Below are some of the most frequently asked questions about orthodontic treatment here at one80 Dental. If you cannot find an answer you are looking for call us or ask one of our team directly by filling out a contact form.
There are a number of specialist areas in dentistry, Orthodontics is a speciality that’s concerned with treating irregularities of the teeth and jaws. In most cases this involves straightening teeth with fixed and/or removable braces. One80 Dental is also a referral centre, meaning that we can work with your own dentist to support them in their care of you.
All you need to do is ask your dentist to refer you to our specialist in orthodontics Tania Murphy and our team will do the rest. We keep your dentist up to date throughout your treatment and it is complete we will return you to their care. Get in touch with us to find out more.
- Before a dentist can train to be a specialist orthodontist they must be registered with the General Dental Council, hold a dental degree and be able to demonstrate experience in a range of dental specialities. Entry to orthodontic training posts is very competitive, and many applicants will also already hold a postgraduate qualification.During their specialist training, orthodontists will undertake a postgraduate qualification, either at Masters or Doctorate level. Training takes place in a hospital environment and involves theory as well as hands-on practice.At the end of the course, students sit an examination for Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons. Once they have passed this examination and achieved a Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training they can be registered as a specialist orthodontist with the General Dental Council.
- Improved facial and smile aesthetics.
- Improved overall oral health. When brushing and flossing you can reach the teeth and gums more easily.
- Improved natural function meaning the way you bite and chew.
- Reduces the likelihood of damaging prominent teeth
- Can reverse the drifting of teeth in patients suffering with advanced gum disease
- Can make space for advanced dental treatments such as dental implants, crowns and bridges
Yes. At one80 Dental we provide a variety of treatment solutions for adults and young people. During your initial consultation with Tania Murphy she will discuss the appropriate treatment options for you.
We provide individual treatment plans tailored to your needs and chosen treatment options. The cost of treatment will be outlined to you after your initial consultation and assessment and depending on any complexities, the costs may vary. As a guide please visit our Fees.
Throughout your treatment we will be clear with you about costs, what to expect and when to make payment(s). To help spread the costs for complex cases we offer individual payment plans or 0% Finance.
At one80 Dental we only prescribe and recommend treatments that are appropriate to your individual needs; during your initial consultation with Tania Murphy she will consider and discuss with you all available treatment options as well any alternatives, if appropriate.
Depending on your individual case there may be a possibility that restorative work can be offered to you as an alternative, this would include solutions such as composite build-ups or bonding, crowns or veneers; these are effective ways to mask irregularities and to quickly improve your smile.
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