25 Apr

Invisalign over Fixed Braces in London- You Decide

When it comes to choosing braces in London, a lot of what influences your decision can come down to price. Also, everyone is different and have different needs. Certain aligning treatments may suit one person, but not another. There are a lot to choose from as well, but generally, they are split into two categories, fixed or removable. Fixed metal braces tend to get bad press, because of their very nature. From a vanity angle, they can tend to look unsightly in the mouth and they tend to take a lot longer to correct the teeth than some of the more radical braces on the market. They are also a lot harder to clean, which can lead to problems such as a build up of bacteria in the mouth that leads to tooth decay- so you have to be extra attentive when wearing them. But they have not lasted the test of time for no reason, they are a method of tooth correction which works efficiently and are cheaper than most of the alternatives on the market. However, our friends, the Americans, are obsessed with aligners and have come up with some amazing methods of teeth straightening that are flooding the British market right now. Imagine the complete opposite of fixed metal braces and you arrive at Invisalign. It’s not going to be suitable for everyone and it’s quite pricey, but if you fit the bill and can afford it, MY! How it works!! For a start, treatment times are a third of that associated with most fixed braces. It’s a transparent, gums-shield styled, aligner and barely visible when fitted, but the greatest quality of all, is that it can be taken out at any time for eating and brushing. In the end, only you can decide what’s best for you and this can come down to when, where and how these treatments will fit into your life, but it’s always best to do your homework first before making a choice.