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Improve your quality of life with braces

15/06/2017

Having crooked or misaligned teeth can come with many stresses. From being anxious about showing your natural smile to wearing out your teeth due to an uneven bite.

If you have concerns about the evenness of your smile, contact The Dental Surgery Burnham in Burnham. Braces may be a good option for you to consider and no longer are as uncomfortable or as unsightly as they once were. To achieve a healthier smile that you can be confident showing off, modern braces are an effective solution.

What are my options?

When it comes to braces in Burnham, you have a few different options to explore. The main 2 types of braces are fixed braces and removable appliances.

Fixed braces are the traditional style of braces. They consist of brackets fitted on the teeth and connected by a wire. They are adjusted over time to reposition your natural teeth using gentle pressure. These types of braces can be used to correct crooked, crowded or gappy teeth and also to address issues such as underbites and overbites. This type of treatment can take several years to complete in more complex cases.

You’ll need to clean your braces thoroughly to ensure your dental health doesn’t decline during your treatment.

A popular new wave of treatment

Some people might be put off by the thought of having traditional braces because of the appearance or upkeep. Luckily we offer another type of braces. In Burnham we can provide a more modern alternative to fixed metal braces called Invisalign.

Invisalign, as the name suggests, are almost invisible. This is because they are made from a clear plastic material. These plastic trays, also known as aligners, are custom-moulded to your teeth. Using a series of aligners your teeth will gradually shift into straighter positions.

Another advantage of Invisalign is that they are removable. This offers a more flexible alternative to fixed braces. It also makes maintaining your regular routine of brushing and flossing easier.

Invisalign is more suited to mild to moderate adjustments, while a fixed appliance can be used to tackle more severe cases of misalignment. Invisalign also takes a shorter time to adjust your teeth into place, with the average treatment completed in about 12 months.

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  • Burnham
  • Buckinghamshire
  • SL1 7JD