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For people who have crowded, crooked or protruding teeth, Orthodontic treatment is used to straighten the teeth and improve the smile.
Many patients do not want the traditional ‘train-tracks’ fitted to their teeth. At Infinity Dental Clinic we use state-of-the-art materials and techniques to provide you with discreet, cosmetic braces.
We offer White Braces and the nearly invisible Clear Braces (INVISALIGN®).
We are one of only a few dental practices in the UK to provide the latest Digital Dental techniques enabling us to perform Dentistry with optimum precision. Our in house CBCT Scanner and Digital Scanners allows us to provide the highest standards in Dentistry at our clinic.
Please click below for further information on the different options available at Infinity Dental Clinic:Download our braces factsheet here
Are you looking for the perfect, straight teeth you have always dreamed of? You can have beautiful, straight teeth and a fantastic smile with Invisalign clear braces. Infinity Dental Clinic are leading providers of Invisalign in Leeds.
The number one reason why Invisalign® is the world leader in orthodontics is due to their impressive clear aligners, which are incredibly discreet. They are made from a patented clear acrylic which means most people will not even notice that you are wearing them.
Our Invisalign team is led by Dr Hannah Wilson. We are very proud to have helped so many patients achieve stunning, long lasting smiles. Infinity Dental Clinic is one of only a few Dental Practices in the UK to provide the latest Digital Dental techniques enabling us to perform Dentistry with optimum precision. Our in house Intra-Oral Digital Scanner and CBCT Scanner allows us to provide the highest standards of Dentistry at our clinic.
You can see examples of some of our work by reading our weekly informative blogs from Infinity Dental Clinic, leading Invisalign providers in Leeds.
There is no question why Invisalign® is the most popular orthodontic system in the world. It is a series of clear, removable aligners that are custom-made specifically for your teeth.
The reason why Invisalign® is so popular is because the aligners are incredibly comfortable and discreet. They are made from a patented clear acrylic, which means most people won’t even notice that you are wearing them.
Another advantage with Invisalign® aligners is that they are completely removable, so you can easily remove them to eat and brush your teeth. This flexibility means there is no disruption to important occasions in your life and the way you eat and enjoy your food.
Invisalign® treatment includes a digitally designed 3D computer simulation programme to allow us to precisely design your smile. This can also be included in a wider treatment plan, for example allowing provision of Cosmetic Dentistry and Dental Implant placement. We are proud to be a leading provider of Invisalign here in Leeds, taking great pride in creating beautiful smiles.
If you would like to read more about Invisalign from their website click here.
Here at Infinity Dental Clinic in Leeds we have vast experience in treating a wide range of patients using Invisalign®. As long as you have healthy teeth and gums, we can assess your suitability and tailor make a bespoke plan your you.
Please arrange a consultation if you would like to improve your confidence in your smile or suffer with any of the following concerns:
CONSULTATION: At your initial assessment you will have a full dental examination, Intra-oral digital scan, x-rays and photographs taken. This digital scan and additional clinical information will be uploaded to the Invisalign CLINCHECK® software. Invisalign CLINCHECK® is a specially designed computer simulation programme which allows you and your practitioner to precisely design your future smile using 3D animation. This will give us the control to design your perfect smile.
The CLINCHECK® software will show you a 3D image of your smile before and after treatment, as seen in this short video:
INITIAL FITTING OF THE ALIGNER:
You will be fitted with your first aligner and shown how easy it is to wear and remove them. You will then be given 4-5 aligners to take with you and given clear instructions on how often to change these. You can expect to replace your aligners every 10-14 days and your teeth will start to move gradually throughout this process. The number of aligners required will depend on the length of the treatment and the severity of the required tooth movements. The aligners have been precisely designed to apply minimal pressure to your teeth, when the movement is completed, you simply move to the next aligner, and continue until you have beautiful straight teeth.
REPLACEMENT ALIGNERS:You will attend the clinic on average every 2 months for an assessment and be provided with the next 4-6 aligners. Treatment with Invisalign® usually takes between 4-18 months depending on the amount of tooth movements required to achieve your planned aesthetic smile.
COMPLETION OF TREATMENT:You will now have your stunning NEW STRAIGHT SMILE. At Infinity Dental Clinic we can also provide teeth whitening, which many patients choose to enhance the appearance of their new straight smile.
It took time, skill and investment to create your beautiful straight smile. Removable Vivera® retainers are worn at night to prevent any future movement of your teeth. Vivera® retainers are made from the same patented technology as Invisalign® aligners, this means that your smile is protected with the most reliable and comfortable material available.
