What are the best white braces for teeth?

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White braces for teeth – which are the best?

Can you get white braces for teeth?

More of us than ever before are visiting the dentist. More of us are taking pride in our appearance and wanting straighter and whiter teeth. There seems to be a greater desire for cosmetic dentistry which is fantastic for both dentists and patients. We’re taking better care of our teeth than ever before, which can only be a good thing for everyone.

Just why are so many more of us going to the dentist then? One of the biggest reasons is no doubt down to the enhancement and development of cosmetic dentistry. Gone are the days of metal train track braces and scary visions of teeth being pulled out with sharp objects. Having straight white teeth is now highly sought after, and with technology in dentistry constantly advancing, people can have nicer teeth much faster.

Many of us still have teeth we are insecure about. Many of us simply think we can not afford to have a nicer smile. Bamboo Dental thinks it has the answer as to why people are still avoiding cosmetic dentistry. Here at Bamboo Dental, we feel a lot of people are just unaware of all the choices they have for a nicer smile. For example, did you know we offer no deposit 0% finance plans over both 12 and 24 months? For the same price of a monthly phone contract, more people than ever can have the smile they always dreamed of. Most people think of paying a car on finance, but not their teeth!

White braces for teeth for adults in Cardiff

Price isn’t always a factor. Many people fear the dentist for other reasons. Perhaps it’s the fear of the practice itself. Did you know that Bamboo is a five time award winning practice? We care about our patients and want to give them smiles that will change their lives. None of our staff are scary dentists and none use instruments to cause you unnecessary pain! Our staff are kind, welcoming and supporting, and our practice is state of the art. You can be reassured by the fact that we are a leading dental force in the UK.

The other fear many have is the treatment process. To put it simply, some people just don’t want braces. We’ve all seen the clunky metal braces and can promise you there’s none of them at Bamboo Dental! If you’re interested in braces or teeth straightening, we have a number of super options. The purpose of this blog is just to highlight a few of the incredible straightening systems available to you at the practice.

What types of white braces for teeth are there?

Firstly, we have the Six Month Smiles treatment. Dr. Dan is a leading figure on this incredible and revolutionary straightening procedure. Dr. Dan can guarantee you straight and white teeth in just around six months. The best thing about this treatment, apart from the speed of it, is just how discreet it is. The brackets and wires are white. Yes, white. You can’t get more discreet than that! Six Month Smiles is a system made of brackets and wires, designed specifically for you to get straighter teeth fast. The process is fast as you meet regularly with Dr. Dan who will make adjustments as and when is needed. To read more about Six Month Smiles click here.

Another option is Invisalign. Invisalign is perfect for those wanting a little more flexibility with their straightening system. Invisalign system involves two tray like aligners which are custom made to fit your teeth. They have the sole of purpose of straightening your teeth at your convenience. Whilst it’s recommended to wear them as much as possible, you’re allowed to take them out whilst eating or brushing teeth. This is great for people who are uncomfortable with the idea of a fixed straightening system. Invisalign system is fantastic as the aligners are clear and almost invisible to the naked eye. This means you can straighten your teeth without worrying about social events. Invisalign is particularly popular with students for this reason. Another great feature of Invisalign is the technology which comes with it.  You can follow your progress on the app on your tablet or phone. Dr. Dan or another member of the team will be there by your side as you go through the journey to your dream smile.

Free consultation for white braces for teeth

So you’re interested huh? Great news! The next step is to book yourself in for a free consultation with Dr. Dan. Even if you have an idea of which straightening system you would prefer, the free consultation is the perfect chance for both you your practitioner to discuss which will work the best for you. It’s also a fantastic opportunity to discuss any concerns, worries, fears or doubts, and ask any remaining questions. One of our dentists will take a look at your teeth to help determine whether Invisalign, Six Month Smiles, or any of our other treatments would be best suited for you. However, the end decision is down to you and whatever you feel comfortable with. Should you reach a decision by the end of the consultation, we’ll book you in for an appointment as you begin your exciting journey with us at Bamboo Dental. Straightening your teeth is one of the best decisions you will make. We’d love to help you with that.

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What are the alternatives to Quick Straight Teeth?

