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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

Responsibilities: Yours VS Your Orthodontists 0

Brace Responsibilities | Orthodontic Treatment | Northenden House Orthodontics

When it comes to orthodontic treatment and looking after your brace appliance, it’s not just your orthodontist’s responsibility. That being said, it’s not just yours either. If you want your treatment to succeed, then it’s time to start working collaboratively.

In this blog, we’ll be discussing who needs to be taking care of what so you can ensure your treatment goes as planned.

8 Questions to Ask at your Orthodontic Consultation 0

Orthodontist Consultation | Northenden House Orthodontics

Trying something new can be worrying and you may feel anxious about starting your orthodontic treatment. We always suggest coming prepared, having a few questions at hand can not only help you retrieve useful information about your treatment but it will also naturally ease your nerves.


Not sure what to ask at your orthodontic consultation? Worry not, we’ve collated a few questions which you can use to make sure you’re fully ready for braces at Northenden House.

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