Treatments: Orthodontics: Inman Aligner

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How it works

The Inman Aligner utilizes a lingual coil spring that puts pressure on the teeth that need repositioning and a labial bar that reverses the same pressure. These components work together to "squeeze" teeth together by pushing and pulling them into alignment.

Length of treatment

Inman Aligner treatment typically takes 6-16 weeks. Simple cases can complete in a little over 1 month and more complex cases might take 4 months or so. Your Inman Aligner Dentist will give you a realistic guide of what to expect. Normally lower front teeth move a little faster than uppers.

However, because the Inman Aligner is so highly efficient, when a case is suitable, it works much faster than alternative orthodontics techniques. This is what makes it so revolutionary and moves the Inman Aligner into the realms of cutting edge Cosmetic Dentistry.

Comfort

Like any orthodontic appliance, the Aligner can feel a little uncomfortable for the first few days. After a week most patients are used to their Aligner and have no problems wearing it and it will quickly feel like it belongs in your mouth. Your speech will be affected for the first few days but it will get better!

Daily Use

Compliance is paramount. The Aligner will only work if you wear it every day for the treatment time. Ideally patients should wear the Aligner for 20 hours a day maximum. Any less and the treatment could take longer to complete.

It should always be removed before eating and you should clean your teeth and your aligner before you refit it back into your mouth.

It is ok to take your aligner out for photos, special occasions and eating as long as this is not for longer than a few hours.

The information above is from www.inmanaligner.com

Inman Aligners with Oakmead Dental Practice, ChislehurstSimply get in touch with Oakmead Dental Care at either our Chislehurst branch in Kent or our East Grinstead branch in Sussex. Our telephone number is on the site, or contact us here.