You know how some things just aren’t quite correct? That slightly crooked picture on the wall or that new dress which doesn’t quite hang right along the hem, well, it’s enough to drive you nuts! So, imagine what it feels like to have a set of teeth which are not straight, if this is the case for you, it must be time for an action plan!
Are orthodontic treatments for you?
In this modern era of our image-conscious society, nothing can knock the confidence as much as crooked teeth. But some people do not take the plunge of getting their teeth straightened due to worries that this procedure may hurt or take too much time.
But there is a wide range of orthodontics to help when choosing the right solution for your dental needs.
What solutions are there?
Modern dental technology treatments like aligners are perfect for crowding or protrusion of the front teeth. It is safe and can be used to suit your lifestyle as it is removable. The aligners are also clear, making them near enough invisible. Treatment usually completes in 6 to 18 weeks.
Another option is through the innovative alternative of lingual braces, which are a contemporary dentistry solution for the modern world and different to the normal front of teeth braces. An impression of the teeth is made, and this is used to design metal bracket, specifically shaped to your teeth. Then these brackets are cemented on to the back of the teeth and attached with wires and bands. Lingual braces move to fit the teeth and align over time, this can be anything from 12 to 18 months.
Oral hygiene is especially important with braces, as it can be hard to keep your mouth and teeth clean and bacteria free. However, lingual braces offer an easier solution when cleaning, as where they are positioned makes it much easier to keep teeth stain free when brushing. And of course, with aligners, you can clean and floss your teeth as normal, as you can remove them beforehand.
A good teeth straightening experience
It is understandable that many new patients looking to have their teeth straightened can be nervous about getting this done. But dental teams are trained in making you feel as comfortable as possible through alleviating stress and making you calm.
You can be safe in the knowledge that when you are getting any teeth straightening procedure that this will undoubtedly be done by a dental practitioner who has had many years of training and experience in this treatment.
Crooked teeth … be gone!
Through a combination of a holistic approach to patient consultation, together with the professional know-how of a good dentist, you will have the utmost care throughout your whole teeth straightening journey. Once you have taken the first step in reaching out for help, you will soon be on the way to a life of confidence, beaming smiles and wide than wide grins!