As the summer months get closer, we start to eat healthier, exercise more and prep our skin for a golden glow. But have you considered upgrading your best accessory, your smile? At Blossom Dental Care, York we offer our patients the opportunity to perfect their smile, with little to no disruption to their daily lifestyle. […]
You may well identify wearing braces as a predominantly teenage activity. TV shows love to show teenagers having their natural social awkwardness enhanced by a traditional fixed metal brace, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Modern alignment technology has made orthodontic treatment far more discreet and consequently more desirable to adults who don’t […]
There’s never been a better time to be an adult or teenager in York looking to correct your crooked smile. Invisalign is a pioneering brand of braces that provides a very discreet and relatively quick method of teeth straightening, that won’t make you feel uncomfortable about your appearance during social occasions and won’t make eating […]
If you’re considering talking to your dentist about Invisalign clear aligners but you’re not sure what the experience of having orthodontic treatment will be like, we’ve put together the top seven Invisalign truths that most patients tell us they think everyone should know:
Did you know that the most common time to have orthodontics is between the ages of 12 and 16? This is because by the time a child reaches age 12, most, if not all, of their permanent teeth will have erupted and be in place, making any alignment issues easy to spot.
For many adults, the prospect of orthodontic treatment creates something of a quandary. On the one hand, you may be incredibly self-conscious about your crooked or widely spaced teeth and really want to improve their appearance, but, on the other hand, wearing a brace may feel a massive red arrow pointing to these flaws. This […]
Although people often ask about Invisalign clear braces at our York practice, Invisalign actually uses a series of clear aligners to straighten your teeth. You change these aligners every two weeks to apply the correct forces to move your teeth into alignment. But what differences are there between Invisalign clear braces/aligners and fixed braces?
Are you someone who has developed mannerisms to hide your teeth when you smile? Do you cringe when you see yourself in photographs because your teeth are crooked, crowded or widely spaced? Perhaps your dentist suggested that you have a brace when you were a teen but you just couldn’t face it at the time […]