Facts you probably didn’t know about invisible braces in Luton

One of our most popular kinds of invisible braces is Invisalign. This treatment consists of a series of custom-made, aligning trays that gradually move your teeth to their correct position over a designated period of time. You change the trays every 7-10 days to progress the treatment.

Invisalign aligners are especially suitable for adults who wish to transform their smile without the discomfort and disturbance of metal braces. At Vogue Dental Care we offer different packages for Invisalign invisible braces in Luton, to fit your age, individual needs and specific oral problem.

Straighten your teeth discreetly

Unlike traditional braces, Invisalign relies on a clear aligner that gradually moves the teeth without being as bulky or obvious as metallic wires and brackets. Technically, Invisalign aligners are not entirely invisible, but they are the closest you can get to that.

Invisalign is customised

Every set of Invisalign aligners is different because different patients have different needs. Using 3D technology and modelling techniques, your dentist and the Invisalign laboratory will create a series of unique mouthpieces to help move your teeth smoothly and effectively to their desired positions.

Added comfort

Unlike metal braces, which are fixed to your teeth, Invisalign aligners are removable and can be taken out to eat, brush your teeth or take a picture. However, Invisalign treatment requires commitment since the aligners have to be worn at least 20 hours per day in order to be effective.

Invisalign is not for everyone

Generally, patients with mild dental problems make good Invisalign candidates, but for more complex problems, it may not be the appropriate solution. The only way to determine whether Invisalign treatment right for you, is to book an assessment with us.

Invisalign is safe for teenagers

Invisalign cannot be used by children because they have not developed their adult t teeth, nonetheless, it is safe for teenagers through Invisalign Teen, a slightly modified but equally effective version of Invisalign invisible braces in Luton.

Invisalign is not painful

Unlike metal braces, Invisalign is less painful because it exerts less pressure on your teeth. Although minor pain and sensitivity may occur even with Invisalign, it soon wears off.

Your teeth will look so much better with invisible braces in Luton

If you have a sneaking suspicion that everyone can see that your teeth aren’t straight, you are probably right. You may be very self-conscious about your teeth and there’s a good reason for that. People are hardwired to look at each other’s smiles. So, when you smile, people really are looking at your teeth and making judgments about them.

It may seem mean and shallow of them, but evolution made us all focus on smiles. You see, back in the times when we didn’t speak so well, smiles were a way to convey important messages of intention. A big, wide, crinkly-eyed smile conveyed a message of friendliness and warmth. A sneery, teeth-baring grimace meant you were in serious trouble with an enemy.

Also, you could tell a lot by someone’s teeth. If they were white and gleaming it meant their owner was healthy. Rotting, dull, stumpy teeth meant you were near someone who wasn’t very well and you would do well to steer clear of them in case you picked up a life-threatening infection.

The fact that we still do this is why people are noticing your wonky teeth, and also why you don’t much fancy wearing braces. But you can get straighter teeth minus the embarrassment when you get invisible braces in Luton from us at Vogue Dental Care.

In Luton, invisible braces come in various styles, some more invisible than others, but all discreet and nothing like the great, chucky metal braces your parents had to wear in the 1970s and 80s.

Fixed invisible braces in Luton

These are a discreet version of the traditional metal braces. They have brackets but they are smaller and made of clear ceramic. There is one wire, and this is finer and covered in tooth-coloured material. These braces take 4-9 months to move wonky teeth, and deal only with those with one root, at the front of your mouth.

Removable invisible braces in Luton

Clear aligners from Invisalign take 12-24 months to realign mild to moderate problems. The Inman Aligner works on the front teeth only and can straighten them in only 6-18 weeks.

To find out more, come in for a consultation.

Invisible braces in Luton: a step-by-step guide

If you have been wondering whether invisible braces are the right treatment for you, then you may wish to know more about this treatment.

At Vogue Dental Care, we are certified providers of invisible braces in Luton. More specifically, we use Invisalign to help our patients regain their smile without changing their lifestyle. Treatment with invisible braces in Luton is comfortable and relaxing. Our experienced dentists will help you feel at ease during every stage of the treatment, providing as much information as possible on the steps involved.

First step – book your consultation

To ensure that you are a good candidate for invisible braces in Luton, you should undergo an Invisalign assessment. This will enable our dentists to determine if you can benefit from this treatment. Invisalign is a good match for many people – however, some limitations apply. Children and young teenagers are not eligible for this procedure. Moreover, patients with heavily crooked, twisted and misaligned teeth cannot benefit from Invisalign.

