As someone who has recently undertaken orthodontic treatment I can confidently say that I have experienced so many benefits from having braces. These have included improved confidence, an improved oral health regime and better selfies!

In a recent post, Prof. Kevin O’Brien has looked at some research about quality of life after orthodontic treatment which appears to support what we have all suspected for a long time. I think the following quote from the post sums up what what we would all like to hear ‘oral health-related quality-of-life improves markedly after orthodontic treatment, particularly in the dimensions of emotional and social well-being’.

You can read the post here