BOS Advice Leaflets

BOS Advice Leaflets

The British Orthodontic Society (BOS) has a great website with a great deal of patient oriented information including some downloadable leaflets covering adult orthodontics, different types of braces, retainers, IPR, brace friendly food and drink and a lot more.  If...

6 Month Smiles

Professor Kevin O’Brien, a well known and respected figure in UK orthodontics writes a blog, mainly aimed at dental professionals, in which he discusses the results of orthodontic research.  A number of his posts are more general in nature and one published...
Are braces expensive?

Are braces expensive?

When deciding to get your teeth straightened, there are many things to think about including which practice to go to, what treatment option to take and whether you can justify the cost.  I think most people recognise the cost is not insignificant and figures of...

Orthodontic emergencies

It would be nice to think that your entire time with braces will go well and you will have no need to call for an emergency appointment but things do happen and this post is about what might happen and what I experienced during my 33 months with braces. When you first...