What’s the difference between a dentist and an orthodontist?

Most kids grow up visiting the dentist every six months, but suddenly you're getting braces and you have to see an orthodontist instead – so what’s that about? Well, while both a dentist and orthodontist care for your teeth, they essentially do different things. Let’s...

Can adults get braces?

Once seen as something for children and teenagers, more and more adults are having their teeth straightened – and it doesn’t show any signs of stopping. Spurred on by an increase in social media, celebrity smiles and reality TV shows – often showcasing the perfect...

Four braces problems you can fix at home

Most the time, having braces is pretty straightforward, and you’ll be able to go about your day-to-day life without having to think about them too much. However, there may be times when problems occur.  The best course of action is to call us straight away if...
Can adults get braces?

Can adults get braces?

Once seen as something for children and teenagers, more and more adults are having their teeth straightened – and it doesn’t show any signs of stopping. Spurred on by an increase in social media, celebrity smiles and reality TV shows – often showcasing the perfect...

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Four braces problems you can fix at home

Four braces problems you can fix at home

Most the time, having braces is pretty straightforward, and you’ll be able to go about your day-to-day life without having to think about them too much. However, there may be times when problems occur.  The best course of action is to call us straight away if...

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What are the best vitamins for healthy teeth?

What are the best vitamins for healthy teeth?

We all know the old adage, you are what you eat. But it’s mostly true. If you eat good, nutritious food, you're much more likely to have a healthier body, including great hair, skin and teeth.  It’s best to get your vitamins and mineral from food, but you can...

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Help! I’m scared of the dentist!

Help! I’m scared of the dentist!

It’s a shame when people are frightened of visiting the dentist as, nine times out of 10, nothing painful happens. But this fear is incredibly common. As a child, I used to enjoy going to the dentist, as I’d get presented with a sticker, sometimes some free...

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How you should really be brushing your teeth.

How you should really be brushing your teeth.

We’ve all been brushing our teeth since we were knee-high, and before that our parents (hopefully) did it for us. So we should really know what we’re doing, right? Well, you’d be surprised. Many of us have picked up bad habits over the years, and some of us have even...

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How can I tell if my child needs braces?

How can I tell if my child needs braces?

Children’s teeth develop at different rates and, as parents, we do our best keeping teeth clean and instilling good dental hygiene habits in our little ones. And we reply on our dentist’s expertise at each six-monthly check up to tell us that all is well, or whether...

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Can you speed up teeth straightening?

Can you speed up teeth straightening?

Waiting for something is probably one of the most infuriating things for humans, especially if you're rather lacking in the patience stakes. Whether it’s your Amazon delivery, your wedding day or waiting for your friend to show up for your night out, we’re not a...

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Five ways to banish bad breath

Five ways to banish bad breath

Making an impactful first impression on someone new is usually a good thing, but not if it’s for the wrong reason! Bad breath is something that can affect anyone, but luckily there are plenty of easy ways to prevent and treat it.  And when you’re new to braces,...

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How to choose the best orthodontist

How to choose the best orthodontist

Going to the dentist in the old days used to be something you just did because you had to. But nowadays, there’s a wealth of choice out there, and plenty of excellent orthodontists ready and available to help you get your teeth and smile just the way you want.  But...

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Should I see a dental hygienist, and what do they do?

Should I see a dental hygienist, and what do they do?

Absolutely yes! Dental hygienists are an important part of the dental team. They treat children and adults, promoting healthy teeth and gums. A dental hygienist can also give dietary advice and smoking cessation, helping you to have a healthy lifestyle. Their in-depth...

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How much do braces cost?

How much do braces cost?

Getting your teeth aligned and your smile perfected needn’t cost the earth – in fact, things have moved on so much over recent years that treatment is quicker and more cost-effective than it used to be. We know that one solution is not going to fit everyone’s budget,...

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Can I get braces during the coronavirus outbreak?

Can I get braces during the coronavirus outbreak?

If you were due to get braces fitted this year, or you were planning to pop in for a chat about teeth correction options for you or your child, your plans may well have been scuppered over recent months thanks to Covid-19. But don't panic – there are still ways we can...

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