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How to speed up the orthodontics process

orthodontics

Orthodontics can fulfil your dream of a straight and aligned smile. But it’s not just the job of your orthodontic consultant to get you that perfect smile, you also play a part. If you don’t take care of your teeth and braces properly, you could slow down the progress of your new smile. Neglecting good oral care could lead to yellow teeth, tooth decay, and even crooked teeth - meaning your braces will have to stay on longer.

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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. 

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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.

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