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6 Oct

Our team had a blast at the 3-day annual The Invisible Orthodontist UK conference with inspirational speakers Ben and Bridget Burris, all the was from Arkansas in the USA.    


6 Oct

The British Orthodontic Society has created an animated short film to explain importance of wearing retainers. Simon Littlewood, the BOS authority on retention, says: “I think there are some misconceptions with retention. In the past, we used to think that once patients reached a certain age, their teeth would eventually be stable. Now we know that’s not true, there …


6 Oct

We are looking for an enthusiastic administrator to work at our #Billingham practice. As well as amazing administrative skills, the ideal candidate will have experience in the Microsoft office package. An excellent telephone manner is essential. Flexible hours and salary to be discussed at interview. To apply please send your C.V and covering letter to Jo Mckenna …


29 Sep

      Yesterday we had some very special guests .. Guisborough Rugby club to have their team mouth guards made!


29 Sep

The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, Invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse range of needs and expectations, from all over the North-East including Middlesbrough, Hartlepool, Stockton and Durham. …


22 Sep

These team members received ‘Guy’s prizes’ this month for being mentioned in a review either on Facebook or Google. 😁👌 Thank you to all our awesome patients that have taken the time to write them! We really appreciate it! As a growing business, we rely on word of mouth recommendations to help us keep doing what …


21 Sep

Our team attended the British Orthodontic Society‘s annual conference in Manchester last week for a busy but fun packed couple of days!  


5 Sep

The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, Invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse range of needs and expectations, from all over the North-East including Middlesbrough, …


5 Sep

The winner of our August #QueenswayBraceSelfie competition is…… Cole Buckley!! Congratulations! Every month we host a competition on social media (Facebook and Instagram) where we ask patients to tag us in their best selfie using the hash tag #queenswaybraceselfie. The lucky winner is picked at random and wins £20 high street vouchers. All entries are also added to our hall of fame! What are …


4 Aug

  The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, Invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse range of needs and expectations, from all over the North-East including …


2 Aug

The winner of our #QueenswayBraceSelfie competition is…… Yasmin Osborne!! Congratulations! Every month we host a competition on social media (Facebook and Instagram) where we ask patients to tag us in their best selfie using the hash tag #queenswaybraceselfie. The lucky winner is picked at random and wins £20 high street vouchers. All entries are also added to our hall of fame! What are …


27 Jul

Today some of our lovely staff visited Billingham Food bank.   Through the on-going sale of our brace care packs we are proud to support Billingham Food bank. For each pack sold we are able to donate a tube of toothpaste and a toothbrush to the food bank, a service which provides emergency food and …


19 Jul

Meet our Orthodontic Treatment Advisor Leanne. Here she shares some insights into her work life…   What motivated you to become an Orthodontic Treatment Advisor? I was approached by Dr Guy Deeming and Dr Uzma Olbrich to become treatment advisor for Queensway Orthodontics and Dental Clinic. I was ready for a change so jumped at …


HOT OFF THE PRESS!

Author: Coral .
5 Jul

  Our monthly newsletter has arrived at the practice! Have a read to find out what we’ve been up to! Download here: July Newsletter


Queensway Summer Event 2017

Author: Coral .
5 Jul

On Friday 30th June we had fantastic fun at our “Crystal Amazed” team building day! Thank you to Off Limits Corporate Events for the activities and Judges for the hospitality. We didn’t let the rain spoil our fun!


5 Jul

Thank you to all of our patients and staff who helped us raise money during World Autism Awareness Week. We received our certificate today from the National Autistic Society with our grand total of £184.06! This will go towards finding ground breaking work, such as the ‘Too much information’ campaign, which will help the public …


3 Jul

  The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, Invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse range of needs and expectations, from all over the North-East including …


27 Jun

15 Jun

Everyone here at Queensway Orthodontics is very excited about our new advert that has launched at the Teesside Park Showcase cinema. We have worked in conjunction with The Invisible Orthodontics network to create an advert which aims to inform more people about the benefits of coming to a specialist orthodontic practice, like Queensway Orthodontics, and helps to show off …


15 Jun

Paul recently underwent treatment with us here at Queensway Orthodontics, Billingham. Watch the below video of Paul’s Queensway Journey to see his incredible smile transformation!   If you are interested in any of the treatment Paul has had with us, please contact us on 01642 352440 or alternatively visit http://www.queenswayorthodontics.co.uk/free-consultation/ to arrange a free consultation. We look …


This year’s blockbuster!

