Teeth straightening – The Facts

Facts About Teeth Straightening

We all want to have straight teeth and a smile we can be proud of. Here at College Dental Surgeries, we want to ensure that you have all the information you need to make an informed decision about teeth straightening. Therefore, in this month’s blog we give you the facts about teeth straightening.

FACT – It is Never Too Late to Straighten Your Teeth

At College Dental Surgeries we believe everyone deserves a beautiful smile. The process of moving teeth through teeth straightening is the same whether you are 16 or 50. Teeth straightening can be used to improve problems caused by of crowded teeth, crooked teeth, spacing or gaps, a relapse after past teeth straightening treatment, overbites, buck teeth and deep bites.


FACT – Teeth Straightening can be Completed in Months.

Teeth straightening treatment is constantly adapting and evolving meaning it is now possible to improve the appearance of teeth faster and with lower levels of discomfort. For minor cases it is possible to see results in as little as a few months, with most treatment being completed within 6-12 months.

FACT – Adult Teeth Straightening Treatment is Convenient

The latest teeth straightening treatments, involve fewer appointments and these will be of shorter duration, ensuring that you spend the least possible time away from work and leisure. Wherever possible the team at College Dental Surgeries will arrange appointments to fit your schedule, further reducing any disruption.


FACT – Teeth Straightening Does Not Mean You Will Have to Have Teeth Extracted

We will do everything we can to preserve your natural teeth and straighten your smile without the need to carry out any extractions. Although we will of course let you know if we feel an extraction is the best course of treatment.

FACT – Teeth Straightening is Not Purely Cosmetic

Yes, teeth straightening will help to improve your appearance, increasing your confidence and self-esteem. There are a number of other ways that teeth straightening can help to improve the health of your teeth and gums.

  • straight teeth are easier to keep clean; this means you will reduce your risk of developing tooth decay, gum disease and in the long-term tooth loss.
  • straight teeth will help to spread the biting pressure across your teeth, reducing the risk of wear and damage and helping to improve TMJ symptoms.
  • straight teeth can help you to speak more clearly.

Are you considering teeth straightening? Call

College Dental Surgeries, today on 01622 752340to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced dentists.