Invisalign in Cornwall, discreet dental alignment treatment

If misaligned teeth were not treated when you were a child three decades ago, you were normally left to go through life with your condition. This was partly due to metal braces being the only serious treatment available and they were cumbersome and uncomfortable. The twenty-first century with all its amazing advances in technology has sped up dental development in a variety of areas. Orthodontics is one of the areas that has seen incredible progress, especially in relation to correcting dental misalignment. Our practice, Archway Dental Surgery delivers Invisalign in Cornwall and, using the latest computer-aided equipment, has added to the more than eight million people worldwide who have benefitted from this treatment.


Discreet and suitable for all ages

Invisalign in Cornwall is a discreet and comfortable method of correcting a large range of dental misalignment problems. If a patient is already struggling mentally with the embarrassment of a dental condition, adding to it by attaching a brace which accentuates the problem seems counter-productive. Fortunately dental science and technology have been hard at work over the years, making orthodontic appliances that are less conspicuous and more comfortable. Now patients of all ages have access to a variety of targeted treatments that are discreet.

We are all different

As dentists we understand that no two patients are the same and that it is necessary to conduct a thorough examination and assessment of all conditions to determine the correct procedure. Invisalign in Cornwall uses an amazing piece of equipment to produce thousands of 3D digital images of the interior of your mouth. These images are accurate and clear, allowing us to identify your particular problem and produce a successful and personal treatment plan quickly.

Let us help you smile confidently again

Misaligned teeth can cause a number of medical and mental problems that are relatively easy to correct. If your teeth do not meet properly as they were intended to, you will not be able to masticate your food properly which can cause digestion problems. Certain dental misalignment conditions can also accelerate tooth decay and gum disease, so it is advisable to have this condition corrected. Embarrassment or feeling self-conscious when you smile can also cause some mental anxiety and being able to produce a broad, confident smile would alleviate this anxiety.

Treatment is comfortable and discreet

Because Invisalign is made from a dental material which is clear you can wear your aligners knowing that they are almost invisible. The duration of the treatment is determined by the particular condition concerned, but on average is between a year and eighteen months. A series of personal aligners, called trays, are produced, based on your examination. Each aligner must be worn for at least twenty-two hours per day. They can be removed to eat and drink, and to brush and floss your teeth. Aligners are changed around every three weeks to a month, based on progress which we will assess at each visit.

A settling in period

Once the treatment has been completed it will be necessary to wear a final retainer to hold your teeth in place while they settle. This retainer is also made of a clear dental material which is inconspicuous and needs to be worn until you are given the all clear, to ensure that the repositioning of your teeth remains stable.