Want straight teeth? What are your options? 80

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Children often have corrective treatment for their teeth because they are gapped, or crooked or overcrowded yet when we get older we're less likely to seek out the treatment we want. In today's world however, there is no excuse to suffer in silence, or let any dental imperfections harm your confidence.

Various orthodontic methods that are suited to adults have been developed that may transform your smile into one a touch more perfect. Teeth straightening is an option that is now easily available and easy to achieve whatsoever your funds. Options may vary in how they function, what regions of the mouth they improve and the time they will take to result in the alterations you want though provided you schedule a consultation with a professional to talk about the changes you wish to make there will surely be something to fit you.

Fixed braces are the most well-known of the teeth straightening techniques and continue being a great option. Lasting anything up to 2 years they should provide a long term corrective solution and are extremely reliable. However metal non-removable braces are not ideal for everyone and for most people the appearance of this option can be off putting. That's why other techniques have been created that either present a removable fixture, or a treatment that's particularly subtle.


Invisalign is a pair of transparent removable aligners that gradually apply a pressure that adjusts the teeth into the required position. Invisalign can be used to treat numerous mild to moderate concerns like crowded, crooked or gapped teeth, and is virtually invisible, so no one will recognise that you have them on. The custom aligners fit closely over the teeth and are changed every Two weeks as incremental movement is completed. Invisalign is a teeth straightening option that delivers great flexibility as it can be taken out whenever called for, which is beneficial at mealtimes and whilst attending special events.

Lingual braces

Lingual braces perform similarly to regular braces as they use brackets and wires, yet, rather than being attached onto the front of your teeth, they are actually fastened on the back of the teeth. The metal brackets are custom-made to accomodate the contours of the individual teeth, making use of state of the art technology.

Because they are comfortably set at the back surfaces of the teeth, lingual braces are fully invisible. This is particularly great for those who are self-conscious about having treatment, as it's possible to benefit from superbly straight teeth without anyone seeing their braces.

Ceramic braces

Ceramic braces are attached to the front of the teeth, implementing small and clear, or tooth coloured brackets. Because they are very subtle and blend in with the teeth far more, ceramic braces are a stylish and widely used substitute for men and women to metal braces.

Ceramic braces are ideal for individuals with more moderate to severe malocclusions including crooked or rotated teeth, and they're further a more cost-effective orthodontic technique than a few of the other subtle alternatives.

Straightening your teeth has never been more straightforward, and options for treatment never so varied. With something to suit everyone it just takes a call to book that consultation.

You can find out more here about Oldham Orthodontics.

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