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What kind of bite do you have: Underbite or Overbite? 0

 While you may think that every bite is the same, having a misaligned jaw is actually quite common. You can usually tell when your top and bottom teeth don’t meet in the middle when you bite down. This is called an overbite or underbite.

Everything You need to Know about Retainers 0

retainers

So let’s say you’ve had your braces on for 2 years, and they’re finally coming off. You’re super excited to have perfect, straight teeth and you can’t wait to show them all off to all your friends. The only problem is, they might not stay like forever as they can move with age. But, thanks to retainers, you can actually keep them straighter for longer.

How Effective are Lingual Braces? 0

lingual braces

Now, it’s very common that everyone wants straight teeth. And if you don’t, you're probably lying.

Correcting misaligned teeth or correcting bites can be tricky, especially because there are so many treatments now available. At Northenden, we offer treatments such as InvisalignCeramic bracesLingual braces to Metal braces and Self-ligating braces.

Read on for more information.

Braces: What to Expect 0

braces

First things first, what are braces?

Well, braces are an orthodontic procedure that are used to straighten teeth.

Ideally used for people who have crooked teeth or a misaligned bite, they apply pressure to move teeth into the correct positions. At Northenden House we offer different types of braces for your needs; the most common being lingual braces, ceramic braces, and Invisalign aligners.

 

Getting braces can be quite a daunting, especially when you don’t know what to expect. But worry not as we will guide you through the whole process.

 

There are 3 main areas we are going to cover so you know what to anticipate.

Smile your way into the New Year 0

New Year smile

Do you go by the phrase, New Year, New Me? Well how about New Year, New Smile! A new year is usually time for lifestyle changes and new diets that people often tend not to stick to. However, orthodontic treatment is permanent* and comes with visible results. Often having a positive psycho social affect too.