Dentist in Glasgow,
Surprise the world with your dentist in Glasgow
By Hannah Kemp 05th Jul 2023
If you have misaligned teeth, you may know something about how it can affect your self-esteem and ability to speak clearly and chew food properly. While you may have considered getting treatment, you may have also been put off by the thought of needing to wear fixed, visible braces, particularly if you are an adult. While there is nothing wrong with having traditional braces, if it isn’t your cup of tea, you may be pleased to learn that our dentist in Glasgow at Buttercup 7 Day Dental has a discreet, removable option for mild to moderate alignment issues. Invisalign is a clear alternative to traditional braces that can help you achieve a beautiful smile. Invisalign aligners are virtually invisible when worn, and they should be comfortable, being made bespoke for your mouth. They are also removable, so you can eat, drink, and brush your teeth normally.
What is Invisalign?
Invisalign is one of the leading brands in clear aligner systems that uses a series of custom-made aligners to gradually move teeth into the desired positions. The aligners are made of thin, clear plastic. When they are worn for 22 hours a day, they shouldn’t be noticed by other people and can also be removed before eating, drinking, brushing, and flossing.
How does Invisalign work?
Invisalign aligners work by applying gentle pressure to your teeth. This pressure causes your teeth to move slowly and gradually into the desired positions. We will provide you with batches of aligners to take home, and these aligners must be changed every two weeks, which will allow your teeth to move gradually and comfortably.
The benefits of Invisalign
There are many benefits to using Invisalign. Firstly, Invisalign offers a discreet option for realigning your smile. You can wear the aligners to your next business meeting or, if you are a teenager, hang out with your friends, and they shouldn’t realise that you are having treatment. Invisalign also does a special range for young people called Invisalign Teen.
The aligners should be comfortable to wear because we use iTero technology to digitally scan your mouth and get the precise measurements required to have the aligners specifically made for you in Invisalign’s laboratory. The material is also smooth and shouldn’t irritate the inside of your mouth. If you are looking for a little break from wearing the aligners, you can take the aligners out for up to 2 hours a day, which is ideal for mealtimes and when you want to clean your teeth and floss (not the dance move but party on as well!) This treatment is convenient and can get results in as little as 6 to 18 months. It’s a firm favourite with many of our patients, and the aligners are made of proprietary, multilayer SmartTrack® material, which achieves great results.
How to get started with Invisalign
If you are interested in getting started with Invisalign, you will need to book an initial consultation. During the consultation, our dentist in Glasgow will assess your teeth and create a treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. If Invisalign is a viable treatment option, we can then book you in for your iTero scan and show you an animation of what your teeth will look like after your treatment is completed! If you are ready to surprise the world with your new smile, all you need to do is come and see our dentist in Glasgow at Buttercup 7 Day Dental!