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Orthodontics

A straighter smile can give your confidence a real boost and offers a multitude of benefits including making teeth easier to clean, improving how your teeth fit together and addressing any eating or speaking problems.

We treat patients of all ages, from youngsters, whose teeth may not be lining up properly, to those who have always been unhappy with their crooked, gappy or overcrowded smile.

All registered children will be regularly examined by our dentists during routine check-ups and referred to our consultant orthodontist, Eirini Papadima, if possible crowding is suspected. She will assess their developing teeth and formulate a treatment plan with the help of our new x-ray equipment.

We can also help adults who are seeking an enhanced smile, advising on the best type of appliance, as well as fully explaining treatment costs and how long the process will take.

We offer conventional fixed braces, but also removable and more discreet systems such as Damon Clear braces which can prove to be a huge advantage to adults enabling them to carry on with their work commitments.

Damon Clear Braces

The subtle Damon System uses tiny but technologically advanced clear brackets and a slide mechanism to keep the wires in place. There is no need for elastics or clips, so friction is reduced, the process is more comfortable and results are quicker than conventional braces because teeth move more freely.

The benefits are clear

After treatment

After treatment you may have to wear a removable Damon Splint at night to stop your teeth moving back to their original position, however it’s worth remembering that the Damon system tends to offer longer lasting results.

Retainers can be a nuisance but they are essential and we will select the most suitable retainer for your particular case from the following:

During any orthodontic treatment at Fairmilehead Dental Practice, you will be introduced to our experienced Oral Health Educators who will teach you lots of handy cleaning techniques to prevent any damage to your teeth and gums, and keep your oral health in great condition throughout the treatment process. Importantly, our Oral Health Educators and orthodontic nurses will recall you following treatment to check everything is settling in.


Eirini Papadima

DDS Athens MClinDent Edin MOrth RCS(Edin)

GDC Number: 116017

I am really pleased to join the Fairmilehead Dental Practice team and as the newly appointed Orthodontist, look forward to offering the highest quality care to my patients. Please call the practice if you are interested in meeting the orthodontic team and Cara and Julie will arrange your free initial treatment co-ordination consultation.

For more information
Please give us a call on 0131 445 1505
& arrange your initial consultation so you too can have the smile you deserve!
What Makes Us Different

Years Of Experience

The practice started as a new venture in August 1993. Our level of expertise now means that we can offer you an affordable and high quality solution to any dental problem you may have.

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Denplan Accredited

We are a Denplan Excel Accredited practice and our caring and experienced team takes your dental health very seriously offering expert oral health care and treatment options for everyone.

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Free Consultations

Please feel free to contact the a member of the team at the practice to arrange a free consultation with our Treatment Co-Ordinator who will meet with you to discuss and explain your treatment options.

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Disabled Access

We ensure our dental care is available to all by providing excellent disabled facilities including designated parking and easy wheelchair access. Get in touch for more information.

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6 Oxgangs Road, Fairmilehead, Edinburgh, EH10 7AU 0131 445 1505
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