Recent Blog Posts
How are fixed braces adjusted?
Submitted by admin on March 13, 2018
You have probably heard of braces being ‘tightened’ and wondering what that may mean. Your brace adjustment appointments will normally be scheduled every 4-6 weeks. Some brace systems like the Damon brace system allow these appointments to be 8-10 weeks. It is vital that your orthodontic treatment is regularly reviewed a...
Why you need to stop a thumb sucking habit
Submitted by admin on January 16, 2018
Thumb Sucking For some of us as parents and children, we know how difficult it is to stop 'the habit' i.e. thumb-sucking! It is probably one of the most common habits, and for the majority of us, we often stop in our early years. However, it is a hard habit to break and there are several ways and bribes that we have all given...
Early orthodontic treatment
Submitted by admin on October 24, 2017
Is it there any benefit of having brace treatment even though my child still has baby teeth? We are often asked to carry out an orthodontic consultation for children under the age of ten to assess the development of their teeth. The average age for an orthodontic consultation is around eleven years. Children usually start gai...