Clear Braces At Evesham Place Dental Practice we offerInvisalign and ClearCorrect clear brace systems. Invisalign and ClearCorrect move your teethby progressing through a series of clear, almost invisible braces (known as’aligners’)which you wear for approximately 22 hours per day. The major benefitto the clear brace systems over the metal ‘train track’ braces, are that youcan take them out to enjoy your food and can properly clean your teeth. Each clear brace or aligner has its ownbuilt in prescription to move your teeth and is changed to a new alignerapproximately every 1 to 2 weeks. If you are interested in finding out moreabout our clear brace systems, please contact reception and request anorthodontic consultation with Katharine. During the consultation, Katharinewill listen to your concerns regarding the position of your teeth, assess yoursuitability for the clear brace systems and discuss your potential treatment infull.
She will also show you examples of the clear braces. This appointment isfollowed up by a written estimate and details discussed during theconsultation. Before you decide to commence treatment,both Invisalign and ClearCorrect provide a computersied 3D animated treatmentplan showing your teeth before, during and after treatment. This is a highlyuseful and interactive tool which allows you and Katharine to plan and controlyour treatment and desired end results very carefully before you start. FAQ’s 1. Does it hurt?! It is normal to expect a bit of discomfortwhen commencing treatment and upon changing on to a new aligner for a day orso. This gets less noticeable as you progress through your aligners. 2.
Do I have to remove the aligners to eatand drink? You’re able to drink cool water with youraligners in, otherwise you must remove your aligners to eat and drink. 3. How long does treatment last? This can vary a great deal depending on thesimplicity or complexity of your case. Minor tooth movements can be achievedwithin 3 months but most cases take approximately 9 months. 4. What stages are involved in gettingstarted? We begin with a consultation as detailedabove. Should you choose to go ahead, the second stage is for record takingwhere Katharine will take impressions and photographs of your upper and lowerteeth. Invisalign or ClearCorrect can them provide us with a 3D animatedtreatment plan showing us the end result and how we can expect your teeth tomove.
We can interact with this treatment plan and make any necessary changes.Once we are happy with the plan we will request that your bespoke aligners aremanufactured. Manufacturing your aligners usually takes place within 1-2 weeks.The following appointment is to fit your first aligner and provide you withdetailed verbal and written instructions. 5.
How often do I need to visit the dentistonce I’ve started? Katharine would normally see youapproximately every 4-6 weeks, or more frequently if you prefer, to check youraligners fit well, provide you with new aligners and ensure your teeth aremoving as predicted and your mouth is remaining healthy.