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Everyone wants to have a straight smile that they can flaunt in photographs. This huge demand has led to a variety of options surfacing in the cosmetic industry. For example, the Quick Straight Teeth orthodontic system. There are so many more ways you can achieve a perfect smile now that it can become overwhelming. Which is the best way? Which is the worst way? Too much choice can sometimes lead to information overload and this only makes us worry about making the wrong decision more and more. So here’s a concise guide to let you know what the options are and which may be most suitable for you.

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What are the Alternatives to Quick Straight Teeth?

When looking in to teeth straightening methods you may have come across Quick Straight Teeth. Quick Straight Teeth offer two options for orthodontic treatment. Both fixed braces and clear aligners. We’ll go into more detail on those now.

 

Quick Straight Teeth Fixed Braces

Quick Straight Teeth use clear brackets and tooth coloured wires to keep your fixed braces as discreet as possible whilst still keeping performance as high as possible.

Each dentist that works with the Quick Straight Teeth method use only 3M brackets. This is because they have a very reliable track-record for working well. They are also nearly invisible once placed in the mouth which is a plus for those worrying about walking around with the typical ‘metal mouth’ brace.

Quick Straight Teeth is not useful for every case of teeth straightening however, in fact it is only used to correct mild alignment issues in the front 6 or 8 teeth.

 

Alternatives to Quick Straight Teeth Fixed Braces

The issue with Quick Straight Teeth is that it is only useful for those candidates who have mild alignment issues in the front few teeth. There are some other options, however, that your cosmetic dentist to have a little more flexibility in the types of cases he is able to treat.

 

Six Month Smiles | Speed and Discreetness in One Simple Brace

Six Month Smiles is one of the most popular fixed brace systems in the world. Dr Dan, the Head Dentist at Bamboo is the leading provider of this treatment in Wales completing large amounts of cases each year. This teeth straightening system is so highly regarded due to its great ability to correct a variety of tooth issues. From cross bites to overbites, Six Month Smiles has you covered.

 

As for the discreet appearance of the brace. It comes in a clear brace with tooth coloured wires much like the appearance of the Quick Straight Teeth Brand. It is advised not to eat foods that could stain the brace such as curry as this may discolour the aesthetic appearance and leave you feeling conscious about your stained brace wire!

 

Another great advantage to the Six Month Smiles system is the short treatment time needed. Where most fixed brace systems can take 1.5 to 2 years to get your perfect smile crafted, Six Month Smiles can do this in just 6 months. Although it may be slightly less or more depending on the starting position of your teeth.

 

To find out more about Six Month Smiles head over to our dedicated page.

 

 

Quick Straight Teeth Clear Aligners

Quick Straight Teeth also offer a second type of teeth straightening that uses a similar method to Invisalign. These are a series of clear aligners that are almost completely invisible and are entirely removable. This is useful for those who don’t mind waiting a little longer for their teeth straighten in exchange for a more discreet looking orthodontic system.

 

Alternatives to Quick Straight Teeth Clear Aligners

Quick Straight Teeth were not the first to come up with the concept of the clear aligner. In fact, the concept was first dreamed up by a man named Zia Chishti who later developed the concept into what is now known as Invisalign.

 

Invisalign uses a series of clear aligners to gradually move your teeth from their starting position to your desired smile. One of the biggest selling points of this product is the level of 3D technology used to create your ‘desired smile’. At your first appointment you’ll undergo a few x-rays so that a map of your teeth can be generated on the state of the art 3D software. Here you will be able to see the journey that your teeth are about to embark upon in order to reach the perfect smile at the end.

 

Invisalign aligners should be worn for at least 20 hours of the day. However, it is fine and recommended for your to take out these braces when you are eating food or drinking. This means that you can actually continue to eat all the foods and drinks that you want. Compared to fixed braces this certainly gives you a lot more freedom.

 

Something to keep in mind…

One of the questions that you need to ask yourself before opting for these types of removable braces is if you have the self-discipline to keep the brace in for the 20 hours or more each day. If you think that you lack the willpower to keep the brace in then this could hold back your treatment time as it’s going to take much longer for the brace to work than it should.

 

Need help deciding?

We understand that reading an article will only answer a small handful of a giant bucket load of questions you likely have before making the decision as to which teeth straightening route to go down.

