Straighten your teeth with Incognito in Weybridge

If you’re looking for a subtle way to get straighter teeth and perfect your smile, why not try Incognito? Incognito braces, also known as lingual braces, are placed on the back of your teeth and offer a great alternative to traditional metal braces. Each pair of Incognito braces is entirely customised to your teeth, as every bracket placed follows the shape of your teeth. This translates into fewer adjustments by your dentist and sometimes a shorter treatment time.

incognito-weybridgeAt Weybridge Orthodontics, we are excited to be able to offer adults and teenagers an alternative to traditional metal braces with discreet lingual braces. Although adult teeth straightening is currently on the rise, many adults find traditional metal braces unattractive and distracting. With Incognito lingual braces, you can achieve the same results as traditional braces without having to sport conspicuous metal brackets. With Incognito in Weybridge, you no longer have to choose between straightening your teeth and putting it off due to aesthetic concerns.

How do Incognito braces work?

Incognito braces are specially designed to precisely and gradually move your teeth. Just like metal braces, they are permanently fixed to your teeth throughout your treatment. Because Incognito braces are customised to fit your mouth, impressions of your teeth will be taken. Gold alloy brackets are then designed for maximum comfort, individually made and polished smooth.

Am I eligible?

Generally, patients who are eligible for traditional metal braces, can also opt for Incognito braces. Incognito Braces can be used to treat severe types of misalignment and are ideal for people who are allergic to nickel. Treatment time ranges from 9 to 15 months and people of different ages and backgrounds can benefit from Incognito braces.

Incognito in Weybridge – the advantages

Incognito braces are one of the most discreet treatment options around for achieving straighter teeth. You won’t have to feel self-conscious about your braces, which means hardly any impact on your lifestyle. Patients can proudly display their teeth in the confidence that they look good. And that’s even before your treatment is complete. Once it is, you can enjoy a healthy looking smile and know that your dental health has been improved.

Weybridge Orthodontics for happy, healthy smiles

Do you hide your smile and shy away from photos? Your smile should light up your face but if you have misaligned, unevenly spaced or crowded teeth then you may feel self-conscious. Crooked teeth are also harder to clean. If your bite is compromised, you may even have difficulties eating or speaking normally. At Weybridge Orthodontics, we are dedicated to improving your smile and oral health.

orthodontics-in-weybridgeCan orthodontics help?

Orthodontics is a field of dentistry that focuses on moving your teeth into the correct position. We work with children and adults, so even if you missed out on corrective treatment when you were younger, you can still benefit now. For our patients in Weybridge, orthodontics has given them straighter teeth, an enhanced appearance and better health.

What are my options?

Achieving straighter teeth used to mean getting fixed metal braces. If you are looking for orthodontics in Weybridge, there is now a diverse range of options available to suit every individual. The latest brackets and wires offer faster outcomes than before. Some procedures are so quick that you can have your dream smile in less than six months.

If you want to shout about your braces, then coloured bands and metal brackets can make a statement. However if you prefer a discreet approach, then clear ceramic brackets or clear retainers allow us to move your teeth without it being obvious that your are wearing braces. Lingual braces fit behind the teeth and are therefore hidden from view. Many of the modern treatments are more comfortable and quicker than traditional approaches. Some can even be removed for eating and cleaning.

We look after you

Our patients trust us to provide orthodontics in Weybridge because we listen to what you would like to achieve and select the best option from the extensive range we provide. Good oral hygiene is essential, so we offer advice on keeping your mouth and braces clean. Having treatment can be uncomfortable at times, but we’ll ensure that you are prepared and make your experience as pleasant as possible.

To find out more about orthodontics in Weybridge, make an appointment to talk to our experienced and caring team today.

Discretion is the name of the game with orthodontics in Weybridge

More and more patients are turning to orthodontics to straighten their teeth later in their adult years. At Weybridge Orthodontics, we understand that what puts most people off having their teeth straightened is the thought of having to wear obvious metal braces for months or even years on end. It is for this reason that we offer a good range of more discreet alternatives.

orthodontics-in-weybridgeDiscretion is an increasingly important aspect of orthodontics in Weybridge as increasing numbers of adult patients are searching for braces that do not take over their mouths.

At Weybridge Orthodontics, we have collected together discreet treatments that feature both fixed and removable appliances. Both ways of straightening teeth have their own advantage, and one may be better suited to your needs than the other. You will need to come into our clinic for a consultation, so that we can thoroughly examine your teeth, jaws, bite and mouth in order to work out which system will provide the best treatment for you.

