How Long Do Results Last If you use a fixed retainer? If you use a fixed retainer as we always fit and a removable retainer as per instructions then your teeth will stay stable and straight. During your lifetime your teeth will move. Teeth will want to move in response to the force of your … Continue reading Fixed Retainer: How Long Do Results Last?
What payment options are available? You can pay in different ways. You can spread the cost out over your treatment so if your treatment took 6 months you could spread the cost over 6 months or you could spread it over 12 months using a 0% finance agreement. A small credit check would be required … Continue reading Available Payment Options For Getting Straight Teeth
How much will it cost? There are different variations depending on which type of brace, how long it will take and what your preferences are. For example a double brace behind your teeth on a very complicated case could cost as much as £6000. A single brace in front of your teeth on a simpler … Continue reading Straight Teeth with Braces – How much it Cost?
It all depends on what movement needs to take place. Treatment can take from 4 months all the way up to 9 months, it could even take 11 months, it all depends on exactly what needs to happen and which teeth need to move. For example canines (the pointy teeth) have very long roots and … Continue reading How Long Does It Take To Straighten Teeth With Braces
What materials are used in 6 month braces? 6 month braces use either plastic or ceramic brackets to hold the teeth into the right position and they also use white wires to move the teeth.
What are Lingual braces? Lingual braces are braces behind your teeth. Lingual just means tongue and it means that the brace is hidden behind your teeth so that they can straighten your teeth.
What is an Accelerated removable brace? An Accelerated removable brace, one example is the inman aligner. This is a special brace which is specifically designed to straighten the four front teeth and is especially suitable for cases which we call ‘orthodontic relapse cases’ where the teeth have moved when they have been straightened before.
What is Invisalign? Invisalign is a clear, removable brace. The way it works is that it sits very accurately and tightly against your tooth surfaces but on the teeth that need to move it applies pressure which makes the tooth move a little bit. After two weeks you then have a new clear removable brace … Continue reading Invisalign – Definition and How it Works
An Overview of 6 Month Braces 6 month braces are clear fixed braces designed to straighten the teeth visible in the smile. These are typically the front 6 to 8 teeth and they work by the wire having a shape memory and moving the teeth into the right position. There is no impact on speech … Continue reading Six Month Braces – What are 6 Month Braces?
What should I ask during an orthodontic consultation? Lots of important questions to be asked. You should ask about the goal of the treatment. There are two types of orthodontic treatment; cosmetically focused orthodontics and comprehensive orthodontics. These have two different goals. The objective goals of comprehensive orthodontics is to get your back teeth (the … Continue reading Orthodontic Consultation – List of Questions (Must Be Asked)