Toothy Questions: How Long Will I Have to Wait for NHS Treatment?

Photo source Unfortunately, receiving NHS orthodontic treatment is not always as straight forward as phoning up and making an appointment. Like any NHS service, there is a waiting list for orthodontic treatment. If you or your child is hoping to undergo teeth realignment treatment through the NHS, it’s good to make sure you know what to expect. NHS orthodontic treatment …

Early Signs Your Child May Need a Brace

Photo source It’s not easy being a parent. There are so many things to juggle, from your child’s health, happiness and education, to their schedule, everyday logistics and future plans. Because of all this, it can often be tricky to ensure you’re being proactive rather than just reactive, especially with less immediate concerns such as dental health. Despite this, every …

Which Invisible Braces Are Right for You?

Photo source Many people love the idea of enjoying a better, healthier, straighter smile, but aren’t keen on the process of getting it. In the past, one of the major reasons people shied away from teeth realignment treatment was because they didn’t want to wear a very obvious fixed brace during the treatment period. We’ve got good news for you: …

How Much Do You Know About Lingual Braces?

How much do you know about lingual braces? Many people know very little, which makes sense if you consider just how discreet this orthodontic treatment method is. For those not yet in the know, lingual braces are very similar to traditional fixed braces… but with a few very key differences. How are lingual braces different from traditional fixed braces? Lingual …

Are Adults Eligible for NHS Orthodontic Treatment?

We’re very lucky to benefit from the national health service. It makes healthcare accessible for us all, regardless of age, income or location. As you may already know, NHS funding works differently for dental care and orthodontics than it does for other types of medical care.  Orthodontic care is available free of charge for people under the age of 18, …

Three Good Habits for the Invisalign Programme

Invisalign is a really popular teeth realignment programme, and there are very good reasons why! It’s discreet, it’s non-invasive and it’s flexible; which means it will fit in beautifully with your life. If you want to get the best from the Invisalign programme, there are several good habits we suggest you build into your routine. Remember: the better you take …