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Treating tooth sensitivity (Dentin Hypersensitivity) 0

tooth sensitivity

Sensitive teeth can be a pain when you’re trying to enjoy a delicious hot chocolate or refreshing bowl of ice cream. But what is tooth sensitivity and how can it be fixed? Read the blog to find out!

What’s the best way to clean your retainer? 0

Retainer

Oral hygiene is a very important part of your morning and night-time routine. Whether you have a retainer or braces, you should make sure to maintain a good method in order to keep everything squeaky-clean. So in this blog, we will discuss the right and wrong methods needed to keep your retainer clean!

Dentist vs Orthodontist: What’s the difference? 0

dentist vs orthodontist

Throughout your childhood, you should have been having regular check-ups with your dentist but as all your adult teeth come through, you may start seeing an orthodontist to have braces fitted.

So, what is the difference between a dentist and an orthodontist? Continue reading to find out..

How does Invisalign work? 0

invisalign

Invisalign is an Orthodontic system that aligns your teeth with a series of clear aligners. It is a custom made appliance that is generated from a prescription from your Orthodontist along with the submission of your intra oral ‘Itero’ scan and clinical records.  

How To Look After Your Fixed Braces 0

fixed braces

Once your fixed brace has been fitted it is essential to take good care of them. This is through thorough brushing and following dietary instructions.

At Northenden House Orthodontics advise that you brush a minimum of three times per day and after every time you have eaten (this includes snacks).  Fixed appliances should be cleaned methodically using an electric or a manual brush, taking care to brush above and below the appliance, not forgetting the biting surface or the side of the tooth without an a