Patients sometimes ask us what the difference is between a dentist and an orthodontist. Is it enough to register with a general dentist or should they see an orthodontist instead (or as well)?
As a specialist orthodontic centre, we see people from all walks of life who are ready to wear clear braces or aligners to achieve the straighter smile they’ve always wanted. Patients are often drawn to clear aligners such as Invisalign because they’re removable.
Once you’ve finished your orthodontics treatment, it’s understandable that you’ll want to show off your new, straighter smile now it’s free from an aligner or fixed braces. But, to make sure you always have the same beautiful smile, it is important to take steps to keep it looking fantastic.
As mother of the bride at her daughter’s wedding our patient looks fantastic with her new smile.
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 >>
Until quite recently, cosmetic dentistry and facial aesthetics procedures have been more openly associated with women. Although some men have always sought to look their very best through different procedures, it wasn’t uncommon to hear of men hiding their cosmetic appointments from their wives and families, or secretly saving cash for treatments.
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 >>