The History and Progression of Modern Orthodontics

A History of Modern Orthodontics Written By : Dr Petra Van Der Merwe The first variation of modern braces was created by Christophe-Francois Delabarre in 1819. This system required wrapping wire around each individual tooth because bonding techniques weren’t strong enough to fasten wire to the front of teeth temporarily. Braces continued to change fundamentally …

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Dr Sheryl Smithies’ 5 Most Frequently Asked Dental Questions

Your Smile Matters When you smile, you express the best parts of yourself. You convey confidence and openness and invite others to share your happiness and wellbeing. According to a Verywell Mind article, your smile does many other good things for you like: Reducing your stress levels. Helping you add positivity into situations and environments. …

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Invisalign – Revolutionizing Modern Orthodontics

Transforming your smile is simpler than you think. The days of traditional braces are dwindling, and with it the inconvenience and discomfort of brackets and wires. Invisalign is an orthodontic treatment using clear aligners to guide your teeth into their ideal position. Is Invisalign for you? The short answer is most definitely yes! Invisalign® treats …

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Chronic Oral Infections And Your Health

Oral health is crucial for overall systemic health. An increasing number of studies confirm this, highlighting links between oral infections and systemic problems such as cardiovascular disease and a decline in overall wellbeing. A generalized high inflammatory state, such as artherosclerosis, is a major underlying factor in causing coronary heart disease. Chronic inflammatory dental infections …

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5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Facial Thread Lifts

Have you ever wondered if there was a way to have a facelift without getting surgery? If you have, you are probably familiar with the term ‘facial threads’ or ‘facial thread lift’. This blog will increase your understanding of this cosmetic procedure and give you five fascinating facts about facial threads compiled by Enamel Clinic’s Dr …

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Oral Health & Chronic Disease – Using Technology to Get to The Root of The Problem

There are few things worse than a toothache. Did you know that a number of patients come into the practice completely unaware that they have an oral abscess? An abscess is caused by the buildup of bacteria inside the pulp chamber, causing pain and swelling. Of course, this is just one of many oral conditions …

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