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Stay Local, Stay Safe – Orthodontic Care you can Trust!

In recent years, the trend in Ireland of seeking dental and orthodontic treatment abroad has gained traction, with countries like Turkey becoming popular destinations for cost-conscious patients. However, the promise of cheaper treatment often comes with significant risks and hidden costs. At Bowe Orthodontics in Birr, Offaly, we understand the allure of saving money, but we also value quality and […]

Dentist and Orthodontist: Spot the Difference

At Bowe Orthodontic Care in Birr, Offaly, we often hear questions about the difference between a dentist and an orthodontist. While both professionals are crucial for maintaining good oral health, their roles, training, and areas of expertise differ significantly. Understanding these differences can help you make informed decisions about your dental and orthodontic care. Understanding the Roles The Role of […]

Introduction to Popular Orthodontic Terms

Welcome to the Bowe Orthodontic Care glossary! At our practice in Birr, Offaly, Ireland, we understand that orthodontic treatment can sometimes seem complex and overwhelming. To help you navigate your orthodontic journey with ease, we’ve created this comprehensive glossary of terms. Whether you’re just beginning treatment or are already on your way to a perfect smile, this guide will help […]

Get the smile you have always wanted at Bowe Orthodontic Care

Offaly’s newest specialist orthodontic practice Get the smile you have always wanted at Bowe Orthodontic Care – Offaly’s newest specialist orthodontic practice. With over 10 years’ experience Bowe Orthodontic Care are delighted to announce that they are now open and taking bookings in their new state of the art premises at Bridge Street, Birr. Dr John Bowe B.A. B. DENT. SC (TCD), MFD RCSI, […]

6 Tips for Getting Through Your First Two Weeks with Braces or Clear Aligners

Embarking on orthodontic treatment with braces or clear aligners is an exciting step towards a healthier, more confident smile. While the process is relatively smooth, the first two weeks can be a bit challenging as you adapt to the new sensations and care routines. At Bowe Orthodontics in Birr, we understand the journey and are here to support you every […]

The Importance of Early Orthodontic Care for Children

Early orthodontic care is crucial for ensuring a healthy and beautiful smile throughout one’s life. At Bowe Orthodontics Care, we believe in the power of early intervention to prevent more serious dental issues down the line. Orthodontists recommend that children have their first orthodontic evaluation by the age of eight.  This early assessment allows us to detect any potential problems […]

Kids Braces: A Comprehensive Guide for Parents in Ireland

What Are Kids Braces? Children’s braces are orthodontic devices used to straighten teeth and correct bite issues in young patients. They consist of brackets attached to the teeth, connected by wires that apply gentle pressure to move teeth into their proper positions. The treatment usually lasts between one to three years, with regular adjustments by an orthodontist. Braces not only […]

Understanding the Importance of Oral Hygiene with Braces

Maintaining excellent oral hygiene with braces might seem daunting, but it’s integral to the success of your orthodontic treatment and the health of your smile. At Bowe Ortho in Birr, we’re here to guide and support you every step of the way. Braces create numerous tiny spaces that trap food particles, leading to plaque buildup, which can result in tooth […]

Discover the Importance of Dental Health for Children Under 10!

At our dental practice, we understand how overwhelming it can be for parents to take care of their children’s dental health, especially when they’re young. That’s why we’ve created this guide to help you understand the importance of dental health for children under 10 and answer some common questions you may have. Why is it important to take care of […]