Author: Coral .
8 Jun

Everyone here at Queensway Orthodontics is very excited about a new cinema advert that has launched at the Teesside Park Showcase cinema. This advert aims to inform more people about the benefits of coming to a specialist orthodontic practice, like Queensway Orthodontics, and helps to show off the excellent work we can do for you! …


31 May

The winner of our #QueenswayBraceSelfie competition is…… Chloe Wynne!! Congratulations! Every month we host a competition on social media (Facebook and Instagram) where we ask patients to tag us in their best selfie using the hash tag #queenswaybraceselfie. The lucky winner is picked at random and wins £20 high street vouchers. All entries are also added to our hall of fame! What are …


31 May

The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse range of needs and expectations, from all over the North-East including Middlesbrough, …


30 May

Queensway Dental are looking for a new member to join their team! They are looking for an experienced, friendly and energetic dental nurse to join their team at Queensway Dental.   Queensway Dental is a busy, vibrant practice with a great atmosphere, and would be suited to an individual looking to further their dental nursing career.   Queensway …


26 May

  Recent research undertaken at the University of Sheffield School of Clinical Dentistry has led to The British Orthodontic Society launching a new online resource that highlights the positive impact that orthodontic treatment can have on both oral health and emotional wellbeing. Alison Murray, President of the British Orthodontic Society, said: ‘This new BOS Guide …


24 May

After seeing her daughter’s great results following orthodontic treatment, Vicki, aged 40, decided it was the right time for her to seek advice about her crooked smile. Vicki decided to book a free consultation with treatment advisor Leanne, and was fitted with Invisalign in December 2016. She noticed a difference in her smile after just …


Mad Hatters

Author: Coral .
24 May

To help support Brain Tumour Research, our team took part in a Wear A Hat Day! 16,000 people are diagnosed with a brain tumour every year and kill more children and adults under the age of 40 than any other cancer. Brain Tumour Research’s mission is to build a network of experts in sustainable brain …


23 May

  We are looking for an experienced, friendly and energetic dental nurse to join our team at Queensway Orthodontics.   Queensway Orthodontics is a busy, vibrant practice with a great atmosphere, and would be suited to an individual looking to further their dental nursing career.   We are a fully computerised (Orthotrac) practice, treating both …


17 May
dental awards 8

Dr Will Carter reports on the team’s recent success at the 2017 Dental Awards. “Last year I was fortunate to be awarded ‘Young Dentist of the Year 2016’ and attended the ceremony at the NEC in Birmingham with ten of my colleagues. It was a breath taking moment and I felt so much gratitude to those …


13 May

Time to celebrate for two of our brilliant dental nurses! Vicki Chapman successfully passed her NEBDN in Orthodontic Nursing, while Chantelle Hodgson has been awarded a certificate in Dental Radiography. Well done girls!


8 May

Through the ongoing sale of our brace care packs we are proud to support Billingham Foodbank. For each pack sold we are able to donate a tube of toothpaste and a toothbrush to the foodbank, a service which provides emergency food and support to local people in crisis. Every 3 months we visit the Foodbank …


5 May

The winner of our #queenswaybraceselfie competition is…… Amy Tombling! Congratulations! Every month we host a competition on social media (Facebook and Instagram) where we ask patients to tag us in their best selfie using the hash tag #queenswaybraceselfie. The lucky winner is picked at random and wins £20 high street vouchers. All entries are also added to our hall of fame!   What …


4 May

The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse range of needs and expectations, from all over the North-East including Middlesbrough, …


3 Apr

The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse range of needs and expectations, from all over the North-East including Middlesbrough, …


3 Apr

Here’s one of four of our lovely Autism Awareness competition winners Logan collecting his prize! Well done Logan – we hope you enjoyed the competition as much as we did!


