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Lingual braces vs Ceramic braces 0

lingual braces and ceramic braces

Northenden House Orthodontics has been treating patients for over 40 years.  We have seen patients that really want straight teeth however don’t like the appearance of braces. Luckily for them though, we offer some of the top appliances in the industry that can give them that discreet look. 

In this blog, we want to discuss the differences between lingual and ceramic braces. Both are great options for our patients but with quite a few dissimilar characteristics. 

Celebrities you didn't know had Braces 0

celebrity braces

There’s no need to be self conscious about braces. Why? Because some of your favourite celebrities have had braces themselves! Here’s a list of celebs you might know who have undergone orthodontic treatment at one point or another.

Do I need braces? 0

Do I need braces?

First things first -  what are braces?

Braces are typically used to straighten teeth and correct your bite.

Not only do they achieve a perfect smile, they can also have many oral health benefits too.

Any person of any age can get braces, subject to having satisfactory dental health.

Clear braces: how long can I expect to be in treatment? 0

clear braces

As a treatment that is rapidly increasing in popularity in the dental market, clear braces can pose a number of benefits to the patient.

Previously, the only method of treatment for those with mal aligned teeth was traditional ‘train track’ braces. An eye-catching option with an average treatment length of 24 months, traditional braces are often approached with a sense of disdain – particularly amongst adult patients. However, due to developments in dental technology, there are now alternative treatments for patients to take.

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.

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