Thursday 7th January 2016When it comes to orthodontic treatment, the importance of retention afterwards goes without saying. There is such a wide variety of retainers available now that it can be a tough choice deciding which one to opt for to ensure that relapse after treatment does not occur. Over the years, it’s been plain to see that Essix retainers are by far one of the most popular retainers on the market, as they are thin and comfortable to wear, as well as incredibly discreet. As popular as Essix retainers... read more
Would you like a second opinion on your patient’s suitability for orthodontic treatment before you go ahead?
Wednesday 2nd December 2015We have been providing general dentists with orthodontic services for many years. Quite often dentists do not want to start taking impressions and bite records before they have a second opinion confirming that the patient is suitable for orthodontic treatment. Dentists usually email a few snap shots, informing us what the patient is unhappy about, but often we find that the information we are provided with is insufficient. It may be because of bad quality photos, not noticing periodontal or... read more
Thursday 29th October 2015What should I look for when looking for an orthodontic lab that will meet my needs? There are plenty of orthodontic laboratories to choose from but it can be difficult to choose the right one for you. We have laid out a simple guide to help you make an informed decision and choose the right lab for your needs. Is this a full service Lab or are they just promoting one brand? The first step is to find an all-round orthodontic laboratory so you can get the best they can offer and the most... read more