Clear braces and adult braces are the fastest growing areas in orthodontics in Dublin. The clear braces can work in a shorter time than traditional braces while being discreet and fit into a busy Dublin lifestyle. The clear braces are a cosmetic way of improving the appearance of your smile without any pain and they are now common to see around Dublin. The cost of the clear braces is spread out over the course of the treatment to make it manageable and available to all following a proper assessment with one of our experienced dentists. Clear braces Dublin.
Six Month Smiles
Are you one of the millions of adults who are unhappy, self- conscious or even embarrassed of your smile?
Many adults spend their entire lives covering their mouths when they laugh, smile or talk. They feel stuck because they do not want to wear metal braces for years or they are concerned that other corrective procedures could be too invasive or too expensive. Now, there is an effective, safe and affordable cosmetic solution that fits your lifestyle.
A revolutionary combination of proven orthodontic techniques, modern materials, and innovative thought – Six Month Smiles® utilizes specialized clear braces to gently straighten and align teeth in an average time of just six months.
Take the first step towards improving your smile, call us on (01 636 0192) to make an appointment.
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Braces are hardly noticeable. Small, clear and designed to be unnoticed at social distances. Short treatment time – between 4-9 months.
Teeth are moved with gentle pressure.
Lower than traditional braces at approximately €3295 for both upper and lower teeth. Less damaging – better for tooth structure than veneers or crowns.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q:How can teeth be straightened in only six months?
A: The Six Month Smiles technique employs the latest technology and techniques in dentistry to move your teeth quickly and safely. The key components of the treatment are the use of unique, clear braces and a primary focus of moving the teeth that show when you smile.
Q: Six months sounds good, but will I still have a mouth full of metal for the whole time?
A: No! Six Month Smiles uses clear braces that are barely visible to gently straighten your teeth.
Q: How are Six Month Smiles braces more comfortable than regular braces?
A: Six Month Smiles uses low force to move teeth more comfortably. Many people think that the accelerated treatment means simply “tightening” regular braces to get the teeth moving, but that is not true. Six Month Smiles utilizes standard orthodontic mechanics, but with an emphasis on the cosmetic appearance of your teeth rather than the position of your bite.
Q: Do Six Month Smiles braces damage the teeth, roots, or gums?
A: There are no more risks of root damage or other issues than those associated with traditional orthodontics. Since the forces used with Six Month Smiles braces are lighter and teeth are seldom extracted, there are actually even fewer risks involved with Six Month Smiles.
Q: Will I have to wear a retainer?
A: Yes, as with any teeth-straightening treatment a retainer is necessary to maintain the straighter position of your teeth. If you don’t want to wear a removable retainer, you can have a bonded retainer placed. There are a variety of options that you can choose from according to your personal preference and situation.
Q: What’s the catch?
A: There is no catch. If you are an adult (18 years and older) with crooked or spaced teeth and you’re not looking for a major alteration to your bite, this could be the solution for you! Most adults ARE candidates for Six Month Smiles.
As time goes by, your teeth tend to shift sometimes causing your front top and bottom teeth to become crooked. At first glance, you may think you need braces, however with the patented Inman Aligner, your front teeth can be gently guided to an ideal position quickly and effectively, in a matter of weeks.
How does the Inman work?
The Inman Aligner applies a gentle Pressure to the teeth that need to be moved to an ideal position. This gentle process is provide by the spring action of the appliance. Once your teeth are corrected, the Inman Aligner works like a retainer and holds them in place. The spring action force utilizes a lingual coil spring that puts pressure on the teeth that need repositioning and a labial bar that reverses the same pressure. These components work together to “squeeze” teeth together by pushing and pulling them into alignment.
How long does it take?
The average treatment time is 12-16 weeks so it is very quick. At your assessment, it will be discussed further as every case is unique and it very much depends a patients motivation to wear the appliance as much a possible.
Can the Inman correct all crooked teeth?
No. The Inman Aligner is designed to treat the upper and lower front teeth. After an evalation, your doctor can determine if the Inman Aligner is right for your particular case, and will recommend treatment options.
Is the Inman Aligner new?
Patients have been treated with Inman Aligners since 2000. In the United States approximately 450 to 500 new patients are prescribed treatment with Inman Aligners every month.
Will I need a retainer?
Yes, like all orthodontic treatment, once it is complete and you are happy with the result, then a retainer will be made for your teeth to hold them in their new position and prevent relapse.
Is it uncomfortable?
No. Due to the gentle but steady orthodontic forces generated, the appliances are easily tolerated. Your doctor may suggest aspirin or Tylenol for the 1st few days of treatment if you encounter any discomfort.
Will it affect my speech?
Yes. The Inman Aligner will affect your speech for a week or two. You will however acclimate to the appliances over time and be able to speak fine with them in place.
Will I need to attend regularly for adjustments?
The Inman Aligners are pre-programmed to reduce the need for office visits. Your doctor will prescribe a treatment due to your needs.