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 […]
Although there’s no doubt that clear aligners are an incredibly popular choice for orthodontic treatment these days, much of the evidence about their benefits has been anecdotal rather than clinical. A group of German researchers from Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz set out to change this by carrying out a study titled: Braces versus Invisalign: […]