Orthodontic survey results

We asked 2,097 people to assess their stance on orthodontic treatment, click below to see some of the highlights

    Children’s Hygiene

    As a parent, you will understandably want to ensure that your children have the best overall health possible and good oral hygiene is a key part of this as your children grow; however, it can also be one of the hardest to monitor and influence.

        IOTN Explained

        At your orthodontic assessment, the orthodontist will use a two-part grading system called the ‘Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need’, commonly referred to as ‘IOTN’ to determine whether orthodontic treatment is necessary and whether this can be completed on the NHS for those under 18.

          Being dentally fit: A must for orthodontic treatment

          Your dental fitness is essential if you are considering orthodontic treatment, but what does this mean? 

            Why see a specialist?

            A specialist orthodontist will take this knowledge and skill to the next level in their pursuit to provide healthy, happy smiles to last the test of time – but what makes a specialist different?

              How to take a photo for your orthodontic appointment

              To help your clinician have the clearest view possible of your teeth and smile, you may be asked to share photos ahead of your appointment.

                Your patient journey

                Fixed brace aftercare

                If you’ve recently had fixed braces fitted and you want to know how to take care during your treatment, we've produced this handy guide to help you with your orthodontic journey.

                  New patient journey video

                  Our new patient journey video

                  Take a look at our video to find out more about our new patient journey

                    Child patient journey

                    We understand that visiting the dentist can often be quite a big event for a child. Now things are different, we wanted to help showcase what a child should expect when they next visit the practice.

                      Reopening FAQ's

                      As our practices begin to reopen. We have put together some answers to frequently asked questions regarding your appointments and PPE.

                        Seven ways to keep you safe

                        As our practices begin to reopen, we have put together seven simple ways to keep you safe whilst you are in our care.


                          Top tips on how to keep your mouth healthy by brushing your teeth

                            Your patient journey

                            Our new patient journey

                            Every single decision we have made and step we have taken has been with a focus on the safety of you, our colleagues and clinicians. 

                              Portman Dental Care Awards

                              Dia 2020 Virtual Awards Oboty G25 Winner
                              Fmc 2019 Award Logo
                              Award Logo18 Winner Rgb Hr
                              Dental Industry Award - Portman Dental Care
                              Elite Practice Award - Portman Dental Care
                              Private Dentistry Awards - Portman Dental Care