Straightening

Straighten your smile with the revolutionary Inman Aligner available here at The Rodney Dental Practice.

before and after photos of Inman aligner treatment

If you have mild to moderate crowding or protrusion of your front teeth you may well be a suitable candidate for Inman Aligner treatment. Our certified dentist Dr Adam Wilson will be able to confirm suitability of each individual case.

The Inman Aligner is a simple removable appliance used to align FRONT teeth quickly and safely.

 

 

How long is the treatment with the Inman Aligner?

Most cases are completed within 6-18 weeks. Dr Wilson will give you a realistic guide of what to expect. For suitable cases, the Inman Aligner is usually much faster than alternative orthodontic techniques.

What’s involved in treatment with the Inman Aligner?

  • First Dr Adam Wilson will determine if the Inman Aligneris suitable for you.

  • Impressions are taken so that the lab can fabricate your custom made Inman Aligner.

  • Initial fitting of the Aligner.

  • Wear the Aligner 16-20 hours a day.

  • regular Inman checks every 2-3 weeks.

  • As with other orthodontic treatment, after treatment is completed with the Inman Aligner, retention is recommended for life to prevent relapse. Retention can come in the form of a lingual bonded retainer or an Essix retainer.

What can an Inman Aligner do?

  • It aligns the front teeth ( crowding , protrusion, rotations and crossbites ).

  • Ideal for orthodontic relapse.

  • As a stand alone treatment or combined with simple whitening and bonding.

  • Pre-alignment for cosmetic cases so teeth don’t need much preparation and veneers can be super thin.

Is it comfortable?

As with 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.

Will it affect my speech?

Yes it will affect your speech for a week or two. You will however adapt to the appliance over time and be able to speak fine with it in place.

Any further information please contact our team on 01242 522616 and we will be happy to help.

 
 

 

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