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Inman Aligners

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Introducing the Inman Aligner

Until now, the alternatives to straighten front teeth involved either long and expensive orthodontic treatments or destructive and expensive restorative treatments such as veneers or crowns. Even ultrathin veneers involve heavy reduction of natural teeth when used to align crowding or protrusion.

But with the arrival of the Inman Aligner, all that has changed.

The Inman Aligner is a cost-effective removable orthodontic appliance that moves teeth in a fraction of the time of other systems. It aligns crowded or protruding anterior teeth with two opposing spring loaded aligner bars. This provides gentle but continuous pressure over a large range of movement. Surprisingly, this gentle pressure is the quickest way to move teeth but it also makes treatment very safe and kind to teeth.

People love the speed of treatment and it’s changing the face of dentistry as we know it. The average treatment time is only 4-16 weeks and now with concerns over the economy it’s a more justifiable expense.

Only certified Inman Aligner dentists can provide them. Dr Imran Sayed of Chelsea and Fulham Dentist has achieved this certification and provides Inman Aligners, here in Fulham.

Dr Imran Sayed; “The Inman Aligner is the greatest innovation in dentistry of recent years. It’s fast, affordable and kind to teeth. It really is the best way to straighten mildly crowded upper or lower front teeth.”

What is an Inman Aligner?

The Inman Aligner is a simple removable appliance used to align front teeth quickly and safely. It’s ideal as a stand alone treatment or to prealign teeth prior to further cosmetic options such as bonding or minimal veneers.

How does it work

How does it work?

The Inman Aligner has Nickel  Titanium coil springs that power two aligner  bows that gently oppose each other, guiding the teeth into their new position. These gentle forces are active over a very large range of movement, which is why  the Inman Aligner works so quickly.

The image below shows the squeeze effect of the two aligner bows  on the front teeth.  The inner bow pushes forwards, while the outer bow  pulls back on the front  teeth.

Inman Aligner

How long is the treatment with the Inman Aligner?

Most cases are completed within 6-18 weeks. Your Inman  Aligner dentist will give you a realistic guide of what to expect. For suitable  cases, the Inman Aligner is usually much faster than alternative orthodontic  techniques.

What’s involved in Treatment with the Inman Aligner?

  • Call Chelsea and Fulham Dentist TODAY
  • Impressions are needed so that the lab can fabricate your custom made Inman Aligner.
  • Initial fitting of the Aligner.
  • Wear the Aligner 16-20 hours a  day
  • Regular Inman checks every 2-3 weeks.
  • As with other orthodontic treatment, after treatment is  completed with the Inman Aligner, retention is recommended for life to prevent  relapse. Retention can come in the form of a lingually bonded retainer or an  Essix retainer.