Second step – virtual treatment plan and Invisalign aligners

Once our dentists give you the green light to proceed with Invisalign, we will take digital impressions of your teeth, which we will send to the Invisalign laboratories. These impressions have a dual purpose – not only will they be used as a basis for the creation for your aligners, but also they will help your dentist to create a personalised treatment plan, where all the movements of your teeth will be detailed in advance.

The virtual treatment plan will help you see how your teeth will look at every stage of the treatment. Once your aligners are ready, your dentist will give them to you along with personalised instructions.

The number of Invisalign aligners that you will need to wear throughout your treatment depends on many factors including how complex your dental issue is. Usually, you will have one aligner for a week to 10 days.

Third step – enjoy the journey to your new smile

Invisalign aligners are very comfortable to wear and are very discreet since they are made of transparent plastic. Moreover, since they can be removed, you will be able to eat and clean your teeth as you normally would.

Clear solutions for wonky teeth

Even if your teeth are only slightly misaligned – maybe one or 2 are slightly twisted, or lean in or out, or are a tiny bit set back or forwards from the others – you can become so self-conscious about it. You may even feel the need to hold your hand over your mouth when you smile or laugh. Maybe you have perfected the art of smiling with your lips closed.

The reason for such self-consciousness is that human beings have evolved to be very aware of each other’s smiles. We use them to assess others for friendliness and health. In other words, for safety. We may not have to worry so much about disease or being attacked these days, but we still suss each other’s smiles out and we really do notice if other’s people’s teeth are damaged, discoloured or out of alignment and, if they are, we can tend to steer clear. We can’t help it.

But invisible braces in Luton from us at Vogue Dental Care can correct mild to moderate alignment issues without compromising your look. When you come in for an assessment with our braces dentists, we can develop a treatment plan that uses the right invisible braces in Luton for your alignment issues, your lifestyle and your budget.

Some braces are more invisible than others

Our range of invisible braces in Luton varies from the discreet to the almost completely unnoticeable. Some are removable and some fixed.

Fixed invisible braces in Luton

Six Month Smiles and Quick Straight Teeth use bracket and wire technology, but the brackets are made of clear ceramic and the fine wires are tooth-coloured. They work on the front 6-8 teeth, and are fixed in place, blending in with the teeth harmoniously.

Removable invisible braces in Luton

Invisalign clear aligners are ultra-thin clear plastic aligners that snap on over the teeth like mouth guards. They don’t interfere with speech and it takes a very hard stare to spot them once they are in place. They come out for eating and cleaning.

The Inman Aligner sandwiches the front teeth between 2 clear aligner bows and can straighten them in as little as 6 weeks.

Embrace straight teeth with invisible braces

Us Brits have a reputation for bad teeth, in the US, teeth straightening is de rigueur, with most adults entering the search for straight teeth. Beyoncé famously sported braces in her bid for smile perfection, so if it’s good enough for Beyoncé, should us Brits embrace it to? Although aesthetics may not be your only motivation for wanting straighter teeth, incorrect bite can cause jaw and muscle strain and headaches, it’s a motivational factor and one strong enough to get us past the fear of ‘metal mouth’.

It could then be a revelation to hear that whilst we’re worried about a mouth full of metal, it may not be necessary. In Luton, invisible braces offer the opportunity to correct alignment issues without compromising the way you look. At Vogue Dental Care, we have a great range of invisible options available to you.

In Luton, invisible braces are very much in vogue

After an initial consultation, we can look at the end result you desire and offer you a treatment including:

Invisalign

Invisalign is a great treatment for slow realignment of crooked teeth. Using clear, custom-made plastic teeth guards or trays that fit over your teeth, your teeth are guided over 12-18 months into a new position. These aligners are fully removeable and highly convenient. However, you may need corrective work that requires braces that fix in place.

Quick Straight Teeth

These clever braces use clear brackets and tooth coloured nickel-titanium wires that are invisible unless you’re standing in close proximity to someone. Usually worn for around six months, they can offer you great results without the look or feel of metal. However, if you’re wanting results quickly it might be worth investing in the Inman Aligner.

