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Clear braces: how long can I expect to be in treatment?

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As a treatment that is rapidly increasing in popularity in the dental market, clear braces can pose a number of benefits to the patient.

Previously, the only method of treatment for those with misaligned teeth was traditional ‘train track’ braces. An eye-catching option with an average treatment length of 24 months, traditional braces are often approached with a sense of disdain – particularly amongst adult patients. However, due to developments in dental technology, there are now alternative treatments for patients to take.

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Thinking about clear braces?

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As one of the first things we notice about a person, our smile plays an important role in everyday life. It can help express character, build new relationships and create a good first impression. However, if you are one of the many people self-conscious of your smile, these seemingly normal interactions could leave you with a sense of dread.

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Five ways to keep your braces clean

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Once you have new braces fitted, you might think it’s time to relax, put your feet up and wait while they straighten your teeth and improve your smile.

But after you leave the orthodontist’s chair, it’s down to you to keep your braces clean as they straighten your teeth. The last thing you want is a build-up of plaque – which could lead to pain and tooth decay.

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