Part of the community

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When you buy a product or service, you aren’t just buying what is delivered on the day. There has been a whole process of creation that has gone into producing that item.

There are many considerations – where were the materials sourced from? How did that affect the environment? How were the materials processed? Did that create any toxic bi-product? What is the product packaged in? Is it biodegradable? How was it distributed? How were the staff treated at each stage?

Orthodontist in HampshireAt Winchester Orthodontics in Hampshire, we know that many people today are concerned about the wider effect of the products and services they buy. This matters to us too. We know that what we do has an effect on our local and global community and we try to minimise any harmful impact as much as we can, so you can be assured that visiting the orthodontist in Hampshire will not only give you a brighter smile but a lighter heart too.

Environmental impact

When making our purchasing decisions, for the many products other than invisible braces, we don’t just buy from anyone. We look into the ethics, standards and principals of the company, how they treat their staff and their environmental and sustainability practices.

Wherever possible we buy from local suppliers in the Winchester area. Our orthodontist in Hampshire, Dr Suzette Mulder, is always on the look-out for new companies who hold the same values.

Charitable work

Our chosen company charity is Naomi House, a children’s hospice in Winchester. We donate every year to this incredible organisation that provides care for children with terminal illness, and respite for their families.

We also donate equipment to Dentaid, a charity that provides equipment to dentists in the developing world. When we left our previous location in 2012 and moved into this fully-furnished practice, we were able to gift all our surplus equipment to Dentaid. Now each time we upgrade our stock, we will offer what we no longer need to help dentists overseas serve their communities.

Find out more

Come in and talk to us about our business ethics. Then you know that when you visit the orthodontist in Hampshire here, you are doing your bit to help build a sustainable world.

Would you like to enhance your smile?

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For lots of people, the day starts badly as they do not like what they see in the mirror. If you dread photographs, worry about how you look, experience pain or find eating or speaking difficult then you may benefit from seeing an orthodontist in Hampshire. Our team at Winchester Orthodontics has many years of experience in providing treatment to correct the position of the teeth and how the jaws and face develop. Children often have work carried out when there is still a mixture of baby and adult teeth, but it is not too late for adults who did not receive treatment earlier in life to have braces. Choosing us as your Hampshire orthodontist is a long-term investment in your health and wellbeing.

Orthodontist in HampshireWhy have treatment?

Straighter teeth mean a more attractive smile, which enhances your self-esteem and improves your confidence. What some people do not know is that seeing an orthodontist in Hampshire can also improve your oral health. Teeth that are properly aligned are easier to clean as there are fewer gaps in which plaque can accumulate. Correctly positioned teeth are also more stable as they are properly supported and less likely to move around in the mouth, get damaged or become loose. You may associate seeing a Hampshire orthodontist with metal braces, but there is now a variety of different techniques available to suit your needs.

Options to suit you

As an established Hampshire orthodontist, we offer support for a range of issues, from resolving crowded or poorly spaced teeth to aligning upper or lower dental arches and correcting the bite of the teeth. A good bite allows the upper and lower sets to meet and work together properly during eating. Happily, advances in dental technology have allowed us to provide fast, comfortable treatment that is much less obtrusive. Clear braces make use of modern materials in the form of aligners such as Invisalign, sometimes wrongly referred to as ‘Invisaline’. For almost completely invisible braces, we can fit brackets behind your teeth, so that they are hidden.

Whichever technique you choose, we look forward to helping you to create the smile you want without the inconvenience, discomfort and unsightliness of traditional methods.

Give yourself the gift of straighter teeth

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So many people have crooked teeth and worry about how it affects their appearance or health. If this sounds like you, then you could join the long list of people who have benefitted from seeing an orthodontist in Hampshire. At Winchester Orthodontics, we pride ourselves on our experience and commitment to helping you achieve your aims. Straighter teeth can enhance your smile, which is a great boost to your confidence. They also contribute to excellent oral health by stabilising your teeth and making them easier to clean. Investing in treatment from a skilled Hampshire orthodontist in our team has long-term benefits, and gives you a smile to be proud of and a healthy future.

Orthodontist in HampshireDo braces have to mean metal?

Many adults choose to put up with crooked teeth due to an idea that braces are ugly, uncomfortable, time-consuming or hard to get used to. New techniques mean that this is no longer true and we have a range of braces to suit every requirement. Patients who use us as their orthodontist in Hampshire have benefitted from modern braces that are faster, more comfortable and less obtrusive than ever before. Invisalign, sometimes incorrectly referred to as ‘Invisaline’, has been used by over 4 million people and consists of clear plastic aligner trays that are very unobtrusive. For totally invisible braces, we offer a lingual option, where the brackets are fitted behind the teeth and are completely obscured.

