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10 fun facts you might not know about orthodontics

Dental Bridges at Swish Dental

Are you thinking about getting orthodontic treatment? Read these 10 curious facts about braces and aligners to find out more about the weird and wonderful world of orthodontics.

1. Who invented braces?

The first orthodontic braces were developed by French dentist Pierre Fauchard in 1728. Hailed as “the father of modern dentistry,” Fauchard’s braces used gold wire and thread.

However, archaeological evidence could suggest that basic orthodontic appliances were used thousands of years earlier. Some Ancient Egyptian mummies have been found with bands on their teeth made from animal organs, which may have been used to straighten their teeth.

5 Reasons to Consider Dental Implants

Dental Implants Everton Park

If you’re missing any of your teeth, your dentist can discuss a number of treatments to fill the gap and restore your smile, including dental implants.

Compared to a dental bridge or dentures, implants are a more permanent solution for replacing one or more missing teeth. Find out some of the benefits of implants here, to get an idea of whether they might be the right choice for you.

Dentist Stafford

Your local dentist near Stafford – Swish Family Dental

Swish Dental has been serving the community via its dentists in Everton Park for over 30 years. Our dentists near Stafford provide all dental services to our loyal client base. Speak to friends and families in the area as there is a very high chance that they see us.

Dentist Chermside West

Tooth Implants

Your local dentist Chermside West – Swish Family Dental

Swish Dental has been serving the local community for over 30 years. Our dentists near Chermside West see over 3000 patients a year regularly. Speak to friends and families in your area as there is a very high chance that they use as as their dentist.

Dentist Everton Hills

Your local dentist Everton Hills – Swish Family Dental

Swish Dental has been serving the community via its dentists in Everton Hills and Everton Park for over 30 years. Our dentists in Everton Hills provide all dental services to our loyal client base. Speak to friends and families in the area as there is a very high chance that they see us.