Teeth straightening can be quite scary when you first embark on it in Surrey, especially if you require complex and tricky work; you could be in for a 3 year ride, but you have to do this for two major reasons. The first is obviously vanity and crooked teeth can appear quite ugly, but behind all of this is a health issue too; orthodontics is done to ensure that your bite is true so that you don’t put excess pressure on your jaw-joints. There are a lot more options you can choose today than say 30 years ago and if you do your homework and look around, you may find yourself even enamoured by what’s on offer. Fixed braces offer the best precision and they aren’t ugly either like in the past, utilising modern and discreet materials in order to get the job done. They are also the cheaper end of the spectrum, but some of these modern devices can work in just 6 months, so they are good value for money. Then you delve into the world of aligners. These cost more but they work in fabulously mysterious ways: they are removable for starters and some are made from clear plastic meaning that they are impossible to spot when they’re in, but if you have a certain problem with your front teeth only; one aligner can actually straighten your teeth in just 6 weeks! Sit down and weigh up your options with your dentist and find out what device is best for the condition of your teeth.
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It can often be hard enough for someone as it is in Weybridge, being fitted with fixed braces, but it can get worse still before it gets better, as you have to learn how to clean them as well and this is an art-form in itself, especially if the brace is a complex one. All that wiring is the perfect haven for food to get stuck in and for bacteria to breed. When you have a fixed brace fitted, your dentist should give you all the best tips on how to avoid further complications from arising. You can start by getting a long bristled brush that will get behind the wiring and fixtures. Floss and inter-dental brushes will become your other greatest allies in the removal of food from around your braces and though it will take a while to get the hang of, it’s worth persevering with. To back these up are some great plaque busting mouthwashes to help keep your teeth clear of problems. But probably the best innovation you can use is a dye, that when swished around the mouth, highlights any build up of plaque, which then you and your dentist can get to work on. For more advice on this subject, you should call Mulberry dental care of Walton.
Crooked teeth are both cosmetically unappealing and risky for your dental healthy. Braces have been commonly used to helps straighten teeth. Unfortunately most braces are unsightly and uncomfortable. With a row of metal running along your teeth it becomes difficult to eat properly, simply eating an apple becomes a challenge as it gets stuck and tangled in the braces. Invisalign is a new technology that is changing our perception of braces. Developed out of a clear plastic material, Invisalign braces are almost invisible to other people.
Teeth straightening the Invisalign way allows you to smile and laugh without embarrassment. Unlike traditional braces there is no permanent fixture or adjustable parts. The process involves the use of a new brace every two weeks, which progressively straighten your teeth into the correct position. Each set is specifically designed for you will apply the right amount of pressure to gradually, with each step, reposition your teeth. Since the thin, clear plastic is designed to fit snugly against your teeth they become inconspicuous. Since they are removal it is possible to enjoy all foods, there is no need to avoid foods that might get stuck in your brace.
The length you may need to wear Invisalign will vary depending on your condition but will normally be for around 1 year, quicker than many older models of braces. Invisalign are design to realign your teeth and not as protection against sugar and plaque, it remains essential that you continue to brush your teeth and floss regularly to assure good oral health. You Sunbury dentist will be able to produce the perfect set of Invisalign braces and explain how you can end up with the perfect smile.
Every so often, the people that come up with new and gadgets get it horribly right and when it comes to teeth straightening, the 6 months smile is spot on. With some advice from Mulberry dental care, you can have this device fitted within the month in Sunbury. The theory behind this brace uses the same principles that have come from traditional braces and given it a modern slant. Braces work beautifully because they are very precise and directed at what needs to be done as with the 6 months smile, except it tends to concentrate on around 8 teeth towards the front of the mouth that are crooked, bucked or gapped. On the teeth are placed white coloured ceramic plates that are joined together by a thin wire and anchored to a bracket at the rear of the mouth. It is the use of natural coloured materials that make this device so discreet as it works your teeth into position- most treatments work on average between 6 and 9 months although during the process, you have to be extra vigilant when it comes to cleaning, as it can be tricky to get right. During the whole of the treatment, you will pay monthly visits to the dentist in order to get the brace tightened so that the teeth are kept on the move and after the treatment, you will need to wear a retainer for a while until the teeth are settled into position.
There are a lot of braces to choose from these days, all promising perfect results; some work faster than others, some are designed to do more complex and through Mulberry dental care, patients from Kingston-upon-Thames and adjacent areas can get one that appears to do the lot – the Damon and it truly is a dainty little brace. It consists of a number of frictionless brackets that are held together by a light wire and all anchored at the back of the mouth. What sets it aside from other braces is that the wires are self-tightening so it adjusts itself as the teeth start to move which in the long run means two things: it cuts down the number of visits you have to pay to the dentist and works very fast- a good third faster than most other braces. The Damon is also very versatile and can cope with a range of orthodontic procedures from minor problems like gaps in the teeth, protruding and crooked teeth to more complex work such as crowding and over, under and cross bite. It also eliminates the need to have teeth extracted before the treatment begins (except in extreme cases). Overall, this painless little brace ticks all the boxes in the world of orthodontic treatments on the market today and is probably one of the most versatile around.