What to expect

When you visit us as your orthodontist in Hampshire, we take time to understand your needs and discuss your options with you. Fixed appliances suit some people better, while others prefer a removeable aligner. Your choice will also need to take account of the severity of your misalignment and what your lifestyle is. Our staff are trained in communication and safeguarding, so you know that we really do have a commitment to your general wellbeing as well as being dedicated to your oral health and a great smile.

We want you to love your smile so contact us today and find out how choosing us as your Hampshire orthodontist can help you achieve a smile to be proud of.

Work with an orthodontist in Hampshire who loves her work

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If you choose to become a patient here at Winchester Orthodontics, you’ll be treated by a highly experienced Hampshire orthodontist. Dr Suzette Mulder qualified as a dentist 20 years ago and has been working in orthodontics for more than a decade.

Suzette has completed more than 4,300 cases in that time. She backs up this clinical track record with a deep knowledge of her subject – she has three Masters degrees in Orthodontics, including an MSc from the University of Pretoria, where she received a distinction and an award for being the most eminent postgraduate student.

Orthodontics in HampshireThis is all driven by her passion for orthodontics. Suzette truly loves her work, which is why she has assembled a loving and supportive team around her to make sure patients get the care they need – from walking into reception to clinical aftercare and maintenance.

Share your concerns

If you aren’t sure whether we are the right practice for you, why not come in and talk to us? Suzette offers a free consultation so you can be sure you are choosing the orthodontist in Hampshire who is right for you.

At the consultation, you can:

  • share any concerns you have about treatment and what you would like to get out of seeing an orthodontist in Hampshire;
  • receive an assessment of your teeth and jaws including x-rays if needed;
  • see examples of braces that Suzette has used to get results for our existing patients;
  • discuss treatment options and get an overview of our patient journey.

We will send you a written report of your consultation within three days.

You’ll also get to meet our friendly and welcoming patient co-ordinator Sam, and see the layout of our surgery for yourself.

Treatment options

We offer a range of braces and appliances, including invisible, transparent and hidden braces such as Damon Clear, lingual braces and Invisalign (sometimes misspelt as Invisaline). These are especially popular with our adult patients, as they allow you to undergo treatment without anyone being able to see your braces, and maintain an active social and professional life.

Call in and see us

Still not sure which orthodontist in Hampshire to choose? Drop into the practice today and book your free consultation.

How do I find an orthodontist in Hampshire?

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Choosing a health professional to work with always takes some consideration. You want to find someone you can trust, with a proven track record, in a comfortable and safe environment, with friendly reception staff. Then, of course, they must be offering the particular service you need.

Here at Winchester Orthodontics, we hope that our modern and comfortable surgery gives you everything you need to feel at ease. Our orthodontist in Hampshire is Dr Suzette Mulder and she has a passion for patient care. She has carefully selected a support team to provide you with a smooth patient journey.

Orthodontics in HampshireOur treatments

Suzette works with different orthodontic systems to meet a variety of needs. These include:

  • Invisalign and Invisalign Teen
  • Damon clear braces
  • Damon metal braces
  • Lingual braces
  • Fixed functional appliances
  • Traditional metal braces
  • Teeth whitening
  • Cosmetic braces.

Let’s take a look at the invisible and transparent braces on offer.

Invisalign braces

These are clear, plastic aligners that are custom-made to fit snugly over the teeth and gums, much like a thin mouth guard. Invisalign (sometimes misspelt as Invisaline) are very popular with adults because they are invisible unless someone is looking very closely at your teeth. They are also removable, so can be taken out for special occasions and for eating and cleaning.

Damon Clear Braces

This is a tieless system that uses arch wires to move the teeth. This makes the braces more moveable than traditional bracket and wire braces and means that they work faster. Anyone who needs to realign their teeth can benefit from wearing these braces and they are fixed for the course of the treatment.

Lingual braces

These hidden braces are made from wires and brackets and are fixed to the underside of the teeth. No one would know you are wearing them. They are made to measure, to make sure that they fit the unique shape of the back of your teeth. They are cemented in place for the duration of your treatment.

Call in today

Drop into the surgery or call us to book your free consultation with Suzette and find out if she can help you to a healthier, happier smile as your orthodontist in Hampshire.