28 Mar
Investors in environment Silver Award 2017C (002)

We are delighted to announce Queensway Dental and Orthodontics have secured the Investors in the Environment Silver level accreditation following environmental improvement in the workforce. Investors in the Environment is an environmental accreditation scheme designed to help the business sector save money and reduce their impact on the environment. In the last year, Queensway has …


Exciting times ahead!

Author: Coral .
17 Mar
Coffee

  At Queensway Orthodontics, we are always looking for ways to improve the service we can deliver to you, our patients – and this is why we are excited to announce a few recent changes that will hopefully enhance your experience with us. Firstly, we have re-branded our website to ensure that you are able …


15 Mar
dental awards

At Queensway, the team works hard to ensure that you, our patients, receive the very best care from the moment you walk through our doors. Whether you’re coming in for a routine check-up or for more advanced orthodontic work, the whole team strives to deliver a first-rate service from beginning to end. This is why …


26 Jan
social network

Are you an NHS patient here at Queensway Orthodontics? We would love to hear about your experience to help us improve our services in the future. We are running a patient forum at the practice on Tuesday 9th May 2017 from 5:30pm until 6:30pm. As a thank you for your time all attendees will receive …


17 Jan
Itero

  Dental impressions are needed for a wide range of dental treatments – especially orthodontics – but many people do not enjoy the process, which involves having your teeth covered in sticky ‘gloop.’ This impression material needs time to set, which also means you will have to sit still, without being able to close your …


12 Jan

Read all about the latest Queensway news From a gold award to a bumper foodbank donation, read all about the latest news from Queensway in this month’s edition of the Billingham Community Newspaper.  


Christmas Opening Hours

Author: Coral .
22 Dec
ORTHO Santa Card

Queensway Orthodontics Christmas Opening Times 2016 Please click the image to enlarge


22 Dec

From January 2017 Queensway Orthodontics will be offering a hygienist service for our patients. To book in for a full mouth scale and polish or a post-brace air polish for a sparking smile, give our reception team a call. Prices start from £45.


15 Dec

  Queensway Orthodontist has swapped Christmas cards for a foodbank donation worth £600 to ensure people in need enjoy the festive season. Queensway Dental, composed of Queensway Orthodontist, Skin Clinic and Dental Laboratory made the bumper food donation to Billingham Foodbank in place of sending patient Christmas cards to help families who are struggling to afford …


Macmillan Coffee Morning

Author: Coral
20 Sep
macmillan

The team will be all bringing in their bakes to the practice on Friday 30th September, at lunchtime we will set up our own little coffee shop and invite all staff to have coffee and cake together for a donation. There will also be a special prize for the person who is voted for baking …


Join our team

Author: Coral .
10 Sep

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic person to join our specialist orthodontic practice as a lead receptionist. As part of the front of house team, we are looking for someone who has exceptional customer service and communication skills, who is also able to lead the reception team, taking responsibility for tasks which ensure …


19 Aug

“I’ve always had a crossover on my two front teeth,” says Jenny Stanley who visited Queensway Orthodontics in preparation for her wedding day. “I wanted to get them fixed for a long time but there never seemed a good opportunity to get it done – until I got engaged. That was July 2015, and my …


18 Jul

Please note that Queensway Orthodontics will be closed on Friday 22nd July 2016. We will reopen as normal at 9:00am on Monday 25th July 2016. If you have a dental emergency between the hours of 9:00am-5:00pm please contact 01642 554 667 or email leanne.sowerby@queensway.co.uk   OUT OF HOURS If you have a serious dental problem and require urgent care or advice after …


5 Jul

The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse range of needs and expectations, from all over the North-East including Middlesbrough, …


15 Jun

The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse range of needs and expectations, from all over the North-East including Middlesbrough, …


6 May

The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse range of needs and expectations, from all over the North-East including Middlesbrough, …


You said, we did.

