Sainath Reddy is our visiting Orthodontist and will be happy to discuss about all your concerns about straightening teeth .

 BDS Mangalore,MDS Orthodontics ,MFDS RCSED,GDC number 170118

 

Orthodontics is the first speciality of Dentistry that is concerned with the study and treatment of malocclusion. Orthodontic treatment can be used to prevent problems before they occur, intervene as and when necessary to avoid a potential problem from getting worse or correct and treat irregular teeth once the problem has developed in adults and children alike.

 

Care Dental  offers a wide variety of Orthodontic treatments in Tidworth . From simple removable braces to more Comprehensive Orthodontic treatment involving Functional appliances followed by Fixed braces. Your Braces need not be the metallic "Train Tracks" that we are all used to, there are Ceramic braces (clear) available now and for minor tooth movement the -Inman aligner,Clear Aligners.

 

We are also certified to provide Inman aligners and clear aligners 

 

What is an Inman Aligner?

 

The Inman Aligner is a simple removable appliance used to align front teeth quickly and safely. It's ideal as a stand alone treatment or to prealign teeth prior to further cosmetic options such as bonding or minimal veneers.

 

        

 

How does it work?

 

The Inman Aligner has Nickel  Titanium coil springs that power two aligner  bows that gently oppose each other, guiding the teeth into their new position. These gentle forces are active over a very large range of movement, which is why  the Inman Aligner works so quickly.

 

The image below shows the squeeze effect of the two aligner bows  on the front teeth.  The inner bow pushes forwards, while the outer bow  pulls back on the front  teeth.

 

        

 

How long is the treatment with the Inman Aligner?

 

Most cases are completed within 6-18 weeks. Your Inman  Aligner dentist will give you a realistic guide of what to expect. For suitable  cases, the Inman Aligner is usually much faster than alternative orthodontic  techniques.

 

What's involved in Treatment with the Inman Aligner?

 

  • Find a Certified dentist  who will determine if the Inman Aligner is suitable for you.
  • Impressions are needed so that the lab can fabricate your custom made Inman Aligner.
  • Initial fitting of the Aligner.
  • Wear the Aligner 16-20 hours a  day
  • Regular Inman checks every 2-3 weeks.
  • As with other orthodontic treatment, after treatment is  completed with the Inman Aligner, retention is recommended for life to prevent  relapse. Retention can come in the form of a lingually bonded retainer or an  Essix retainer.

 

We also offer Clear Aligners

Clear removable aligners are a relatively new way of correcting milder orthodontic problems following a comprehensive assessment and discussion of the all the available options.

 

“Invisible” removable aligners are perhaps the highest profile orthodontic appliance, with widespread advertsing in magazines and television. Whilst they have become increasingly sophisticated and refined it remains important to be clear about the circumstances in which these devices are best used and by whom.

It is important to seek an opinion from an orthodontic specialist who will be able to give authoritative advice on the options. 

After any aligner treatment, retainers will be required to ensure the teeth maintain their corrected positions.


What are aligners?


Aligners are thin clear flexible plastic ‘mouthguards’ which fit closely over the teeth. A series of aligners is used to move the teethincrementally according to a treatment plan developed by the orthodontist. Aligner appliances are ideally suited to adult patients whose life-style or work commitments make it difficult for them to wear more visible conventional fixed appliances.

As with any other form of orthodontics, a proper orthodontic assessment, diagnosis and treatment plan is essential to successful aligner treatment. An accurate impression of the mouth is used to create the customised aligners. Each appliance moves the teeth a small distance towards the intended position before moving on to the next in the series until the final result is achieved. Aligners need to be worn full-time, day and night except for meal times. 


When should aligners be used?


Aligners are best suited to cases needing simple alignment of teeth without extractions. It may be possible to carry out more complex treatments but an ideal result may require a short course of fixed appliances to upright the roots of the teeth.

Routine aligner treatments include:

● Mild dental irregularity
● Crowding which can be corrected with a slight expansion of the dental arch
● Crowding which can be corrected with minor reductions in tooth width (Inter-proximal reduction or slenderising)
● Mild spacing 



Making an appointment:

Tel:

01980 847953

Email:

gowthammakam@caredentaltidworth.co.uk

 

You can also use our contact form.

Address

Care Dental Tidworth

The Castle Practice

Drummer Lane

Tidworth

SP9 7FH

Opening Hours

 

Monday            09.00 - 17.30

Tuesday           09.00 - 17.30.

Wednesday       09.00 - 19.30

Thursday          09.00 - 17.30

Friday              08.00 - 16.30

Saturday          Closed

Sunday            Closed

Monday to Thursday we are closed between 13.00 and 14.00

Fridays we are closed between 12.00 and 13.00

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