Smileworks Blog

1 How to get rid of white marks2 Why do I have white marks on my teeth?2.1 Trauma2.2 Demineralisation2.3 Flourosis2.4 Enamel Hypoplasia & Enamel Defects2.5 Other treatments for white marks3 Icon Before and After4 Icon white spot removal cost   Here at Smileworks we’re all about healthy, beautiful smiles.  And for some discoloured areas of…

1 Discuss the Significance of Anchorage in Orthodontics1.1 Introduction1.2 Principles1.2.1 Tooth movement and force1.2.2 Anchorage units1.3 Intraoral anchorage1.3.1 Teeth1.3.2 Oral mucosa and bone1.4 Extraoral Anchorage1.5 Assessing need for anchorage1.6 Supplementing anchorage1.7 Anchorage Loss1.8 Conclusion1.9 References     Discuss the Significance of Anchorage in Orthodontics Author: Dr MJ Rowland-Warmann BPP University MClinDent Masters in Orthodontics  …

1 6 Month Smiles Reviewed2 Six Month Smiles Pros & Cons (TL;DR)3 What is Short Term Orthodontics (STO)?3.1 Average treatment times of only six months3.2 Our Lucid-Lok® clear brackets and tooth-colored wires are barely visible3.3 Use of braces has been shown to provide the most conservative and predictable final result3.4 Our Patient Tray Kits™ ensure…

1 Why get braces at all?2 What are the different types of invisible braces?3 Here are the braces systems in the table explained3.1 Incognito® Braces3.2 Invisalign®3.3 Ceramic clear brackets3.4 Inman Aligners3.5 Metal braces3.6 What factors affect the cost of Invisalign®?4 Who should do your Invisalign® treatment?5 Invisalign on finance6 What’s it like at Smileworks?7 How…

The Cost of Hair Restoration Surgery   One of the most common questions we get asked is ‘how much does a hair transplant cost?’.  We will try to answer this as accurately as possible below.  Cost is a very important factor when considering hair restoration and Smileworks are always up front about the price of…

  Overjet Definition An Overjet is the overlap of the teeth in the horizontal dimension.  This means that the top teeth protrude over the bottom ones. It’s often called ‘overbite’ although this is not the correct term and an orthodontist would always use the term, overjet.  An overjet in adults can be corrected by getting…

Overbite problems & deep bite An overbite is the overlap of the top teeth over the bottom ones.  In orthodontics, an overbite is measured by the amount that the teeth overlap in the vertical or the amount that the upper teeth cover the lower.  An ‘overbite’ is normal and everybody has one.  However when the…

1 Private or NHS? The choice for the Dental Hygiene Therapist comes down to your ambitions.1.1 Who employs Dental Hygiene Therapists (DHTs) and why?1.2 The main differences between private and NHS1.3 A personal perspective1.4 A personal choice1.5 The standards of private care and NHS care1.6 CPD and professional demands1.7 Work culture1.8 Interviewing at a private…

  What does your smile say about you?   Let’s face it, smiling is super-important.  Every girl wants to have nice teeth and cosmetic dentistry is an exploding industry here in Liverpool.  Researchers from King’s College London have made some really interesting discoveries about how a nice smile effects what people think of you.    …

  No More NHS Waiting Lists Had enough of waiting for NHS braces? Have uncertainty and delays left you feeling tired and confused?  Now you can skip the queue and get braces on your kids immediately – surrounded by people who really care about perfect results and healthy smiles.   Here at Smileworks we have more options,…