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Posted by IDC Team | 02 February 2024| Team News

Braces are orthodontic devices that are used to straighten and align teeth. Orthodontics is an area of dentistry that focuses on correcting misalignments and irregularities in the teeth.  They typically consist of brackets which are attached to the teeth and connected by wires. Braces work by applying continuous, gentle pressure to the teeth which gradually...

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Posted by IDC Team | 01 February 2024| Team News

When it comes to straightening your teeth, how young is too young? and, is there a point where you would be considered too old to straighten your teeth? These are very common question we get asked often at Inspired Dental Care. Whilst there is no ‘standard’ starting age for teeth straightening each individual case might...

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Posted by IDC Team | 04 December 2023| Team News

Does my Oral health effect my general health? It is increasingly common to hear that the links between oral health is vital for overall health and this is becoming increasingly recognised by the dental sector. Poor oral health can contribute to various systemic health issues, including cardiovascular disease, respiratory infections and even adverse pregnancy outcomes....

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Posted by IDC Team | 23 November 2023| Team News

In certain cases, a multi-staged approach is required in dentistry to achieve the desired outcome. You as the patient, or we as the practice, may feel it is necessary to incorporate numerous treatments to ensure oral health is achieved alongside an aesthetically pleasing smile. A smile makeover is a bespoke treatment package that varies from...

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Posted by IDC Team | 19 November 2023| Team News

Facial aesthetics refer to the area of healthcare that focuses on enhancing the natural appearance of the face. It includes a variety of treatments and procedures that can improve facial symmetry and proportion. Here at Inspired we offer non-surgical procedures such as anti-wrinkle treatments and dermal fillers. Lines and wrinkles are an inevitable part of...

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Posted by IDC Team | 25 September 2023| Team News

Russell is Inspired’s Associate Dentist and joined us earlier this year. Russell graduated in 2020 from the Peninsula Dental School, where he was mentored by one of Inspired’s practice owners Dr Andre Faro-Leite. Despite the difficulties inherent to practising day-to-day dentistry during COVID-19 restrictions, Russell successfully completed his foundation year in dentistry at a practice...

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Posted by IDC Team | 15 September 2023| Team News

Many people ask, what the difference between Invisalign® and fixed braces is when it comes to tooth movement. Aren’t they both orthodontic appliances? Yes, they absolutely are and the final outcome of straighter teeth should be the same for both options (unless you have been told there is a preferred option from a clinical point...

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Posted by IDC Team | 31 August 2023| Team News

Here at Inspired, we fully utilise our orthodontic treatment coordinators to offer our patients dedicated support throughout their orthodontic treatment with us. A dental orthodontic treatment coordinator is a crucial member of our practice’s workflow and patient journey, facilitating communication between the clinicians, patients, and administrative staff. Our orthodontic coordinators act as liaisons, ensuring that...

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Posted by Morgado-IDC | 07 May 2023| Team News

Let’s weigh things up… Every year, thousands of people consider travelling abroad for complex and cosmetic dental treatments such as dental implants or veneers. Dental practices abroad often advertise as being much cheaper than the UK, but there is a reason for that. It is really important that people understand why before they embark on...

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Posted by Morgado-IDC | 20 March 2023| Team News

What is periodontitis? Periodontitis (or periodontal disease) is a bacterial infection and chronic inflammation of the soft tissues, ligaments and bones that surround and support your teeth, collectively known as the periodontium. Periodontal disease is considered by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as one of the most significant global problems of oral disease, with the...

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