Tooth drift and how to treat it

Spaces between teeth can occur in many ways. A patient may have genetically spaced teeth, genetically missing teeth, or teeth extracted.  Spaces between teeth can also occur from habits such as tongue thrust, pencil chewing thumb sucking etc. Teeth can also drift in patients who have suffered periodontal disease/ gum disease.  The most common space […]

How to fix a crossbite with Invisalign

Miss KD was a shy person with a poor smile but could not really afford Invisalign. She had absolutely no confidence.  She hated it that her front teeth were sticking out so much. She had moderate crowding with a narrow high upper V shaped arch, with compressed overcrowding. This was pushing her front teeth outwards. […]

Implant disease

Implants have been around since 1965 and were originally used in science. Professor Branemark discovered that the Titanium cylinders being used in his experiments were stimulating bone growth around them. Implants were then used in many medical and dental fields in attaching prostheses or teeth to bone. The Titanium alloy used is very pure, bio-inert […]

Proclined teeth and Invisalign solutions

Presentation Bimaxillary proclination is a dental term used when both upper and lower teeth are angled forwards causing the lips to procline forward. It is most common amongst African and Asian populations. It is usually due to the increased length of the bone that holds the teeth, the dentoalveolar process, but can be sometimes due […]

Finest Dental: What to do when a clinic closes

Finest Dental: What to do when a clinic closes A sense of loss Being a registered patient means that you have no access problems when you have a dental problem; you are recognised by the receptionist and the dentist and nurse know you very well.The dentist has maintained your oral health, patched up or maintained […]

When is it required to take out a tooth during an ​Invisalign treatment?

When is it required to take out a tooth during an ​Invisalign treatment? Dental crowding is caused by too many teeth and not enough space to accommodate them. Are we normally born with too many teeth? The answer is No! What has happened is that the size of our dental arch is getting smaller due […]