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18Sep, 2019

Top 10 Indicators That Your Child Needs Braces

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A great smile is an asset of incalculable value for anybody. A great smile can be the magic key to getting that dream job or that big contract. Even for kids, a great smile increases confidence and helps them make friends more easily.  Many factors influence your child’s dental hygiene. Their mouth and teeth cleaning routine, diet, as well as other habits, will affect the quality of their smile.  Our experts at Angel Orthodontics have compiled the top 10 indicators that you should look out for regarding your child’s dental […]
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10Jul, 2019

Top tips to find the best private orthodontist in London

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When looking for a good private orthodontist in London, you might wonder where to start and how to choose the right orthodontist expert for you. Due to the high number of orthodontists in London, you might be concerned about choosing the ideal candidate for you or your family. This is especially true if it’s your first visit to the orthodontist where making the right choice is important. Some of the factors to consider are having good rapport with your orthodontist and the list of services they offer. Pricing is also […]
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30Jun, 2019

Orthodontic Devices An Orthodontist Uses

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Who is an orthodontist? Most people have a problem differentiating between an orthodontist and a dentist. The difference between the two is rather straightforward. Whereas a dentist is a medical practitioner whose scope of work encompasses a vast range of teeth related problems, an orthodontist specializes in only one aspect of the teeth. An orthodontist mainly deals with issues related to the alignment of the teeth in the upper jaw in relation to those in the lower one. The misalignment of the teeth is a medical condition known as malocclusion […]
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15Jun, 2019

My first day having fixed braces!

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Having your first ever braces fitted can be an exciting, but also concerning event as most people don’t really know what to expect. So, if you, your child or any other person close to you will go on this journey soon, make sure you know about the procedure. What happens when I have my braces fitted? Getting your braces on will roughly take one hour and a half at Angel Orthodontics in North London, depending on the complexity of your case. Your orthodontist will firstly thoroughly clean and dry your […]
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11Jun, 2019

Can I see my hygienist while wearing braces?

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Having braces fitted means your oral health is affected. That’s why brushing and flossing, and other aspects of oral hygiene, are important when you are wearing braces. Gingivitis, tartar and demineralisation are frequent signs to see under braces if your oral hygiene is not adequate. The presence of brackets, wires and bands can make it tricky to clean thoroughly. To keep your teeth and gums healthy during your orthodontic treatment you should have the plaque removed often. Benefits of good oral health when wearing braces Research has shown a link […]
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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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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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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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