Orthodontics is such a fascinating branch of specialist dentistry. The dental teams, technology, patient stories, history, events and new developments feature in this page.
News and Events
Through writing this blog, I have met some incredible people who have helped me to learn about more about orthodontics. I have attended a number of events and conferences and in doing so, have met more people who have shown an interest in helping me to grow the content of this blog.
I was invited to be one of the founder members of the British Orthodontic Society Patient Panel and have actively worked with the Society on a number of patient focussed campaigns to educate and inform patients about orthodontics.
This page contains a collection of articles about orthodontics, technology, news, events and interviews with some great people who have supported this blog.
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The GDC have issued a statement in relation to direct to consumer orthodontics.
In this interview, I learn from Iain Hoeltschi about the patient experience at Splash Orthodontics.
Learn about how my blog became the catalyst for a new career helping orthodontists to better engage with patients and to improve their patient marketing.
I’m delighted to share this interview with Orthodontic technician, Oliwia Adamkiewicz.
The British Orthodontic Conference is in Glasgow 19th – 21st September.
A great article from the BBC on why more adults are getting their teeth straightened.
A response from the British Orthodontic Society to Kevin O’Briens post on direct to patient orthodontics.
Should you be concerned about direct to patient orthodontics?
Invisalign have announced they have treated their 7 millionth patient.
A common complication of orthodontics is tooth decay, although this can be prevented by appropriate cleaning and maintenance of the teeth and appliances. In this article, Dr. Bethany Rushworth offers advice on how to look after your teeth during orthodontic treatment.
I have recently been contacted by an orthodontic researcher asking for help from patients. Here is your opportunity to shape how treatment outcomes are measured.
I’ve been really looking forward to publishing this interview with the wonderful Cleo and here it is!
Do you want to find out whether a dentist offering orthodontic treatment is on the specialist register? The GDC has a public database you can access.
Has a new category of dental practices offering orthodontic treatment just been created?
Invisalign has just announced they have treated their 6-millionth patient so I thought I would take a look at the growth of this innovative product.
Invisalign has just announced that they have started treatment for their six-millionth patient. Yuzhe is a 12-year-old student from China.
The theme of this years’ British Orthodontic conference was Ortho 360. Find out what happens during an orthodontic conference.
Has making a complaint about dental services become easier following the publication of six new universal principles for complaint handling?
Can text message reminders help during orthodontic treatment?
In this post, I’m delighted to share a fascinating interview with the President of the British Orthodontic Society, Prof. Jonathan Sandler.
AcceleDent is a device marketed to orthodontic patients to help speed up treatment and to reduce discomfort. It consists of a mouthpiece which you gently bite into and micro vibrations from the device help to increase 'cellular activity' necessary for bone remodeling...