When it comes to straightening teeth, most people will automatically think of fixed metal braces – without realising there are different types of brace with their own advantages and disadvantages. Here at Heaton Mersey, your local Stockport and Manchester Orthodontist, we have various braces available to give you a straighter smile on your terms. In… Continue reading >>
The day is here, the day your braces are removed! Teenagers and adults look forwards to this day like no other, because it signifies a new chapter for your smile. It’s ready to be unveiled to the world sans the metal and brackets. How exciting! Here’s what to expect when you have your braces removed… Continue reading >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Visiting your orthodontist is incredibly beneficial to your overall dental and oral health. We recommend visiting us as often and as regularly as you need, because we will never turn you away. If you’re experiencing problems with your bite, crooked teeth, or have questions regarding these, you should consider visiting our Manchester practice.
The first thing that springs to mind when we think of braces is great teeth straightening, which is true in itself! Braces in Stockport can provide you with the straighter smiles you’ve always dreamed. However, did you know that there are so many health benefits to braces that stretch far beyond your cosmetic appearance?
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 >>
If you have crooked teeth or a specific problem such as an overbite, crowding or impacted teeth, you may be wondering whether traditional braces or clear braces/aligners would be the best solution. We would always advise you to talk to an experienced orthodontist at a practice like Heaton Mersey Orthodontics based in Stockport, Manchester, before… Continue reading >>