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Cambodia Oral Health Program

Four years ago Dr Anton Bass joined Dr Lydia Pink in Cambodia to help orphan and impoverished children in need of dental help. Please see our post from the 2014 Cambodia Oral Health Program. In March 2018, Dr Anton Bass …

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How Do Braces Work?

Braces Contain A Few Key Components To understand the science of braces, we first need to understand the components that make them up. First, there are the brackets, usually made of metal or ceramic. The bracket is the part of the …

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3 Common Speech Problems Orthodontics Can Help | London Orthodontics

The way we communicate through speech  is one of the first things people notice about us! Did you know that the alignment of your teeth can affect your speech? If you struggle with certain elements of pronunciation, it could be attributed …

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Q&A With Orthodontist Dr Anton Bass | Adults

Q&A with orthodontist Dr Anton Bass Q. MetalSian: When I was younger I had a removable brace when at primary school, and a type of train track (with open/close doors, not elastic bands) at secondary. I went on to wear my retainers for …

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Bass Orthodontics in London Case of the Month | October

Teeth move in response to forces. There can be pressure from the tongue pushing forwards, or from the lips pulling backwards. And of course there is growth throughout life, so our teeth are constantly battling against the natural forces of …

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Q&A With Orthodontist Dr Anton Bass | Teenagers

Q&A with orthodontist Dr Anton Bass Q. Tenabrist: We’re all seriously stressed out with my daughter’s braces! We were told from an early age that my elder daughter would need orthodontic work to correct her jaw, and that if it wasn’t sorted …

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Bass Orthodontics in London Case of the Month | September

Crooked teeth need to be straightened for three very good reasons: 1# Style: The aesthetics of good teeth 2# Balance: Your emotional well-being 3# Harmony: Your social interaction.

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Q&A With Orthodontist Dr. Anton Bass | Thumb-sucking

THUMBSUCKING Q. Madhairday: My daughter sucked her thumb and has a 1cm overbite, very crooked top teeth and receding bottom jaw. She has seen an orthodontist but apparently nothing can be done until she has completely stopped sucking her thumb …

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Bass Orthodontics in London Case of the Month | August

Although the ideal time to have orthodontic treatment is whilst the patient is still growing, adults can still benefit from treatment at our London practice and achieve the smile they have always wanted; the practice of adult orthodontics has become …

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Q&A About Children’s Orthodontics in London | Part 2

  Q&A with orthodontist Dr Anton Bass  Q. My daughter (age five) has an extended frenulum, with a very large gap between her two top baby teeth. Our dentist says it will need correcting, and she will then need orthodontic …

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