See an example of a case completed by Dr Hannah Wilson below:
You can expect some initial mild aching and tenderness as the teeth begin moving. This usually lasts for the first few days after the aligner is fitted. Painkillers can be taken if required. For the remainder of the treatment there is very negligible pain or discomfort and patients find them extremely comfortable to wear.
Invisalign® aligner are discreet and comfortable to wear as there are no wires or brackets. They are virtually invisible so no one should notice that you are straightening your teeth.
Invisalign® aligners are removable which means you won’t have any issues with eating and cleaning your teeth.
We also offer flexible, affordable payment plans, meaning your beautiful straight smile can be achieved with stress-free monthly payments. Please see our fees and finance page for more information.
Are you unhappy with your teeth when you smile? No need to put up with it… we can give you straight teeth and the confidence to smile with Cosmetic White Braces.
White braces are used to straighten crooked teeth and are an alternative to the traditional ‘train-tracks’. We use ‘tooth-coloured’ brackets, which are made from porcelain, instead of the metal brackets which are used in traditional orthodontic treatment. We are even able to replace the traditional metal wire with a ‘tooth-coloured’ wire.
At Infinity Dental Clinic we use specially designed brackets which are made for each individual tooth. They are stain resistant ensuring that they continue to look good for the full length of your treatment. There are special design features incorporated into the porcelain brackets ensuring safe removal at the end of the treatment.
CONSULTATION: At your initial assessment you will have a full dental examination, x-rays, photographs and models prepared of your mouth. You will be given a dental report detailing your treatment plan and you will then have the option to choose between White Braces or INVISALIGN®.
FITTING THE WHITE BRACES: If you have opted for the White Braces, you will need an initial appointment to have the porcelain brackets fitted. This procedure requires no use of local anaesthetic. The wire will then be fitted onto the brackets before being gently ‘tightened’. This ‘tightening’ creates the force required to move your teeth to the desired position.
APPOINTMENT 4-6 WEEKS LATER: The wire will have moved your teeth within 4-6 weeks. At this stage we replace the wire and re-tighten so that the teeth continue to move towards their final position.
APPOINTMENTS EVERY 4-6 WEEKS: The re-tightening appointment is repeated until your teeth have moved to their final planned positions. The length of your overall treatment will depend on the extent we need to move your teeth.
On average treatment with White Braces takes between 6-12 months.
REMOVAL OF WHITE BRACES: This appointment is a very satisfying one. Your brackets are easily removed and your teeth are polished. You will now have a new straight smile. To enhance the appearance of your teeth even further, discuss teeth whitening with your Dentist.
You can expect some aching and tenderness in the gums as the teeth begin to move. This usually lasts for the first 3 days after the wire has been tightened and pain killers can be taken if required during this time.
Your teeth will always have a natural tendency to want to move back to their original position. Therefore, following completion of your orthodontic treatment we will fit a ‘fixed’ or ‘removable’ retainer to ensure your teeth stay straight.Book for a complimentary consultation with our experienced treatment coordinator
Invisalign® aligners are comfortable to wear as there are no wires or brackets. They are virtually invisible so most people will not even notice you are wearing them, but they are sure to notice your new straight smile.
“I’ve just completed 20 months of Invisalign treatment, I know that seems like a long time but my teeth were really awful and now they’re absolutely perfect.
After years of smoking, drinking all the wrong things and a fear of dentists but also being too embarrassed to see one. Took the plunge and visited 3 dentists for advice and quotes. One dentist made me feel awful to the point I had a panic attack. Infinity – Jasmine was so lovely at point of contact and Dr Patel just seemed so nice I felt really comfortable so signed up. I’ve never once felt nervous there and the treatment took longer than originally expected but Dr Patel wasn’t quite satisfied so decided on a few amendments to get the best results. Invisalign really works but you have to follow the treatment plan and it can be difficult as it’s quite a lifestyle change and in the first couple of weeks can feel sore but worth it.
My teeth are now straight and now that Dr Wilson has finished my teeth off with composite fillings to make them even they now look natural, straight and white.
Infinity is a welcoming and friendly practice. Dr Patel and Dr Wilson are brilliant at what they do and are not satisfied with anything less than perfect. On the plus side there’s plenty free on street parking.
One regret I have is I wish I’d taken the plunge sooner and had my teeth fixed years ago. In short it’s worth every penny. Massive thanks to everyone at Infinity.” – Rachel Cleary