Invisalign vs Online Aligners – What’s the difference?

As far as orthodontic treatment goes, clear aligners are relatively new.  This popular method for straightening misaligned teeth without relying on brackets and wires has only been available for around 20 years. To put that in perspective, traditional braces were first invented way back in 1819 by French dentist Christophe-Francois Delabarre. And over the past … Read more Invisalign vs Online Aligners – What’s the difference?

How discreet are Invisalign aligners? Get a Zoom-ready smile

From the comfort of business-casual attire (a.k.a, “pyjama bottoms”) to the lack of commute and longer lunches, working from home has had its benefits. But it has also meant we’re spending far more time awkwardly staring at ourselves in video calls (there’s a good reason for that). And if this virtual mirror has you second-guessing … Read more How discreet are Invisalign aligners? Get a Zoom-ready smile

Invisalign vs braces – What’s the difference?

If you’re thinking about straightening your teeth, you might be wondering which is the best treatment option for you: traditional braces or Invisalign. Each one has their pros and cons, and, more often than not, it will come down to your circumstances, personal preferences, and the end result you want to achieve. A specialist orthodontist … Read more Invisalign vs braces – What’s the difference?

Orthodontist vs. Dentist – Why choose a specialist?

All orthodontists are dentists. But not all dentists are orthodontists. And while some of our services do overlap, if you require specialist orthodontic  care, you need to speak with a qualified specialist orthodontist.  In this brief post, we’re going to explain the difference between the two roles — and share why (and when) you should … Read more Orthodontist vs. Dentist – Why choose a specialist?

How long does it take to straighten teeth?

Having braces fitted is a simple and effective way of straightening a crooked smile or fixing underlying jaw issues. But many people dramatically underestimate how long it can take. More often than not, you’re in it for the medium-to-long haul when it comes to braces. 12-18 months isn’t unheard of, and it can sometimes stretch … Read more How long does it take to straighten teeth?

How to look after your braces while self-isolating

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted us all, and routine dental treatment, like many other non-emergency medical treatments, has been put on the back-burner. Yet, while our practices are currently only open for emergency appointments, we’re keen to make sure your specialist orthodontic treatment remains as unaffected as possible. We won’t be able to see you … Read more How to look after your braces while self-isolating

The five most popular benefits of Invisalign

Have you always wanted to have straighter teeth? Thanks to modern teeth realignment treatment options, it’s never been easier to improve your smile.   If you’re thinking about taking the plunge and investing in orthodontic treatment this year, we recommend you consider Invisalign treatment.  Here are some of the benefits that make Invisalign one of the … Read more The five most popular benefits of Invisalign

How Long Will I Have to Wait for NHS Treatment?

Unfortunately, receiving NHS orthodontic treatment is not always as straight forward as phoning up and making an appointment. Like any NHS service, there is a waiting list for orthodontic treatment. If you or your child is hoping to undergo teeth realignment treatment through the NHS, it’s good to make sure you know what to expect. … Read more How Long Will I Have to Wait for NHS Treatment?