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How many types of Invisible Braces are there?

Posted on Categories: Clear Braces.

Invisible braces seem almost too good to be true, right? They seem like a treatment of the near yet just-out-of-reach future where self-cleaning cars make frustrating tasks seem so much easier. Could it be that invisible braces exist now, presently, and there are more than one kind? Well, you might be surprised… Type 1: Invisalign… Continue reading >>

How Invisalign fixes your bite

Posted on Categories: Invisalign.

Braces were made to straighten teeth, and in doing so they improve not only your cosmetic smile but your bite as well. You may think that cosmetic braces only address your cosmetic smile, but actually they carefully align and fix your bite issues too. What bite problems can Invisalign help with, and which health conditions… Continue reading >>

What you need to know about NHS Braces

Posted on Categories: Braces.

Orthodontic treatment for your teenager can help them in their career prospects and give them more confidence when it comes to dating. Did you know that it’s entirely possible to get braces on the NHS? You simply need a referral. Here at the Heaton Mersey dental centre, we accept referrals from Greater Manchester’s referral system… Continue reading >>

How to clean your Invisalign trays

Posted on Categories: Invisalign.

We’ve explored the benefits of Invisalign many times, but there are some key factors and tips you might not know about if this is the first time you’re seriously considering them. For example, how do you clean your Invisalign aligners, and what do you do when you eat? Here’s how to clean your Invisalign trays!

What are Damon braces?

Posted on Categories: Damon Braces.

You’ve heard of Invisalign and Six Month Smiles because we’ve previously told you all about their benefits and how they work, but what are Damon braces? Is there much difference between this brace system and the other cosmetic braces we offer, and who are they suitable for?

How to brush your teeth with braces

Posted on Categories: Braces.

There are lot of reasons why people delay getting braces, but one of the reasons you might be delaying is because you’ve heard it’s hard to keep your teeth clean. Brackets are bonded to the teeth safely during the fitting process, with a wire threaded through them to cause the tension required to shift your… Continue reading >>

Are Invisalign braces better than metal braces?

Posted on Categories: Invisalign.

We all know metal braces, right? We’re sure nobody needs reminding of what they look and feel like, because they’ve been around for quite literally decades. Braces, like any technology and treatments in orthodontics, are never done developing. There’s always something on the horizon, some new treatment system or orthodontic marvel, and that has never… Continue reading >>

How do invisible braces work?

Posted on Categories: Invisalign, Uncategorized.

What do you think of when you hear the term ‘braces’? Chances are the first things to come to your head aren’t comfort and attractive physical appearance. Invisible braces have quickly taken over the world of traditional braces with their comparatively speedier treatment, more comfortable wear, and greater discretion, but how do they work? What… Continue reading >>

How to clean your retainer

Posted on Categories: Orthodontics.

It’s vitally important you clean your retainer every few days, because the same bacteria that build up on your teeth can grow on a retainer too. As a result, using an unclean retainer in your mouth is like applying a bacteria and plaque-plagued solution to your teeth and gums on a daily basis! We’re going… Continue reading >>

How braces have changed through history

Posted on Categories: Braces.

Braces, like all good dental and medical technologies, have stood the test of time as a result of continual development and betterment. Even modern dentistry has taken them further than their initial foothold in metal lingual braces, but they weren’t always this advanced either. You might be surprised by the materials and methods used during… Continue reading >>