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A fantastic orthodontic practice! The customer service is always wonderful; the staff really seem to care about the patients. I'd recommend them to anyone looking for lovely teeth in a warm and friendly environment!
Invisalign® clear aligners
An exciting alternative to traditional braces, Invisalign® clear aligners allow you to complete your journey to straighter teeth without a single wire bracket.
Incognito lingual braces
Using similar technology to traditional metal braces, lingual braces are attached to the BACK of your teeth, so no one can tell you’re wearing them.
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Would you prefer a more familiar orthodontic treatment? Ceramic braces use the tried-and-true technology of conventional orthodontics, but swap out the metal brackets for ceramic ones.
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Our specialist orthodontists are
Committed to excellence
Dr. Mike Dixon
BDS, FDS RCS, MOrth, MPhil (Orth)
Mike studied dentistry at Sheffield University and graduated in 1992. Following graduation he furthered his experience in both hospital and practice settings, during which time he gained the Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Having first specialised in Surgical Dentistry he was accredited as a Specialist in Oral Surgery in 1999 by the General Dental Council.
Following a change in direction Mike started Orthodontic specialist training at Birmingham Dental Hospital in 2003, gaining the Membership in Orthodontics from the Edinburgh Royal College in 2006 and a Masters of Philosophy degree from Birmingham University in 2007.
Dr. Parmjit Kaur
BDS, FDS, MFDS RCS (ENG) MORTH
Parmjit studied dentistry at Sheffield University and graduated in 1998.She subsequently undertook several hospital posts involving Oral and Maxillofacial surgery and paediatric dentistry. In 2003 Parmjit undertook specialist training in orthodontics at Birmingham dental hospital gaining a membership in orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2006. This allowed her to become registered as a specialist orthodontist with the general dental council. Since qualifying Parmjit has gained a wide variety of experience by working in all sectors of orthodontic provision including hospital , community , private and NHS practices throughout the west and east midlands.
Affordable for everyone
We strongly believe that everyone should have access to a beautiful, healthy smile. To achieve this, we keep our prices reasonable and stay away from hidden fees. There are private financing options available through our practice. At Melton Orthodontics, we work hard to ensure that treatment is obtainable for our local families. NHS treatment is available to under 18s and a referral from your NHS dentist is required.
We also can set you up with a direct debit so you won't miss on any payment!
Are braces right for me?
Getting braces can be a big decision. When you choose to correct tooth and jaw misalignment with orthodontic treatment, you will receive more benefits than just a glowing smile. Through our treatments you can also gain a better bite, improved dental health, better hygiene and confidence to last a lifetime. Modern orthodontics has advanced to the point where corrective devices are less obvious (even invisible), more comfortable and require a shorter treatment time.
How do you know if orthodontic treatment is right for you?
The only way to know for sure is by coming to visit one of our Specialist Orthodontists for a free comprehensive consultation.
During your appointments, we do everything we can to help you feel calm and comfortable. None of the treatments require numbing or drilling and you shouldn’t feel any pain. You may experience some soreness and/or tenderness as your teeth adjust to new braces. This is normal, but shouldn’t last long. We will suggest a few methods to keep you comfortable based on your treatment and needs.
You can still enjoy a wide variety of nutritious and delicious foods throughout your orthodontic treatment. Your Specialist Orthodontist will teach you everything you need to take care of your specific appliances, but here are some general guidelines:
Foods to avoid:
- Sticky foods - caramel, gum, gooey sweets
- Hard foods - apples, nuts, hard sweets (may eat in small pieces)
- Thick, chewy foods - steak, bagels, licorice, corn on the cob (may eat in small pieces)
- Crunchy foods - crisps, popcorn
Foods you can eat:
- Dairy - cheese, pudding, milk, yogurt, eggs
- Breads - soft muffins (no nuts), tortillas, pancakes, waffles, soft bread
- Grains - pasta, rice, soft whole grains
- Meats - tender meats, meatballs, deli meat
- Vegetables - steamed or cooked, mashed
- Fruits- cut up hard fruits
- Treats - smoothies, ice cream, milkshakes, pudding, small soft sweets
At Melton Orthodontics, we’ve created a child-friendly, family-focused atmosphere for children and adults alike. Our staff members are excited to work with younger patients and will treat them with compassion and respect. We will happily take the time to make sure your child feels comfortable and confident throughout their treatment with us.
What treatment is right for you?
Use our fun, interactive and informative tool, Fix my Smile to helps us understand how we can best help you to achieve the smile you've always wanting by answering a few questions.
Your smile says it all
If you like what you have read and are ready to get started, sign up now for a free consultation at our Melton Mowbray practice.