Before welcoming in 2020 with new year’s resolutions to be healthier, many people will have spent the last few weeks of 2019 overindulging in sugary foods and drinks. While doing so, many of us will have neglected our dental care routines slightly.
However, with the new year, teeth straightening may have become a top priority for many of us. If you are one of these people, it’s important to understand which orthodontic treatment best suits your needs, with regards to your teeth, lifestyle and budget.
When you visit an orthodontist, they will advise you on which treatment is most suitable for you, but we’ve decided to give you a helping hand by detailing the different treatments available to you.
Additionally, at Marsh House Orthodontics, we offer free initial consultations to all patients looking to spruce up their smile with orthodontic treatment. From this consultation, you will be able to get a better picture of which procedure most appeals to you.
Nevertheless, here are some of the best teeth straightening treatments you could choose to get your smile back.
The latest advancement in orthodontic treatment, Lingual Braces are an extremely popular choice amongst adults in the UK, largely because they are so effective and very discreet.
If you desperately want to straighten your teeth but are put off by the thought of unsightly metal wires, then Lingual Braces are perfect for you, as these appliances are fixed to the inside of the teeth.
Besides this, Lingual Braces produce fast results and are a lot less likely to lead to problems such as decay and decalcification. However, they are more expensive than traditional braces because of the more complex procedure needed to fix them into place at the back of your teeth.
Similar to Lingual Braces, Invisalign Clear Aligners are a very popular treatment because they offer an almost invisible method of teeth straightening.
Invisalign Clear Aligners, which are a clear, plastic mouth guard, are also a big hit because they can be easily removed at any time.
By changing the aligners every two weeks, your teeth are gradually and gently moved into the desired position.
Commonly known as ‘train track braces’, Fixed Braces are not as discreet as the other orthodontic treatments discussed in this blog, but they are just as effective.
Like Lingual Braces, Fixed Braces are a mixture of brackets and wires, which are stuck onto the front teeth and tightened over time to aid the straightening process.
This style of brace is now available in a range of colours and styles, as you can opt for a discreet look with the Ceramic Brackets, or a more luxurious alternative with the Gold Brackets.
At Marsh House Orthodontics, our team of experienced orthodontists offer a professional and caring approach to teeth straightening, as we only have the patient’s best interests in mind.
If you are interested in teeth straightening in 2020 book a free initial consultation or call us on 020 8646 6200.