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Heaton Mersey What is an orthodontist?

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The Greek word ‘orthos’ means straight, while ‘dontos’ means teeth. An orthodontist is an expert in straightening teeth. He or she will be able to advise you on what sort of alignment problems you have, as well as provide treatment that will give you perfectly straight teeth and an impressive smile.

Categories: Clear Braces, Orthodontics.

How discreet are Invisalign clear braces?

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If you’re looking for a discreet braces option in Manchester, then you will undoubtedly have come across the brand name Invisalign. This pioneering removable braces system has successfully corrected the crooked teeth of 3 million people worldwide, without creating any social awkwardness, or embarrassing moments. It’s simply a top provider of straight teeth and enhanced… Continue reading >>

Categories: Clear Braces, Invisalign, Orthodontics.

What are the benefits of orthodontics from Damon braces?

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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 >>

Categories: Dentistry Awards, Dentistry Developments, Orthodontics.

Famous smiles: Can Invisalign achieve a celebrity copy-cat?

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In the run-up to Awards Season with the BAFTAs and the Academy Awards, Harris Poll conducted a #RedCarpetSmile survey on behalf of Invisalign to see which celebrities the American public would bestow with the honour of Best Smile. Perhaps unsurprisingly, given how The Revenant dominated this years nominations and awards, Leonardo DiCaprio was the clear… Continue reading >>

Categories: Invisalign, Orthodontics.

Quick braces and straighter teeth on a deadline

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For many of the people we see here at Heaton Mersey Orthodontic Centre having straighter teeth has been on their wish list for many years. So why is it that they finally decide to take action and have their teeth straightened? Having a special event on the horizon can be a big catalyst. We often… Continue reading >>

Categories: Orthodontics.

Study shows Invisalign adult braces are good for gum health

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As a provider of adult braces in Manchester, we were interested to read an article in June’s BMC Oral Health Journal about the findings of a new study, Braces versus Invisalign: Gingival parameters and patients’ satisfaction during treatment: A cross-sectional study. The study, by researchers from Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz in Germany, compared the… Continue reading >>

Categories: Invisalign, Orthodontics.

Is there a difference between adult orthodontic braces and orthodontics for children?

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When it comes to orthodontic (teeth straightening) treatment, age really is just a number and there’s certainly no upper age limit for adult orthodontic braces. Teeth and the mouth’s soft tissues are essentially the same in both adults and children. The one difference is that adult orthodontic treatment can take slightly longer to achieve the… Continue reading >>

Categories: Orthodontics.

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