Simpli5 is a new, innovative orthodontic treatment that works in a similar way to the Invisalign system. Simpli5 is so-named because only 5 aligners are required. The Simpli5 system has been designed to target minor orthodontic problems and produces impressive results in a matter of weeks. What does the treatment involve? Simpli5 is very similar […]
Thumb sucking is a behaviour which crosses species. Not only is it found in humans, but chimpanzees and other primates also partake in the habit. Thumb sucking in a baby is basically the breastfeeding sucking reflex; it usually disappears after about 4 months. Many parents often ignore the activity in older children accepting it as […]
Dental veneers are a fabulous way to transform your average or slightly imperfect set of teeth into a dazzling smile that will turn heads on Oxford Street. When your teeth are fine but that slight crookedness, crack, chip, stain or even a gap, is getting you down every time you look in the mirror then […]
Are you concerned that Invisalign clear braces might not be the right option for you? You would be surprised just how many people can benefit from this treatment, but there are certain cases where this procedure is not recommended.
When it comes to wearing braces as an adult, it can be hard coming to terms with the fact that people will be able to see what dental work you are having done, and it can leave you feeling demoralized and scared to undergo the necessary treatment.
Women take pride in their appearance and so it is only natural that this will apply to their teeth, too. However, some women have never been fortunate enough to have orthodontic treatment to correct misaligned teeth, and thus they are left with problem teeth at a later stage in their life. Many women have found the answer though, and you can too.
Clear braces are an increasingly popular option for adults who want a simple way to correct the alignment of their teeth. If you are still not convinced, then the list of advantages below should provide you with all the information you need in order to feel happy to go ahead and book an appointment with your specialist dentist.
Orthodontics can help people that have an array of dental problems. Visiting your regular dentist should help keep problems to a minimum, but sometimes, it calls for more specialist treatment. There is also high demand for orthodontics since people are starting to realise that great looking teeth can change someone’s whole appearance.
Orthodontics is unlike regular dentistry, it’s a branch of dentistry that specialises in the jaw and teeth, helping those who suffer from a whole host of problems that demand a more tailored approach to help fix a problem. Orthodontics can help those who:
It’s been well-reported in the news that more people in the UK are struggling to get access to a dentist, let alone specialist dentistry such as orthodontics. And the BBC report that the threat to specialist dental work is continuing according to a survey of primary care trusts. Specialist dental treatments are simply not being funded in some areas of the UK; more people are turning to private orthodontists for orthodontic treatments.
Orthodontics is a form of dentistry that often demands the use of braces. Braces have evolved from the hefty metal contraptions dubbed ‘train tracks’ – it’s possible to use invisible braces now in orthodontics. But aside from aesthetic concerns, orthodontics raises questions on oral hygiene.
Orthodontics can inspire fear in some hearts. In fact just the world ‘orthodontics’ can cause some of us to break out in a sweat. Dentists don’t have the best image. In fact, dentists have been portrayed in a demonic way in some mainstream films, such as Marathon Man. Orthodontics tends to be a more involved kind of dentistry as it fixes problems such as misaligned teeth or overbites. But being scared of the dentist or orthodontics is something that can be overcome. Modern orthodontics mean the right pain relief, sensitive orthodontic dentists and a caring environment can ease your anxiety over orthodontics.