2017


Practice of the Year (ROI)
Best High Technology Practice
Best Referral Practice


Best Patient Care (Highly Commended)

2016


Best Aesthetic Practice UK & Ireland




2015


Best Website
Best Dental Team
Best Practice Leinster and Munster
Best Specialist Practice
Practice of the Year

2013/14


Best Specialist Practice (2014)


Practice of the Year - Leinster 2013

WELCOME NEW PATIENTS

We welcome our new patients and love to see new smiles!

At the Free initial consultation, Kevin will see if  you are suitable for braces. He will see if any x-rays or radiographs are necessary and take digital photographs, then carry out a thorough clinical examination and come up with an individualized diagnosis and treatment plan for you taking into account your wishes and areas of concern. He’ll discuss the treatment options fees and follow ups and advise on what he feels would be the best solution to your problems .The treatment co-ordintor will talk to you to ensure you understood the treatment plan and you are happy with the aims of treatment and the treatment proposed and with the flexible interest free payment plan.

Putting braces on we use ‘glue’ to put on the brackets so there are no injections and nothing hurts, the brackets are placed and the wires are inserted and then you are instructed on oral hygiene and looking after your teeth and advice given regarding sweets to avoid eg jellies and toffees which must be avoided. Because your time is precious we try to minimise the number of appointments so we see most people every six to eight weeks but if necessary we would see you every week depending on the clinical requirements.We want to make your first visit and placement of braces a very pleasant experience on the road to the beautiful smile we all want.

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FAQs FOR NEW PATIENTS

How old do I have to be to start orthodontic treatment?

Every child is different. Some children develop their permanent teeth very quickly. Some very slowly. Some children are ready for an orthodontic screening before age 9. Some by age 12. Generally once a child is ready most of the permanent teeth have erupted but not all of them.

What happens at initial examination appointment?

We will carry out a free clinical examination. We will take any necessary radiographs and photographs at that visit or subsequent visit. Any orthodontic problems will be explained. We will advise you of what can be done to correct the problem and whether or not extractions will be necessary and how long treatment will take and how much treatment will cost.

Will I need to have teeth extracted?

With new technology low force brackets and wires we aim for a beautiful balanced facial profile so extractions are much more infrequent than in the past and we only extract when it is absolutely necessary.

How long will treatment take?

Treatment normally lasts 18 months – 2 years but depending on the specific orthodontic problem and treatment, it could last from 6 months or v v rarely up to 36 months.

How much will braces cost?

The cost varies depending on the type of braces chosen, the estimated length of treatment time and the severity of the orthodontic problem. Braces are an investment in your future. They are normally paid for in installments by standing order and are presently tax deductible. The cost of an orthodontic consultation is presently FREE. You get a FREE EXAM INITIAL CONSULTATION.

How often will I have to have appointments?

Most patients in braces will be seen every 6-9 weeks but if treatment requires more frequent visits you will be facilitated.

Can I schedule all my appointments after school?

Unfortunately we cannot schedule all appointments after school, however very little school is missed as most appointments are every 6-9 weeks.

Do braces hurt?

Generally braces do not hurt. However after certain visits teeth may be tender for a few days. If necessary, take some pain medication such as nurofen provided you are not allergic to it. The majority of patients do not feel any soreness at all. With the new technology self ligating brackets and space age nickel titanium gentle wires, very light forces are used. Just because it does not hurt, does not mean it is not working.

Can I still play sports?

We recommend a mouth guard for all sports.

Will I need to see my family dentist following braces?

Yes. Regular check ups with your family dentist are very important to monitor gum condition and to make sure no new cavities are developing while you are in braces.

Are there foods I cannot eat while I have braces?

Yes. We will give you a list. Generally you cannot eat anything hard or sticky e.g toffee, jellies and mars bars.

What happens if I cannot make my appointment?

We request at least 24 hours notice if you need to cancel an appointment so we can facilitate another patient.

Do I need retainers afterwards?

Yes. Teeth move throughout life so even if your teeth are perfect and you never had braces, your teeth will move throughout life so you need to wear retainers (removable braces) at night to keep the beautiful smile just achieved.

REASONS TO CHOOSE ACE BRACES

Specialist Orthodontic Practice

25 years dedicated exclusively to Specialist Orthodontics.


Dedicated Professional Team

Outstanding Clinicians with Extensive Clinical Experience.


Award Winning Orthodontic Practice

Winner of several prestigious awards both in Ireland and the UK.


Proven Tradition of Excellence

70% of referrals come from existing patients or colleagues.


Patient Satisfaction

Consistent 5 star reviews from patients.

Colleagues Choice of Referral

Regularly recommended by GDPS and Specialist Colleagues.

Lasting Patient Relationships

Build strong lasting relationships between patients and clinicians.

Community Involvement

Supporting local sports teams and local and international charities.

OUR LOVELY FEEDBACK

Absolutely delighted with my new smile. I can’t recommend Ace Braces enough, the team go over and beyond from your very first visit.

A friendly relaxed atmosphere with genuine people who are only delighted to help. Thank you to all.      
SANDRA WESTMAN
Ace Braces was just brilliant, The staff were so kind, gentle and helpful over the time I was there. It is always a bright and relaxing place to come into. I was very pleased with the outcome of my treatment. Even when you are finished they still check how you are getting on. Thank you to Kevin and all the staff
HENRY
Want to say a big thanks to all the guys at Ace Braces. Had such a wonderful experience here, the staff are so professional, kind and helpful! Absolutely delighted with the outcome of my teeth. I can’t thank them enough and I would highly recommend them to anyone looking to get work done.
EMMA
Just had my last appointment with Ace Braces. Thank you to Kevin and all the brilliant staff!
So pleased with the results! My teeth are so straight! I am delighted with the final result. I cannot help but smile!

I even got my braces off earlier than expected. I would highly recommend Ace Braces to anyone looking for treatment. Thanks again Ace Braces.
AOIBHE
I just had my last orthodontic appointment yesterday,and I am so happy with my teeth. The staff at Acebraces were brilliant,they were always so kind, gentle and helpful to my sister Amy and I down through the last couple of years,we were so happy with the results that now our mam is receiving treatment there too!

I would recommend acebrace to anybody inquiring about orthodontic treatment Thanks again.
SARAH
I’ve just had my last appointment in ace braces, I am absolutely delighted with the results, I can’t stop smiling because now I have the confidence to smile & not be embarrassed about my teeth, I can’t thank Kevin & his team enough, not only for there excellent work, also for there pleasantness, kindness & warm welcome each & every time I had my appointment, I honestly have never met nicer people. I would highly, highly recommend Kevin & his team.
NICOLA