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13/10/2017

Hair Transplant Cost

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…

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31/07/2017

Overjet & Overbite in adult teeth | Problems, causes & treatments

  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…

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23/07/2017

What is an Overbite & Deep Overbite Treatment for Adults

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…

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19/07/2017

Private or NHS for the aspiring Dental Hygiene Therapist?

  Here’s Rebecca Newbold, Smileworks’ newest Dental Hygiene Therapist with a insightful, data-driven approach to some of the differences between working in the NHS and Private Practice and how this distinction can impact the career of an aspiring DHT.  If you think you need help with your oral health then visit our main page all…

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Ladies: What Does Your Smile Say About You?

  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.    …

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Do Your Kids Need a Private Orthodontist?

  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,…

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Adult Braces Improve the Professional Lives of Men

Adult Orthodontics for Men Adult braces improve the professional and personal lives of men says a new American Association of Orthodontists  (AAO) report.  Adult males are seeking orthodontic treatments, such as Invisalign®,  in record numbers according to an AAO survey.  More and more young men are getting private orthodontic treatment in order to improve their…

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11/07/2017

Adult orthodontics | How to Fix Crowding and Gaps in Adults

  Adult Orthodontics at Smileworks Liverpool   Here’s the first part of a series on adult orthodontics at Smileworks.  Smileworks are the leading orthodontist in Liverpool and we treat dozens of patients a week with every conceivable type of problem ranging from simple to highly complex.  If you’re looking for information on Overjet or Overbite,…

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05/07/2017

How to Spot Illegal Whitening in 2019 | Smileworks

Illegal Whitening in Liverpool is Prolific   We all know that the world is full of dodgy teeth whitening companies but do you know how to spot them? Many whitening companies are bang-to-rights illegal and practicing in Criminal Breach of the Dentistry Act 1984.  However, they have flashy web pages, blogs that look pretty convincing…

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Tooth Whitening Products Reviewed by Dentists

Whitening explained Tooth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dental treatments for a reason.  It’s the best value, most straightforward and quickest way to make a dramatic improvement to your smile, no matter what condition your teeth are in.  Here’s an unbiased review of whitening products, services, kits, strips and gels so that…

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