Author: Coral .
3 May

On Wednesday 20th April, we held a patient forum for NHS patients at Queensway Orthodontics. The forum allowed us to speak to our patients and find out more about their experience. Overall the feedback was very positive with patients commenting that the NHS service provided by Queensway Orthodontics exceeded their expectations. Some of the other positive comments …


Join our team …

Author: Coral .
22 Apr

We are looking for an experienced, friendly and energetic dental nurse to join our team at Queensway Orthodontics. Queensway Orthodontics is a busy, vibrant practice with a great atmosphere, and would be suited to an individual looking to further their dental nursing career. The initial vacancy is a full time position to cover maternity leave …


4 Apr

The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse range of needs and expectations, from all over the North-East including Middlesbrough, …


Easter Opening Hours

Author: Coral .
24 Mar

Please note that the practice will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday. We will reopen on Tuesday 29th March 2016 at 9:00am. Out of Hours If you have a serious dental problem and require urgent care or advice after 5:30pm Monday to Friday, on weekends or public holidays. Please call 111. BREAKAGES If you …


Welcome to the team Heidi!

Author: Coral .
24 Mar

We would like to welcome to the Queensway Orthodontic team Dr Heidi Law. Heidi graduated from Belfast’s Queen’s University Dental School in 2008 and gained experience in different areas of dentistry including oral surgery, paediatrics and restorative dentistry. After discovering a passion for orthodontics she undertook her additional 3 years specialist training at the University …


4 Mar

The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse range of needs and expectations, from all over the North-East including Middlesbrough, …


29 Feb

Through the ongoing sale of our brace care packs we are proud to support Billingham Foodbank. For each pack sold we are able to donate a tube of toothpaste and a toothbrush to the foodbank, a service which provides emergency food and support to local people in crisis. Every 3 months we visit the Foodbank …


8 Feb

In order to help us better develop the service we provide we are looking for NHS orthodontic patients and their parents/guardians to take part in a patient forum on Wednesday 20th April 2016 from 5:00pm until 6:30pm. The evening will be a great opportunity to discuss your experience and share your views with us. Call …


7 Jan

The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse range of needs and expectations, from all over the North-East including Middlesbrough, …


22 Dec

Monday 21st – Wednesday 23rd December 2015 9:00am – 5.30pm Christmas Eve 9:00am – 2.30pm Christmas Day Closed Boxing Day Closed Monday 28th December Closed Tuesday 29th December 9:00am – 5.30pm Wednesday 30th December 9:00am – 5.30pm New Year’s Eve 9:00am – 2.30pm New Year’s Day Closed   Any patients requiring care or advice between …


17 Dec

  Christmas is a time for giving, spending time with loved ones and creating happy memories. It’s also important to remember those for whom Christmas isn’t always an easy time and who may need the help of a charity over the festive period. We have been proud to support Billingham Foodbank throughout the year through …


7 Dec

The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse range of needs and expectations, from all over the North-East including Middlesbrough, …


5 Nov

The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse range of needs and expectations, from all over the North-East including Middlesbrough, …


7 Oct

We had a very busy time down in London last week, starting with the International Orthodontic Congress and ending the week with The Invisible Orthodontist group. It was great to catch up with everyone and discuss and share new ideas. We couldn’t wait to get back to to put them all in to practice! A big congratulations …


30 Sep

The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse range of needs and expectations, from all over the North-East including Middlesbrough, …


7 Sep

The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse range of needs and expectations, from all over the North-East including Middlesbrough, …


Join our team….

Author: Coral .
4 Sep

We are seeking an Administrator to join our busy practice. Job duties will include; but are not limited to: Assisting with day to day practice administration Data entry Liaising with internal colleagues and our referring dentists Using practice software (orthotrac) Managing databases Working with Excel spreadsheets to produce reports Filing and any other ad hoc …


27 Aug

Today is a double celebration for Queensway Orthodontic nurse Amanda who is celebrating her birthday and 20 year work anniversary at Queensway. Congratulations from all of your colleagues at Queensway Orthodontics and Dental Clinic.


