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when are braces right
19May, 2019

What is the best age for Orthodontic Treatment?

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Crooked teeth always take away the joy of a spontaneous smile. We can’t even mention the low self-esteem associated with people with misaligned teeth. Most parents understand this and prepare early enough for their children to visit a dental clinic for their first check-up. However, we have come to observe that parents ill-time the best age to bring in their children for check-ups. Most of them wait until all the permanent teeth have replaced the baby teeth. Does it really matter? And if so, what is the right age? Could […]
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12May, 2019

Types of train track braces and how they work

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Braces today come in many designs and colours. There are some that are visible and come in striking colours while others are discreet, making them nearly invisible. How to tell whether you need braces You might need braces if Your teeth are crooked and you’re not very confident smiling. Your jaw makes uncomfortable sounds, it could mean there is an issue with the position of your jaw. You’re constantly hitting the roof of your mouth or biting your cheek; it might mean your teeth aren’t properly aligned You lost your […]
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Duration of orthodontic treatment
6May, 2019

When can I get my braces off?

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Dental braces can be uncomfortable. After a few months into the orthodontic treatment, all our patients ask when they can have their braces removed and whether it hurts to get the braces off the teeth. What does the length of the orthodontic treatment depend on ? When you meet our orthodontists at Angel Orthodontics for the first time, they will always give you an estimated time of duration for your treatment. They will explain the procedure step by step, and will prepare you for how to get your teeth braces off. […]
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tooth enamel erosion and tooth decay
6May, 2019

Best expert tips to prevent tooth erosion with the right diet

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Enamel is vital for the protection of our teeth. This substance is the hardest found in our body, it forms the outside of each tooth which protects the sensitive dentine underneath. When the enamel is worn away, the dentine is exposed, which may lead to pain and sensitivity and can eventually lead to tooth decay. Since tooth enamel can’t be repaired in any way, it is important that we take good care of our teeth. Dental erosion caused by acid has long-term effects on dental health. For this reason you […]
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28Apr, 2019

What do your teeth reveal about you?

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Teeth are unique like fingerprints – nobody on this planet can have identical ones. They are the individual features that help identify us as who we are. While the main job of teeth is chewing food, they have many functions, and they can also provide us with valuable information about health and diet. Additionally, they can also be used for identification, among other things. What our teeth reveal about us A healthy diet is often testament to healthy teeth. By examining teeth and how healthy they are, a lot about […]
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invisible braces for crooked teeth
28Apr, 2019

Ways Invisalign can help your crooked teeth

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A crooked, uneven smile can make you feel uncomfortable with your overall appearance. If you want to know how you can fix gaps and overlaps without relying on bracket and wire braces, you can talk with your orthodontist at Angel Orthodontics about Invisalign. What are Invisalign braces? Invisalign is a removable and invisible orthodontic alternative to more traditional orthodontic solutions. It’s a clear tooth aligner and therefore ideal for anyone who finds the idea of showing metal braces when smiling too unattractive or annoying. As these aligner trays are made […]
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how often to change a toothbrush
23Apr, 2019

How often should you change your toothbrush?

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No matter which type of toothbrush you use, you’re supposed to replace your toothbrushes every 3 to 4 months, according to the American Dental Association (ADA). There are two styles of toothbrushes to consider: manual and electric. Each type of toothbrush has its advantages and disadvantages. Manual vs. electric toothbrush The manual toothbrush can be taken easily anywhere is portable and doesn’t require anything to be used immediately. It isn’t noisy and allows you to control the pressure you apply on your teeth and gums. An electric toothbrush requires electricity […]
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19Apr, 2019

Know about teeth sensitivity and braces

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Sensitive teeth normally occur when the enamel on the outside of the tooth wears away exposing the dentin layer of the tooth. The dentin layer is very porous with tubes that run to the nerve centre. Although each mouth is different, having sensitive teeth is a common occurrence. This sensitivity can occur when exposing your teeth to something hotter (or colder) than normal, something sweeter (or sourer) than normal, or if you have deep cavities or exposed root surfaces. What causes tooth sensitivity? The discomfort a patient undergoing orthodontic treatment […]
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sleeping-apnea
16Apr, 2019

Know about Sleep Apnea

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What is Sleep Apnea? When you go to sleep your muscles relax, including those in your throat. In some people the relaxing muscles cause the airways to narrow. This can reduce the amount of air flowing in and out of your airways. This makes you snore. Sleep apnea occurs involuntarily while breathing with interruptions that occur while the patient is asleep. Currently known are three types of sleep apnea: obstructive, central, and mixed. Obstructive sleep apnea occurs in most people suffering from this issue. While different causes might apply to […]
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11Apr, 2019

How much will the invisalign treatment cost you?

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What do Invisalign braces cost? If you want to know how to much does Invisalign braces cost in the UK, this will explain to you about the costs and fees involved for and the cost of Invisalign in our clinic starts from as little as £1295 for the Invisalign express and goes up to £2695 or comprehensive (the cost is £2995) based on complexity. Orthodontic treatment involves moving rotated (twisted) crowded and protruding teeth, closing gaps, and correcting the bite so that the teeth come together nicely when the mouth […]
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