Most adults who think twice about getting their teeth straightened are concerned with having embarrassing and uncomfortable braces for a long period of time. The good news is that orthodontic treatment has advanced over the last few years and there are a number of highly discreet and, more importantly, comfortable solutions available.

At the Straight Teeth Suite in Nottingham, Leicester and Loughborough  we take your concerns to heart and hope we can offer a solution with hi-tech products like Damon Clear Braces and Invisalign aligners. If you aren’t sure, we’ll be able to advise you on the best options for your dental condition during a free consultation and you can trust that the cutting edge options we have available will produce excellent results.


Damon Clear Braces

Clear and resistant to staining, most people won’t realise you are wearing Damon Clear braces. Combining tie less braces with high-tech arch wires, this discreet treatment can produce stunning results quickly and comfortably. Because these braces produce less pressure on the teeth and don’t require the adjustments other dental attachments do, you’ll hardly notice they are there. This system can lead to beautifully straight teeth without the aggravation you would expect from a brace.


The Invisalign System

Comprising of a series of clear aligners that are produced by computer technology to fit your teeth perfectly, this method of aligning teeth is one of the most popular with our patients. Our orthodontist will take impressions of your teeth which are used to produce customised Invisalign aligners. These are inserted and exert pressure on the teeth to move them as with any other braces and needs to be changed around every 10 days.

The number of times this is repeated will depend on your teeth but it is a fairly comfortable and effective treatment for straightening teeth. There may well be some discomfort when an aligner is fitted for the first time but compared to metal orthodontic braces it is a less intrusive device with no brackets to come off or wires to remove.


Lingual Braces

Because these are placed behind your teeth, lingual braces are virtually invisible. In that respect they are unique amongst teeth straightening devices. Your orthodontist will take a mould of your teeth and then send it to a lab where they will manufacture custom brackets to fit on your teeth. Combined with wires these are then applied to the back of your teeth and are not visible to anyone.


The Inman Aligner

Using nickel titanium coil springs, your teeth are guided into their new position with the Inman Aligner. This can be used as a stand-alone treatment or as method for aligning the teeth prior to other cosmetic options. It works quickly, using two aligner bows that work gently against each other. The inner bow of the appliance pushes the teeth forward while another pulls back and can produce a wide range of movement.


It’s true that traditional style dental braces, particularly for older patients, are often not suitable – they produce a feeling of self-consciousness and embarrassment. Today’s remedies for straightening teeth are far more invisible and comfortable than in past days and the Straight Teeth Suite in the East Midlands will be able to advise which is the best option for you.


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