Are braces comfortable?

Are braces comfortable?

In a blog post today, Prof. Kevin O’Brien reviewed a study that looked at whether Invisalign aligners were more comfortable than conventional fixed braces. This started me thinking about the whole concept of braces and comfort and can you ever be comfortable...
Braces travel kit

Braces travel kit

Soon after you get fixed braces, you will quickly realise that before leaving the house, you will need to take a small supply of essential dental products with you. Over time, this kit gets more refined until you take just the minimum you need to get by on a daily...
A coffee with Dr. Paroo Mistry

A coffee with Dr. Paroo Mistry

Please introduce yourself My name is Paroo Mistry. I am a consultant orthodontist. I divide my time between Chase Farm Hospital and my private Practice in North London. What do you love most about orthodontics? I feel extremely privileged to be in a position where I...

Removing braces in Photoshop

I came across this video the other evening when looking for a tutorial on using Adobe Photoshop to edit some images and thought it worth sharing for anyone who wants to have a go at removing their braces from photos. When being treated by aligners or lingual braces,...

Retention video from the British Orthodontic Society

I’ve often written about the importance of retention and I’m delighted to see that the British Orthodontic Society have produced an excellent video to support their new retention campaign #HoldthatSmile. ┬áIt’s only a couple of minutes long and well...