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Why it is important to wear a retainer 0

retainer

After you have finished brace treatment all you’ll want to do is show off your beautiful new smile, so it’d be a shame to lose it once you’ve spent so much time trying to correct it. In this blog, we will tell you how to keep your new smile after treatment. 

Can my child have Invisible braces on the NHS? 0

 Invisible braces

If you feel that you or your child are unhappy with how their teeth look or function your first port of call is your dentist.  If you don’t have a dentist we would recommend registering with one locally so you are able to attend for regular examinations.  Your dentist will then be able to discuss your concerns and identify whether it is an issue that can be corrected by an orthodontist or not.  

Advances within the industry from the BOC 0

 BOC

As the orthodontic industry changes, especially with the uncertainty of the NHS contracts, practices are striving to finesse their processes. Over the past few years, we have seen the introduction of the intraoral scanners which negate the use of alginate and plastic impression trays. The overuse of plastic is a key topic in today’s news, so by investing in a digital scanner it can be our way of helping the environment.  

Travelling with Invisalign 0

Invisalign

Invisalign aligners need to be cared for properly, even when on holiday or travelling. In this week’s blog, we will discuss tips on caring for your Invisalign and keeping them clean whilst on holiday.

Foods to avoid to keep your smile looking bright 0

 smile

If you are having orthodontic treatment with ceramic braces, eating these foods will cause your aligners to become discoloured. Give us a call on 0161 884 1481 to learn more about caring for your braces

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