Fixed Braces

Welcome to St Edward Street Dental Practice, where we believe that every smile is unique and deserving of the best care. Our commitment to providing top-quality orthodontic solutions in Leek extends to our range of fixed braces, including traditional metal braces and discreet clear braces.

Metal Braces & Clear Braces

Traditional metal braces have been a trusted method for straightening teeth for decades. Comprising high-quality stainless steel, these braces are robust and efficient in addressing a variety of orthodontic issues. Their durability and reliability make them an excellent choice for patients seeking a cost-effective yet highly effective solution for teeth alignment.

For those who prefer a more discreet option, our fixed clear braces provide an aesthetic alternative without compromising on effectiveness. Clear braces use transparent or tooth-coloured brackets and wires, blending seamlessly with your natural teeth. This makes them an ideal choice for individuals who wish to undergo orthodontic treatment with minimal visibility.

Children's Braces

Understanding that orthodontic visits can be daunting for children, our practice focuses on creating a friendly and supportive environment. Our orthodontic team takes the time to explain procedures, answer questions, and ensure that each child feels comfortable and at ease throughout their orthodontic journey.

Early orthodontic treatment not only corrects alignment issues but also prevents potential oral health problems in the future. It’s an investment in your child’s well-being and confidence.

FAQs

Are metal braces the only option for effective teeth straightening?

No, at St Edward Street Dental Practice, we offer both traditional metal braces as well as clear fixed braces and clear aligners. The choice depends on your preferences and orthodontic needs.

What age is suitable for children to start orthodontic treatment?

The ideal time to bring your child for an orthodontic assessment is generally around 11-12 years of age, but if you or your family dentist notice any potential issues before then, you child can be referred early for an assessment. we can assess your child’s orthodontic treatment needs and advise you on the best time to start treatment.

How long does children's orthodontic treatment usually take?

The duration varies depending on the complexity of the case. On average, children’s orthodontic treatment may take 18 to 24 months.

 

Can children participate in sports and activities with braces?

Yes, children can continue to participate in sports and OTHER activities with proper precautions. Our orthodontic team CAN provide ADVICE to prevent injuries during treatment.

Are there alternatives to traditional braces for children?

In some cases, alternatives such as Invisalign Teen may be suitable. Our orthodontic team will assess your child’s specific needs and discuss the available options.

Appointment Request Form

At St Edward Street Dental Practice, we are committed to providing comprehensive orthodontic solutions for individuals of all ages, ensuring not only beautiful smiles but also optimal oral health. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take the first step towards a confident and healthy smile for you and your family.

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