 

If this is the case then we’d like to offer you the chance to meet with our Head Dentist completely free of charge at a free consultation to discuss in detail any thought you may have about which treatment you intend to take up. Our dentist will be able to advise you on the best possible way for you to straighten your particular case of teeth that will yield your perfect smile. To arrange this simply give us a call on 029 2056 9769 or complete our dedicated contact form.

 

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Is Invisalign the Best Type of Invisible Brace?

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When people search for Invisalign as an option to straighten their teeth it is often with thoughts of discreteness involved. Invisalign is perhaps the leading provider of this type of invisible brace, however is it the best one of all?

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Is Invisalign the Best Type of Invisible Brace?

Invisalign comes in the form of a series of clear aligners. These are a kind of mould of your teeth made out of clear material. They sit over the teeth tightly pushing them ever so slightly into the desired direction. This method is by far the most well know invisible way to straighten teeth with many celebrities including Justin Bieber having chosen the treatment.

 

More About the Invisalign Process

Once you have Invisalign on your radar you will first want to book a free consultation to find out as much information as possible. Here you’ll get the chance to sit down with an experienced dentist. They will talk you through the process and they will find out if you are a suitable candidate for the treatment. This may involve a routine examination of the current situation of your teeth. This enables the dentist to get an overview of exactly what is required to get you that perfect smile.

 

Am I a Suitable Candidate?

At this point you may be wondering what exactly is a suitable candidate and are you even one? Well, a suitable candidate is basically a person who fits the requirements for the treatment. With Invisalign, there are a few loops that need to be jumped through. For example, if your bite needs a large amount of correction then the treatment may not be viable and you may need to opt for a more fixed brace approach such as Six Month Smiles.

 

There is also a point to consider on your personal commitment and staying power. These aligners are removable. Yes, that’s right. You have the ability to simply pop it out of your mouth at a moments notice. Although a great advantage and unique selling point for many people, this can also lead to the downfall of many teeth straightening journeys. Although Invisalign is a removable teeth straightening option, you do need to wear them for at least 20 hours per day. It is advised to only remove them when you are eating food or drinking. You should then brush your teeth and place the aligners straight back in. If you find that you are not a person with great staying power then you may end up leaving out the aligners for too long each day. This can stall your progress with the brace and put you behind on your treatment plan. So, if you feel that you couldn’t stick to the rules then perhaps a fixed brace is a better option for you.

 

The Next Steps in the Treatment Process

After your treatment has begun you will have moulds taken of your teeth and your aligners will be fabricated back at the lab. You will then be given your first set of aligners. These will sit comfortably over your teeth but will be designed to slightly move your teeth in the right direction. After around two weeks of straightening, you teeth will fit the aligners perfectly and it is time to move to your second set of aligners. You will continue to move through sets of aligners until your new smile has formed!

 

In the meantime, check ups at the dentist will enable him to make sure you are on course and in some situations small adjustments may need to be made!

 

The Key Advantages of Invisalign

There are many advantages of Invisalign that have led it to becoming one of the leading orthodontic treatments in the dental industry. Here are the key ones that you need to know!

 

They’re Practically Invisible

As we’ve already mentioned, these braces are almost completely invisible. In fact, it is only if someone gets right up close to your teeth that they will even notice you are on a teeth straightening journey at all. The aligners are made out of a type of plastic that is transparent, this is how the invisibility benefit is created.

 

They are Completely Removable

The Invisalign aligners are removable which means you can still eat all of your favourite foods. Just remember to brush your teeth before putting your aligners back into your mouth. It is still advised to wear the retainers for at least 20 hours per day. However, if you’ve a special photograph or occasion then it is fine to take them out for an hour or so.

 

They’re Customized Just For Your Teeth

When you start your journey you will have your teeth mapped out digitally. The dentist then spends time to accurately decide on how each of the teeth will be moved over the coming months. The dentist will be able to make a solid plan for each tooth leaving nothing up to chance!

 

You Can Follow the Journey With 3D Software

As part of the generation of your aligners, a full 3D model will be created of your teeth. You will then be able to view this and see the path that your teeth are going to take and more importantly the smile that you are going to end up showing off to your friends and family. You are almost seeing into the future with this amazing technology and this cant be offered with many other teeth straightening services.

