What Is Short-Term Orthodontics? Posted on: August 2, 2017

Short-term orthodontics

  Braces can achieve dramatic and sometimes life-changing transformations. They’re not, however, a ‘quick fix’. Conventional orthodontic treatment with fixed braces typically takes 12-18 months, sometimes longer. This involves straightening your front and back teeth and making sure they bite … Continue reading

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Are Lingual Braces Available Through the NHS? Posted on: June 27, 2017

Invisible braces NHS

  NHS funding for orthodontic treatment can be somewhat confusing. Currently, it’s generally available to under 18s who need straighter teeth to improve their dental health. This is usually determined by a dentist or orthodontist, using a British index known … Continue reading

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Bespoke Braces Posted on: December 14, 2016

Customised orthodontics

  There is now a huge choice of different braces for patients to choose from, including removable aligners, clear fixed braces, and our favourite, lingual braces. Over the years we’ve seen braces get more and more discreet, which has been … Continue reading

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Will Lingual Braces Affect Your Speech? Posted on: September 26, 2016

Lingual braces and speech

  Anyone who has ever worn a retainer or gumshield will be all too aware of the impact they can have on your speech. So it’s understandable that if you’re considering lingual braces you may have concerns about how they’ll … Continue reading

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What is a Specialist Orthodontist? Posted on: May 20, 2016

Orthodontist image

  In the UK a specialist orthodontist is a dentist who has undergone three years of dedicated training in orthodontics. There are a number of specialist areas in dentistry, including oral surgery, endodontics (root canal therapy) and prosthodontics (restorative treatments … Continue reading

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