You have many options available if you’re considering orthodontic treatment to straighten your crooked teeth.
Traditional metal braces are still very popular, but newer clear braces and invisible aligners are becoming increasingly popular. Each option has its advantages and disadvantages, so it’s essential to do your research before making a decision.
Your best orthodontic treatment will ultimately depend on your individual needs and preferences. In this blog, we will detail a few of the teeth straightening options available to you.
Teeth straightening using traditional braces
Traditional fixed braces are the most common type of braces and are very effective at straightening teeth, being a popular choice amongst teenagers. Traditional braces are usually the best option when it comes to overcrowded teeth.
The wires are attached to the front of your teeth with dental glue. Using a system of brackets and wires to move your teeth into the correct position gradually. The wire is attached to the brackets with rubber bands, which will be adjusted as your teeth start to shift. Traditional braces typically need to be worn for 18 to 24 months, this varies depending on the severity of your misalignment.
If you like the sound of the traditional brace but want faster results, why not try Fast Brace? A similar procedure just with triangular brackets and super-elastic wire will get you results within a matter of months.
Traditional braces are a great option for many people and provide a beautiful smile as the end result. Although they may not be suitable for everyone, it’s best to discuss your options further with a dentist.
Straighten crooked teeth discreetly and fast with clear braces
Do you want to fix crooked teeth and get the perfect smile within a short amount of time? Six Month Smiles provide a clear brace system that uses tooth-coloured wires and brackets to straighten teeth in an average of six months.
Unlike traditional braces, Six Month Smiles is designed to be discreet, so you can always smile with confidence.
Additionally, the shorter treatment time means you won’t have to wait as long for straighter teeth. Six Month Smiles is an ideal solution for adults who have mild to moderate Crowding of the teeth. The system can also be used to correct other issues, such as spacing, overbites and crooked teeth.
If you are looking for a quick and convenient way to straighten your teeth and get the perfect smile, ask your orthodontist about Six Month Smiles.
Lingual orthodontic treatment using Forestadent
The 2D Forestandent Lingual braces are glued to the back of your teeth as opposed to the front and are the flattest fixed braces in the world.
Lingual braces are virtually invisible and have the added benefit of being barely noticeable in the mouth, which can be a huge thing for many people’s self-esteem when considering braces. The 2D brackets are made from a strong, lightweight material that is comfortable to wear and easy to clean.
Designed to be as small and unobtrusive as possible. With the 2D system, fixing crooked teeth has never been so easy, and you can have the smile you have always dreamt of without worrying about metal wires or brackets showing.
Straighten teeth with Invisalign
Invisalign is a new, innovative way of achieving straighter teeth. Invisalign uses a series of clear, removable aligners that are custom-made specifically for your teeth. As you replace each aligner every two weeks, your misaligned teeth will gradually move into the desired position.
Because the aligners are clear and easily removable, you are able to eat your favourite foods and brush and floss your teeth as normal. Invisalign is also comfortable to wear and virtually invisible, so you can straighten your teeth without anyone knowing.
If you’re looking to get a straighter healthy smile, Invisalign may be right for you.
So there you have it, a comprehensive guide to straight teeth. Whether you’re interested in traditional braces, clear braces, lingual orthodontics or Invisalign, we offer all these teeth straightening treatments that can help get your smile looking its best.
Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take the first step on the road to getting your dream smile!