We are dedicated to provide the beautiful, healthy smile you have always wanted

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Treatment is available on the NHS for those under 18 years who qualify for treatment. This is determined by assessing the appearance and the position of your teeth using a rating scale known as the Index of Treatment Need - IOTN.

Your initial appointment is an assessment to establish what concerns you have regarding the alignment of your teeth. Following this a treatment plan will be devised and discussed with you to providing the appropriate treatment. We will then work with you to achieve the beautiful healthy smile that you have always wanted.


Traditional fixed appliances compose of a metal wire which is attached to metal brackets placed on teeth. The bracket and wire are connected together with an elastic attachment (various colours can be used if you wish). They are....

These are frequently used in young patients to correct crossbites (when the teeth meet the wrong way round e.g. top front teeth are behind the lower front teeth), to maintain space to aid eruption of buried teeth, correct ...

Clear retainers are used after your fixed appliance treatment is complete. These are worn every night for a year and a few nights thereafter for as long as you want your teeth to remain in the same position...

These should be worn during sports where there is a risk of damage to teeth. Mouth guards come in many different colours and materials. They can be worn over your fixed braces and adjusted as your teeth move to ensure they still fit...

A removable appliance called a ‘Twin Block’ is frequently used to reduce the prominence of upper teeth. Prominent upper teeth which are not covered by the lips at rest are prone to trauma and treatment can be carried out to reduce...

A range of other treatments available from The Shankill Bank Orthodontist Practice are listed below. Click the  link to find out what new an exciting treatments are available in our premises.

What our customers are saying

"I am so happy with the knowledge base of Ashleigh Nocher in Shankill Bank Orthodontic Practice, she really enjoys treating all of her patients."

- Robert Gilmer - Belfast

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