Call us on 0161 6220987 or email info@oldhamorthodontics.co.uk Book a free consultation blog referral

Tag: braces treatment

Do I need braces?

Do i need braces?

First things first -  what are braces?

Braces are typically used to straighten teeth and correct your bite.

Not only do they achieve a perfect smile, they can also have many oral health benefits too. Any person of any age can get braces, although they are more common among children.

Read more

Looking after your metal braces in Summer

braces in summer

As we approach the summer, you might start forgetting about your braces. After all, you want to spend time with your friends and enjoy the sunny weather. But neglecting your braces at any stage can impact your treatment. 

So let’s take care of your braces all year round! Follow our advice below and be one step closer to the smile of your dreams. 

Read more

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

clear braces

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.

Read more