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All You Need To Know About Invisalign

From simple fixes to more complex issues with uneven teeth, Invisalign clear aligners can help with straightening the teeth and achieving the smile you’ve always wanted. Unlike some other forms of orthodontics, Invisalign does not interfere with your day to day life.

By correcting crowding, spacing, overbite and underbite, Invisalign has become one of the most popular solutions for straightening the teeth, with a high success rate and short treatment times. As a private dentist in London, we provide expert Invisalign treatment, using the latest technology.

Whether you’re still undecided on which orthodontics treatment is best for you, or if you’ve already made your mind up on Invisalign to straighten your smile, this guide will explain everything you need to know about Invisalign, including how they work, what to expect from the treatment, how long it takes to straighten your teeth and whether or not they are faster than other forms of orthodontics.

What is Invisalign?

As a series of clear, removable aligners, Invisalign gradually straightens your teeth without the need for brackets and wires. Typically, Invisalign is worn for three-week intervals as it slowly and painlessly moves your teeth for a straighter and better-aligned smile.

Unlike other forms of orthodontics, Invisalign is removable, meaning that you can easily remove them when eating or whenever is most convenient for your lifestyle. As they need to be worn for at least 22 hours of the day, you are very easily able to also remove them for drinking and flossing.

One common problem patients experience with braces is how noticeable they are. Unlike braces, Invisalign is clear and discreet, meaning that they are very difficult to notice as they are virtually invisible.

With no wires or sharp brackets, there’s no risk of Invisalign causing irritation. As they are trimmed to your gum line, Invisalign provides optimal comfort, with no worry of having broken wires. The retainers are also customised for your teeth for a fully bespoke treatment.

What to Expect from Invisalign

Of course, while Invisalign is suitable for anyone, there may be other orthodontic treatments which are better suited for you. When you visit Hermes London Dental Clinic for a free consultation, we assess your teeth to provide you with a detailed treatment plan, so that you will be fully aware of your options, along with the timeline of the treatment and the cost.

With Invisalign, we are able to provide a 3D computer-generated video of how your teeth are expected to progress throughout the treatment so that you know exactly what to expect.

Invisalign Vs Braces: Which Is Faster?

If you’re looking for fast results from orthodontics, then you’ll need to outweigh your options for a treatment that is most appropriate for your preferred time frame. While Invisalign is one of the best options available on the market for straightening teeth, the timeframe does depend on the structure of your teeth and how much your teeth will need to be aligned.

Many patients visiting us for orthodontic treatments will ask “How long does Invisalign take to work?” While braces typically take between 18 months to three years to fully align your teeth, Invisalign only takes between 12-18 months, depending on how well you wear your retainers throughout the day. Of course, this does depend on your teeth and every treatment time will be different.

How Much Does Invisalign Cost?

The cost of Invisalign varies from case to case, however, prices start at just £1,500. With flexible payment options, you have the ability to spread out payments over a set duration of time to make Invisalign a more affordable and easier option for you.

Our payment plan, Denplan Essentials, allows you to gain access to a wide variety of discounted dental treatments at a small monthly cost. With Denplan Essentials, you’ll also be able to take advantage of dental examinations, dental x-rays, expert advice and 15% discounts on most dental treatments at Hermes London Dental Clinic. 

Get a Straighter Smile With Invisalign

Have an issue with your teeth alignment? Live in the London area and need a check-up? Or simply fed up with your smile not being as bright as it once was? Well, if you’re looking for impeccable orthodontists or generally dentistry service for a price which is worth paying for, then look no further.

As our staff are continually attending courses and updating our range of services we are always able to offer a number of different options when providing our treatment. We will spend the extra time to discuss all these options with you so that you are able to make an informed decision on your treatment.

Hermes Dentists London are an award-winning dental clinic with experience and a proven track record. If you want more reasons to smile, then simply get in contact today to discuss Invisalign – we’d love to help.

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