Archive for the ‘‘Invisible’ braces’ Category

Dr. Linhart gives Teeth Brushing Advice

Dr. Linhart gives Teeth Brushing Advice

People have their own methods of brushing their teeth. Very often, people rush when they brush, and also brush too harshly. They often use a medium or hard bristle brush that can do more harm than good. Some simple brushing tips and/or modifications of your regular brushing methods can be very advantageous to your mouth […]


Adult professionals offered iBraces

Adult professionals offered iBraces

Invisible braces are the perfect solution for adult professionals or older teenagers who want their teeth straightened, it has been claimed. US orthodontist Leslie Pitner explained that she offers iBraces to her patients who want to improve their smile without any visible work. The product is widely used in Europe and consists of 100 per […]


Inman Aligner ‘worth the pain’

Inman Aligner ‘worth the pain’

Crooked teeth can be straightened in just over one month with the Inman Aligner, reports the Sunday Mirror. According to the newspaper, the new brace can realign the front teeth with a thin, transparent wire. Dentist Tim Bradstock-Smith from the London Smile Clinic explained that the prodyct’s spring-loaded design compresses crooked teeth in two directions, […]


‘Controversy’ over invisible braces

‘Controversy’ over invisible braces

Invisible brace products such as the Inman Aligner and Invisalign, both US-made types of invisible braces, have grown in popularity over the last few years, according to the West Australian newspaper. However, the publication states that Dr Shelley Greenway, president of the Australian Society of Orthodontists, has called the much-acclaimed Inman Aligner a "reinvention of […]


Popularity of invisible braces ‘grows’

Popularity of invisible braces ‘grows’

Demand for invisible braces is increasing, reports TradingMarkets.com. Dr Jackie Demko told the website that she has around 100 patients for the treatment a year, compared to less than five when she began offering it eight years ago. Invisalign, the invisible brace product, claims that 87 per cent of its users are extremely or very […]


Patients ‘want rather than need dental work’

Patients ‘want rather than need dental work’

Going to the dentist is no longer a chore, according to the Esthetic Dentistry Dental Group. Reported in LA Downtown News, the dental group claimed: "Today’s dental culture is shifting. It is moving from a dentistry of ‘needs’ to one of ‘wants’." "People are flooding dental offices seeking tooth whitening, bonding, veneers and orthodontics," it […]


Correcting a gap-toothed smile ‘can restore confidence’

Correcting a gap-toothed smile ‘can restore confidence’

Gaps between teeth are often "quite embarrassing", reports bestsyndication.com. According to the website, although gap-toothed smile can be an interesting characteristic, it is often associated with bad dental hygiene. It also claims that gaps between teeth can be a precursor to problems like gingivitis as they can be a breeding ground for bacteria. "There are […]


Tooth-straightening technique ‘without the metal-mouth’

Tooth-straightening technique ‘without the metal-mouth’

Heavy metal braces and bands have been updated with a newer, more attractive form of teeth-straightening techniques, reports the New York Post. Invisalign, approved by the Food and Drug Administration in America uses 3D technology to create customised aligners from impressions of the patients teeth. No drilling is involved and the results of the six-month […]