Dentistry is evolving all the time, and never more so than in the area of adult orthodontics. At Heaton Mersey Orthodontics in Manchester, we are seeing adult patients of all ages and backgrounds achieve a straight smile for the first time since they lost their milk teeth. It’s never too late.
Forget the ‘train track’ wire braces that you resisted in your teenage years, adult orthodontics. here in Manchester are an altogether different solution. They deliver fast results, comfort and are incredibly discreet – in fact, our aligners are almost invisible, which makes them ideal for busy individuals who don’t want to draw attention to their treatment. We use innovative Invisalign adult orthodontic braces at Heaton Mersey Orthodontics located in Stockport, Manchester. This is a system of clear, removable aligners (each worn for two weeks) that gently moves your teeth into the right position.
Adult orthodontics at Heaton Mersey Orthodontics is rapidly becoming one of our most in demand treatment options. Below, we answer some of the questions that people ask us when they are seeking adult orthodontics in Manchester.
How does Invisalign adult orthodontics at Heaton Mersey Orthodontics work?
Using a 3-D computer image of your teeth, we are able to map out how to move your teeth gradually from their start position to their final desired position. This is achieved using a series of clear aligners that are worn for two weeks per aligner to move your teeth incrementally.
Are adult orthodontic braces really invisible?
A system such as Invisalign is as close as you can get to invisible. The discreet clear aligners mean that only someone looking at your teeth very closely would spot that you’re undergoing orthodontic treatment.
What are the benefits of Invisalign adult braces?
As well as being nearly invisible, Invisalign adult orthodontics at Heaton Mersey Orthodontics are popular because they can be removed for special occasions or when you’re eating or drinking. Because there are no wires or brackets, Invisalign offers a high level of comfort and you don’t need to spend lots of time in the dentist’s chair while adjustments are made. The 3-D virtual image we create at the beginning of your adult orthodontic treatment means that you can see what the final result should look like.
Does the treatment hurt?
No, it doesn’t hurt, although some adult orthodontic brace patients report minor aches and discomfort when they change to a new aligner.
How many people have been treated using Invisalign?
Worldwide, it is estimated that some 480,000 people now have straighter smiles thanks to Invisalign.