You might be considering adult braces from our Clapham dental practice because you’re fed up with how your teeth look. Or, you may be experiencing some jaw discomfort that you have been told can be alleviated by wearing braces. Whatever the reason, you’re not alone. Here at our practice in South west London, we’re seeing […]
So you’ve decided that adult orthodontics is the best course of action for you and you’re looking forward to achieving straighter teeth and a more attractive smile. The only looming cloud on the horizon, is that of your braces and what having them fitted will entail.
Before tooth implants, the only solution to tooth loss was to have a traditional denture fitted. This would be clipped into the mouth, rest on your gums, or be bonded to adjacent teeth. The traditional dentures would give you replacement teeth and improve the appearance of your smile, but they wouldn’t be without their own […]
If you live in south west London and you’re unhappy with your smile, you could be causing yourself unnecessary stress and even potentially setting yourself up for heart failure. However, please don’t worry. Our expert team here at the Crescent Lodge Dental Clinic can help restore your smile to its former glory. We provide a […]
Historians argue that orthodontic treatment dates back to the ancient Egyptians. Catgut was wrapped around the teeth to close gaps. The Romans then later used finger pressure applied to the teeth to move them into better alignment. You’ll be pleased to hear braces have evolved dramatically since then. You don’t have spend hours pushing your […]
Getting your teeth straightened in Southwest London is not going to have a huge negative impact on your social life. Thanks to huge leaps in dental technology, clear braces that exert constant pressure on your teeth to move them into a more desirable position, are virtually invisible these days.
Have you been put off having orthodontic treatment because you don’t want to have a train track running across your teeth? Perhaps you’d love straighter teeth, but having witnessed braces with food caught on them, you’ve decided you’d rather put up with your crooked smile, than suffer the potential social awkwardness caused by fixed braces? […]
Invisalign is a popular orthodontic treatment here at our dental practice in South West London, but we find that patients often have questions about how the clear aligners work or have picked up some half-truths or even complete myths about wearing Invisalign aligners. This month, we’re setting the record straight with seven things we think […]
If you’re thinking about clear braces and Invisalign in particular, you may be wondering about the pros and cons of this teeth straightening treatment. Here are ten truths we think you should know about Invisalign before you decide whether it’s the right treatment for you (we will, of course, always discuss the pros and cons […]