Invisible Braces FAQS
1. As an adult, what are my options for teeth straightening?
Typically, we would recommend referring you to an orthodontist, or considering cosmetic “invisible” braces as the ideal first option since it is the most conservative method to move your teeth into perfect position.
As an adult, the bone in your jaws is generally denser in quality, and though the movement that occurs is slower, our cases show stable, excellent results in a reasonable timeframe. Sometimes if the tooth malalignment is minor, we can "visually" straighten the teeth with porcelain veneers and crowns, something we commonly refer to as "instant orthodontics". In cases where teeth have been previously heavily-filled and are darkly stained, patients will often select this option, since the colour and visual position of the teeth can be corrected at the same time.
2. Do you offer invisible braces?
Yes, is a virtually-clear type of braces. Like a bleaching tray, it comfortably fits over your teeth and must be worn for about 23 hours per day, except whilst eating and drinking.
At the moment in the UK, there are 2 well known systems, which are widely used. Invisalign and Clearstep both work through a series of invisible, removable and comfortable aligners that no-one can tell you are wearing.
Invisible, so no-one can tell you are straightening your teeth. Now you can smile during treatment as well as after.
Removable, so you can eat and drink what you want, whilst in treatment. Your oral hygiene doesn’t need to suffer as brushing and flossing are no problem whatsoever.
Comfortable, because it has no metal to cause mouth abrasions during treatment.
Questions and answers.
Who does it work for?
Virtually everyone. Provided you are over 14 years of age and your dentist considers you orally fit enough for orthodontic treatment.
How much will the treatment cost? .
We offer a variety of flexible payment plans that can be tailored to suit your needs. The initial consultation is £160 and treatment price starts from £1500.