Not just cosmetic

Orthodontic treatment is mainly fitted into the category of cosmetic dentistry because it is only available on the NHS for children with serious bite correction issues. However, the benefits of straighter teeth are not just aesthetic, there are definite health benefits too. This is because it is much easier to keep straighter teeth clean, which provide fewer hard-to-reach areas in which dental plaque can build up.

This means that with regular visits to your dentist and hygienist, and good dental hygiene practices at home, you can reduce your risk of both gum disease and tooth decay.

Damon Clear Braces

Braces remain the staple of orthodontics, and Damon Clear are both more discreet and more comfortable than their metal counterparts. They use a passive slide mechanism to maintain archwires within the bracket, enabling them to move freely, thus reducing friction.

Invisalign

This popular system of clear, removable aligners fits comfortably over your teeth to guide them into a new position. You change your aligner every fortnight, and can take them out to eat, drink, clean, and to brush your teeth. Invisalign aligners are made of clear, thermoplastic resin, and so are almost invisible.

Discretion is the word with Invisalign in Weybridge

Are you an adult who would like to have their teeth straightened, but are now in a world of responsible work where being seen with braces would not enhance your professional reputation? If so, it may feel like you are caught between a rock and a hard place.

invisalign-in-weybridgeMisaligned teeth in a world increasingly focused on perfect appearances will not enhance your reputation either. Misaligned teeth are also harder to keep clean and in years to come may lead to problems resulting from plaque build-up and decay.

However, there is a way out of this conundrum. At Weybridge Orthodontics, we provide many people in the same boat as you with Invisalign.

Using Invisalign in Weybridge to straighten your teeth is somewhat different to the more well-known brackets and wire braces systems that most of us associate with teeth straightening. This is because Invisalign uses transparent plastic trays, which look rather like mouth guards, that fit over the teeth.

The trays are made from impressions taken by your dentist and are sent to Invisalign’s laboratory in the USA. They use these impressions to calculate the path along which your teeth need to move to become beautifully aligned. The laboratory makes a series of aligners. Each aligner represents one step towards the final positions your teeth need to reach to achieve your desired smile. The pressure that the plastic applies to your teeth is what gently nudges them along this path.

You need to wear each tray for about 2 weeks before moving on to the next one. Depending on your individual case, you will need to wear between 12 and 48 trays over the course of your treatment.

In Weybridge, Invisalign clear aligners have other advantages as well as being almost unnoticeable. These stem from the fact that they are removable. This means that during your treatment they are easy to clean, and so are your teeth. Also, you can take them out if you really don’t want anyone to see you are wearing aligners, perhaps for a special event like a wedding, or an important business meeting or job interview.

What is orthodontics?

As we grow and our adult teeth develop, they can often grow unevenly. This results in crossing, crooked protruding and unevenly spaced or misaligned teeth. Not only does this look unattractive but misaligned teeth can cause a wide range of dental problems in the long term.

orthodontics-in-weybridgeOrthodontics is a specialised branch of dentistry relating to correcting the alignment of the teeth in the mouth. Orthodontic treatments usually involve wearing braces and some teeth may need to be removed to make room for the remaining teeth to be straightened. Braces are generally used to gently move the teeth within the jawbone and regular appointments are needed to adjust the braces as the teeth gradually move. At Weybridge Orthodontics in Weybridge, treatments are available for both private patients of all ages and some NHS patients under the age of 18. We offer a complete service for both children and adults who require teeth-straightening procedures.

How can orthodontics help me?

Here at our practice in Weybridge, orthodontics can be used to correct a wide range of problems such as:

  • closing wide gaps between teeth,
  • correcting a misaligned bite,
  • altering the shape of the jaw to improve speech,
  • straightening crooked, crossing or protruding teeth,
  • re-aligning the tips of the teeth for a more even smile.

You may be referred to an orthodontic dentist by your regular dentist or you may have heard from friends or family members about the benefits that they have enjoyed from having their teeth straightened. To help you decide whether you might be able to benefit from receiving some orthodontic treatment, our dedicated team of practitioners will work together with you from your first appointment and initial assessment to establish your goals and help you achieve a smile to be proud of.

What can I expect when I visit Weybridge Orthodontics?

At your first appointment the orthodontist will examine your face, the jaws and teeth to diagnose the underlying causes of your dental problems as well as assessing the overall condition of your teeth. This is to ensure that your teeth are healthy enough to benefit from being straightened. If they are then it will be necessary to take X-ray images, photographs and impressions (moulds) of your teeth to help your orthodontist accurately assess the problems with your bite. This information is used to create a suitable treatment plan to straighten your teeth, improve your bite and give you healthy and attractive smile.

