When people come to Heaton Mersey Orthodonic Centre in Manchester for orthodontics, one of the questions we usually ask during the initial consultation is, “Why now? Why have you decided that now is the time for orthodontic treatment?” Many of our clients have spent a significant proportion of their adult life feeling self-conscious about their… Continue reading >>
Orthodontic Case – Fixed Appliances The awards represent the pinnacle of aesthetic treatment in the UK. The standard of this years entries has been outstanding so to make it to this point is a major achievement in itself. The finalists – the highest quality contenders for each coveted award – are first hand-selected by the… Continue reading >>
What is Orthodontics? Orthodontics is the field of dentistry that focuses on moving your teeth within your jaws to straighten them. The aim of orthodontic treatment is to improve the harmony of your mouth and jaws by correcting problems with bite and alignment. This is done using teeth straightening devices such as braces and aligners.
Our Orthodontist has had brace treatment watch the video below to see how he is getting on.
It’s tempting to talk about orthodontics in aesthetic terms – after all, what you notice when you look in the mirror is that your teeth look straighter and therefore your smile is more conventionally attractive. What you may not realise is just how important orthodontics can be in terms of tackling long-term health problems.
Many of us pass up the opportunity of braces in our self-conscious teenage years only to regret that decision as we grow older. If you’re self-conscious about your smile and are considering what orthodontic options might be open to you, this blog explains the different types of braces currently available.
Dentistry is evolving all the time, and never more so than in the area of adult orthodontics. At Heaton Mersey Orthodontics in Manchester, we are seeing adult patients of all ages and backgrounds achieve a straight smile for the first time since they lost their milk teeth. It’s never too late.