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Getting Invisalign in the Manchester Area 0

Invisalign Manchester

Getting orthodontic treatment is easier than ever before. With so many locations all over the country, fixing your crooked teeth or bite is no longer such a hassle. Even better than that, modern technology has now allowed us to develop more preferred methods of teeth straightening. This means that treatments like Invisalign and ceramic braces are taking their well-deserved spots at the top of the leaderboard.


If you’re planning on getting an Invisalign treatment, why not read on for some guidance?

Smile your way into the New Year 0

New Year smile

Do you go by the phrase, New Year, New Me? Well how about New Year, New Smile! A new year is usually time for lifestyle changes and new diets that people often tend not to stick to. However, orthodontic treatment is permanent* and comes with visible results. Often having a positive psycho social affect too.

Why is chocolate a safe treat for those with braces? 0

christmas chocolate

Generally, chocolate is a safer treat for those that have braces as it is consumed in one go, a bag of jelly sweets tends to be consumed over a period of time. Jelly sweets are sticky in nature and often coated in sugar, this then traps around the orthodontic appliance and is tricky to remove. With eating the jelly sweets over a period of time it doesn’t allow the teeth to recover in between a meal or snack.  As a rule, we would like our teeth to be exposed to 3 acid attacks per day. An acid attack occurs when we eat or drink something. Drinking water or tea/coffee with no added sugar is a good way to stay hydrated so are not to be included within the amount of acid attacks but, snacking and a drink of fruit juice or a carbonated drink would be.

Everything You Need to Know About Invisalign 0

Invisalign

What is Invisalign?

Invisalign is a clear aligner orthodontic system made from state of the art SmartTrack material.  SmartTrack material is designed for comfort and versatility, allowing you to place and remove them with ease. You can continue to enjoy the foods you love the most as you simply remove them for eating, brush your teeth once you are finished and place back over your teeth.  Aligners are usually changed every 1-2 weeks depending upon your treatment plan, treatment duration varies depending upon the complexity of treatment but this can be advised at the clin check simulation appointment.

How does Invisalign work? 0

invisalign

Invisalign is an Orthodontic system that aligns your teeth with a series of clear aligners. It is a custom made appliance that is generated from a prescription from your Orthodontist along with the submission of your intra oral ‘Itero’ scan and clinical records.