Accelerated Orthodontics: What Harley Street can Offer You
Fast and effective teeth straightening is a common topic among our patients, particularly regarding the length of the various treatments we offer. For some, the teeth correction treatments that take longer can be a deterrent. At Specialist Orthodontist Harley Street, we strive to offer treatments which range from shorter to longer processes, depending on your teeth and preferences.
Accelerated Orthodontics: What is it?
Over the years, many techniques have emerged aiming to speed up the treatment time of teeth correction. Accelerated Orthodontic treatment has emerged as a new and quick way to address teeth correction with the aim to reduce treatment times for patients. Since some teeth straightening care can take months or even years, Accelerated Orthodontics focuses on correction in a short period of time and can be used for a wide range of other more standard treatments as well.
Some techniques can include minor surgical procedures or the use of heavier machinery and devices, by modifying the bone surrounding the teeth temporarily in order to accelerate tooth movement in the jaws. Though there are some benefits of Accelerated Orthodontics, there are some drawbacks to consider.
It is important to note, that any surgery you receive usually requires a longer recovery period. Though the bone in your jaws can be operated on to allow your teeth to move faster, it can result in more pain and aching post-surgery. This could mean that you might experience some discomfort with your soft tissue, teeth, gums and bones. Just like with any other medical issue, having a surgical procedure will tend to require a longer recovery period, than a treatment that is less invasive.
What Do Our Specialists Recommend?
Treatment times can vary between both treatment and patient. Some more traditional orthodontic treatments can be more long term, while others are designed to produce results in a shorter amount of time. Some patients may also find their treatment takes longer due to the amount of work that is needed.
Our orthodontists have found that treatment times can be accelerated for certain treatments, such as Invisalign, using our smile app. The app is designed to aid and provide digital monitoring as a way to accelerate the changing of aligners that the patient wears. This means that our orthodontic patients will not need as many regular check-ups and can control the bulk of the process themselves.
By using our app, you will receive reminders and support for you to know when it’s time to change the aligners. This will cut out unnecessary check-ups, and allow you to move through the treatment quicker than if you had to wait to book appointments. If you have any problem or concern, you can still contact your orthodontist for support.
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