If you want straight teeth, but don't want anyone to know you're having treatment, watch this short video to discover your treatment options. It's easier than you think!
You’re never too old to straighten your teeth. Now there is a new way to straighten that’s practically invisible. Watch this video to see how quick and easy you could get your perfect smile.
Believe it or not your teeth are always moving, albeit minutely. Clear braces exerts gentle pressure upon the tooth/teeth in the direction in which you'd like them to move.
Virtually everyone. Provided you are over 14 years of age and your dentist considers you orally fit enough for orthodontic treatment, Clear braces is for you.
Some people have naturally straight and beautiful teeth. Others may have tooth defects making them feel uncomfortable and unhappy with their appearance. A modern and contemporary method called In-Line® makes it possible to correct teeth that are too far apart or teeth that are overcrowded. Think how much more confident you will feel with a beautiful new smile!
In-Line® is almost transparent and at the same time gently moves the teeth. In-Line® consists of a set of removable clear plastic braces, which means the teeth are corrected and repositioned without the need for uncomfortable and unsightly metal braces.
The system is suitable for patients of at least 15 years of age. The system is able to correct almost all cosmetic cases of "crowded" or "gappy" teeth. Many patients also find that In-Line® treatment leads to an improvement in the maintenance of good dental hygiene and therefore an overall improvement in dental health.
In-Line Splints are made in Germany from a patented powerful twin layer plastic material. Each splint moves teeth by up to 0.6mm and a series of splints are required to gradually move teeth into their required position.
Each splint is worn for 4 to 6 weeks. They are worn on average 20 hours per day and can be removed for eating, drinking and for social events if necessary. They are transparent, virtually invisible to other people and are very comfortable to wear.
Advanced software is used by the technicians in the lab in Germany to accurately and safely predict tooth movement.
In cases of crowded teeth, instead of teeth needing to be removed, some Interproximal Reduction (IPR) or "slendering" of teeth can be carried out at successive visits to allow for the correct tooth movement. This is a quick and painless procedure carried out by your Dentist to a prescription sent by the lab. The IPR if required is only from 0.10mm to a maximum of 0.3mm on any tooth surface and is not noticed.
Due to the advanced technology of In-Line splints fewer splints are required compared to other Clear Brace Systems. This results in shorter treatment times, most cases on average are completed in only 7 to 8 months, compared to 12 to 18 months with other systems. It also allows In-Line to be much more affordable compared to other similar systems, as there is a lower laboratory cost and also less clinical time required for the Dentist.
A 3D predicted result can be requested which will show the final result before treatment starts, so that you know exactly how teeth will look at the end of treatment.
At the beginning of treatment your Dentist will give you an instruction card on how to care for your splints and a small case to store your splints when removal is required. Successive appointments are then made to change to the next splint and check if any IPR is necessary.
As with all Orthodontic treatment a form of retention is required at the end of treatment. There are two options. Either a removable retainer or a fixed retainer must be made to hold the teeth in position, as moved teeth have a strong memory to move back to their original position. Both options will be discussed with your Dentist to decide which is best for you.
In-Line has successfully treated thousands of patients since 2004. It has been constantly improving the digital software and splint technology over that time so that teeth can be straightened quickly and cost effectively in a safe way that is comfortable and easy to do, without anyone even noticing!
I didn't have a brace when I was younger and wanted my teeth straightened and whitened. I had a friend using a different invisible brace system at the same time and my treatment finished much quicker, in just 7 months.
My treatment was much cheaper too! I found the splints very comfortable and I would highly recommend
Treatment time: 7 months
I was very conscious of the gaps in my front teeth as I meet a lot of people in my work. I wanted an invisible brace to close the gaps and no-one noticed I was wearing the In-Line splints! I also straightened my crooked bottom teeth at the same time. My speech was not affected at all and it's just the result I was looking for!
Treatment time: 7 months
I was very self- conscious of my overlapped front teeth and In-Line splints was a quick and cost-effective treatment for me
Treatment time: 8 months