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Why Does My Retainer Smell Bad? 0

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You went to put your retainer in before bed, but when you opened the case a horrible smell jumped out at you. What in the world happened to your retainer during the day? Can retainers really rot? While it isn’t uncommon for retainers to develop a smell, there is something you can do about it, as well as things you can do to avoid it happening to begin with.

Five ways to keep your braces clean 0

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Once you have new braces fitted, you might think it’s time to relax, put your feet up and wait while they straighten your teeth and improve your smile.

But after you leave the orthodontist’s chair, it’s down to you to keep your braces clean as they straighten your teeth. The last thing you want is a build-up of plaque – which could lead to pain and tooth decay.

How to look after your braces while self-isolating 0

Are you currently in a situation where you are unable to come in for any brace care due to having to self-isolate? Well fear not, we have come up with a few tips on how to look after your braces during self-isolation.

First Days With Braces: What Can I Expect? 0

first days with braces

While some discomfort is common in the first days after braces, there is no reason to be anxious about getting braces—regardless of age. Remember to ‘keep your eyes on the prize’ - the bigger picture - which is a lifetime of straight teeth, a feeling of well-being and, of course, that great smile.

History of Invisalign 0

history of invisalign

At Northenden House Orthodontics, we're proud to provide a variety of orthodontic treatments to patients throughout the Manchester area. While we still treat the majority of our patients with braces, Invisalign has exploded to become one of the most popular alternatives. Invisalign offers a removable, virtually-invisible alternative to traditional braces, and it's developed and improved vastly since its introduction to the market. So to help you understand more about this popular treatment option, we'd like to give a brief rundown of the history of Invisalign clear aligners.

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