We are recruiting

Author: Coral .
5 Aug

We are looking for an experienced, friendly and energetic dental nurse to join the Queensway Orthodontic team on a full time basis. Queensway Orthodontics is a busy, fully computerised NHS and Private Dental Clinic that uses Orthotrac. National certificate or NVQ 3 in dental nursing is essential. Excellent rates of pay. To apply for this …


4 Aug

The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse range of needs and expectations, from all over the North-East including Middlesbrough, …


4 Aug

Congratulations to Dental Nurse Michelle who successfully completed her NEBDN Certificate in Orthodontic Dental Nursing! Well Done Michelle!


9 Jul

The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse range of needs and expectations, from all over the North-East including Middlesbrough, …


29 Jun

  Please note that Queensway Orthodontics will be closed on Wednesday 1st July 2015. We will reopen as normal at 9:00am on Thursday 2nd July 2015. OUT OF HOURS If you have a serious dental problem and require urgent care or advice after 5:30pm Monday to Friday, on weekends or public holidays. Please call 111. …


11 Jun

We have recently introduced the NHS Friends and Family Test within the practice as an additional way for our NHS patients to give us feedback. The feedback is based on how likely you would be to recommend the service provided by Queensway Orthodontics to your friends and family. Gathered across the practice, here are the results …


1 Jun

The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse range of needs and expectations, from all over the North-East including Middlesbrough, …


15 May

We have recently updated our patient management software and are in the process of switching over our appointment reminder system. If you receive text reminders these will not be sent via ‘Orthotrac’, this will show as the contact name. Please note that this will be your current appointment. If you happen to  receive any other appointment reminders …


5 May

The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse range of needs and expectations, from all over the North-East including Middlesbrough, …


20 Apr

In order to help us better develop the service we provide we are looking for NHS orthodontic patients and their parents/guardians to take part in a patient forum on Thursday 30th April 2015 from 5:00pm until 6:30pm. The evening will be a great opportunity to discuss your experience and share your views with us. Call …


We are upgrading!

Author: Coral .
10 Apr

As of  Monday 13th April 2015 we will be upgrading to a new patient management software system. Please bear with us whilst this is happening, its quite a complicated process so its possible that things may take a little more time at reception than they usually would. However once they are up and running it …


8 Apr

Here you can find out our patient feedback: Post Treatment Questionnaire MARCH 15 The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse …


Easter opening hours

Author: Coral .
2 Apr

Please note that Queensway Orthodontics will be closed for Easter on Friday 3rd April 2015 and Monday 6th April 2015. We will reopen as normal at 9:00am on Tuesday 7th April. OUT OF HOURS If you have a serious dental problem and require urgent care or advice after 5:30pm Monday to Friday, on weekends or …


9 Mar

Do you know what to do if a tooth is knocked out? The first thing to do is not to panic! Thinking quickly and following the tips from DentalTraumaUK can help to save the injured tooth. Step 1: Pick the tooth up by the crown only (do not touch the root) Step 2: Lick the …


5 Mar

Here you can find out our patient feedback: Post Treatment Questionnaire FEB 15 The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse …


20 Feb

Mouth ulcers can appear for lots of different reasons and most of us will have experienced them at some point. You will know that they are usually round or oval sores which appear on the inside of the cheeks, tongue or lips. The one thing people remember is that they can be really sore especially …


5 Feb

Here you can find out our patient feedback: Post Treatment Questionnaire JAN 15 The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse …


30 Jan

NHS England is looking at how it plans and manages orthodontic services. They would like to talk to children and young people who have had orthodontic treatment and find out about their experience. The information collected will be used to influence how orthodontic services are organised in the future. Find out more about how you …


Invisalign Open Evening

Author: Coral .
7 Jan

To find out how orthodontics and Invisalign® can help you achieve the smile you have always wanted, why not come along to our open evening? Taking place on Tuesday 27th January from 5.45pm – 7.30pm at Queensway Orthodontics, Crown Buildings, Queensway, Billingham, TS23 2NU, this is the ideal opportunity to come and discuss with a treatment …


