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The symptoms of sleep apnoea can be improved with orthodontics and surgery depending on the type of apnoea and level of severity.
For anyone who is self-conscious about how they will look with metal braces, lingual braces is an appealing option.
There is more to orthodontics than just improving a patient’s smile.
Seeing years of hard work lost through teeth moving after braces have been removed is heart-breaking for the patient and their orthodontist. See what you can do to reduce the risk.
There are plenty of reasons why you should take your child to an orthodontic consultation earlier rather than later. Read on to find out why it’s best to go before the age of 10.
Taking your child to the orthodontist before they have lost all of their baby teeth seems odd to some parents but for some problems a better outcome can be achieved with early treatment.
Today’s orthodontic patients have choices that patients of 20 years ago didn’t have. Now the multiple options mean patients need to work through the pros and cons with their orthodontist to choose what is right for them. Clear aligners and braces both have their pros and cons which we will examine here.
One of the most common questions patients ask is “How long will I be wearing braces?" While it’s hard to give an exact date because every person is different, an orthodontist can give most patients a guide.
Whether you’re a teen or an adult, you may be self conscious about how you are going to look while you undergo orthodontic treatment. Luckily there are options for treatment methods that are hardly visible.
Sometimes orthodontics don’t deliver on the patient’s expectations. We have had patients come to our clinic after treatment elsewhere has not been as effective. It's rare, but there are times when a patient isn’t happy with previous orthodontic treatment.
The appearance of someone’s teeth can have an impact on many areas of their life including their self-esteem and level of happiness. They can spend hours of their day dwelling on the body parts they aren’t happy about.
Ever wondered how orthodontics has changed since you had braces 20 years ago? Improvements in technology are changing orthodontics. Parents often notice their child’s treatment is different to their own experience.