Inman Aligners

Although these are not strictly invisible, only a very thin metal wire that fits around the front of your teeth is visible. The advantage of these near-invisible aligners is they can offer results in as little as six weeks.

With these options it won’t be long before your showing our American cousins your perfect smile. In Luton, invisible braces are braces that can be embraced by everyone.

Now you see them, now you don’t

It sounds like a magic trick, a sleight of hand, but invisible braces in Luton are the real deal. At Vogue Dental Care we take great joy in showing our patients in need of teeth straightening just how discreet invisible braces are today. One of the leading brands that we provide is Invisalign. The name says is at all; it’s a portmanteau of invisible and alignment.

So how can you invisibly align your teeth? It involves some innovation, a good amount of discipline and the care and guidance of one of our dentists.

The innovation part

Invisalign invisible braces in Luton are only possible thanks to the innovation of 3D printing. They don’t involve metal brackets or wires but instead are a series of clear, plastic aligners, which are custom made to fit over your teeth. These aligners are printed in a lab in the USA and sent back to us here in Luton. Invisalign treatment involves you wearing each aligner for around 7-10 days, during which time specially designed pressure points within the aligners will push your teeth into straighter positions.

The discipline part

Your clear aligners will only stay clear if you take them out whenever you eat or drink anything other than plain water. You’ll need to give your teeth a clean before you pop your aligners back in after a meal and you’ll also need to rinse your aligners every day to remove any residue that may have built up on them. To make sure your treatment with these invisible braces in Luton runs to schedule you will need to make sure that you wear your aligners for at least 20-22 hours a day.

The dentist part

When you come in to see us for invisible braces in Luton, we’ll thoroughly examine your teeth to check that Invisalign is a suitable treatment for you. In general, it works well for adults with mild-to-moderate misalignment issues. We’ll then take impressions of your teeth so that your aligners can be carefully designed using special computer-imaging software. We’ll track your progress throughout your treatment and make sure you are happy with how things are going.

Invisible braces: we’re not kidding

Invisible braces in Luton might sound like science fiction, but at Vogue Dental Care we know it to be very much science fact. Invisible braces aren’t strictly completely invisible, as that would make them rather hard to fit but they are so close to invisible that when you’re wearing them, onlookers won’t be able to spot them.

What are invisible braces?

One of the most popular brands of invisible braces in Luton, which we provide to our patients, is Invisalign. Its power of invisibility comes from the fact that it is not made of metal but clear plastic instead. These custom-made 3D printed aligners fit snugly over your teeth and push them into alignment.

Their clear design makes them ideal for adults who don’t want to let on that they are wearing braces but still crave a straighter set of teeth. Being removable is another bonus of Invisalign in Luton. You take them out to brush, floss and at mealtimes, so you don’t need to spend ages in the bathroom picking out food trapped between your teeth and your braces. This also means your dental health is more likely to stay in good shape during the course of your treatment.

Invisalign isn’t just a timesaver when it comes to time spent cleaning your teeth. You’ll also need fewer visits than with traditional fixed metal braces as we don’t need to adjust any wires to keep your treatment on track. That’s all taken care of with the careful design of pressure points within your aligners.

Is Invisalign right for you?

Invisalign is suitable for most adults with mild to moderate misalignments. Crooked, crowded, slightly rotated or gappy teeth can all be fixed with these clear aligners. More complex issues will however need alternative treatment, which we are more than happy to discuss with you so you can find the right kind of braces for your dental health and your lifestyle.

Come and see us

If invisible braces in Luton sounds like the ideal treatment for you, get in touch with our friendly team today. We’ll book you in for a teeth straightening consultation and find out if Invisalign can work in your case.

A smile a day

In general, life seems to be about achieving goals, getting what you want and being happy about it. A smile comes into play at every stage. Showing that you’re happy at work is useful as it leaves a good impression of you and it can make others feel happy too. Feeling satisfied with your achievements in your work or personal life cannot be complete without a smile, so what if the look and feel of your teeth is getting you down? At Vogue Dental Care, we understand that crooked or crowded teeth can be a source of worry for you. This is one of the many reasons why we provide invisible braces in Luton.

We believe that it is important for you to feel comfortable and excited by the prospect of straighter and healthier teeth. You no longer have to imagine teeth straightening treatments as heavy metal appliances. Nowadays, innovative advances in dentistry means that teeth straightening treatments can in fact be discreet and almost invisible. This is often a desired among adults, who might wish to be discreet about treatment when they’re in a professional environment. In Luton, invisible braces give patients the flexibility and comfort they need during their journey towards a healthier smile.

