Happy New Year to everyone! Following the latest restrictions please be reassured that we are still open as dental practices have not been asked to close.

Earlier this year we had an air ventilation system installed for increased protection and we still have our stringent measures in place.

We will be continuing your treatments as planned. We are here for you, so please get in touch if you need us. Stay safe.

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Can You Smoke With Invisalign?

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We often blog about our Invisalign treatment, which we offer here at our orthodontists near Manchester. But, many people are still none the wiser about some of the practicalities of wearing these clear braces. We’re hoping to clear that up in today’s post. What are Invisalign braces? First of all, we’ll give a quick summary… Continue reading >>

Categories: Braces, Clear Braces, Invisalign.

Braces: What Options Are There?

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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 >>

Categories: Braces, Damon Braces, Invisalign, Orthodontics, Our Practice, Six Month Smiles.

What to expect when your braces come off

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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 >>

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What you need to know about NHS Braces

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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 >>

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How to brush your teeth with braces

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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 >>

Categories: Braces.

How braces have changed through history

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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 >>

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What does an orthodontist in Manchester do?

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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.

Categories: Braces, Orthodontics.

Braces do so much more than straighten your teeth

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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?

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Age really is just a number when it comes to orthodontics

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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 >>

Categories: Braces, Orthodontics, Our Practice.