Fixed retainers – a two year review

I’ve had my bonded retainers for a little over two years now (where has the time gone?) so thought it about time to share some thoughts on how I have been getting on with them. I have bonded or fixed retainers on my upper and lower front six teeth and was keen...

Curious about aligner treatment?

Whilst attending the British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show recently, I spent some time talking to the team from Smilelign about their products. Smilelign is a British aligner company based in Sheffield with a large network of dental practices across the UK who...

Dental Monitoring

A tweet from an orthodontic practice caught my attention this morning. It referred to a new way to remotely monitor orthodontic aligner treatment by taking a photo of your teeth with a smartphone which is then analysed by software which detects tooth movement. The...
A coffee with Dr. Simon Littlewood

A coffee with Dr. Simon Littlewood

Please introduce yourself I’m Simon Littlewood, Consultant & Specialty Lead in Orthodontics at St Luke’s Hospital, Bradford. I am also a Senior Clinical Lecturer at Leeds Dental Institute, University of Leeds How does the work of a hospital-based...