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Hello September

Now September has come around again, holidays are well and truly over and school is back in session. Many of us are now looking forwards to the end of the year and starting afresh in 2019. September is a time … Read more >

The orthodontist will see you now…….

Many people still think that to see a specialist requires a referral – in the case of medical problems that is largely true but in Dentistry you don’t have to wait for your regular dentist to write a letter. We … Read more >

Is the end of the line for train-track braces?

We all know that technology progresses at a much faster rate these days. Buy a PC, TV or Laptop and 6 months later a newer, better version has come along. So does that mean the previous versions are now obsolete? … Read more >

It’s time to get ready for school!

As September approaches and Mums and Dads start getting in the supplies for the new term it’s a good time to talk about mouth guards for sport. If you’re lucky your son or daughter’s school offers custom made mouth guards … Read more >

Types of braces and their properties – Park Lane have something to suit everyone

Here at Park Lane we understand that each patient is different and has different priorities during the treatment period. For example, some patients wish for their smile to remain aesthetically unaltered throughout, some are keen for a short-term objectives option, … Read more >

Make the most of the summer…

…. and jump right in! Summer is here and it’s a great time to get started with your child’s orthodontic treatment. Here’s 5 good reasons why Easier to fit in the longer appointments needed to have the brace fitted – … Read more >

Think you’re too old for braces? Think again

There was a time when brace options were limited in terms of both comfort and design, making orthodontic treatment unfavourable to adult patients in particular. Are there brace types that cater for the ‘modern adult’? The emergence of brace types … Read more >

Let’s talk straight about crooked teeth

People often ask why their teeth have gone crooked, especially if they started off straight. In this blog we talk about the reasons why some people have wonky teeth and is it worth treating them to get them straight again. … Read more >

Braces and self-esteem

Braces are used to correct aesthetic and structural problems with a person’s teeth and bite but equally importantly, they restore a patient’s confidence in their smile. The complicated relationship between braces and your confidence Crooked teeth can cause a person’s … Read more >

How braces can give your child more confidence later in life

The prospect of braces is not a popular one for children, for whom the treatment period can seem a lifetime – not to mention the extra brushing and absence of candy and sweets. However, orthodontic intervention at a young age … Read more >