 

I Want to Know More About Invisalign!

Want to know more about the treatment? Our friendly staff are always here to give you a help in hand. We are also currently offering free consultations to our very special readers like you. If you would like to get in touch then you can either give us a quick call on: 029 2056 9769

 

Alternatively you can complete our dedicated contact form below and we will be in touch with 12 hours!

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Looking for an affordable orthodontist in Cardiff?

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Looking for an affordable orthodontist in Cardiff?

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There was a time when braces were just for kids. Of course, braces for adults were a thing, however it was very uncommon. How many adults had you heard of with braces! Braces were uncool, yet in 2017 a lot has changed: braces are now cool! Cosmetic dentistry has become such a phenomenon that braces have a high approval rating in not only the UK but across the globe. We are in an age where we’ve become more and more interested in the way we look and how others see us. The good thing we can take from such a phenomenon is that people are taking much better care of their teeth. The more interest that we as Brits take in looking after out teeth, the better. So perhaps you’ve decided that now is the right time for adult braces. Perhaps you want to join the hype. Perhaps you want the smile you’ve always dreamed of. However, where on earth do you start? We’ve put together a guide on how to choose an orthodontist, and the advantages of choosing one right here at Bamboo Dental.

Five time award winning orthodontist

You want an orthodontist you can trust. Your orthodontist will be with you every side of your journey which is why it’s important you choose an orthodontist you like and feel comfortable with. At Bamboo Dental, we have some of the finest dental talent in the UK. We have a five time award winning team ready to give you the smile you’ve always dreamed of. Our practice principle Dr Daniel Rogers is a leading provider of the Six Month Smiles treatment, the UK’s fastest and most effective teeth straightening system. We believe you should choose Bamboo Dental as it’s crucial you pick a dentist you can rely on, and Dr. Daniel Rogers is that dentist.

There are a number of teeth straightening systems you can benefit from, but we recommend either Invisalign or Six Month Smiles. Both treatments provide you with a straighter smile in a short amount of time. Invisalign is great for those who want a straightening system on their own terms. Invisalign involves the moulding of two tray aligners which are designed to straight the teeth. As they gum shield like in appearance, they are easy to remove when eating and brushing the teeth. Invisalign is popular as it is gives our patients control over their straightening system. The trays are clear and almost invisible in appearance.

Those who opt for six month smiles instead do so based on the impressive speed of the treatment. Six Month Smiles involves brackets and wires but both are clear in appearance, making them very hard to detect. Six Month Smiles braces are fixed, unlike Invisalign, but speed of the the treatment is much quicker than Invisalign. Six Month Smiles promises a straight white smile in just six months. It’s as simple as that. Both treatments are effective and discreet, and we guarantee you’ll be happy with the results of whichever treatment you choose. Which one you end up with is entirely down to you!

Free consultation by an expert orthodontist

If you think Bamboo Dental could be the place for you to straighten your teeth, why not organise a free consultation with one of our experts? If you’re interested in either Six Month Smiles or Invisalign, call us up and we’ll contact you to organise a one on one with one of our experts. During the consultation, your expert will talk you through the treatment, informing you on everything you need to know about it. He or she will ask you questions about what you want from a straightening system, in order to offer you the most suitable treatment available. He or she will then ask you if you have any questions or concerns about treatment. When both sides are happy, we will invite you to book your first appointment at Bamboo Dental.

One patient who decided to have orthodontic work at Bamboo Dental was Kelly Smith from Pontypool. Kelly shares why she chose Bamboo Dental below.

“I wanted braces for a long time. I wanted them when I was younger but my mother wouldn’t take me to the orthodontist. I saw the other kids at school with braces and although some of them got picked on, i knew they’d have the last laugh when their braces came off. I was jealous of them! Anyway, braces had been something I’d wanted for a long time. It was my new years’ resolution last year to actually do something about it. I didn’t mind amount my braces being discreet or not, I just wanted to be sure I wouldn’t be in any pain or discomfort. The pay monthly options attracted me to Bamboo Dental. I knew I wanted an expert. If I was going to be paying out for adult braces, I wanted the best of the best to be doing the treatment. Who knew that the best of the best would be on my door stop however? That was it. I’d call up the practice and organise a free consultation. When I met Dr. Olly to discuss teeth straightening, I was impressed by his professionalism and just how kind he was. I wanted an orthodontist who wasn’t scary. I’ve had a lot of dentists who are miserable! Dr. Olly was funny but his before and afters were nothing to joke about! They were impressive results! With that, I knew I would proceed with the treatment. I’d found my orthodontist!”

