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22Sep, 2017

What You Need To Know About Invisalign

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Are you one of the many individuals choosing the option of wearing invisible braces for straightening your teeth? Known by their brand name, Invisalign, these popular clear braces are the new modern way for your dentist to rearrange crooked and misaligned teeth. This modern choice for braces seems like a miracle solution for those who would rather have their teeth straightened discreetly, it nonetheless comes with its own set of complications that we will address today. Like anything that is accomplished over a period of time, there is a process […]
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8Sep, 2017

Orthodontic Treatments

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What are ‘invisible braces? They are tough, clear plastic ‘aligners’ (moulds) that are used to straighten teeth. Several sets of specially moulded, slightly different aligners are made for each patient. Each set is worn for two weeks before being replaced with the next one. They are made from clear plastic, so they are nearly invisible. This means that no one need know you are straightening your teeth. The aligners should be worn for 22 to 23 hours a day for the best results. They can be easily removed for eating, […]
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31Jul, 2017

Tips For Adults With Braces

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When you have braces on teeth, your teeth need extra attention and protection from decay and gum disease. You should also take precautions to avoid damaging the braces. For example, activities to avoid include eating chewy or sticky sweets, eating hard or crunchy foods, biting your lip, breathing excessively through your mouth and pushing your tongue against your teeth. Brushing Brushing your teeth twice a day is the standard oral care recommendation; however, when you wear braces, you should brush after every time you eat — even after that mid-afternoon […]
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14Jul, 2017

Does Invisalign Work As Well As Fixed Traditional Braces?

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Yes and No In many cases, Invisalign is just as good as fixed dental braces, even better in certain ways. This is because they can be removed and cleaned thoroughly, and the teeth can also be cleaned and they will not be demineralised by the braces touching them, as they are made of   removable plastic. But the range of treatment is much more limited with Invisalign than with fixed traditional braces, so getting Invisalign may not be an option for you if you have some serious dental work to take care […]
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21Jun, 2017

FAQ’S Regarding Braces

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What is orthodontic treatment? Orthodontic treatment is a way of straightening your teeth to improve the appearance of them and the way they work. It can look after the long-term health of your teeth, gums and jaw joints by spreading the biting pressure over your teeth. Why should I have orthodontic treatment? Many people have crooked or crowded teeth. Orthodontic treatment can help straighten or move them into a better position. This can improve their appearance and the way teeth bite together, whilst also making them easier to clean. Some […]
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13Jun, 2017

The Foundation For A Lifetime Of Beautiful Teeth

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Early orthodontic treatment can begin as early as five or six years old.  However, conventional orthodontic treatment often doesn’t start until the age of 11 or older when all the baby teeth have been lost. The goal of early treatment is to correct the growth of the jaw and bite problems, such as underbite. Early treatment also helps to make room for permanent teeth to come in properly, reducing the chance of extractions in the future. How to tell if your child may need early orthodontic treatment Your child should […]
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7Jun, 2017

Living With My Braces

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The Orthodontics team at Angel Smile Orthodontics will be able to advise you on your braces and teeth. If you do not take their advice, the brace may take longer to work and the treatment may be unsuccessful. If your brace is damaged or broken, this can also delay the treatment. How often should I see the dentist while I am wearing my brace? You will need to have your brace adjusted regularly to make sure it is working properly. Usually you will have an appointment roughly every six to […]
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4May, 2017

How to care for your braces and teeth

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Regular dental check-ups are important while you are having orthodontic treatment. You need to take care of your teeth and mouth every day and between your teeth also. Braces are delicate, so you need to be carefully when cleaning to make sure they do not break. Healthy eating is essential for maintaining good dental health. You should cut down on sugary foods and drinks. You should avoid snacks and sugary drinks and hard food that could potentially damage your braces. Make sure you are brushing your teeth at night and […]
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5Apr, 2017

Pros and Cons Of Lingual Brackets

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Lingual brackets are fitted behind your teeth and therefore are invisible to others. Lingual brackets are made from metal. Lingual Brackets are fitted to the inside of the teeth. They still move the teeth into the position desired but are less visible which gives the aesthetic required by patients. So, no one will even know you are wearing braces unless you would like them to know. Lingual Brackets can also be made to fit each tooth individually. They can also be made of gold. However, as they are fitted to […]
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29Mar, 2017

Invisalign Braces At Angel Orthodontics

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            The happiness you see, braces you don’t.      Look great, feel great!     Invisalign is a great alternative to the most common type of braces; the conventional fixed metal type. Therefore Invisalign is specifically aimed at those who wish to have the benefits of braces, but are conscious of the aesthetics of it. The Invisalign is a removable type of brace that gently moves teeth in the desired position, using transparent plastic aligners. There are numerous benefits that come with selecting Invisalign. […]
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