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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 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

How to Prepare for Jaw Surgery 0

Jaw Surgery | Manchester Orthodontics

When you have a complex bite such as an overbite, underbite or open bite that can’t be fixed with braces alone you may be recommended to have jaw surgeryWhen you have a malocclusion, your top and bottom teeth may not meet in the middle when you bite together. This can cause biting and chewing to be painful. However, more often than not the main reason people choose this type of surgery is that they want to boost their confidence. In this blog, we discuss what you will need to do to prepare for jaw surgery. 

What are the benefits of getting braces as a child? 0

Advantages Of Children's Braces | Northenden House Orthodontics

Your dentist usually recommends that your child starts brace treatment when they are around the age of 10 and above and have lost all of their baby teeth. In some cases, your child may be required to start their treatment at an earlier age to help align their growing jaws, this is known as interceptive treatment. In this blog, we’ll be discussing the benefits of having braces as a child. 

Ceramic braces: Pros and cons 1

Ceramic Braces Pros and Cons | Northenden House Orthodontics

Ceramic braces are one of the Orthodontic treatments that we have available here at Northenden House. Our chosen brand is Clarity™ tooth-coloured braces. They are hidden braces that work in a similar way to metal braces. However, instead of being metal, their brackets are tooth-coloured. 

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