Invisalign is a revolutionary orthodontic treatment for straightening teeth using a series of precision-made clear aligners. Each set of clear aligners are tailored to fit each patient comfortably, which then then applies gentle pressure to re-position the teeth. The length of time the treatment takes depends on how complex your case is, which can last anywhere between three months to two years.
An appealing, alternative orthodontic treatment to classic fixed braces, Invisalign clear aligners are almost invisible and therefore barely noticeable. As they are removable, Invisalign is to designed to work with your lifestyle, so you can eat and carry on with your life with little disruption. Our expert Specialist Orthodontists at The Old School House Orthodontic Centre Kettering can use Invisalign braces to fix cases such as overbites, underbites and overcrowding of teeth.
While teeth straightening treatment is frequently done earlier on in life during your teenage years, it's never too late to straighten your teeth. With Invisalign treatment, teenagers and adults can get their dream smile, with straight teeth that improves their appearance, dental health and confidence.
We are proud that our Specialist Orthodontist, Andras Iffiu, is a silver Invisalign provider.
The obvious advantage of wearing clear aligners is that they are barely noticeable, and it great choice for those who want to correct their smile without going through the inconvenience of wearing visible fixed braces. Engineered to treat a wide range of issues, they are highly flexible and tailored to fit, so are more comfortable. Clinically, they cause less damage to the gums and supporting soft tissue of the oral cavity when compared to traditional braces.
Unlike fixed braces, Invisalign aligners are removable and cake be taken out to eat, drink and clean teeth, so it's easier to maintain excellent oral health.
Depending on your treatment needs, aligners can be changed every two weeks and Invisalign aligners keep reducing their force with every progressive week, so generally cause less discomfort compared to fixed appliances like metal braces.