Lose weight with aligners
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Yes, you could lose weight with aligners – Here’s how!

Why do people go for clear aligner treatment? To get straighter teeth, obviously! However, achieving your smile goals isn’t the only thing that this teeth straightening method is good for: … Continue reading Yes, you could lose weight with aligners – Here’s how!

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Refinement Aligners
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Refinement Aligners – Why you may need aligner overcorrection

Whether you’re looking into starting aligner treatment, want to be certain you’re choosing the right option, or wondering if all aligners are covered even if more are needed than predicted, … Continue reading Refinement Aligners – Why you may need aligner overcorrection

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Gum health and teeth straightening
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Gum health and teeth straightening – What’s your gum type?

A beautiful smile is a healthy smile. A healthy smile means thick white healthy enamel, and pink healthy gums. And how do we maintain gum health for a beautiful smile? … Continue reading Gum health and teeth straightening – What’s your gum type?

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Ultimate smile beauty combo: whiter teeth and a straighter smile
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Ultimate smile beauty combo: whiter teeth and a straighter smile

One thing that sits right alongside straighter teeth on many people’s “Perfect Smile Checklist” is whiter teeth. A staple of the rich and famous, achieving a brighter smile has never … Continue reading Ultimate smile beauty combo: whiter teeth and a straighter smile

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Black Triangles - What they are and what to do about them
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Black Triangles – Why they happen and what to do about it

If you are thinking about getting your teeth straightened because they are overlapping, crowded or crooked, you may have been told about black triangles. What are they? Here we will … Continue reading Black Triangles – Why they happen and what to do about it

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dental appliances
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Dental appliances fake lookalikes – mouthguards, aligners, retainers, whitening trays and dental splints

Mouthguards, aligners, retainers, whitening trays and dental splints – these dental appliances may all seem similar at first but in fact they are not and are all used for different … Continue reading Dental appliances fake lookalikes – mouthguards, aligners, retainers, whitening trays and dental splints

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aligner lisp
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Aligner lisp – Myth or reality?

We are busier than ever and we always need to be at our best. Many of us rely on our presentation skills to be able to do our job whether … Continue reading Aligner lisp – Myth or reality?

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aligner glossary
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Aligner glossary – 15 terms you need to understand

Aligner, clear aligner, invisible braces, orthodontic aligners, clear braces, invisible aligners … They are known by many different names, and they come with their own terminology. In this article we … Continue reading Aligner glossary – 15 terms you need to understand

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Straightening teeth before getting a missing tooth replaced

1 out of 3 adults have at least one missing tooth. Sometimes when we are younger we don’t take the time to look after our smiles, too many sugary drinks … Continue reading Straightening teeth before getting a missing tooth replaced

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Braces and pregancy
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Braces and pregnancy: what you need to know before getting started

Major life decisions. Where is the time to start a family and also look after yourself and be all you wish to be? Some women may think they need to … Continue reading Braces and pregnancy: what you need to know before getting started

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Wisdom teeth 101
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Wisdom teeth and straightening – myths and realities

You may be wondering what to do with your wisdom teeth before getting started with braces or clear aligners. You may also want to know whether they could cause an … Continue reading Wisdom teeth and straightening – myths and realities

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Braces cost
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5 Things to Know About Braces Cost in Europe

If you want straight teeth then you will need to use some type of brace or clear aligners, and before we buy anything in life we always like to know … Continue reading 5 Things to Know About Braces Cost in Europe

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orthodontic x-rays
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Orthodontic x-rays: will you need them before getting braces?

So you are thinking of getting your teeth straightened and you want to do so in the best and safest way possible. One of the questions that you might be … Continue reading Orthodontic x-rays: will you need them before getting braces?

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Can teeth gaps be closed without braces
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Can teeth gaps be closed without braces

Are you conscious of the gaps between your teeth? Gappy teeth are quite common, but sometimes they can become a bit of a bother. Maybe you don’t like the look … Continue reading Can teeth gaps be closed without braces

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fix an overbite with aligners
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How you can fix an overbite with aligners

A question we’re often asked is can clear aligners fix or improve an overbite? The simple answer is yes, but first you need to know why you should fix an … Continue reading How you can fix an overbite with aligners

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Crooked lower teeth? 5 effortless steps to get them realigned

Are your lower teeth spoiling your smile? Have you noticed that they seem to be getting even more crooked? You’re not alone, millions of people find that their lower teeth … Continue reading Crooked lower teeth? 5 effortless steps to get them realigned

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cosmetic improvement
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How to achieve Cosmetic Improvement not perfection

Everyone wants a nicer, straighter smile and aligners are great at gradually moving teeth to achieve this. They can give you a much straighter smile, and together with teeth whitening … Continue reading How to achieve Cosmetic Improvement not perfection

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teeth shape
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Crooked teeth illusion. How your teeth shape play a crucial role

We all want a beautiful, straight, white confident smile, but how do we actually achieve it? What draws our eyes to someone’s teeth, and what makes us see them as … Continue reading Crooked teeth illusion. How your teeth shape play a crucial role

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How To Embrace Your Smile’s Perfect Imperfections
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How To Embrace Your Smile’s Perfect Imperfections

Many of us are obsessed with taking the perfect selfie, with reality TV and Hollywood stars setting the standards for flawlessness. There’s a lot of self-improvement to be done, but … Continue reading How To Embrace Your Smile’s Perfect Imperfections

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5 Ways Straighter Teeth Could Change Your Life
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5 Ways Straighter Teeth Could Change Your Life

There are many reasons why someone would want straighter teeth. They’re unhappy with the way their teeth have developed, they feel self-conscious when they smile, or perhaps their crooked teeth … Continue reading 5 Ways Straighter Teeth Could Change Your Life

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Why People Are Not Getting Straight Teeth With Invisible Aligners
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Why People Are Not Getting Straight Teeth With Invisible Aligners

Over 70% of adults are affected by malocclusion (have crooked teeth) and half of them would consider some sort of orthodontic treatment to improve the alignment of their teeth. However, … Continue reading Why People Are Not Getting Straight Teeth With Invisible Aligners

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Straightening Your Teeth
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A nice, straight, natural smile is desirable for all the obvious reasons – you look great, healthy, and attractive. We’re actually genetically programmed to find straight, healthy-looking teeth attractive. Our … Continue reading ^

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Be In The Know. Clear Aligners and Dental Hygiene
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Be In The Know: Clear Aligners and Dental Hygiene

Clear aligners have been around since the turn of the century. They are a tried and tested solution to straighten teeth, and now they are available in the privacy of … Continue reading Be In The Know: Clear Aligners and Dental Hygiene

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Why Teeth Move
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Why Teeth Can Move After Having Braces

We get many people telling us they have worn braces to straighten their teeth in their teens, but their teeth have become crooked again. Straight Teeth Direct™ can help you straighten … Continue reading Why Teeth Can Move After Having Braces

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