Around 7 years old is the best time for a first assessment, when the first baby teeth are lost is the time problems can begin, we believe in intervening early to reverse these problems before they worsen.
Around 12 years old, when most of the baby teeth are lost, is the ideal time to start the journey to getting perfectly straight teeth and a definitive smile for life. Fixed ceramic braces are normally used, which combine subtle looks with precision tooth movements. In some cases we consider using our Clearline® aligner system for our most invisible treatment possible.
18 to 80 years old. It is a common fallacy that adults cannot straighten their teeth, they can be moved in the same way throughout life. Now that we have so many subtle to invisible options of braces, from fixed ceramic braces to Clearline® aligners, any age is suitable.
Our own Clearline® aligner system, similar to Invisalign™, but each case is designed by Dr Bass and produced by our in-house lab, using the latest 3-D technology and software.Read more
The best of both worlds, all the accuracy and control of the traditional fixed braces, but tooth-coloured to blend in with your own teeth, making them much less visible.Read more
Simple braces to encourage the growth and development of the jaws, used in our growing patients, often before the teeth are ready for braces, to avoid bigger problems later.Read more
Although we don’t use these ourselves, we will assess whether lingual braces are suitable for you and can either refer you to a lingual specialist or discuss alternatives to suit you.