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Everything You Need To Know About Invisible Teeth Straightening

Invisible Teeth Straightening using invisible aligners is becoming an increasingly common solution for uneven teeth. Whether it’s gaps, uneven placement or you simply want your teeth to be straighter, invisible aligners are a subtle yet effective way to do exactly that. Getting that perfect smile can help to boost your self-confidence and ultimately help to prevent dental health issues in the future by safely and gradually adjusting the position of a person’s teeth.

What Is Invisible Teeth Straightening?

Invisible Teeth Straightening refers to the straightening of teeth using invisible, or clear braces. As with any standard braces, invisible aligners are designed to gradually move your teeth to a corrected position without causing you any pain or discomfort. Invisible braces are lightweight, custom-made braces that sit over your teeth in a similar fashion to a retainer. 

What Is The Process?

The first step to the teeth straightening process is the initial consultation, during which you will speak to a qualified professional about your goals for your smile. They will examine your teeth and put together the right treatment plan according to the adjustments required. Following the consultation, photographs and various impressions will be taken of your teeth in order to put together the custom-made and personalised invisible braces. Following this, the braces will be made. You will then have an appointment every 6-8 weeks to ensure that progress is being made and that no issues are arising along the way.

What Are The Benefits?

Invisible braces are quickly becoming the method of choice for those seeking a straighter and more perfect smile. The first and most obvious benefit to invisible braces is that they can offer health and self-image benefits by improving the position of your teeth and getting your smile back on track. However, they also offer additional benefits over traditional braces. Invisible braces, as the name suggests, are clear and virtually invisible on your teeth. The appearance of traditional braces can be offputting for those that may need or want them, particularly for those that may be outside of the ‘traditional’ age-range. Invisible braces make it easy to get the same effect without worry about the appearance. They are also completely removable so you can comfortably eat and drink whatever you want without fear of breaking or damaging the braces. They make teeth brushing easier too, helping you to maintain a healthy smile much more effectively.

Any Risks?

As with any treatment, there may be some minor risks that you could face, but with the right treatment and management, these can often be avoided or reversed. Some issues may include: 

  • Tenderness or discomfort – when first using invisible braces, tenderness can occur and last a few days as you get used to using the aligners.
  • Dislodged fillings – If you have existing fillings, the use of invisible braces could cause them to dislodge. You can discuss this with your expert here at Beauty By Laser for methods on management.
  • Nerve damage – this should only occur in those that have had previous damage or accidents with their teeth. When attending your first consultation, we will go through your dental history to determine whether invisible braces are suitable for your teeth if you’ve gone through any injury or tooth removal in the past.

Other issues may occur in those with TMJ (temporomandibular joint) problems as with traditional braces, however this can be discussed with your clinician before the braces are made to ensure you are getting the best fit and the best solution for you.

How Much Will It Cost?

Through our partnership with Toothfairy, we can offer invisible aligners and braces for a competitive price. Treatments can start as low as £100 a month through finance plans, with total costs starting at £1399 for mild cases. We can discuss pricing and costs with you at your free consultation, so there is no obligation to sign up for anything before you speak with an expert.

For more information about teeth straightening and the service, we offer here, feel free to get in touch with a member of our team, or book your free consultation with us, today.