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Find out more about our specialist Loughborough orthodontic practice

Orthodontics is the technique used in dentistry to treat and correct irregularities in the alignment of the teeth or jaws – some people know it by the name of teeth straightening.

At Loughborough Dental & Implant Centre, our highly skilled & dedicated team of clinicians are able to provide a wide range of teeth straightening options for patients of all ages.

Orthodontics are more commonly known as ‘braces’. Braces are used to gradually align teeth over a period of time to create a perfectly straight and beautiful smile. At Loughborough Dental & Implant Centre we are renowned as a local specialist orthodontic practice and have treated many patients’ who have been troubled by either their appearance due to misaligned, crooked or ‘wonky’ teeth or issues with function caused by jaw position.

Feeling self-conscious about crooked teeth? Would you like a perfectly straight smile and to benefit from a teeth straightening procedure?

Problems with misaligned teeth can be caused by:

Crowded or spaced teeth
Irregular position of teeth
Extra or missing teeth
Thumb sucking
Over bites, under bites or cross bites
Disease such as decay or gum disease
Premature loss of baby teeth
Accidents or trauma.

Orthodontic treatment and techniques have developed and changed vastly in the last 10 years. Treatment has become much more predictable and results can last a patient a lifetime, whereas a few years ago teeth may have relapsed.

In addition, we are finding that many adults are enjoying the results of teeth straightening at our Loughborough Dental, brought about by the wide range of treatment options that we can offer to permanently straighten teeth.

Ultimately, whatever brace or teeth straightening system we decide to use we will choose together to ensure that you achieve the smile of your dreams.

Correcting orthodontic problems and crooked teeth is not just about the cosmetic appearance; there are very important dental health reasons as well. Misaligned teeth can cause many problems to your dentition including, difficulty in chewing and speaking, excessive wear and put stress on healthy gum tissue and surrounding bone. In addition, teeth that are crooked or overlapping are difficult to clean, which may put you at risk for tooth decay and gum disease.

Benefits of Teeth Straightening at our specialist Loughborough orthodontic practice include:

Significantly improved cosmetic appearance
Perfectly straight teeth
Improved self-confidence
Reduced risk of gum disease and tooth decay
Improved appearance of facial form and features
Improved ‘bite’ (occlusion)
Elimination of stress on jaw joints and abnormal tooth wear
Preparation of teeth for future restorative care.

At our Loughborough orthodontist centre we offer a comprehensive FREE Straighter Smile consultation alongside our ‘Straighter Smile Programme’ to include:

Free ‘Straighter Smile consultation’
Brace or straightening system of your choice (dependant on results of consultation)
Cosmetic reshaping of teeth (if required)
Retainers (designed to hold teeth in place permanently)
Free Teeth Whitening for a beautifully natural final result

0% finance for Straighter Smiles!

At Loughborough Dental & Implant Centre we offer all patients access to our 0% finance facility, meaning patients have choice and flexibility when it comes to financing their dental needs. Bringing you closer to a beautiful smile that is more affordable than you may think.

Deciding on the right braces for you

We offer a wide range of different braces & straightening systems and will discuss which is the very best treatment for you as part of your initial assessment. This is what makes our Loughborough specialist orthodontic practice unique. At your Straighter Smile consultation, we will:

Carry out a thorough assessment of your entire mouth. This is to make sure your teeth and gums are in a healthy position to wear braces
We may take x-rays, again to ensure the foundations of your teeth are healthy and also to assess angles of tooth roots
We will probably take a ‘full-mouth’ OPG x-ray, commonly used by Dentists with a special interest in orthodonticss to assess teeth alignment and development
Take digital photos of your teeth, face, and facial form to allow us to assess the severity of the misalignment
Talk to you about your lifestyle needs to ensure that we prescribe the very best straightening solution for you.

We want to learn all about you, in particular your lifestyle. This is particularly important in adults when considering teeth straightening for cosmetics reasons.

What is your profession?
Do you play contact sports?
Do you play a musical instrument?
Do you have a special occasion or wedding on the horizon?
Are you nervous or suffer from a gag reflex?

All of these factors, in combination with your dental assessment, will be considered so that together, we can choose the very best straightening system for you.

Straighter Smiles at your local Loughborough Orthodontist...

Do you want a straighter smile as quickly as possible, maybe we can use Six Month Smiles?
Would you prefer fixed braces, but like the idea of clear brackets?
Have you heard about the wonder of Invisalign removable clear aligners?
Or maybe you have read about Acceledent for super speedy teeth straightening?

There are so many options at our Loughborough Dental & Implant Centre, that we are happy to chat to you at your FREE Straighter Smile consultation

Some ‘Special Techniques’ at Loughborough Dental

AcceleDent - is a modern day orthodontic device that can be used alongside wearing your braces to help speed up the overall straightening process. It is a small device worn for around 20 minutes a day. It uses short pulse technology to gently vibrate the teeth. The device is extremely comfortable and suitable for those patients looking for a quick end to crooked teeth.

ALF Therapy - Is an orthodontic appliance designed to treat problems such as over/under bites and disoriented teeth. This treatment can be used for patients who are suffering from other issues caused by crooked or misaligned teeth such as, speech issues, fatigue, deafness, shoulder pains and headaches

Dany Coated Archwire – For patients who have chosen tooth coloured wires for their fixed orthodontics, a common problem can be that the wires holding their brackets together can become discoloured when eating highly coloured foods. The Dany Coated Archwire has a special coating on the arch wire that stops the discoloration happening. This is a great option for patients who lead busy social lives and is very simple to fix in place.

The Herbst ApplianceThe Herbst can be used alongside a fixed brace to help treat a patient’s overjet. An overjet is when you close your upper and lower teeth together but the front teeth are protruding forward, which leaves a gap between the upper and lower sets of teeth. This helps to make your bottom jaw meet nicely with your top jaw.

At Loughborough Dental & Implant Centre we offer a comprehensive FREE Straighter Smile consultation alongside our ‘Straighter Smile Programme’ to include:

Free ‘Straighter Smile consultation’
Brace or straightening system of your choice (dependant on results of consultation)
Cosmetic reshaping of teeth (if required)
Retainers (designed to hold teeth in place permanently)
Free Teeth Whitening for a beautifully natural final result

0% finance for Straighter Smiles!

At Loughborough Dental & Implant Centre, we offer all patients access to our 0% finance facility, meaning patients have choice and flexibility when it comes to financing their dental needs. Bringing you closer to a beautiful smile that is more affordable than you may think.

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