Invisalign: invisible alignment

In Weybridge, Invisalign is one of the most popular ways of getting your teeth straightened.

At Weybridge Orthodontics, we have a wide range of teeth straightening systems to suit every patient’s lifestyle needs. If you require gradual and discreet teeth straightening in Weybridge, Invisalign could be the treatment for you.

invisalign-in-weybridgeYour journey with Invisalign in Weybridge

Let’s look at what you can expect to happen with Invisalign, including payments.

Right now, you could begin your journey to straighter teeth by taking advantage of our special offer on initial consultations, for which we are charging only £35. You need a consultation so that we can determine if Invisalign is the best teeth straightening system for you.

If it is, then we next take impressions of your teeth and send them off to the Invisalign laboratory in the United States. About three weeks later, you come back for your next appointment. During this clinical check appointment, we will use a 3D computer modelling treatment plan to show you how your teeth look now, how they will move during treatment and how your lovely new straighter smile will look at the end of the treatment.

If you are ready to go ahead with the treatment plan, then we can next get your aligners made up, for which you will need to pay a deposit. This is for manufacturing the aligners.

The aligners are a series of very thin rigid thermoplastic resin mouth trays that fit so snugly over your teeth that no one else will notice you are wearing them. Each aligner is slightly different, representing one step along the path your need to travel. The pressure from the plastic gently moves the teeth. Depending on your dental needs, you can expect to wear between 12 and 48 of these aligners, each one for about two weeks, although we might advise you to wear one or two for longer.

Because Invisalign invisible aligners are removable, you can take them out to clean them, and your teeth. It also means that you can leave them off for particularly important occasions, but you must wear them for at least 22 hours a day if you are to stick to the treatment schedule.

The cost for Invisalign in Weybridge starts from £1,884.25 for children and adults.

Different orthodontic options to suit you and your lifestyle

With advances in technology and techniques, the number of ways to discreetly straighten your teeth is expanding. At Weybridge Orthodontics, we have a wide range of orthodontic treatment systems for adults and children.

orthodontics-in-weybridgeIn 2017, the latest orthodontics in Weybridge offer a choice between fixed braces or removable aligners. When you come to see us for a thorough consultation, we will be able to talk you through all of your treatment options, taking into account your dental needs and desired outcome, your lifestyle and your budget.

Health as well as beauty

Orthodontic treatments have health benefits as well as aesthetic ones. This is because straight teeth are easier to keep clean and free from dental plaque than crowded or crooked teeth, reducing the risk of gum disease and tooth decay.

If your jaws don’t meet each other properly, you can experience problems with biting and chewing food, and this can lead to headaches and migraines and night-time grinding. Orthodontic appliances for such issues can be very effective.

Our menu of appliances for orthodontics in Weybridge

Our dentist will run through the various appliances and find the right one for your needs when you come to use for a consultation. Here are some of the options that you may be offered.

Incognito braces are different from the fixed braces we all know, most notably because they are fitted onto the tongue-side (lingual) of the teeth rather than the front of the teeth. Having the brackets and wires inside the teeth means that they are hidden from view, invisible in daily life, unless someone gazes right down into your mouth when you are laughing. Secondly, the brackets are made from a gold alloy rather than metal or ceramics. The brackets are custom-made to fit the contours of the lingual sides of your teeth.

Invisalign

As far as orthodontics in Weybridge go, Invisalign has proved to be one of the most popular systems. This treatment is based not on brackets and wires, but on a series of clear, removable aligners that gently shift the teeth into a straighter position.

These transparent aligners are also very thin (0.3mm), making them invisible to the casual observer, and because they are removable this means they are easy to keep clean and so are your teeth.

Keep your braces in the background

If you are one of the increasing number of adults who are thinking about having their teeth straightened, you probably also want to have braces that aren’t going to result in a daily onslaught of personal comments, however well meant.

If you live in Weybridge, Incognito could be the solution you are looking for to keep your dental treatment private.

incognito-braces-in-weybridgeIncognito is the name of a brand of braces that are effective, but incredibly discreet, hence the name.

In Weybridge, Incognito braces are available from Weybridge Orthodontics, your local dental clinic that focusses on teeth straightening. Incognito is one of the many different systems we offer.

This system fixes the braces onto the insides of the teeth, rather than on the front. This means that people cannot see them, and will not know you are wearing braces unless you wish them to.

