Here at Heaton Mersey, your local Stockport orthodontist, we offer several types of brace to help our patients make the right choice in their straight-smile journey. We’re focusing on Damon braces and Invisalign in this month’s blog post, so read on to find out how they stack up against each other, and let us know… Continue reading >>
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 >>
Damon braces aren’t so well known; however, they are an amazing option for patients who want to straighten their smile with a method that is fast, discreet and effective. Damon clear braces are similar to traditional braces but with a twist. Here are some of the main benefits of Damon Braces in Manchester. Self-Ligating Appliances… Continue reading >>
Damon braces are self-aligning appliances that are designed in the same way as traditional metal braces. Traditional braces have to be tightened and adjusted periodically, whereas Damon braces gradually tighten over time using a sliding mechanism, which straightens teeth more gently. This makes the braces more comfortable than some, and able to provide strong results… Continue reading >>
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?
The National Health Executive has reported that healthcare services in the city of Manchester are improving, but there’s still a lot to do. When it comes to your teeth, you can help yourself by making sure you visit a dentist regularly. Did you know that a National Smile Month survey revealed that a quarter of… Continue reading >>
It doesn’t matter how sexy the advertisers tell you braces are, or which Hollywood star swears by their benefits, the fact remains that braces (even discreet ones) are designed to serve a purpose. Braces are for teeth straightening, not for heightening your appearance! Following treatment, your smile will inevitably be more attractive and you’ll have… Continue reading >>
Few people actively enjoy visiting the dentist but that doesn’t mean you don’t want to receive dental treatment that will make your teeth look more attractive. We get many enquiries about orthodontic tooth straightening treatment at our Manchester practice and we strive to find a solution that will best fit into a patient’s lifestyle. Concerns… Continue reading >>
Damon braces are a leading brace system capable of treating even the most complex of orthodontic issues. Self-ligating What makes the Damon System stand out from the crowd is that the braces are self-ligating, which means that instead of having to attach the arch wire to the brackets with elastic ligatures, the Damon brackets feature… Continue reading >>
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.