braces and aligners
When it comes to achieving a straighter smile, there are two popular options that often come into play: traditional braces and clear aligners like Invisalign. Each method brings its own set of advantages and considerations, making the choice a matter of personal preference and orthodontic needs. Braces, which are the tried-and-true method of orthodontics, consist
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ladies who talk about braces
When it comes to orthodontic treatment, age is just a number. The misconception that braces are only for adolescents couldn't be further from the truth. The reality is that you're never too old to invest in your smile and improve your oral health through braces treatment.
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Ladies holding an Invisalign box
Have you looked in the mirror recently, and noticed small black triangles in between your teeth when you smile? These gaps can be both a cosmetic concern and an indicator of oral health issues.  Black triangles are triangle-shaped gaps that form between your teeth when your gum tissue doesn’t fill the space. Approximately 67% of people over 20 years old have these gaps. And they have several different causes.
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Lady holding braces
Maintaining proper hygiene for your Invisalign and clear aligners is crucial not only for the longevity of the aligners but also for your overall oral health. Here's a guide to the do’s and don'ts when cleaning aligners to ensure a pristine and effective orthodontic journey.
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lady having Invisalign inserted
Maintaining proper hygiene for your Invisalign and clear aligners is crucial not only for the longevity of the aligners but also for your overall oral health. Here's a guide to the do’s and don'ts when cleaning aligners to ensure a pristine and effective orthodontic journey.
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Clear aligners have emerged as a revolutionary solution for individuals seeking a discreet and comfortable way to straighten their smiles. Clear aligners offer a modern and innovative approach to orthodontics, allowing individuals to enhance their smiles without the visibility and discomfort often associated with traditional braces.
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Lady holding retainers after braces
An orthodontist is a specialised dental professional who first trains as a dentist. After completing their dental degree, they return to university for three years of full-time orthodontic study in order to become a Specialist Orthodontist.
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