If you think your orthodontist could be at Bamboo Dental, call us today on 02920 569769.

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5 reasons why we’re the go to cosmetic dental practice in Wales

We’re not just your ordinary Cosmetic dental practice. We’ve composed a write up of why we think you should come to Bamboo Dental for your treatment. We’re sure you’ll agree that these five reasons alone are enough to persuade you to take that step towards your dream smile!

Five time award winning team

Bamboo Dental are a five time award winning cosmetic dental practice located in Cowbridge Road West, Ely. We pride ourselves on being leaders in cosmetic dentistry in Wales. We are proud to have won awards for our dentists, for our team and for our patient care. Your experience at our practice is the most important thing to us. We believe we should work around you, not the other way around. We believe it’s this kind of attitude towards dentistry and patient care that makes us so popular with our patients. Dr. Daniel Rogers, practice principle is the holder of one of our five awards. Dr. Dan won the award for Best young dentist at the Welsh Dentistry Awards. His dedicated team have helped the practice scoop four other awards since then. Our newest awards for Best Overall Practice and Best Marketing came as recent as last year. We couldn’t have achieved all we have achieved without the help from our patients which is why we always put our patients first. By opting for treatment at Bamboo Dental, you can be assured that you’ll only receive the best patient care and highest level of experience and professionalism from our experts.

Emergency Appointments, Open 7 days a week

We can’t promise top standard patient care without going above and beyond duty for you. Bamboo Dental is proud to be open seven days a week. Most cosmetic dental practices close their doors on a weekend but we understand emergencies can strike at any moment. What’s more, we understand that in this day and age, our patients live busier than ever lives, and we believe you shouldn’t have to take time out of work hours for dental care. We are also open till late on week nights, meaning you could aways visit us after work should your weekends be occupied.
You also don’t have to worry about where to park when you arrive as you have a guaranteed parking space in our carpark, making your trip to Bamboo Dental as stress free as possible.

Leading providers of Six Month Smiles

Bamboo Dental are a leading provider of Six Month Smiles, not only in Wales but the UK. Six Month Smiles is the revolutionary cosmetic treatment which promises you straighter white teeth in just six months. Dr. Dan is a leading provider meaning should you have treatment with him you are guaranteed the highest level of dentistry and the highest quality teeth straightening in Wales. Six Month Smiles is a discreet straightening system which uses clear brackets and wires to straighten teeth. The treatment is so popular as it is almost invisible, meaning you don’t have to worry about showing your teeth to others during your treatment. Long gone are the days of traditional train braces. We believe you shouldn’t have to fork out a fortune for straight white teeth, and you shouldn’t have to be embarrassed by unsightly braces during your treatment.

Monthly Payment Plans

Of course, dental care can be costly upfront. We’re not denying it. We aim to offer the most affordable prices to our patients but understand that it’s not always convenient to pay up front. We don’t think you should have to either which is why offer monthly payment plans to make your journey towards the perfect smile as stress free as possible. You can choose to pay over twelve or twenty four months, meaning your wallet can look as good as your smile. Paying monthly is so much easier than paying up front, and every patient that opts for a pay monthly programme reveals to us they couldn’t have had their dream smile without it. You pay your phone bill monthly, so why not pay for you smile monthly too? Especially when your smile is far more important that your phone!

Free Consultations

Have we convinced you yet? If not, we have one more reason and we think we’ve saved the best. Did you know Bamboo Dental offer free consultations? Pretty cool huh? That means that even if you’re not 100% about a certain treatment, or decide to walk away having changed your mind, you still won’t pay a penny! We hope that won’t happen though! Should you call up and decided to organise a free consultation, a member of our expert team will sit down with you to discuss the treatment of your choice, and how you may or may not benefit from it. Should the treatment be unsuitable for you, our dentists will offer you the best alternative. If eligible for a your treatment, your expert will be on hand to answer any queries or questions you may have about the treatment. In addition, it’s your chance to meet your practitioner and see the dentist who will be there every step of your journey. Should you still wish to continue with the treatment after the free consultation, we’ll book you in for an appointment shortly after.