Solutions for crooked teeth

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Do you wish you had straighter teeth? You may be worrying about how you look or experiencing pain or difficulties with eating or speaking. If this sounds like you and you choose us at Winchester Orthodontics as your orthodontist in Hampshire, we can help. Every year over 200,000 children and teenagers in England and Wales have treatment from an orthodontist and make a long-term investment in their health and wellbeing. Adults can benefit too. Having your teeth straightened used to mean having a mouth full of metal for months on end but there are a range of options available now, including clear braces and hidden braces.

Orthodontics in HampshireWhat are the benefits of seeing an orthodontist in Hampshire?

Straighter teeth look better, which enhances your self-esteem and improves your confidence. They are also healthier. Teeth that are properly aligned are easier to clean as there aren’t so many gaps in which plaque can accumulate. Correctly positioned teeth are also more stable as they are properly supported and less likely to move around in the mouth, get damaged or become loose. Patients who use us as their Hampshire orthodontist no longer have to experience discomfort due to poorly positioned teeth or issues around using their mouths normally. We can discuss a full range of braces with you so that you can get the most appropriate treatment.

Fitting in with your lifestyle

People trust us as their Hampshire orthodontist for many issues, from resolving crowded or poorly spaced teeth to aligning upper or lower dental arches and correcting the bite of the teeth. A good bite allows the upper and lower sets to meet and work together properly during eating. Many patients choose clear plastic aligners which are removeable or fixed hidden braces that attach to the backs of the teeth. The latter option is completely hidden so it is impossible to see that you are having treatment unless someone is looking right inside your mouth. These are called lingual braces and avoid damage to the enamel on the front of the teeth, ensuring that their appearance and strength is not compromised.

Our experienced team looks forward to discussing your case and finding out how we can help.

Helping you have straighter teeth

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At Winchester Orthodontics, we are proud to offer treatments that correct wonky teeth. Although it is a physical adjustment, our patients find that the benefits are much further reaching. Feeling unhappy with how you look undermines your confidence and many people would like to change their appearance. Seeing a Hampshire orthodontist to get your teeth properly aligned is a good place to start. Crooked teeth are unsightly but can also affect how you eat and speak if the top and bottom teeth are not positioned well. When you make an appointment with us as your Hampshire orthodontist you are taking the first step to accessing treatment that allows your teeth and jaws to function effectively and look great. The best time to have braces is during childhood but if you are an adult who missed out on corrective procedures earlier in life, it is never too late.

Orthodontist in HampshireWhy see an orthodontist in Hampshire?

As an experienced Hampshire orthodontist, we have helped many patients, including those who have had treatment in the past but found that their teeth have moved back to their original positions. If you have crooked teeth then you know that they undermine your looks but you may not know that the gaps also accumulate plaque.  This can lead to gum disease if left unresolved, resulting in pain, swelling, bad breath and even tooth loss in severe instances. So, having your teeth straightened improves your smile as well as your oral health.

Discreet braces

Our patients who trust us as their Hampshire Orthodontist tell us that they do not want to worry about whether people can see that they are having treatment. A great range of clear braces means that this is possible. Invisalign, sometimes wrongly spelt as ‘Invisaline’, is a popular choice for people looking for invisible braces from their orthodontist in Hampshire. This system uses a progressive system of transparent plastic trays to reposition your teeth. You can smile freely and remove the aligners when you are eating or cleaning your teeth so the impact on everyday life is minimal.

To find out how you can benefit from seeing us, get in touch today.

Say no to a brace face

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When braces come up as topic, some of our patients here at Winchester Orthodontics think about metal braces, with rubber bits and metal wires. That is because metal braces are very noticeable and have been the most common choice for teeth straightening for many years.

This is no longer the case with the increasing popularity and affordability of invisible and removeable braces. There are many choices for modern braces that you may not know, but you can ask your orthodontist in Hampshire about them when you decide it’s time to improve your smile with Winchester Orthodontics.

Orthodontics in HampshireRemoveable braces

We use Invisalign removable braces for many of our patients. They are made of transparent plastic and are used to realign and correct the teeth, just as metal braces do. With removable braces, you don’t need to worry about the appearance on your mouth because most people will hardly notice if you’re even wearing one. Aside from the fact that Invisalign is transparent, which makes it hard to spot, removable braces also don’t occupy a large space in your mouth, preventing the traditional brace ‘bulge.’

Benefits of Invisalign

A benefit of invisible braces is that at mealtimes, you can remove them. Food can sometimes get stuck in the wires of fixed metal braces, but that is not an issue.

