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The difference between a dentist and an orthodontist

21st September 2020
The difference between a dentist and an orthodontist

What is the difference between a dentist and an orthodontist? by Orthodontic Gallery  on Orthodontics You'll be forgiven for thinking there isn't very much difference between a dentist and an orthodontist.  However, not only do they provide different treatments, but they also have different qualifications. What is an orthodontist? Orthodontics is a specialised branch of dentistry... Read more »


Orthodontics vs Cosmetic Dentistry

7th September 2020
Orthodontics vs veneers

Cosmetic dentistry vs orthodontics by Orthodontic Gallery on Cosmetic dentistry, Orthodontics If you’re looking to improve your smile you’ll quickly find that there is no shortage of solutions. You can achieve a brighter smile with the help of professional teeth whitening, replace missing teeth with dental implants, and remodel misshapen teeth with the help of tooth reshaping and…

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how to look after braces and retainers

5th August 2020
brace oral hygiene

by Orthodontic Gallery on in Braces and Retainers When your brace is fitted, your Orthodontic clinician will explain to you exactly how to look after it. It’s important that you regularly clean your teeth and your braces, to keep them working efficiently, to prevent breakages and to keep your teeth healthy. If you’ve got any... Read more »


How good are at home braces?

29th July 2020
At-home braces

The difference between at-home and in-practice teeth straightening by Orthodontic Gallery on in Braces, Invisible braces, Orthodontics Over the past couple of years, multiple at-home teeth-straightening kits have come to market and are being promoted across all social media platforms and national TV as a new solution to straighten teeth. As experts in teeth straightening, we’ve been... Read more »


Invisalign®Virtual Care

3rd July 2020
Invisalign Virtual Care

What is Invisalign® Virtual Care? You're already transforming your smile with the most advanced clear aligner system in the world! Now get more out of your Invisalign treatment with the only app that keeps you informed, inspired and supported! Invisalign Virtual Care has just taken Invisalign treatment tracking to the next level! The 'My Invisalign' mobile phone app... Read more »


Do I need a referral to see an Orthodontist

17th June 2020
orthodontist

Orthodontists specialise in straightening teeth. Anyone can visit an orthodontist for an assessment. If you’re paying for your treatment privately, you don’t need a referral from your dentist. Teeth Straightening Specialists Orthodontists first qualify as dentists before completing postgraduate training in orthodontics. This usually involves three years additional of full-time study, including theory and hands-on... Read more »


What are ceramic braces?

28th April 2020
ceramic braces

When you think of ceramic, you probably picture plates and bowls, or even bathroom tiles. Orthodontic ceramic braces may not immediately come to mind. But, did you know ceramic has been used in dentistry for decades to make realistic veneers, crowns and bridges? More recently, it’s been used to create tooth coloured brace brackets. Ceramic... Read more »


Orthodontic Emergencies

30th March 2020

🚨 Orthodontic Emergencies 🚨 For the safety of our patients, the general public and our staff we have been ordered to cease all routine orthodontics treatment and keep emergencies to certain categories of "emergency". Therefore, during the COVID-19 practice closure, we have created you some short advice videos. If you do not find the answer you're... Read more »


What makes Invisalign better than normal braces?

26th March 2020
Invisalign

Traditional braces and their more modern alternative, Invisalign, are both designed to achieve the same goal – straighter teeth. You may be curious; what are the major differences between them. And what makes one better than the other? Though both serve the same purpose Invisalign is emerging as a preferable option for many reasons. Here we explain... Read more »


COVID 19 & Your Orthodontic Appointment

16th March 2020
covid safe dentist

The Practice is open, but the phone line remains off until 22nd June. If you have an emergency please email gantshill@orthodonticgallery.com. For routine appointments and rescheduled appointments, please bear with us whilst we get in touch with everyone. We will send you your new appointment date & time. Thank you, see you soon! COVID 19... Read more »


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