• Winchester Orthodontics

Invisalign treatment with an orthodontist in Hampshire

If you are looking for a discreet, easy and manageable way to straighten your teeth, we at Winchester Orthodontics provide clear aligners. We will customise them with your approval and work towards getting your desired look. Invisalign, in similarity to traditional metal braces, straightens the teeth and aligns them correctly. They are made out of plastic which gives them a transparent look and gives the illusion of no braces at all. This treatment has become a favourite of those who have misaligned or crowded teeth. If you want to investigate further into this orthodontic treatment, do not hesitate to book a free consultation to talk to us about Invisalign with an orthodontist Hampshire.

How does Invisalign work?


At the initial consultation stage it is necessary to speak with our accredited orthodontist Hampshire. During this discussion they will examine whether you are compatible with Invisalign treatment, they will also be able to provide an illustration of what the final results will look like. This will include the duration of the treatment, and the pricing, a second appointment will then be made to get started on the procedure.

At this next appointment the orthodontist will take a virtual 3D scan of your teeth following an X-ray of the mouth area. This will then be sent off to Invisalign. These steps are required so that you are able to get a timeline and 3D image of how your teeth will look throughout different stages, this will include the beginning and end of the treatment. It will take a couple of days for the illustration to be created in your ClinCheck video.

Benefits of Invisalign


Invisalign has many benefits for individuals, that can range from comfort to resulting physical aesthetics. However they also comprise of many other clinical benefits.


Pre-planned treatment


This treatment allows you to see an accurate result before the treatment takes place. This can get rid of an individual's anxiety if they are having doubts about the process.


Timeline of events


Invisalign treatment can often give an accurate time as to when the treatment will finish. This is beneficial for those who want to know the duration of the procedure prior to the treatment.


Healthy teeth


This treatment will vastly improve the oral hygiene and health of the teeth and gums.


No metal


Many patients may have an allergic reaction to metal, therefore they are unable to use metal brackets. However, Invisalign does not consist of metal, allowing those with metal allergies to go ahead with the process.


Custom-made


Since Invisalign aligners are manufactured and designed in the form of your teeth, this means that they provide comfort whilst you are adjusting to them.


Removable


These clear aligners are removable and can be taken off when eating or chewing. This means that there will not be any real reason to stay away from certain foods. You are able to eat, drink, brush and floss with ease.


Treatment aftercare


After this treatment has ended it is highly advisable to wear a retainer after your teeth have been transformed. However, there are also other recommended steps to take post treatment. It is significant to set up appointments and check-ups with your dentist. This is to ensure your oral hygiene care is also being maintained. The dentist will be able to check for any problems and remove any plaque that builds up. It is also important to look after your teeth and this can be done by a balanced healthy diet. Foods packed with minerals and vitamins will maintain the wellbeing of your teeth.