful braces? It’s very common now for young adults to experience having braces. They are available at no cost to under-18s through the NHS. The most common complaint of…

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teeth whitening

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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the state of children's oral health

When you think of braces, you automatically think of straightening the teeth. Braces have been around for years. In more recent years, clear aligners have become popular too. In high school, it was more common to have braces than to not have braces and even now, adults are opting for braces too. But did you…

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smile direct club, orthodontics, mail order, smile, teeth straightening, results

What if you could get invisible braces delivered to your door, without ANY kind of visit to your dentist? Smile Direct Club is an American service that sends aligners to a patient’s door without them having to visit the dentist. You fill out a simple survey about the current state of your teeth and what…

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clear 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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invisalign, invisible brace, braces, orthodontic, smile

It would seem that the search for the perfect smile is never-ending. There is now no such thing as too-straight or too-white! Cosmetic dentistry is on the rise and it doesn’t look like it set to peter out any time soon.   We all want straight teeth. Invisalign is one of the most searched for…

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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…

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what to know about getting braces

If your child, teen or you are due to get braces, or aren’t quite sure about getting braces, don’t worry! While getting braces fitted can be quite a daunting process, it’s hard to ignore the amazing results that can come from them. Many kids and teens have braces, it’s not unusual and in some cases,…

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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…

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the rise of orthodontics

Its undeniable that teeth are one of the first things we notice about people. Whether it’s vanity or popularity, there’s also no denying the rising trend of orthodontics. The dream of having straighter, whiter and healthier teeth is more accessible than ever before. The public have a greater awareness of how orthodontics can positively impact…

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