Orthodontic treatment East Kilbride

Orthodontic treatment East Kilbride

What is orthodontic treatment?

Orthodontic treatment is the process of aligning crowded or crooked teeth. This can be done by many different methods, which we will explore further in this blog.

  • Adult Braces
    • It’s not just teenagers who can benefit from braces, adults can wear them too!
    • Quick Straight Teeth brackets and wires are all tooth coloured and designed to blend in and appear nearly invisible in the mouth, giving you the ability to get straight teeth quickly!
  • Invisalign
    • A clear alternative to metal braces which use clear, plastic aligners to straighten teeth.
    • Invisalign can be used to treat simple cases of misaligned teeth to more comprehensive cases involving adjustments to your bite.

Why might I need orthodontic treatment?

You might need orthodontic treatment for the following reasons:

  • You’re self-conscious or embarrassed about the appearance of your smile
  • Your teeth may look overcrowded, squint, or crooked
  • You may have an overbite that needs correcting

What is the best orthodontic treatment for me?

We recommend discussing the things that bother you with your teeth with one of our dentists. You can then work together to create a treatment plan that suits you and create a smile that you are confident with!

Is orthodontic treatment painful?

No, orthodontic treatment shouldn’t be painful, however you may experience a little discomfort at some points, but it can be easily managed with painkillers such as paracetamol.

If you are looking for orthodontic treatment in East Kilbride, then get in touch with Avondale Dental Practice. We would be happy to have an initial consultation with you to discuss your requirements and draft a treatment plan tailored to you.

Cosmetic dentist East Kilbride

Cosmetic Dentist East Kilbride

What is cosmetic dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry is generally used to refer to any dental work that improves the appearance of teeth, gums or bite. It mainly focuses on improving the colour, shape, size or alignment of your teeth.

Who can get cosmetic dentistry?

Anyone who is looking to improve the look of their teeth or overall smile.

What sorts of treatments does this include?

The term ‘cosmetic dentistry’ covers a myriad of different treatments; however the main ones are:

  • Teeth whitening
    • The process of professionally bleaching your teeth to make your teeth appear whiter.
  • Composite bonding
    • Known for filling in small gaps or chips in your teeth so that your smile appears more natural and even.
  • Veneers
    • The practice of placing a thin, custom-made piece of porcelain on top of your natural tooth.
  • Teeth straightening
    • Orthodontic treatments such as braces, Invisalign or QST can be used to align crooked or crowded teeth.

How much is cosmetic treatment?

The cost varies greatly depending on what treatment you are having however all initial consultations at Avondale are free! After that, your dentist will talk through your treatment plan with you and provide an accurate quotation.

How long will cosmetic dentist treatment take?

The length of treatment plan will be dependent on the procedure that you are getting done. For example, teeth whitening can take up to 6 weeks, whereas Invisalign may take 6-12 months.

If you’re looking for a cosmetic dentist in East Kilbride, then get in touch with Avondale Dental Practice to book in for a free consultation.