Did you know that there is a link between crooked teeth and the health of your heart? Misaligned teeth are known to build up plaque and this substance can increase the risk of gum disease as well as inflammation throughout your body.

The good news is that your dentist will provide you with a few options to straighten your teeth.

– Treatment times range between six months and two years.

– Lingual braces are placed behind the teeth so they are not noticeable.

– Plastic retainers like Invisalign are very discreet and can be removed to clean the teeth

“Crooked teeth can be hereditary.”

Read more here to appreciate each option in greater detail:



Dr. Fraser Hendrie BDS (Glasg.) MFGDP (UK)

Fraser is a Glasgow graduate with over 20 years of experience. He is the one of the principal dentists at Craigentinny Dental Care in Edinburgh. He has a reputation for consistent, high quality work and a love of innovation. Many of Dr Hendrie’s patients travel from the far reaches of Scotland, the UK and beyond. So wherever you live from Portobello or around Edinburgh to further afield he will be pleased to meet you. He is a member of the Student Clinicians of the American Dental Association, British Dental Association, the Association of Dental Implantology, and has studied at the Pankey Institute in Miami on several occasions. Fraser has particular interests in Dental Implantology, Preventive dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry and information technology. Fraser has also been admitted to the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners by examination. Fraser is married with two young children and lives in Edinburgh. In his free time he enjoys running, cycling, and kite-surfing.