The danger of ‘Direct-to-Consumer’ orthodontic treatment

In a recent announcement, the GDC have very clearly identified where these companies are failing to meet with their standards and warn of the consequences for failing to do so. […]

NHS waiting times for an orthodontic assessment is now nearly 2 years

NHS waiting times have tended to have a long lead time before you could be assessed to see if you qualify for orthodontic treatment under the NHS, but the Covid […]

Patient’s Home Video Repairs

THE BRITISH ORTHODONTICS SOCIETY HAVE PRODUCED SOME REALLY HANDY VIDEOS TO HELP YOU WITH ANY PROBLEMS YOU MAY HAVE WITH YOUR BRACES DURING THIS PANDEMIC. Remember if you have a […]

Waiting too long for orthodontic treatment?

NHS ORTHODONTIC WAITING LISTS Did you know you may have to wait quite a long time for an appointment to assess whether your child qualifies for orthodontic treatment under the […]

Your new smile is just the beginning with Vivera

Studies show that without retainers straightened teeth can gradually shift back towards their initial position; incredibly disappointing given all the effort put into your perfect smile! Wearing Vivera retainers after […]

Visiting the hygienist

What does a dental hygienist do in a practice? Tonia our dental hygienist Here at Confident Orthodontics you can see the dental hygienist on a direct access basis which means […]

More Reasons to Smile…even wearing Braces!

MORE REASONS TO SMILE….. EVEN WEARING BRACES! Gone are the days when a visit to the dentist was an occasion of dread – now, with bright rooms, modern techniques and […]

My Invisalign Journey

I AM NEARLY HALFWAY THROUGH! WHO CAN BELIEVE THAT? Even better than being halfway through the treatment is the fact that as of last month Invisalign halved the treatment time, […]

The Invisalign journey of a woman of a certain age!

3 days in… So in my last blog I talked about the emotional journey I took to get to the point of seeking help to get my teeth straightened. This […]