Having a crooked smile can impact your self esteem and lead to dental problems. Braces might bring back memories of teenage angst – but our helpful answers below might help reassure you.
Braces aren’t just for kids. They can straighten your teeth – boosting your self esteem and improving dental hygiene. Braces can correct crooked and crowded teeth. If you have an underbite or an overbite, braces can help align your jaw position too.
There are many places to get braces in London. An orthodontist will be able to give you professional advice, and let you know if there are any alternatives to consider. For the best results, your braces could be fitted for up to three years, with regular check-ups and adjustments in between.
There are lots of different braces on the market. Here’s a quick summary of the most popular types of braces in London – and the pros and cons of each:
Pros: Very effective for correcting crooked teeth
Cons: More noticeable than other braces
Pros: Subtle appearance, with clear or tooth-coloured brackets available
Cons: Usually more expensive than metal braces
Pros: Applied to the back of the teeth, so they’re not visible
Cons: Useful for fixing minor imperfections but may not help with more serious alignment problems
Pros: Clear plastic aligners that aren’t visible and can be removed when you’re eating
Cons: Rarely as effective as metal braces and usually more expensive
Invisalign is a clear brace that can’t be seen – making it a great option for people who are self-conscious about their braces. You can also take it out, for example at meal times, and keep it clean and fresh with a quick toothbrush scrub. Many people prefer Invisalign to classic metal braces.
One potential drawback of Invisalign is that it’s not as effective as a metal brace – despite being more expensive. However, you can dial-up the quality while dialling down the cost with these deals on Invisalign in London.
Whichever you prefer, check out our amazing vouchers on braces in London and start saving. Browse through our current offers and clinics to find one near to you.