Here at Cliftonville, we offer several types of orthodontic treatment. With more than a single option, you might wander which treatment is best for you, so we’ve compiled a list breaking down the various types of treatment available to you…
This type of treatment is a fast-acting way of specifically straightening your front teeth.
How does the Inman aligner work?
Contrary to what many believe, Inman aligners actually apply gentle pressure via two opposing spring loaded aligner bars.
After treatment is complete, you will need to wear a retainer to prevent your teeth from moving back into their original position – this is an essential part of orthodontic treatment. Treatment time is an average of 6-16 weeks depending on the patient – many people choose to have other cosmetic procedures such as teeth whitening or veneers in conjunction with the Inman alinger in order to fully rejuvenate their smile.
Six Month Smiles
The clue is in the name with this one – Six Month Smiles is a treatment designed to give you straighter teeth in a mere 6 months.
How does Six Month Smiles work?
Six Month Smiles uses the latest technology in dentistry to move your teeth into a desired position. The brace’s wires are made from nickel titanium, a strong alloy and use tooth-coloured brackets that are discreet. Using low-force like the Inman aligner, Six Month Smiles is a comfortable treatment that use fundamental orthodontic methods to straighten your teeth.
As with any orthodontic treatment, you will be required to wear a retainer after treatment.
One of the most significant advancements in dentistry, Invisalign is a popular method used to alter fundamental orthodontic issues and is a discreet alternative to traditional metal braces.
How does Invisalign work?
Invisalign is a set of custom made aligners that are replaced by the patient every 2 weeks. Your dentist here at Cliftonville will take custom impressions of your teeth, which will be sent off to the dental laboratory where you aligners will be made up. Treatment time can be anywhere between 12-18 months, depending on the severity of your teeth’s condition.
Invisalign has been very favourable with famous faces such as Niall Horan, Kathy Bates, Tom Cruise (who famously wore his aligners on the red carpet) and Eva Longhoria.
If you would like additional information about the orthodontic treatment types offered by us here at Cliftonville, please do not hesitate to contact us and we can arrange a consultation for you.