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5 Feb 2014

Is it too late to get braces?

Submitted by admin on February 5, 2014

I’m getting married at the end of this year, have I left it too late to get braces?

Many congratulations on your fantastic news! No, it’s not too late to achieve the wedding day smile. With the latest brace treatments of invisible lingual braces and Invisalign, even if you are still in treatment – your braces will not show at all on your wedding. We also have a number of patients wearing ceramic or Damon br...

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2 Apr 2012

What sort of braces do you offer?

Submitted by admin on April 2, 2012

I live near London and I’m interested in coming to your centre for orthodontics. What sort of braces do you offer?

Thank you for your interest in our London orthodontic practice. We are really pleased to say we can offer you the full range of brace treatment. Our specialist orthodontist would provide a comprehensive orthodontic consultation to assess your needs and would be able to recommend a brace treatment suitable for your teeth. We have...

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22 Mar 2012

What options do I have for “invisible” braces?

Submitted by admin on March 22, 2012

I’m 30 and have been working professionally in London for many years now. I don’t want any of my clients or coworkers to know that I have braces. Is there a way to fix my teeth without having to get train-track braces?

Yes, absolutely, fixed train-track braces are no longer the big metal braces you may remember from your childhood. Brace treatment technology has improved greatly. You no longer need to feel self-conscious about wearing braces or having brace treatment. Truly invisible braces called lingual braces are available. Lingual braces a...

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4 Oct 2010

My dentist told me about lingual braces. How do they work?

Submitted by admin on October 4, 2010

I told my dentist that I wanted to look into the option of getting braces, but don’t relish the thought of having a mouth full of steel-studded teeth. My dentist told me about lingual braces. How do they work?

Lingual braces are the ultimate braces! They are invisible, no one will see you are wearing them as the whole brace is fitted on the inner surfaces of the teeth. And with Incognito lingual braces – the brace will only fit you – it is custom made for your teeth. They work exactly the same way as normal fixed braces which are ...

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13 Feb 2010

Which braces would you recommend for my granddaughter?

Submitted by admin on February 13, 2010

Which braces would you recommend for my granddaughter? She is 27 years old, has a very good job in publishing, and always takes care of her appearance. I am buying them for her because she has always been ashamed of her teeth but money has always been tight.

There are other types of braces – Damon braces which are also called self-ligating braces. Their main advantage is that if your granddaughter has a busy worklife, there are fewer adjustment appointments required and therefore less disruption to her normal routines. Also there is Invisalign brace treatment which may be suitable...

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