100% made just for you

Incognito braces are the only braces system on the dental market today to be 100% customised to fit your teeth and dental requirements. The brackets are custom-made to hug the lingual (tongue) side of your teeth, and there is a bracket on each tooth. The arch wires and bonding trays are also made to your measurements and needs, making them comfortable to wear while delivering targeted results.

No fuss maintenance

Because Incognito braces are tucked away behind your teeth, you can carry on going on about your daily business without the self-consciousness that comes with other kinds of braces, and because they are permanently fixed to your teeth, you do not have to remove them to eat or to clean them.

What we do

When you come to us at Weybridge Orthodontics for a consultation, we use 3D imaging technology to show you an accurate representation of how your teeth will look after treatment. We will also make a detailed and thorough examination of your mouth and teeth, taking precise and detailed measurements to ensure that your braces are a comfortable design and fit.

Take advantage of our special offer

Right now, in Weybridge, Incognito consultations are on special offer here at Weybridge Orthodontics, for just £35. And, if you make the decision to take up the treatment, and then refer a friend to us for treatment, we will give you £25. Why not give us a call today and make an appointment?

Reasons to choose Invisalign in Weybridge

Invisalign clear braces are a quick and effective way to straighten your teeth without the pain and hassle associated with traditional metal braces.

invisalign-in-weybridgeIf you have crooked or misaligned teeth, you may be a candidate for Invisalign in Weybridge. This treatment is also recommended for other dental problems such as widely gapped or overcrowded teeth as well as overbites and underbites.

In Weybridge, Invisalign clear braces are used to treat these conditions, whichcan have a negative impact on your looks and deter you from keeping your teeth clean and healthy. At Weybridge Orthodontics in Weybridge, Invisalign patients achieve their desired results in as little as one year.

Here are a few reasons why Invisalign could be the ideal teeth straightening treatment for you or your teenager.

Discretion

The main reason why adults choose Invisalign as an alternative to conventional braces is the fact that they are made of clear aligners which are hard to notice. Many teenagers and adults are often frightened by the prospect of metal braces. With Invisalign clear braces, very few people will notice that you are having tour teeth straightened – unless you tell them, meaning little or no impact on your lifestyle.

Removable aligners

Invisalign patients have to wear their aligners for at least 20 hours each day, which means that they can be removed when you eat or want to brush and floss your teeth. This way you don’t need to change your daily routine drastically and you can eat whatever you want.

No more pain

Invisalign braces are extremely comfortable to wear because they fit snugly over your teeth and gums. Unlike metal braces where uncomfortable tightening sessions are part of the treatment, Invisalign aligners are switched out every two weeks in the comfort of your own house.

Fast results

The length of your Invisalign treatment depends on the severity of your dental issues and your individual commitment to the plan. If you have minor teeth or bite problems, you could see your final results in as little as six months, however, average treatment time is between six months and a year and a half.

Orthodontics in Weybridge: metal braces versus Invisalign

Both traditional metal braces and Invisalign are viable and effective options for most teeth alignment issues in Weybridge. Orthodontics,

however, is a complex area and your dentist may indicate one treatment over another, depending on the severity of your crooked teeth and bite issues.

orthodontics-in-weybridgeAt Weybridge Orthodontics in Surrey, we realise that each patient’s needs are unique and we do our best to give you a healthy and beautiful smile. Our patients can choose between traditional metal braces with a modern twist or Invisalign clear braces.

Metal braces

With modern technology, braces have come a long way and are much lighter and more versatile than they used to be. Metal braces with coloured elastic bands is a new, fun and aesthetically pleasing way to straighten your teeth.

Metal braces have been used for decades in orthodontics to fix the alignment of teeth. Of course, the materials and technology used have changed throughout years, but the mechanism remains the same. Metal braces consist of fixed brackets that have a wire running through them moving your teeth to the correct positions in your mouth.

As opposed to Invisalign, metal braces are able to correct even very complicated issues of crooked and misaligned teeth.

However, with metal braces come various dietary restrictions and a constant commitment to brushing your teeth thoroughly to help keep your mouth healthy.

Invisalign

If you do not want to wear metal braces and wish to enjoy the convenience of being able to remove your braces when eating and brushing your teeth, Invisalign may be the right treatment for you.

Invisalign aligners are clear, therefore most people won’t even notice you are wearing them. Since the aligners are removable, there are no food restrictions with Invisalign. At the same time, you can remove the aligners if you wish to brush and floss your teeth, therefore maintaining good oral hygiene.

However, Invisalign cannot treat severely crooked teeth and is not suitable for children.

Contact us

If you want to improve the look and feel of your smile, then any age can be a great age for orthodontics in Weybridge. For more information or to book an appointment, do not hesitate to call us.