If you’re an adult with crooked teeth, you may be wondering how you can achieve the perfect smile. While traditional braces are very effective when it comes to teeth straightening, most adults are not thrilled by the prospect of wearing braces.
Fortunately, modern dentistry has come a long way and it is now possible to straighten your teeth inconspicuously. In Simply Teeth, we offer discreet braces in Essex such as Invisalign and Six Month Smiles. If you are looking for ways to get straight teeth without metal braces, our experienced dentists can help you decide which of the following options is right for you.
Invisalign is one of the easiest and most innovative ways to straighten your teeth without braces. Invisalign is made of a series of clear, plastic, custom-made aligners that slowly reposition your teeth over a specific period of time.
Your dentist will take impressions of your teeth, and have aligners specially made to fit your teeth. You will have to wear the aligners for at least 22 hours per day, taking them out to eat and brush your teeth. Aligners should be changed every two weeks according to the plan your dentist has created for you. After successful treatment, your dentist may recommend that you wear a retainer to help maintain your new, beautiful, straight smile.
Six Month Smiles
Six Month Smiles is a ready-made, bracket and wire system for straightening the front upper and lower teeth in approximately six months. Using clear brackets and tooth coloured nickel-titanium wires, Six Month Smiles braces can treat moderately misaligned teeth, but cannot fix jaw or bite problems. The combination of low-movement forces and short overall treatment time increases patient comfort, safety and oral hygiene, making the treatment ideal for patients who want to fix their teeth on the eve of a special occasion.
As with Invisalign, once your treatment is completed, your dentist may suggest wearing a removable retainer to ensure that your teeth do not move back to their original position.
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If a better smile is something you really want, schedule a consultation with one of your friendly dentists to discuss braces in Essex.