Metal Fixed Braces, often referred to as 'Train Tracks' is the most common orthodontic solution and can be used to correct a large number of teeth or to target smaller, specific areas. Patients can choose between gold or silver colour metal fixed braces.
Metal brackets are linked together using wire and then glued to the teeth to slowly improve their alignment over time. This a common orthodontic solution and can be used to correct a large number of teeth or to target smaller, specific areas.
Patients can choose between gold or silver colour metal fixed braces. These braces are incredibly strong and can endure many kinds of daily wear and tear.
Elastic rubber bands or ‘ligatures’ are installed with the metal fixed braces in order to keep the brackets attached together and to keep the arched shape intact. Metal fixed braces can be quite large due to the material they are made from. Although the aesthetic appearance of this orthodontic solution has improved greatly over time, many can be put off by the size of the braces. However, metal fixed braces remain a very traditional and popular option amidst the invention of newer orthodontic procedures.
You can expect to see the results of metal fixed braces around the 12-24 month point, but if they are being used to treat a severe, complicated problem then it may take a little longer. Your orthodontist or dentist will recommend the specific type of brace that will work best for the issue that is being treated. Metal fixed braces work best when the patient follows instructions given to them by their dentist. If you fail to do this or if your braces get damaged then the treatment will be delayed.
Your mouth will take a couple of days to fully adjust to the brace that has just been attached inside it. Braces can put pressure on the teeth and many patients experience some level of discomfort because of this when they are first fitted and again after the regular adjustments. This pain is not severe and standard painkillers can often help it to subside.
If you are being treated at a private dentist, metal braces can cost between £2,000- £2,500.
Damon Braces use friction-free technology to offer a faster, more pleasant tooth straightening experience by using a slide mechanism to hold the wire in place, enabling the teeth to move freely.
Fast Braces are a relatively new and innovative orthodontic treatment which begins by moving the root portion of the wonky or misaligned teeth, making the process dramatically quicker as the entire tooth is moving throughout the treatment.
Incognitoa braces are hidden on the inside surface of the teeth and as a result is a choice favoured by those that feel self-conscious about conventional braces. Incognito braces are custom-made to suit each individual and are typically made of cast-gold.
The Inman Aligner is a solution that helps to align the front teeth to provide a straighter look. While the appliance isn’t invisible, as it has mental components, it is discreet and not as obvious as other teeth straightening options.
Invisalign straightens teeth using a series of nearly invisible, removable aligners that are custom-made specifically for your teeth. Invisalign clear aligners are custom-made to fit snugly over the teeth & gently move them, week by week.
Lingual Braces are almost the same as fixed wire braces, but attached to the back surfaces of the teeth thus invisible from the front. Lingual braces are suited to those who want to straighten the teeth without the use of visible braces.
RXaligners are clear trays that can be removed. They are used to straighten teeth and act as a great alternative to conventional metal braces while achieving the same results.
The Six-Month Smiles system can provide fast and efficient treatment for those that want quick results in correcting dental problems. The orthodontic treatment focuses on aligning the teeth that you see when you smile rather than the whole set of teeth.
Cfast is a simple, gentle, minimally invasive cosmetic treatment that corrects alignment issues with the top and bottom front six teeth often referred to as the 'social 6'. Cfast uses clear orthodontic brackets and tooth-colored nickel-titanium wires.
Smilelign Clear Braces is an innovative clear invisible brace system that straightens misaligned and wonky teeth without the use of metal wires or brackets.
Ceramic braces are brackets fixed to the teeth which can either be made from transparent materials that allow the natural colour of the teeth to shine through, or produced in ceramics in shades similar to the natural colour of teeth.
There are two types of Quick Straight Teeth braces. Fixed braces & removable braces. The fixed braces are very discreet using ceramic brackets and tooth coloured wire. The removable braces are in the form of clear aligners, very thin, vacuum formed trays
Removable braces (clear aligners) is, as the name suggests, different to a regular brace in that it is not affixed to the teeth and are typically worn by adults who would like straighter teeth but don't want the 'train track' fixed metal braces.
A Smile Makeover involves one or more cosmetic, dental or facial rejuvenation procedures to improve the aesthetics of your smile.