Can braces help with teeth grinding?

12th November 2021

Teeth grinding, also known as Bruxism, is incredibly common – but that doesn’t mean it’s impact is any less severe. In the worst cases of teeth grinding, patients can suffer from: Severe headaches Earache A stiff jaw Poor sleep Worn-down teeth Increased chance of tooth loss Broken teeth So, whilst common – for many of…

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Can an Attractive Smile Make You Feel Better or More Confident?

8th October 2020

All studies and surveys point to the fact that people find beautiful eyes and an attractive smile as the most important features of an appealing face. Over the years, here at Elite Orthodontics we have heard some lovely stories about how our patients’ improved smiles have helped them in life: Many talk about the way…

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In what ways do specialist orthodontists stand out against dentists?

6th December 2019

After an initial assessment, a private orthodontist like Dr Mahmoud Pourghadiri will talk to you about possible treatment plans and timelines and costs etc. Both dentists and orthodontists share the optimum goal of improving the oral health and aesthetic appearance of your smile. Although some dentists will go straight into practicing as soon as they…

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What are the benefits of an orthodontic consultation?

Orthodontists are dentists who have completed advanced dental education and training in the specific area of correcting bites, occlusion and the straightening teeth Generally, it is typical for people to have a trusted, long-term dentist they see regularly for check-ups and any minor treatments. If you have a more serious issue, that needs specialised treatment,…

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How do you know whether to see a general dentist or specialist orthodontist?

Orthodontics is a speciality within dentistry that focuses on correcting bites, occlusion (contact between teeth), and the straightness of your teeth Since orthodontists have the same foundational training and qualifications as most dentists, the good thing about seeing an orthodontist is they can help you with standard dental issues as well as more complex treatments…

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