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Invisalign: The clear alternative to braces

Do you want straight teeth, but are put off by regular braces? Innovative new dental technology has been developed, in the form of Invisalign clear braces. Invisalign aligners are clear, removable braces that are custom made for you, to suit the exact shape of your teeth and mouth. These bespoke, clear aligners can straighten your teeth in as little as 6 months.

Why do people straighten their teeth?

There are a number of reasons why people straighten their teeth. It can be for aesthetic reasons, or perhaps patients may need to have some teeth removed and then rearranged for medical reasons. Perhaps the most prominent benefit for many, is that aesthetically speaking, having a straight smile can go a long way towards improving your confidence. But it’s not just about looking good; having straight teeth makes maintaining your oral health much easier. Awkwardly placed teeth that may have been hard to reach and therefore harder to clean, can be rearranged, thereby reducing the chance of dental complications in the future.

How long does it take to straighten your teeth?

After an initial consultation, during which time we will discuss your dental goals and assess your current situation, we will then arrange the best course of action for you. The next step usually involves taking a scan, impression or an x ray of your mouth. This allows us to get a clear view of your teeth and the progression needed to straighten them.

How does it work?

With regular braces it can take anywhere between 18 months to two years for you to straighten your teeth and in some cases, it can even take a little longer than this. However, with innovative new dental technology now available in the form of Invisalign clear aligners, the process can be accelerated dramatically, taking as little as 6 months. Before you commit to treatment, we will show you a digital simulation of your future smile! If you’re happy with the results, we will then create a set of aligners that are perfectly suited to your teeth. These will move your teeth little by little, subtly transforming your smile. In as little as 6 months, you’ll see the results.

What other benefits are there to Invisalign treatment?

By digitising the system and creating braces perfectly unique to you, you’ll find that there are a number of benefits to tailor-made Invisalign braces. The most obvious difference is of course, how quickly they can straighten your teeth; taking around 18 months less than traditional braces to produce results. Alongside this, the braces are clear – so no-one has to know you’re wearing braces if you don’t want them to.

Your braces are also removable, which adds a number of benefits! You can still enjoy food and drinks as you would normally, without your braces getting in the way. You can protect your teeth from harm with a mouth guard, if you play contact sports. Finally, it makes it easier to clean your teeth – which can sometimes be a difficult task with regular braces!

Invisalign clear braces: before and after!

How much does Invisalign cost?

Depending on the case, Invisalign treatment can cost from £1,900 to depending on the case. For those who would like to spread the cost of Invisalign treatment, we offer interest-free payment plans on all of our Invisalign cases. Please visit our price list page for more information on our 0% finance offer with Chrysalis.