About Smiles Orthodontics
Smiles was established on South Anne Street, Dublin in February 2005. Initially, opened as a whitening clinic, demand for our services soon grew.
Currently, we have 17 clinics open nationwide, with every aspect of dentistry covered. From a standard cleaning, through fillings,whitening’s and veneers right through to oral surgery and orthodontics we have got you covered.
Our aim is to offer the type of dentistry that our clients want. With flexible timing, transparent pricing, full explanation of treatments, excellent customer care and after-care service – our goal is to exceed your expectations at every step of your treatment.
We listen to you and your needs, and we are constantly reviewing our processes to ensure that we are at the cutting edge of Dentistry.
We hope to see you soon.
These are the type of braces you most commonly see people wearing. Small metal attachments or brackets are bonded to the front of the teeth and are joined together with fine metal wires. They are affectionately called train-tracks. These braces are the most sophisticated available and may be the only way that a severe problem can be corrected by the orthodontist.
These are a form of fixed brace which is bonded to the front of the teeth. Instead of the traditional metal attachments, the brackets are made of a tooth colored or clear ceramic material. These braces are not quite as strong as metal ones and are not suitable for every type of correction. Ceramic braces as quite unobtrusive though they tend to be about 10% more expensive than metal braces with treatment times a bit longer.
These braces are worn behind the teeth -on the inside and may be stuck to the teeth in the traditional way. They have the advantage of being nearly invisible but can be difficult to wear - being an irritant to the tongue. These braces may be appropriate for use in only some types of orthodontic corrections
This type of proprietory treatment involves wearing a series of nearly invisible plastic aligners on the teeth. Teeth are moved in a series of short steps with each aligner being worn 23 hrs a day for 2-3 weeks. Certain types of problem are not suitable for treatment with Invisalign such as very large overbites, jaw problems and very severe crowding. Our orthodontists have extensive experience using Invisalign and will be able to advise you on your suitability.