Blogs & Updates

What if I Play a Wind Instrument and have to have Fixed Braces?

May 21, 2014

If you play a wind instrument you might be worried how a fixed orthodontic brace might affect how you play.  This blog tells you what steps you can take to help you through orthodontic treatment whilst still playing your favourite […]

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Why wear retainers?

I would argue that the most important part of orthodontics is wearing retainers at the end of treatment.  Without these custom made appliances all your hard work of wearing braces can be undone, and you didn’t go through all that […]

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Why choose Incognito (lingual) Braces?

The Incognito™ brace is the very latest advance in invisible orthodontics and its gold brackets are custom-made to fit onto the inside (lingual) surface of your teeth, making it completely invisible.  It offers all the benefits of a fixed brace […]

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Why do I need to wear a Gumshield?

When playing contact sports it’s really important to wear a gumshield to protect your teeth and it is even more important to wear one whilst you have fixed braces on.   A knock to the mouth with metal brackets in the […]

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Why Choose Ceramic Brackets?

Ceramic braces are a clear alternative to metal braces using clear tooth coloured brackets. The advantage of these brackets are that they are less noticeable, which means you can smile with confidence. Ceramic brackets are a great choice for both […]

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Looking after your Braces

May 20, 2014

Wearing any type of brace does require a very good level of oral hygiene and this is especially the case if you have fixed braces on. It is really important to maintain excellent oral hygiene throughout your orthodontic treatment, if […]

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