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How Do You Clean Twin Block Braces 0

Twin Block Braces | Cleaning Braces | Manchester Orthodontics

A twin block brace is made up of two removable braces which need to be worn together at all times but how do you clean them?

Teeth Retainer - FAQs 0

Teeth Retainer | Manchester Orthodontics

Retainers are incredibly useful for after you have worn braces, they ensure that your teeth maintain their position even after your braces have been taken off. But what are some of the frequently asked questions about them? Let's take a look today.

 

What Happens When You Have An Underbite? 0

Underbite | Jaw Surgery | Manchester Orthodontics

No matter how well you take care of your teeth, there are certain dental problems that are caused by genetics and there is nothing you can do to prevent them. An underbite is one of those issues. However, just because you cannot prevent an underbite does not mean that you need to live with it for the rest of your life or let your lifestyle suffer as a result.

How long can Teeth Retainers last? 0

Fixed Teeth Retainers | Manchester Orthodontics

Your braces may be history but retainers are forever. If you weren’t aware of this fact, sorry but it is true. If you have had orthodontic treatment you should wear a retainer not just after your braces are removed but for the rest of your life. How long do these retainers last? Well, it depends on what type you decide to go with.

How long does it take to recover from Jaw Surgery? 0

Orthognathic Surgery Recovery | Manchester Orthodontics
Immediately After Surgery

It's common after orthodontic treatment and surgery for patients to feel discomfort, although the level will vary from patient to patient. When you go home, it is important that a friend or relative spends the first night with you. Remember to take any advised or prescribed medications. You will be able to shower on the second day after jaw surgery, but you must avoid hot, prolonged showers which may cause bleeding in the upper jaw if surgery is performed there
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