5 Jan

Here you can find out our patient feedback: Post Treatment Questionnaire December The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse range …


10 Dec

There will be some changes to Queensway Orthodontics opening times over the Christmas holidays. Monday 22nd Dec 2014 9am – 5.30pm Tuesday 23rd Dec 2014 9am – 5.30pm Wednesday 24th Dec 2014 9am – 2.30pm Christmas Day – Thursday 25th Dec 2014 CLOSED Boxing Day – Friday 26th Dec 2014 CLOSED Monday 29th Dec 2014 …


5 Dec

Here you can find out our patient feedback: Post Treatment Questionnaire November The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse range …


2 Dec

Read ‘The Brace Diary: Part 2’ written by one of our patients! I’ve had my braces on now for 6 weeks, and I can honestly say I love my ‘ceramic smile’! Nearing my first adjustment appointment I thought I’d share my experience so far and tell you a bit more about the appointments I’ve already …


19 Nov

‘When will I get my braces off?’, ‘Does wearing elastics mean I’m almost finished?’ These are all common questions for adults and children undergoing brace treatment, and although every case is different there are stages of treatment that virtually every patient will go through before they have their braces removed. Generally treatment can be split …


10 Nov

Here you can find out our patient feedback: Post Treatment Questionnaire October The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse range …


30 Oct

When I first started orthodontics 10 years ago all the talk was of these fancy new self-ligating braces, such as the Damon system. These are a variety of brace which, instead of using an elastic loop to hold the wire into the bracket, uses a metal lid or clip. The theory was that this would reduce the …


24 Oct

Find out more about how to protect your teeth and braces! Why do I need to wear a mouthguard? Around 40% of injuries to teeth happen during sport. During any contact sport a mouthguard will help to protect the teeth from injury by absorbing shock. It is particularly important to wear a mouthguard during your …


Invisalign Open Evening

Author: Coral .
13 Oct

To find out how orthodontics and Invisalign® can help you achieve the smile you have always wanted, why not come along to our open evening? Taking place on Tuesday 21st October from 5.30pm – 7.30pm at Queensway Orthodontics, Crown Buildings, Queensway, Billingham, TS23 2NU, this is the ideal opportunity to come and discuss with a treatment …


Do we make you smile?

Author: Coral .
6 Oct

At your next visit to Queensway Orthodontics, if a member of our team has made you smile we want to hear about it! There are ‘smile cards’ to fill out in reception that you can complete to nominate the staff member and the reason why – we love to hear patient feedback. For taking the time to fill out a card …


1 Oct

Here you can find out our patient feedback: Post Treatment Questionnaire September The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse …


1 Sep

Here you can find out our patient feedback:  Post Treatment Questionnaire August The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse …


13 Aug

I first picked up my cornet and trumpet at the age of 11 in secondary school, soon after this I found interest in the saxophone! Despite what different teachers and players said about embouchures and how you couldn’t have more than one (I would have to pick brass or wind) I carried on with my …


1 Aug

Here you can find out our patient feedback: Post Treatment Questionnaire Results July The information we collect from our NHS and private patients on completion of their treatment (whether it be fixed braces, invisalign or incognito) is something we take very seriously and are proud to share. We treat a wide range of patients with a diverse …


Musicians & braces

Author: Guy Deeming
31 Jul

I played the trumpet from the age of 10 and started the tenor saxophone a few years later, playing in the Newcastle University Jazz Orchestra during my degree. Whilst I no longer have the saxophone I do still occasionally play the trumpet, although I think it fair to say I have lost my edge! One …


23 Jul

Whether they have been treated by the NHS or are a private patient, with fixed appliances or Invisalign, every patient who has completed treatment at Queensway Orthodontics completes a post treatment feedback form. We see this as an essential part of improving our services and finding out what patients think of us. We are proud to …


