Answering a Few Questions About Retainers 0
Throughout the time we have provided our customers with retainers we have been asked plenty of questions along the way. We thought we would gather all those questions and answer them here so not just our patients get access to the knowledge we provide alongside treatment.
Why a Bonded Retainer Might Be The Best Choice After Braces 0
A lot of time and effort goes into straightening your smile. But there is a possibility that it might not stay that way - and all that hard work could be lost. The same natural mechanism that enables your teeth to move with braces could cause them to revert to their old, undesirable positions.
Access to treatment at Northenden House 0
At Northenden House Orthodontics we are committed to delivering a high level of care that everyone can access.
At the initial point of contact to the practice we can discuss your individual needs and your desired treatment outcome. All of our patients having access to our service is important to us and we have additional aids to help us with this. We hold an access ramp ensuring wheelchair users and patients with pushchairs can gain entry with ease. Our surgeries are all on the ground floor, one of which has wide entry access to accommodate everyone. We can arrange with you prior to your first consultation to make a Personal Evacuation Plan (PEP) so you know that you are in safe hands in the event of an emergency and how different scenarios would be dealt with.
How to Keep Your Teeth Clean When Wearing A Retainer 0
There’s no doubt that more people are embracing orthodontic treatment because there are so many different brace systems to choose from. As an orthodontist we’re treating more adults than ever before, thanks to discreet methods of teeth straightening that systems such as Invisalign aligners provide.
Why Does My Retainer Smell Bad? 0
You went to put your retainer in before bed, but when you opened the case a horrible smell jumped out at you. What in the world happened to your retainer during the day? Can retainers really rot? While it isn’t uncommon for retainers to develop a smell, there is something you can do about it, as well as things you can do to avoid it happening to begin with.