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Braces & Retainers

Welcome to the Turner Lim blog articles about braces, retainers and maintaining your braces.

Why it is super important to wear a dental retainer

Why it is super important to wear a dental retainer 768 512 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

Congratulations! You’ve completed your orthodontic treatment and are now the owner of a fabulous new smile. It’s not over yet, though — you must wear a retainer. A retainer? What’s…

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The Pros & Cons of metal dental braces

The Pros & Cons of metal dental braces 1999 1333 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

Not everybody is born with perfect teeth. So, Mother Nature’s handiwork often requires some adjustment. If you need metal dental braces to improve your smile, you may be wondering about…

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What not to eat while wearing braces this Xmas

What not to eat while wearing braces this Xmas 2560 1707 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

Guess what? Christmas is around the corner! And, after an extremely challenging year, we can’t wait to take a well-earned break. Of course, food (lots of it) is an important…

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A post about the benefits of Invisalign.

The benefits of Invisalign© in ‘new normal’

The benefits of Invisalign© in ‘new normal’ 927 642 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

Like other Kiwi businesses, we could have done without the upheaval caused by COVID-19. Upon reflection, though, some good has come from the crisis. For example, we’ve discovered ways to…

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Dental Monitoring Virtual Appointments

Dental Monitoring Virtual Appointments 1280 720 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

Are you trying to work out how to fit orthodontic treatment into your already busy lifestyle? Now, you can keep track of your treatment progress anywhere, anytime. Dental Monitoring is the…

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How to look after your braces this Xmas

How to look after your braces this Xmas 1023 818 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

It’s that time of year again — Christmas! If you wear dental braces, there are a few things to be mindful of to ensure nothing spoils your holiday fun. Be…

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Can orthodontic treatment make you look younger?

Can orthodontic treatment make you look younger? 960 640 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

Dental braces aren’t just for teenagers. In fact, many of our patients are adults. And, if you’re thinking about orthodontic treatment later in life, here’s something you may not know:…

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Help, I lost my removable retainer! What now?

Help, I lost my removable retainer! What now? 2560 1920 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

Happy New Year! We hope you had a restful and enjoyable Xmas break. For our first post of 2019, we thought it’d be a good idea to address a question…

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What are self-ligating brackets & are they faster?

What are self-ligating brackets & are they faster? 323 156 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

Self-ligating brackets (SLBs) have been around for many years. In fact, a gentleman called Charles E Boyd first introduced them in 1933. In this post, we explain what SLBs are…

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3 nearly invisible dental braces that adults love

3 nearly invisible dental braces that adults love 1280 853 Turner Lim Orthodontists, New Lynn, Auckland

These days, a growing number of adults wish to improve their teeth later in life. There could be a couple of reasons for this: orthodontics is more affordable and available…

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