Learn About Advantages Of Teeth Straightening Techniques In London
If you feel nervous, embarrassed or just less than fully confident every time you open your mouth to speak or smile, it may be because of concerns about your teeth not being totally straight. If this is the case, then there’s really no need to simply put up with it, since the treatments offered by modern dentistry can sort out the problem with the minimum of disruption.
Having teeth which are straight and even isn’t merely a question of aesthetics; if the two sets of teeth meet properly, and the pressure from your bite is distributed in an uneven manner, then this can be bad for both your gums and the gradual wear and tear of those teeth. In addition to these practical considerations, the knowledge that your smile is even, straight and true will mean you find it easier to relax when mixing with other people, whether this is in a social or work based scenario. Not only that, but other people will feel more at ease in your company thanks to the confidence you convey. There is, of course, a wide range of treatments available from your dentist to correct the various faults or flaws which may be affecting your teeth, from chips and cracks to stains and decay, but, in the case of teeth which aren’t as even as you’d like, the best type of treatment often takes the form of teeth straightening.
Many adults, despite the fact that they wish their teeth were straighter, tend to think back to the types of large, obtrusive metal dental braces which were available when they were younger. The thought of having objects such as this attached to their teeth is often off-putting, and means that they avoid getting the treatment they require. The truth, however, is that time has moved on, and that modern orthodontic techniques are vastly different from those which were employed a couple of decades ago. Today’s orthodontic braces are built along much more discrete, lightweight and visually unobtrusive lines, meaning that they can be worn with the minimum of fuss and disruption. Although they may still cause slight discomfort when first fitted this will soon cease and any problems around speaking, eating and drinking will be slight at worst.
If you feel your teeth could benefit from treatment of this kind then pay a visit to your dentist at the earliest possible opportunity. They’ll examine your teeth and explain, in detail, the kind of treatment which is required. The type of braces needed, the length of time they will need to be worn and the results which can finally be expected will be laid out and explained before the actual treatment starts, ensuring that you, the patient, are the person who’s in control throughout the process. In some cases, teeth straightening in London can take place using the Invisalign braces system, which utilises clear, lightweight plastic aligners which are all but invisible to the naked eye, or more traditionally constructed braces which are fitted to the inside rather than the outside face of the teeth in question, and are thus hidden from view.
What the various treatments available all share in common is that they are a world away from the ugly metallic fixtures which mention of the word ‘braces’ may call to mind. Modern dentistry is designed to slot smoothly into a busy work and social life.
At Perfect Smile we believe that your smile is one of your most valuable assets which is why our modern dental clinics are fitted with the latest and safest equipment, enabling us to provide you with the very best in service.
All our Clinics are designed with patient comfort and convenience in mind, from early and late evening appointment times available (including weekends) to the range of simple membership plans; from very highly qualified and experienced clinicians to state-of-the-art technology that reduces treatment times and the number of visits required.
We offer hassle free dentistry through easy access to any of our 13 London based Clinics and also offer a wide range of specialists within our group reducing the need to be referred to any other specialist dentist.
Our aim is to provide all our patients the best dental health and the most brilliant smile we can. After all, these are your teeth; we´re just here to help you make them look their best, and keep them that way.
Book an Appointment or pop in to any of our Clinics to find out more on how we can help you look after your smile.