Retainers are a crucial part of getting your teeth straightened. Once you have had your teeth straightened with the braces option of your choice, you will need to have retainers.
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When you are considering braces, it will be because you are not happy with the straightness of your teeth. Braces are used for correcting teeth over a period of time by using gentle forces to reposition teeth.
Lingual braces are a type of brace that works differently to traditional orthodontics.
Traditionally you would be looking at a fixed option on the front of your teeth and this could mean “a very metal look”.
One of the most common questions we hear is how can I brighten my smile. Naturally, teeth are not a white colour. Some people’s teeth may be naturally whiter than others, but all in all, teeth are naturally darker than white.
However, this doesn’t mean there isn’t ways to help brighten up your smile. One thing to look at would be your lifestyle. If you drink dark drinks such as coffee, tea, red wines etc or smoke on a regular basis, these are all known to stain and discolour teeth over time.
Historically when you went to the dentist with a cavity (hole in the tooth) they would of used an amalgam (mercury) filling to fill cavity.