DIY braces – Good or Bad?

DIY braces – Good or Bad?

DIY braces may sound cheap, and may sound tempting, but don’t be fooled. DIY braces can cause permanent damage to gums and may even lead to tooth loss. That won’t give you much to smile about in the long run! What’s Going On? How are people making cheap braces? Believe ...

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What’s the difference between a dentist, and an Orthodontist?

What’s the difference between a dentist, and an Orthodontist?

When it comes to having dental treatment to achieve the perfect smile, you want to make sure you’re in the best hands possible! While dentists and orthodontists have a lot in common, specialisation is what sets an orthodontist apart from a general dentist.   Think of it like the difference between ...

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How To Care For Your Teeth While Wearing Braces

How To Care For Your Teeth While Wearing Braces

No matter what type of braces you wear, you need to know how to look after them properly. If you take good care of your braces, it will make them much more comfortable and effective, meaning you’re a step closer to the perfect smile each day! Let’s talk about what ...

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Understanding Orthodontic Retainers

Understanding Orthodontic Retainers

Why do I need to wear retainers? You will need to wear retainers after your orthodontic treatment is completed to ensure that any movement is minimised as much as possible.  Retainers also help to stabilise your teeth in their new position and it is important to follow all of your ...

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