Invisible Braces: the clear alternative to regular braces
This is particularly popular with our adult patients in the public eye who do not want the world to know they are wearing braces.
Invisible Braces involves wearing a set of customised clear aligners. They allow you to brush as normal and to eat whatever you want during treatment. The average treatment time for this is about a year but can be faster where fewer movements are needed.
Invisible Braces use a series of clear aligners that are custom-molded to fit you. The virtually invisible aligners gradually reposition your teeth into a smile you'll be proud of.
- Remove your aligners to eat, brush and floss
- Change aligners every two weeks
- Your teeth move little by little
- Regular progress checks with your dentist
- Results often in 9 months to 1 year
Why people like Invisible Braces
The convenience and ease of use of the Invisible Braces system has made it the choice of over half a million people. In fact, invisible braces have been effective in giving hundreds of thousands of people amazing new smiles.
Most people won't notice you're in treatment. It will not disrupt your lifestyle, that`s why some of Ireland`s top models have chosen invisible braces for their smile enhancement.
No metal wires or bands to irritate your mouth, and best of all, most people won't notice you're in treatment. invisible braces, the clear alternative to braces, chosen by over 500,000 people who want amazing smiles.
Do Adults Really Get Braces?
Absolutely. Many people did not get braces when they were young. Either their parents could not afford braces, or their teeth could not be straightened with the techniques of years ago. Now they have problems with their teeth and gums or they are just unhappy with their smile.
Other people did have treatment when they were young, but they did not wear their retainers until they stopped growing (you should wear your retainer until you are 24). The result is that their teeth are now a little bit crooked. Now they are unhappy with their smile so they get braces too.
Presently as much as 50% of treatment is being done on adult patients. It is quite a change from 20 years ago when dentists were generally only treating children.
How much does adult treatment cost?
Generally, the treatment cost between 3500 and 6000 depending on the type and level of difficulty involved in straightening your teeth. All treatment is a Tax-Deductible expense.
Are there any age limits?
No, there are no age limits! People as old as 60 and 70 are getting braces. People know how important it is to take care of themselves.
Why Do Adults Get Braces?
Most adults get treatment because they realize that taking care of your smile is part of taking care of yourself.
Your smile is the most important feature on your face. Are you happy with your smile now? Does your smile look as good as it did when you were younger? What do you think about someone who has a pleasing smile. What do you think about someone who has an awful smile?
Treatment can keep your smile from looking old. At the end of treatment, people's smiles end up looking great!
Are There Health Advantages To Adult Treatment?
Yes. When your teeth are crooked, they are harder to clean and will wear unevenly. Your gums can get inflamed and your teeth hurt. Treatment can prevent some gum problems and prevent tooth loss.
What does adult treatment feel like?
Well, the beginning part of the treatment takes a bit of getting used to for adult patients. However, after treatment gets started, things are quite comfortable. When you have your braces placed your mouth takes some time to get used to something new. This only lasts a few days and after this youll hardly notice them.
When we use gentle pressure to move your teeth it is completely normal to have a sensation that they are slightly loose. This is because the ligaments that hold your teeth in are being stretched a bit. Dont worry when the braces come off this goes away entirely.
Other than that, treatment will feel the same whether you get treatment when you are in your teens, or whether you get treatment when you are an adult.
Can I eat as normal or will the braces stain after eating?
Invisible braces, the clear braces, can be removed for eating and therefore does not tend to stain at all and can be cleaned easily.
What will my spouse, boyfriend, girlfriend think about my getting braces?
Most adults realise how important this is, and they will support your decision to take care of yourself. With Invisible braces you will look great and be able participate in normal activities.
Full Mouth Braces:
If you have a significant jaw malformation or your teeth bite very badly you may need to get extensive braces which take 2 years or more. If shorter term braces are not an option for you we will refer you for this treatment.