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Why choose a registered orthodontist?

Why choose a registered orthodontist?

As you probably know, many dentists nowadays also offer orthodontic treatments. In this article, we explain the differences between a dentist and orthodontist and show you why it is always wise to choose a registered orthodontist. An orthodontist is an expert who specialises in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of crooked teeth and facial asymmetries.

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Retention: Three vital steps that will ensure the success of your treatment

Retention: Three vital steps that will ensure the success of your treatment

One of the most important things to do after completing your orthodontic treatment is to stabilise the end result. This will unfortunately not happen by itself as your teeth continue to shift throughout your life. A well-known orthodontist, Professor Birte Melsen, once said: “Other than diamonds, everything has to be maintained; true stability only occurs post mortem”

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When can your child visit the orthodontist?

When can your child visit the orthodontist?

Did you know that young children with crooked teeth or malocclusions should be seen by an orthodontist at the age of about 7 or 8 years? Did you also know that you don’t need a referral for an orthodontist? If you answered ‘No’, don’t worry; you’re not alone! A common misconception is that you can only start orthodontic treatment once the transition from milk to permanent teeth has taken place.

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Top benefits of orthodontic treatment

Top benefits of orthodontic treatment

A person’s smile is one of the first things we notice when we greet someone. It is how we recognise each other and how we behave towards each other. Trusting your smile can change your life for the better. That’s why it is so important to consult an orthodontist to achieve your healthiest, most attractive smile. For one, straight teeth are easier to keep clean and ensure healthier gums.

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Parent’s Stories: Invisalign

Parent’s Stories: Invisalign

Our intake meeting with orthdontist assistant Anna was our first real insight into what was possible for J. She took a full scan of J’s teeth and together with Christina’s advice we were recommended to go with Invisalign. Whilst taking into consideration J’s sensitivity, personality and lifestyle, this seemed the choice that would suit him best.

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