202,300 orthodontic treatments were carried out in the UK in 2014-15 according to the NHS website. The majority of these cases were performed on patients under the age of 18, which means they would have been eligible for valuable tooth straightening treatment on the NHS.
The launch of the all-new Heaton Mersey Orthodontic Centre website marks a new chapter for our clinic. Don’t worry, we’re staying true to the ethos our patients know and trust and we are as committed as ever to helping patients smile with confidence, and to providing an environment where the emphasis is on your comfort… Continue reading >>
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.
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 >>
Fed up of walking around Manchester or Stockport with a crooked smile, when you know it’s an easy problem to fix? Is this frustration further exacerbated by the fact that statistics show you’re much more likely to get promoted and find love if you had a straight set of teeth? Or perhaps it’s a lack… Continue reading >>
Think about the next big event you’ll be attending in Manchester; an occasion when you know you’ll be meeting up with friends, colleagues or family members. Perhaps it’s a wedding, one at which you’ll be expected to dress up and look like you’ve made an effort? Perhaps it’s a conference, at which you need to… 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 >>
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 >>
One of the big attractions of wearing clear braces is how discreet they look. Whether you have treatment with removable aligners such as Invisalign or you have clear fixed braces such as Six Month Smiles or Damon Clear, it’s important to pay special attention to keeping your clear braces clean and stain-free to maintain that… Continue reading >>
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)?