We hope the above reasons have convinced you as to why you should choose Bamboo Dental as your cosmetic dental practice. Bamboo Dental’s a cosmetic dental practice you can rely on, however if you have any more questions feel free to contact us on 02920 569769. Alternatively, you can contact us on our contact page. We make smiles that change lives and hope yours could be the next.

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Clear braces, fast results, a happier you

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Clear braces, fast results, a happier you

Clear braces: The Choices

We’re sure we don’t need to remind you of the benefits of having straight white teeth. Everybody wants straight white teeth. Not only does having an aligned smile significantly add to your appearance, but it also works wonders for your confidence. We’re sure that the reason why you’re reading this blog now is probably down to a desire to boost your confidence. However, we understand that many people who are self conscious about their smile will be just as self conscious about a train track brace in their mouth. The good news is that we’ve come a long way from the days of traditional train track braces. No longer do you need to worry about silver train track braces on your teeth. After all, you shouldn’t have to worry about the straightening process!

So what treatments do Bamboo Dental offer exactly? Which alternatives do we provide for discreet teeth straightening? We offer two major clear aligning systems at Bamboo Dental – Invisalign and Six Month Smiles. Which treatment you opt is entirely down to personal preference. In this blog we will talk you through the two systems to help you better decide which treatment could be perfect for you. Both are effective, but as we said, the choice is completely down to you.

Invisalign – The convenient clear aligning system

Everybody wants that perfect straight white smile. The whitening process is simple enough but the actual straightening process requires more effort and care. The length of treatment time from one system to another varies. At Bamboo Dental we offer only the fastest and effective treatments. We don’t like to sacrifice quality of treatment for faster treatment time-  but luckily for you – we don’t have to! Our five time award winning team of experts can provide not just the very best treatment, but provide it fast.

One of our straightening systems at Bamboo Dental is Invisalign. Invisalign is an innovative treatment that offers you discreet straightening fast. Invisalign involves coming along to the practice and having impressions taken of your teeth. Once these impressions are taken, we will provide you with two gum shield like trays to wear at all times. These custom fit trays are designed to straighten the teeth whilst making little difference visually. These trays are close to invisible and our patients comment on how friends and family fail to notice they’re even wearing the aligners. During you treatment, Dr. Dan or another member of the team will regularly see you to make any adjustments that are required. You’ll be able to follow your progress via the amazing Invisalign app on your phone or tablet. We’re here with you every step of the way and will support you in any way we can. These clear braces are hugely popular as you are able to remove them when eating or drinking, or cleaning teeth. If you think Invisalign is something you may be interested in, read more about it here.

Six Month Smiles – Clear braces

Although Invisalign is a hugely popular treatment, Six Month Smiles is our number 1 clear braces system at Bamboo Dental. Why’s that you ask? There are several reasons. Firstly, Dr. Daniel Rogers is a leading figure in the UK for offering Six Month Smiles – the straightening system that promises you straighter white teeth in just six months or less. We’re offering you world class state of the treatment at affordable prices. No other system is as fast or effective as Six Month Smiles. Why do people opt for Invisalign over Six Month Smiles then? Six Month Smiles is a fantastic straightening system, however the clear braces are fixed to the teeth. Composed of thin clear wires and brackets, Six Month Smiles is just as discreet but you can’t remove them as you can with Invisalign aligners. Which ever treatment you choose therefore will rest on one question. What is more important to you – quicker results with fixed clear braces, or just as effective results but over a longer period of time? We must stress that both methods are just as effective as the other, which one you opt for is again your choice. Dr. Dan or another member of the team will offer his expert opinion and which one you could benefit from more during your free consultation for clear braces at Bamboo Dental. To find out more about Six Month Smiles, why not read up on the treatment on our Six Month Smiles page?

Free consultation for clear braces

Should you be interested in either of our clear braces systems (and why wouldn’t you be!), why not give us a call on 02920 569769 and organise a free consultation. We aim to offer answers to any questions you may have on the website or over the phone. However, the best place to ask an questions or queries is at a free consultation with one of our experts at the practice. In organising a free consultation, you’re securing a slot with one of the countries leading dentists. The expert is there to hear your concerns, answer your questions and offer you the best course of action based on your current smile. The consultation is absolutely free, meaning you have zero to lose by popping along for a chat.

