Have you just felt like sitting down with a dental professional who is not necessarily a dentist and just being social? Having a chat with a relaxing warm drink in a confidential arena where you can discuss anything and everything? Sometimes people can become a little nervous and timid when discussing things with a dentist and sometimes a dentist can find themselves in a corner when discussing things such as finances with clients.
Qualifying for Invisalign is something which can really only be determined on a case-by-case basis, by a trained orthodontist. However, there are some indications as to whether this is the most suitable treatment for your circumstances.
In the majority of cases, Invisalign is ideal for correcting most tooth concerns that a traditional brace would be used for, including gaps in the teeth or misalignments.
Ever since brand new EU regulations were enforced allowing only 6% hydrogen peroxide to be used in whitening treatments, it has been implied that there has been a leaning towards more “long-term” dental transformations, as opposed to “overnight successes” which may include teeth whitening.
There are just not enough hours in the day. With work and picking up the kids from school and making dinner and all that exercise you’re supposed to be doing to keep healthy, it can be difficult to put aside any time for necessary dental treatment. In fact, the only time you are able to attend a dental appointment may be your lunch break, but what treatment can you fit into one hour? Well, we’re going to tell you!
We recently blogged about different types of bites, today we’re going to focus specifically on the crossbite.
WHAT IS A CROSSBITE?
A crossbite is generally a heredity problem when the teeth are incorrectly aligned due to the upper and lower jaw becoming unaligned. In basic terms when the teeth are bitten together the top teeth will be on the inside of the bottom teeth. Although there are other ways cross bites can come along such as careless chewing habits, thumb sucking and a delayed loss of baby teeth or irregular grown of new teeth.
It’s always nice to get great feedback from our clients, below is our latest Invisalign testimonial which we are very proud of.
We are also very proud of the fact we were recently awarded Diamond Status by Invisalign!
You can find more testimonials from happy clients here.
Ollie & Darsh is proud to announce that we are one of only a handful of clinics in the UK to be awarded Diamond Status by Invisalign – the highest level achievable – having already been presented with our Invisalign 500 Club plinth in April, 2013.
The award is based on the number of Invisalign cases completed in a calendar year, and is an indication of our dentist’s knowledge and experience of using the treatment to help our clients improve their smiles.
Dental implants are an effective solution for replacing missing teeth. Here are 5 facts about them:
1) Dental implants are an alternative treatment to bridges and dentures.
Bridges and dentures used to be the only options available to replace missing teeth, but now dental implants are the treatment of choice as they can offer a longer lasting solution.
Research into the behaviour of people who smile has found that by smiling on a regular basis you come across as more in control, at ease and attractive. In addition to this, not only will flashing your pearly whites help to increase your appearance, but it is also said to have health benefits, such as stress relief.
That being said, there are still a number of people who are unhappy or lack confidence with their smile.
We’re often asked whether the cost of Invisalign is worth it compared to other orthodontic treatments, and whilst each case is different, we’ve put together some general guidance to help you when picking a dental treatment to fit in with your lifestyle and to help achieve your best smile.