Is It Safe to Straighten Teeth at Home? Posted on: October 26, 2017


  Teeth straightening has historically been the domain of orthodontists and dentists. Recently though, we’ve seen a worrying number of teens and adults take matters into their own hands and experiment with ‘DIY braces’. Orthodontists and dental associations across the … Continue reading

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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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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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