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Invisalign: exploring options for a straighter smile

If you’re considering straightening your teeth, you may be wondering about your options beyond traditional orthodontic treatment. There are other methods that may be suitable for certain individuals like Invisalign Luton. Here, with our dentist at Vogue Dental Care we explore some alternatives to orthodontic treatment that can be a big step towards achieving a straighter smile.

Dental bonding

Dental bonding is a cosmetic procedure which involves applying composite resin to the surface of your teeth that is then cured using UV light. The resin is shaped and polished by our dentist to match the contours of your teeth, and it can be used to repair chips, gaps, and other imperfections. Bonding can also be used to make minor adjustments to the position of your teeth, particularly if you have minor misalignments or minor crowding.

Veneers

Veneers are thin wafers that are designed to fit over the front surface of your teeth. They are typically made of porcelain or composite material, and they are used to cover up cosmetic imperfections such as chips, cracks, and discolouration. Veneers can also be used to alter the shape, size, and position of your teeth, making them a good option for our patients who want to correct minor misalignments or gaps.

Invisible aligners

Invisalign Luton has become a popular alternative to traditional braces; it uses clear aligners to straighten teeth. The aligners are transparent plastic forms that are nearly invisible when worn, which makes them a great choice for our patients who are self-conscious about wearing braces. Invisalign Luton works by gently moving your teeth into the desired position over time, and it can be employed for correcting a wide range of misalignments.

Six Month Smiles

This is a type of orthodontic treatment that uses clear or enamel-shaded brackets to straighten teeth. Unlike traditional braces, which can take two to three years to complete treatment, Six Month Smiles is designed to straighten teeth in just six months. The braces are discreet and less noticeable than traditional metal braces, making them a good option for adults, giving them the solutions they need without drawing attention to their treatment.

Dental implants

Dental implants are a permanent and convincing solution for missing teeth, and they can also be used to correct misalignments. If you have a gap in your teeth due to a missing tooth, a dental implant can be placed in the gap to fill the space and keep your remaining teeth from shifting. Similarly, if you have a misalignment caused by a missing tooth, a dental implant can be used to fill the gap and help align your teeth.

While traditional orthodontic treatment is still the most efficient way to straighten teeth, these alternatives can be suitable for people with minor misalignments or those who want a less noticeable treatment option. If you’re considering tooth straightening, it’s important to consult with our dentist before setting your mind on treatment, to determine the best course of action for your specific needs.

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