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Lingual Braces Explained

Lingual braces have the same components as conventional braces, but they’re fixed to the back of your teeth, on the tongue — or lingual — side of the teeth. Because they’re behind your teeth, they are almost invisible. As well as that they; Effectively correct most bite problems. Can be customized to increase your comfort [...]

By |Aug 29 2019|orthodontics|0 Comments

I don’t want traditional metal braces- do I have other options?

Thanks to advances in technology, your orthodontic treatment options may include ceramic (tooth-coloured) braces, lingual braces (which are placed behind the teeth) or Invisalign clear aligners. Today’s standard metal braces are much smaller and sleeker than those of even a generation ago. Ceramic Braces- work in the same way as traditional braces, but the brackets [...]

By |Jul 5 2019|orthodontics|0 Comments

Five Fun Facts about Orthodontics

Orthodontic problems have been around for a lot longer than most people realize – even Neanderthals displayed evidence of dental irregularities that could have benefited from the knowledge we have now. Here are five fun facts about orthodontics that you probably didn’t know: Orthodontics has Greek origins While the practice of orthodontics was actually started [...]

By |Jun 7 2019|orthodontics|0 Comments

What are lingual braces and are they the right choice for me?

Lingual braces are a method of orthodontic treatment where the brackets, wires and elastic bands used to realign your teeth are all mounted behind them (tongue side). Due to this reverse positioning, they're sometimes called "inside" braces. In comparison, the kind of braces you're probably most familiar with can be thought of as "outside" appliances, [...]

By |May 31 2019|orthodontics|0 Comments

What is the diffference between a dentist and an orthodontist?

The main similarity between a dentist and orthodontist is that they both focus on your oral health. An orthodontist can work in a dental clinic and provide the same care as a dentist. So, in this respect, they are quite similar. They are both considered doctors and deal with the teeth and gums. However, there [...]

By |Apr 22 2019|orthodontics|0 Comments

The Benefits of Invisalign Treatment

We often get asked about Invisalign and its’ benefits compared to other methods of orthodontics. Truthfully, no one treatment type is better than the other.  It all depends on the patient and their particular case and their treatment requirements. In this case, we will briefly discuss Invisalign treatment and why it might be more suitable [...]

By |Mar 1 2019|orthodontics|0 Comments

What are my orthodontic treatment options?

DentalHouse provides you with a range of orthodontic treatment options that are virtually invisible so that no one will know that you are having treatment. 1.Traditional Metal Braces: These have progressed significantly since the early days and are now much lighter than before. They are made from a high-grade stainless steel and have metal brackets [...]

By |Jan 11 2019|orthodontics|0 Comments

The When & Why of Orthodontics

The When of Orthodontics: Whether you are 8 or 80, it is the same physiological process that moves your teeth in orthodontics. Because adults have denser bone tissue than children, treatment may take a little longer, but age does not keep teeth from moving. The process can be as simple as consulting your local specialist [...]

By |Oct 8 2018|orthodontics|0 Comments

What is Invisalign?

Invisalign is a type of orthodontic treatment that helps to straighten teeth without the use of traditional metal braces. It involves wearing a series of custom-made clear plastic aligners that help shift your teeth into the proper position. Each aligner shifts your teeth slightly, moving them horizontally and vertically and even rotating them when needed. [...]

By |Aug 13 2018|orthodontics|0 Comments

Taking Care Of Your Braces

Braces are delicate, and any foods that are sticky, chewy or hard can easily cause them to break, including: Nuts Popcorn Hard sweets Chewing gum Caramel Hard fruits such as apples and pears Corn on the cob Pizza crust Hard bread rolls or bagels Fundamentally, any food that you need to bite into to eat [...]

By |Aug 3 2018|orthodontics|0 Comments
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