Teeth straightening treatment is no longer just for teenagers. In recent years, many adults are choosing to straighten their teeth because they understand the importance of maintaining their oral health, and they want to feel better about their appearance. However, adults who had braces in the past may have found the fixed brackets and wires uncomfortable, tight, unattractive and hard to keep clean.
Luckily, modern teeth straightening treatment options offer a variety of braces and appliances that are comfortable, aesthetic, and customised to meet each patient’s needs. In Liverpool, braces for adults are discreet and effective and are offered by many dental practices, such as Liverpool Smile Studio.
Invisalign is an innovative teeth straightening treatment that consists of clear, custom-made, plastic aligners that fit the teeth through each straightening stage, which is about two weeks per set. Invisalign braces in Liverpool are created with the aid of 3D technology and the number of aligners needed for each patient depends on their specific condition.
Invisalign works just like traditional braces, yet it is almost undetectable. Because the aligners are made of smooth plastic, they are less likely to irritate the insides of the mouth. They are easy to clean because they can be removed before eating and brushing the teeth. However, it is important to wear them at least 22 hours per day for effective treatment.
Six Month Smiles
Six Month Smiles is a teeth straightening system with invisible brackets and tooth-coloured wires designed to move teeth safely and quickly. This is because the treatment focuses only on the front teeth and does not alter the bite. With Six Month Smiles braces in Liverpool discomfort is kept to a minimum, as the teeth are gently repositioned.
Treatment time is reduced compared to traditional braces and most patients have their teeth straightened in six months or less. Six Month Smiles braces are ideal for patients who wish to have their teeth straightened quickly in anticipation of a special event. The cost of treatment using this teeth straightening system is usually less than that of the equivalent treatment with conventional braces or Invisalign, but will vary between dental practices.