There are a lot of options open to you in Molesey to straighten your teeth. Unfortunately, however, some of these can be quite a lengthy procedures, for which a lot of people are not prepared to sign up to.
But there are alternatives and good ones too. One such option are veneers and you can sit down with your dentist and discuss the possibilities of having veneers fitted if your teeth are healthy but you fancy a fix in just a couple of weeks.
Veneers will first involve preparation and this will mean shaving away the front surfaces of the teeth until they are flat. An imprint of your teeth is then taken and sent away so that your veneers can be made. During this time you will be fitted with temporary veneers until the proper ones come back. They will then be cemented onto your teeth and polished.
Veneers are durable and will last you a good 15 years. Your teeth no longer look crooked and are straight for the first time, giving you new feelings of confidence.
With any form of dental treatment, be it cosmetic dentistry or orthodontics, there is always one that stands above rest and catches not only eye but the imagination as well, and right this minute there is one just landed with lightening speed that catches in the surgeries of Surbiton- the Inman aligner. Think about this little scenario: you’re sitting a home preening yourself and thinking that ‘yes, I’m still good looking but it’s the way my teeth stick out at the front that ruins the day’. Now, you may have been thinking this for a few years, but you don’t like lengthy dental treatments either. Thing is, if you don’t do something about, it will bug you for life. So if it is only buck teeth at the front that are off, you should introduce yourself to the Inman aligner. It will become your new best friend because as it rocks those teeth to and fro with its unique ‘I push, you pull’ mechanism, the teeth move into place a super-sonic speed….. hope you are sitting down for this- in 6 weeks minimum! You’ll need a retainer to wear for a while at home because the teeth will move back otherwise into their old place. Throughout the treatment, you can take it out to clean, to eat, or to get affectionate- whatever, but this is a revolutionary treatment in the art of tooth alignment and one worth looking at.
Your smile will probably be the first thing that other people see when they look at you. Every time you are introduced to a new person or talk at a business meeting, it is likely that people will be looking at your mouth. And yet how many of us are actually happy with the way our teeth are aligned? Crooked teeth can leave you feeling uncomfortable smiling and consequently cause you problems in social situations.
If you want rectify this problem, your options are now far greater than simply having a traditional metal brace fitted. One treatment that it is worth considering is Six Months Smile, already hugely popular in the United States and now becoming more widely available in the United Kingdom. As the name suggests, Six Months Smile can correct many problems with the alignment of teeth in just six months’ time. Given that the average period one has to wear a traditional brace is two years, Six Months Smile might be what you are looking for if you want your smile straightened out quickly.
Another benefit of Six Months Smile is that it is far more discreet than the traditional brace. The patented nickel titanium wires used in Six Months Smile are matched to the colour of your teeth so that the product is far less noticeable. This is one of the problems with a traditional metal brace: during the process of correction, the metal brackets and wires could actually make the patients’ mouth look worse. Teenagers in particular will be delighted by the prospect of having their teeth straightened by a product which is swift in its workings and discreet too.
Your Molesey dentist will be happy to give you more information about Six Months Smile.
If you fancy getting your teeth straightened in Surrey with the minimum of fuss and attention, then look no further than Invisalign, a radical new type of aligner from the USA which promises to cut the treatment times of more traditional braces in half. If you sign up for the programme, you can enjoy the benefits a system that no other brace can offer. Ridicule that normally comes with wearing braces is removed by the fact that the aligner is almost invisible, as it is made from a completely transparent material and it is very difficult to spot in the mouth. But the advantages just get better. Wearing Invisalign is like wearing a gum-shield, which makes it removable whenever you fancy, say at mealtime, at a party or even better, when you clean your teeth, making this aligner the most hygienically conscience around today. Even from the time you are measured up for your aligner, a series of 3-D projected images are produced so that you can see how your teeth are going to look throughout the treatment, and as you go along and your teeth are moved into place, a new aligner is fitted at regular intervals to keep your treatment on track. It’s amazingly quick, painless and simple and although a tad more expensive than other orthodontic methods (starting from around £1800), the pro’s far outweigh the cons of this unique little aligner.
If you have been put off the thought of wearing braces for several years then you might be interested in a revolutionary new treatment that is taking British dentistry by storm and leaving patients amazed at the results. Six Months Smile treatment can correct crooked smiles in just six months, a fraction of the time you used to have to wear a brace for.
Six months is just a quarter of the average time that patients wear traditional braces for. In that period, Six Months Smile can correct problems with crowded teeth, overbite and issues with the spacing of your teeth. What’s more, it costs about half the amount the traditional braces do even though this highly specialised product has to be shipped over the dedicated Six Months Smile laboratories in the United States of America.
They comprise tooth coloured brackets which are attached to the problem teeth and then slowly adjusted by your dentist every four or five weeks. These appointments only take about fifteen minutes so they can easily be fitted in around even the busiest of schedules.
The fact that they are so discreet means that you need not have your confidence dashed like wearers of traditional braces have for so long. The wires are made of nickel titanium which are light but incredibly hard wearing and durable.
Six Months Smile is able to be so quick because it focuses on the teeth which can be seen when you smile rather than the ones that can’t be seen. If you are interested in the speed and efficiency of Six Months Smile, talk to your Sunbury dentist today and see if they are registered with the company.