How long have you been suffering from tooth discomfort now? Has it been a few days, a few weeks, or even a few months? It sounds like you might need to find yourself a new dentist in York. If you’re feeling a bit guilty because you haven’t visited the dentist in a while, don’t worry […]
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 […]
For many adults, one of their biggest regrets is not getting their teeth straightened when they were younger. They come to us realising that their desire for straight teeth has never gone away and wonder what they’re options are. If that sounds familiar, you may be wondering if there is anything you can do to […]
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?
One question we’re often asked at Blossom Dental Care in York is whether adult braces and orthodontic treatment can really be had at any age. These days, we’re seeing a growing number of adults, well into middle age and beyond, who would love to finally have the straighter teeth they’ve dreamed of all their lives. […]
Although you may want straight teeth for cosmetic reasons and be considering orthodontic treatment to improve the appearance of your smile, did you know that having straighter teeth can boost your health too?