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Inman Aligners in Wimbledon

Inman aligner is a simple and effective way to straighten your teeth. This orthodontic appliance has been used for several years to treat oral problems with alignment of the front teeth. You can remove the aligners to adjust with your lifestyle and the treatment can be done within 6 to 18 weeks.

Who is the right candidate for Inman Aligner?

  • If you have healthy teeth and strong gums

  • Upper/lower front teeth have mild or moderate crowding

  • Deterioration from previous orthodontic treatment due to failed retention

  • Busy people who cannot wear orthodontic appliance as aligners can be removed easily during an important phone call or meeting

Benefits of inman aligners

  • Simple and effective way to align and straighten teeth

  • Good alternative to invisible braces

  • Easy to use and remove at the time of eating and cleaning teeth

  • Minimum pain and discomfort is involved during the treatment

  • The results can be seen within a short time, say 6 to 16 weeks

  • Require monthly or 15-minute check ups

  • Suitable for pre-cosmetic procedure to straighten your front teeth

What is involved in the process?

  • Impressions are required to create your customised aligner in the lab

  • Initial fitting of inman aligner

  • Wear your aligner for at least 16-20 hours in a day

  • Go for routine checkups every 2-3 weeks.

  • Retention is suggested for life in order to avoid deterioration.

  • Patients want to get their teeth straightened for a confident and improved look.

Important things to consider for inman aligners

  • Suitable for slight misalignment

  • There is little discomfort during the first few days

  • Speech may get affected or not clear

  • Treatment is restricted to your front teeth only

FAQs on inman aligners

Can inman aligners affect your speech?

Yes, they will affect your speech for one or two weeks. However, you will get used to the appliance over time and speak properly.

How long will it take to become used to wearing aligners?

It requires nearly one week of wearing aligners to get used to it. You may salivate more than usual for 24 to 48 days that can affect your speech for a week or so. This will be the same for Invisalign or other orthodontic appliances.

How long do you need to wear aligners?

The longer you will wear the aligner, the quicker you can get the most desired result. It is suggested to wear the appliance for at least 16 to 20 hours in a day.

Do you want to get your teeth straightened?

Get in touch with our experts for inman aligner treatment!

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Wimbledon Dentist
020 8889 9326

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