Orthodontic anchorage

I attended a very interesting lecture whilst at the British Orthodontic Conference delivered by Dr. Sara Atia on orthodontic anchorage.  The lecture was primarily aimed at orthodontic therapists and nurses and explored the reasons for anchorage and the appliances used...
A braces blog update from Steffanie

A braces blog update from Steffanie

Steffanie, who writes the great ‘brighter, darling’ blog has posted an update on her adult braces.  She describes the progress she has made over the last 11 months, the transition to elastics and the work that has now started to address her cross-bite. You...

Invisalign – now VAT exempt

Invisalign have today confirmed that following negotiations with HMRC, their aligners have been classified as a medical device and as such, are now exempt from VAT. In his statement, Jamie Morley, General Manager for Invisalign UK and Ireland said ” I believe...

Essix retainers – a six month review

Following my post on my fixed retainers, I thought I would write an update on how I’m getting on with my Essix retainers. It’s been around six months since my braces were removed and as well as fixed retainers, I also received Essix retainers.  Impressions...
BDIA 2016

BDIA 2016

Whilst in London last week I had some spare time so headed to the Excel Centre in Docklands to visit the British Dental Industry Association (BDIA) Trade Show which was running for three days.  The show brings together manufacturers, suppliers of products and services...