We know that certain foods can cause problems with fixed braces. Hard foods like crusty rolls may break them and acidic foods may stain the orthodontic brackets. But, if you’re able to remove your braces during mealtimes, you can avoid damaging it.

Your orthodontist in Hampshire will recommend wearing your Invisalign brace for around 22 hours every day, which allows for a two-hour break a day without affecting your teeth straightening procedure.

Removable braces are also not only great for correcting minor dental flaws, but also can be used to ensure that your teeth will stay in place after they have been treated with a fixed brace system.

Because of the improvements in technologies, modern dentistry continues to progress every day. It is now easier than ever to pick the ease and comfort of removable braces to have a straighter and healthier smile from your orthodontist in Hampshire.

When to get braces

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One of the questions our orthodontist in Hampshire gets asked most frequently is, ‘When should my child first be examined for braces?’. Here, at Winchester Orthodontics we believe the best time for orthodontic appliances depends on the type of dental problem you may have and its severity. Our orthodontists recommend that every child has an orthodontic evaluation at the time their permanent teeth are starting to erupt.

The timing of visiting your orthodontist in Hampshire for braces is important. An early dental examination will allow us to identify problems and determine when to treat them for the best results with the least time and expense.

Orthodontics in HampshireFor many patients, early treatment can successfully achieve results that may be impossible to obtain once the face and jaws have completed their growth. In addition to this, early orthodontic intervention makes the completion of treatment at a later age easier.

Your orthodontist in Hampshire will check your child periodically while the permanent teeth erupt and the face and jaws continue to grow. At the initial consultation, the following will be evaluated: your child’s facial growth, excess spacing between teeth, crowding, crooked teeth, extra or missing teeth and habits that may affect growth and dental development; such as tongue thrusting and thumb-sucking.

It’s time to smile

Finally, the importance of a healthy smile should never be underestimated no matter what your age. A pleasing appearance is a vital asset to many of our patients’ self-confidence. We find that self-esteem often improves, as treatment brings teeth, lips and face into harmony. In this way, teeth straightening can be beneficial to social and career success and improve one’s general attitude towards life.

What options are available

If a subtle approach to teeth straightening is required then we are happy to offer Invisalign. It is pronounced ‘Invisaline’ and is a very popular choice with many of our patients.

We also offer lingual braces for a hidden look to your brace procedure. Your orthodontist in Hampshire will attach the brace to the back of the teeth, which make them look almost invisible when you smile. This highly advanced and modern procedure makes lingual orthodontics particularly well-suited for our adult patients who have more major dental issues.

Say goodbye to metal braces

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Traditional metal wire-and-bracket fixed braces are old news. Invisalign at Winchester Orthodontics takes the successful elements of traditional orthodontics, while correcting your smile in a more subtle and discreet way. Be sure not to confuse the spelling though; it is Invisalign, not Invisaline!

Invisalign trays are made of a smooth, practically invisible plastic that fit snugly over your teeth. The aligners will gently and slowly shift your teeth into their correct positioning.

With no wires to tighten and no brackets to adjust, maintenance is a breeze. Your orthodontist in Hampshire will work with you to figure out the appropriate plan of action to ensure you achieve the smile you’ve always wanted.

Orthodontist in HampshireCan I afford it?

We know cost is a big consideration when thinking about having hidden or clear braces from your orthodontist in Hampshire. In many cases, Invisalign treatment is comparable to the cost of traditional fixed metal braces. However, as with other medical treatments, only your orthodontist in Hampshire can determine the cost, based on your specific needs.

Other factors may include your treatment goals, the difficulty of your case, how long you will need treatment for and other possible factors. For further information, please contact our practice to schedule your first free Invisalign consultation, where all your questions and concerns will be answered by our experienced dental team.

Can I pay in installments?

Here at Winchester Orthodontics, we strive to make Invisalign affordable to all our patients. You can get a beautiful, healthy and straight smile for little more than the cost of a monthly mobile phone bill with our finance plans.

We are happy to offer 0% finance when you spread the costs over a year, as well as a competitive rate of interest of 9.5% when spreading the cost over five years.

If you can pay in full we will also reward you with a huge £200 discount off your final bill.

If that wasn’t enough to tempt you to get the smile you deserve, maybe our complimentary teeth whitening treatment will. We believe if you are gaining a straighter, healthier smile then whiter teeth are the perfect complementary treatment.

Never has visiting your orthodontist in Hampshire been so rewarding.