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Functional Appliances

20th August 2021

Will my functional appliance hurt? When you first have your functional appliance (known as a Twin Block) fitted it will take a little while to get used to wearing it. You may find that it feels quite bulky at first as it covers the roof of your mouth on your upper teeth, and you will…

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Removeable Appliances

9th August 2021

Why do I need a removable brace? In some cases, it can be a little too early for you to have a fixed brace, but early treatment may be considered to help correct an unfavourable bite to prevent any damage occurring to the other teeth until you are ready for fixed braces. We may refer…

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Fixed Braces

27th July 2021

Will my teeth hurt? When you first have your fixed braces fitted your teeth may become tender for 24-48 hours after. This is perfectly normal; your teeth are not used to having a brace and are now starting to move. Your teeth can sometimes feel tender for up to a week or two. This will…

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Christmas Jumper Day

10th December 2020

The team supported the Save the Children Christmas Jumper Day by wearing their Christmas jumpers (and t-shirts.) Bringing some Christmas cheer to the practice, this annual fundraising event is organised by Save the Children and the COC team made donations to this important charity. All the money raised by Christmas Jumper Day goes to support…

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Dental Monitoring

25th November 2020

We are now offering Dental Monitoring which is the latest orthodontic technology. Dental Monitoring transforms your smartphone into a remote scanning device which will enable us to track your treatment progress remotely, with fewer check-up appointments at the practice and easy to use app. Benefits of dental monitoring Fewer appointments at the practice to fit…

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Our New Normal

28th May 2020

COLCHESTER ORTHODONTIC CENTRE OUR ‘NEW NORMAL’ We are busily preparing the practice to see you all again. To do so, we need permission from the Government, the NHS and other regulatory bodies to proceed with face to face appointments and will be required to make significant changes to the way we work and deliver treatment….

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May 2020 Newsletter

15th May 2020

Links E-consultations: Click here for e-consultations Documentary: Click here to view documentary

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COVID Newsletter

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Bonded Retainer Problems during Covid 19

22nd April 2020

Retainers are used to maintain the position of your teeth once your braces have been removed. Retainers are either removable (you can take them in and out of your mouth yourself) or fixed to your teeth. Fixed retainers (sometimes called bonded retainers) are thin metal wires that are stuck to the back of your front…

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Will leaving your Invisalign aligners unattended for 3 months or longer, damage your teeth or affect treatment outcomes?

7th April 2020

Once you’ve reached your last batch of aligners at home, we advise that you give us a call. Your Invisalign plan may allow us to provide you with additional aligners so that your treatment can remain active. These can be sent to you or we can arrange for you to pick them up. Often, however,…

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  • A truly fantastic, care focused team who have transformed my smile and confidence. Dr Davies and the team are outstanding on all levels and I cannot recommend them high enough. If you are looking for a clean, safe and a high performing team to take care of your teeth and deliver exceptional results; look no further. Thank you all!”
    Louise - Patient

  • “I skipped on having braces as a child and took the plunge when I was 28 as this was holding me back with my confidence. At first, I wondered what people would think of a grown man with braces, but I am pleased to say this had no impact at all and I never really noticed that I had them. I thoroughly recommend Colchester Orthodontic Centre to my friends, family and anybody else thinking about having treatment.”
    Warren - Patient

  • “After over 2 years of impeccable TLC from Colchester Orthodontic Centre my daughter is now able to show off the smile she has always deserved! Mr Davies was able to advise us with his wealth of experience as to what was needed, and the result is proof that they clearly know how to look after their client’s needs and ensure the best result at the end of the journey!”
    Paul - Patient

  • My Invisalign experience with Colchester Orthodontic Centre was fab. I was supported the whole way through and given many options and I am now really happy with my teeth. The Invisalign aligners are very comfortable and discreet. I would definitely recommend Invisalign treatment at Colchester Orthodontic Centre.”
    Hollie - Patient

  • “You can make the most of your teeth at any age. Sometimes mature years can make you feel awkward attending the orthodontist, although I have been encouraged and treated with care and attention at every appointment. I try to maintain my teeth as best I can and I have received the very best care you could wish for. I started out feeling reluctant to smile. I am now very happy to smile at any occasion and feel grateful to the wonderful team at Colchester Orthodontic Centre, the whole team treat you with professional care and kindness.”
    Anne - Patient

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