Eco Dental Products

As part of our commitment to improving sustainability, we have sourced products that will reduce our use of plastics, which we now offer in the practice.  Toothpaste tubes are difficult to recycle in most cases, there is always a waste element because the tubes usually cannot be emptied and most kinds of toothpaste contain micro-plastics. …

The Carbon Almanac

The Carbon Almanac  https://thecarbonalmanac.org We are delighted to announce that our practice, One Devonshire Place has become a friend of the Carbon Almanac.  Led by Seth Godin in the United States, Rob has been working with an incredible team of people from all over the world, on a few of the projects.  The Carbon Almanac…

Jaw Joints and Muscle Pain

As part of the assessment of patients we carry out an examination of your jaw joints.  They have a long name: Temporomandibular Joints (TMJ for short).  The reason that we do this is because it is very common for people to have problems with their jaw joints and can develop them during later life.  The…

Early Orthodontic Assessment

Could your child benefit from interceptive orthodontics? “What age can my child see an orthodontist?” and “Will my child need orthodontic treatment?” are two of the most common questions we are asked by parents. Typically children begin orthodontic treatment between the ages of 11 – 15, when all the adult teeth have come through. But…

Cleaning with a brace

Cleaning with a brace. Braces are great at straightening our teeth but they do act as a barrier to brushing them.  This means that your teeth and gums are more susceptible to problems while treatment is going on, whatever kind of tooth movement is being carried out.   Treatments tend to involve either removable or…

Building Works

We are nearing the end of the first phase of the building works.  Our decision to get all works done in as short a period of time as possible means that disruption will be limited to a much shorter period of time than if we had done smaller amounts over a longer period. Thank you…

Tooth Shape and Size | Whats My Bite?

Tooth Shape and Size | What’s My Bite? We are all different and our teeth are part of that difference.  Our teeth are different shapes, not just the different teeth in our mouths.  Some people have generally tapered teeth and others more square or ovoid.  The teeth can be different sizes and actually if you…

Am I too old for Invisalign Treatment?

The answer is probably no! The 100 year life is becoming more and more possible for more and more people and so we are seeing more and more people come to see us in their 60s and 70s.  If you are going to live for another 30 to 40 years or more, then orthodontic treatment…

Fringe Treatments and Orthodontics

The Fringe Treatment I have recently seen a few social media posts about treatments that have given rise to a great deal of concern.  I thought it worth writing this post to give context.  The posts relate to a type of treatment which is being made out to be very different to normal orthodontics but…