Are Invisible Aligners Replacing Standard Braces?


You may have seen adverts or information online about clear aligners or invisible braces. They have become more popular over the last few years and because they are one of the forms of orthodontics that lends itself to remote dentistry, there was a big uptick in their use during the last lockdown.

The whole idea behind this kind of dentistry was to allow people who were too busy or mobile to attend a local dentist to search Invisalign Wimbledon to get access to dental services via the internet. This quickly evolved into dedicated apps which would allow you to communicate directly with the dentist; you would use the camera on your phone to take diagnostic pictures of your own mouth and as directed by the dentist, zoom in and repeat on any possible problem areas. It would also allow you to discuss with the dentist any symptoms you were experiencing.  … Read More

Want to Learn About Incognito Appliances? Read on!

Are you an adult who is tired of having misaligned teeth but doesn’t want to wear a regular orthodontic appliance?

If you have visited your dentist who has told you that you need a fitted appliance to correct your misalignment, then it can seem that a traditional appliance is the only option. But, there is now a way to correct more severe misalignments with a more subtle tool; an Incognito appliance!

Want to know more about this nifty and practically invisible orthodontic appliance? Read on!

Can anyone wear an Incognito appliance?

Most people can wear this appliance, provided that they are over the age of 18 years.

However, if you have a deep overbite or underbite, you may experience the appliance popping off more often than those who don’t have this issue, and your dental team may need to reassess your suitability for it.

But, if you have good oral … Read More

What are Clear Braces?

Clear braces in Clapham are becoming more popular amongst adults across the UK. This is to a number of reasons. Firstly, a lot of adults have now become more aware of adult orthodontics and are therefore looking into this more eagerly. Also, there is a lot of social influence from social media and from celebrities and bloggers – straight teeth have become a trend and therefore dentists in the UK have seen an increase in the number of patients who visit them for teeth alignment.

Clear braces in Clapham are self-explanatory. They are not the traditional metal braces that have been used for decades. Clear braces are a revolutionary way forwards in the world of orthodontics as they offer patients a discrete and more comfortable way of aligning crooked teeth and achieving that dream smile. Due to the development of technology, there are many different types of clear braces … Read More

Traditional Braces are Not the Only Way to Straighten Your Smile

A majority of people will find out if they need braces in Edinburgh when they are a teenager, but it is becoming increasingly popular for adults to have their teeth straightened too. Many people dislike the common ‘train track’ treatments that are used, as they leave people feeling insecure about their appearance while they go through their treatment. Nowadays there are several other types of treatments available that are not only more discreet, but offer ease when it comes to eating and speaking too.

If you have been putting off straightening your teeth because you were not aware that there were other treatment options available, book a consultation appointment with your dental practitioner. They will be more than happy to discuss the treatments that are now available and find the one that is right for you.

Transparent options can keep you confident throughout treatment

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Does Your Child Require Some Orthodontic Work? The Top 5 Reasons to Say ‘yes’ to the Procedure!

When you are told your child requires orthodontic work, it can really put you on the spot.

Indeed, many parents dread their child needing braces due to concerns about how their child’s school life will alter. Will they be bullied? Will they hate me for it?

All of these worries are normal but don’t despair. There are many advantages to your child undertaking orthodontic work at an earlier age and, while it may not feel like it now, one day, they may even thank you for it!

So what are the benefits of your child having fitted braces in Kings Hill? Read on to find out!

Improves symmetry

It is truly remarkable how the alignment of our teeth can impact on our facial appearance.

In a similar way that those who have missing teeth can have a more sunken look to their face, people with misaligned teeth can have unusual … Read More