The brace diary: Part 1

Author: Coral .
3 Jul

Read ‘The Brace Diary’ written by one of our patients! Have you ever noticed your smile in a photo and thought ‘Do my teeth really look like that?’ I have. More than once. I’d had braces when I was a lot younger (to close a very sizeable gap between my two front teeth!), however as …


Invisalign Open Evening

Author: Coral .
25 Jun

To find out how orthodontics and Invisalign® can help you achieve the smile you have always wanted, why not come along to our open evening? Taking place on Tuesday 15th July from 5.30pm – 7.30pm at Queensway Orthodontics, Crown Buildings, Queensway, Billingham, TS23 2NU, this is the ideal opportunity to come and discuss with a treatment …


3 Jun

As part of National Smiles Month, Queensway is launching a campaign aimed at primary schools across the region. The ‘Tooth Troopers’ project aims to provide education to address the chronic problem of tooth decay in young children in Teesside by providing education and information about the cause of tooth decay and ways to prevent it. …


14 May

Whether you are thinking about Invisalign , lingual (behind the teeth) braces or one of the more traditional fixed options there is one common factor which can affect the success of your treatment and that’s your oral health. Oral health is one the most important factors in making your brace treatment comfortable and successful. Once you …


7 May

A specialist Teesside orthodontist in  has been invited to join The Invisible Orthodontist (TIO) network, one of only 25 members across the UK and the only member from the north east. Dr. Guy Deeming from Queensway Orthodontics has joined the group of specialist orthodontists leading the way in providing virtually invisible orthodontic treatments such as Invisalign® …


25 Apr

Thinking about straightening your teeth? At Queensway we are used to seeing lots of adult patients chose orthodontics as an option to improve the appearance of their teeth and smile, and to correct their bite. In the last few years, numerous ‘branded’ orthodontic systems have been launched with expensive marketing and exciting claims to be …


9 Apr

This week we have been busy launching a new facebook competition on our Queensway Orthodontics Facebook page www.facebook.com/queenswaybraces. Why not give us a visit and enter, one lucky winner will have the chance to win an Ipad mini! All you have to do is like the page and answer the following question: Tell us in …


CQC success

Author: Coral
9 Apr

We are pleased to announce that after a recent inspection Queensway Orthodontics successfully met the standards of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) with no action necessary. During the inspection we were judged against national standards that people can expect when receiving health or social care. The report for Queensway Orthodontics informs that the inspector: Carried …


9 Apr

With your new fabulous straight teeth, what could be better than tooth whitening to complete your dazzling smile? Well, only if it was free….. and now it is, for all suitable patients taking up Invisalign treatments. Invisalign doesn’t use metal attachments or wires like conventional braces do. As a result there are two key benefits …


11 Mar

Thursday 15th May 2014, Wynyard Hall The Spa at Wynyard Hall and Queensway Dental Clinic proudly present an exciting event combining facial aesthetic treatment (including BTX and fillers) and skin care regimes and products, to ensure that you are looking and feeling fabulous or Summer. Tickets are £15 and all attendees will receive a £150.00 …


11 Mar

Orthodontics in 2014 and beyond Thursday 22nd May 2014, Judges Hotel, Yarm. Specialist Orthodontist Guy Deeming is presenting to the BDA Northern Counties Group about modern orthodontic systems, such as Invisalign. The event is aimed at colleagues in all fields of practice who are interested in finding out more about how and when modern orthodontic …


We have been filming!

Author: Coral
17 Jan

It has been a very exciting couple of day’s at Queensway Orthodontics as we have been filming some exciting new videos for our website. We would like to say a big thank you to the patients who kindly took the time to come in to the practice and tell us about their brace experience. The …


Share your meal ideas

Author: Coral
15 Jan

The British Lingual Orthodontic Society recommends porridge as a great breakfast option when wearing braces, as it is a lot easier than muesli, which is a difficult combo of crunch and chew! What are your  favourite brace-friendly meals? We would love to hear from you, email  your recommendations through to coral.milner@queensway.co.uk and we will share …


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