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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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National smile month
14May, 2018

National smile month

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National Smile Month is the UK is the largest and longest-running campaign to promote good oral health. The aim of this Month is to ultimately improve the UK’s oral health. Organised by oral health charity, the Oral Health Foundation, the campaign hopes to raise awareness of important health issues, and make a positive difference to the oral health of millions. Together, with thousands of individuals and organisations, National Smile Month highlights three key messages, all of which go a long way in helping us develop and maintain a healthy mouth. […]
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24Jun, 2016

Does Orthodontic Treatment Make The Roots Of Your Teeth Shorter?

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Braces are used to straighten teeth of both adults and children. The duration of the treatment always varies from each patient and the type of braces they are able to wear. Some cases require only a few month’s treatment while others in severe cases can go on for years. In rare cases, patients undergo surgery to fix the upper or lower jaws after aligning teeth in the right order. Root shortening is also known as resorption. This article seeks out to explain whether braces make the roots of your teeth […]
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Personal Orthodontist
17Jun, 2016

What Is Adult Orthodontic Treatment

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Adult Orthodontic treatment isn’t simply about straightening teeth but can make a difference to your appearance, your bite and your overall oral health. Orthodontics is a specialty which blends science and art. Which adults are eligible for orthodontics treatment? Orthodontics treatment is recommended for anybody who is not happy with positioning of the teeth. For example, you must have come across with adults whose teeth are so crowded in one place, or very widely spaced. While such kind of a dental arrangement poses little if any health risks to the patient, it may affect the individual’s self confidence and affect […]
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9Mar, 2016

Why Dental Health Is Important

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We all love to look nice in public, we all want to have a nice smile, but very few of us are doing anything towards improving our dental health! Dental health is more than just brushing our teeth twice a day! Dental health is about making decisions to take care of our teeth and mouth, it is about regular dental checkups, and it is also about healthy diet and hygiene habits. Sadly though, the only time we think of our dental health is when we have a tooth ache. Only when we need to have an […]
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