Our invisible braces in Luton

At Vogue Dental Care, you can arrange an appointment with us to discuss the various types of teeth straightening treatments we have to offer. One of our caring and experienced dentists will talk you through the treatments in detail, giving you the opportunity to consider the treatment that would best fit around your lifestyle.

One of the most discreet teeth straightening treatments we provide at our practice is Six Month Smiles. As it suggests, this treatment aims to straighten your teeth in as little as 6 months. That means less time spent on treating your teeth and more time showing off your straighter teeth. Even during treatment, you don’t have to feel conscious of smiling because the wires and brackets are clear or tooth-coloured. You can smile and laugh in the company of friends and family, without the burden of unsightly metal braces.

Straighten your teeth with confidence

Everyone knows that the end goal of braces is to improve the function of the teeth, as well as boost your self-esteem. When you have finished treatment, you can smile with confidence and feel more like yourself in social situations, without having to worry about the appearance of your teeth. In fact, you probably won’t be able to stop flashing everyone your toothy grin.

But what about smiling during treatment? Here at Vogue Dental Care, we believe that you shouldn’t have to worry about the appearance of unsightly metal braces, on top of feeling insecure about your misaligned teeth. That’s why we offer invisible braces in Luton to get your teeth back on track.

What do invisible braces do?

Invisible braces in Luton serve the same purpose as traditional braces, that is, to gently nudge the teeth into their correct position. They can be used to sort out dental problems such as:

  • crossbites
  • overbites
  • underbites
  • gapped teeth
  • Crowding

As well as improving the look of your smile, getting braces will ensure that you maintain good oral health. If left untreated misaligned teeth increase the risk of gum disease and tooth loss, as they are harder to clean than straight teeth. Overbites and underbites can also cause the jaw to ache.

Straight teeth reduce the risk of bits of food getting stuck in nooks and crannies, and ensure that you clean your teeth more effectively. They also allow you to chew and so digest your food more easily.

Types of treatment

If you are considering going for invisible braces in Luton, there are a number of options out there. When you come for your consultation with us we will examine your mouth and find the best solution for you based on your individual needs.

Clear braces

If you are looking to get braces as an adult, Six Month Smiles or Cfast may be the option for you. They subtly straighten the teeth using tooth-coloured wires and clear brackets.

Inman Aligner

This is used to straighten the front teeth using two spring-loaded bows. They produce results in just 6-16 weeks.

Invisalign

Invisalign consists of clear aligners, custom-made to fit your teeth and gently nudge them into position.

Moving past barriers to treatment with Vogue Dental Care

When you are thinking of having a long-term treatment like teeth straightening, you want to be sure you are going to have the experience that you want as well as the results. If you feel like you are going to have to endure your treatment, this might stop you going for it. Even if you do decide to go ahead, it’s better to feel relaxed and happy with your choices as it gives a generally positive slant to your treatment.

At Vogue Dental Care, we think that innovation in dentistry can support an enhanced experience for our patients. The way that teeth straightening equipment is designed these days, for example, has been much more focused on speed, comfort and aesthetics than it has been in the past. That’s why you can now get invisible braces in Luton at our practice.

One of the most common psychological obstacles that people encounter when they think about teeth straightening is due to concerns about length of treatment, discomfort or the way that they will look. Working with a brand of invisible braces in Luton, like Six Month Smiles or Cfast, can help to alleviate any worries about these problems.

  • Faster – these methods focus on getting your smile looking great as fast as possible. While you may still experience some clinical benefits, this isn’t the focus of treatment, so you can get to the result you want much faster;
  • Comfortable – there is always some sensation associated with teeth straightening. However, you shouldn’t experience any more discomfort with invisible braces in Luton than with traditional methods. The method applies similar forces;
  • Low-impact – perhaps one of the best things about invisible braces in Luton is the way that they look. To get them to blend in with the teeth, the equipment is either clear or tooth-coloured. The brackets are also smaller than they would have been with old-style braces.

These are just some of the more common barriers to treatment that melt away when you visit Vogue Dental Care. Whatever your concerns are, you can bring them with you to clinic and we will talk through them with you. In our experience, most issues can be solved when we know about them.