Should you be happy to proceed with treatment, we’ll book you in for your first appointment at Bamboo Dental for either Invisalign or Six Month Smiles. The free consultation is your first step on your journey to the perfect smile, so why not get in touch today? If you are in need of that push to give you extra confidence, don’t hesitate to reach out to us.  We also offer pay monthly plans so should you worry about the price of treatment, you know there is an alternative to paying upfront. Give us a call today and make the change you want to see happen!

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Is the Inman Aligner Right For You?

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The Inman Aligner is one of the few teeth straightening solutions that can give great results in a very short amount of time. In fact, it can straighten your teeth in just 12 weeks. So, if you are looking for a quick fix to create a confident smile then Inman Aligner may just be the ticket. Read on to find out if you could be a great candidate for the treatment!

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Is the Inman Aligner right for you?

So why is it that the Inman Aligner can straighten teeth so quickly? And are there any scenarios where it won’t work for certain teeth types? Well, you’re in the right place to find out.

 

The Inman Aligner is actually most useful for less severe teeth movements. If your teeth are very crooked or spaced out, then another option such as Invisalign may be a better option. However, if you fall under the category where your teeth need to be straightened but there is not a whole lot of movement needed then it may be a little too much to go for a treatment such as Invisalign or Six Month Smiles. In this case, we recommend that Inman Aligner is the treatment to you. It is not only much quicker but also a lot more cost effective!

 

How does the Inman Aligner work?

The Inman Aligner has two key components – the two aligner bows and the titanium coil springs. The bows are actually powered by the titanium coil springs. The two bows oppose each other and work to guide the teeth into the desired position. The force is gentle but active over a wide range of movement. This is what makes the Inman Aligner work so quickly.

 

Previous patients have described the Inman Aligner as ‘extremely user friendly’ and ‘such a simple way to straighter teeth’. The fact that this teeth straightening solution is also removable is a huge bonus for many. It means that for certain occasions such as eating food you are able to actually remove the aligner from your mouth. It is still recommended to wear the Inman Aligner for at least 20 hours per day though. If this rule isn’t adhered to then you may see stalls in the speed of your treatment.

 

Inman Aligner was right for Julie!

Ever since experiencing the simply fantastic results of the Inman Aligner, Julie has done nothing but sing its praises. She can’t understand why others wouldn’t want to invest a little money and just a few months of their time to gain such improvements in their smile and their confidence.

 

Julie had one ‘rogue tooth’ according to her description. That’s all it took to knock down the confidence of a very successful woman in her early thirties. Said rogue tooth happened to be one of those at the front and as it was just the one it seemed to be all the more noticeable. After much research and little action taking, Julie decided that she needed an expert opinion.

 

On arrival at her free consultation, Julie broke down tears. She explained how she felt half the person she knew she was. It was just impossible to have a conversion with anyone else without feeling a deep prickle of anxiety over her chest. The worry of judgement engulfed her mind into a frenzy. This took its toll over the years and her confidence had spiralled down into nothingness. Letting this all out to the dentist at her consultation was the first step for Julie to turn her life around and get back on track!

 

The options…

Julie had a few different treatments available to her. However, her situation fell into the Inman Aligner bracket just perfectly. That was great for Julie as this particular treatment is not only one of the fastest teeth straightening treatments available but it is also one of the least expensive. After realising how little effort would even be needed to straighten up her rogue tooth, Julie felt an immense sense of happiness and frustration at the same time. The frustration came from the fact that she had left it so long and would not get that time back again. ‘Regret is a funny thing’ she said. ‘You don’t feel that until its too late and there is no way to get rid of the feeling, it’s just something you have to live with.’

 

The treatment…

Two months past in no time. The treatment was straightforward as the Inman Aligner is simply a removable aligner type device. Julie would wear the device for the majority of the day, only taking it out to eat food and for the occasional drink. Regular check-ups enabled the dentist to make sure the Inman Aligner was working effectively and after two months the treatment was complete! Following a complimentary teeth whitening, Julie was ready to enter the world once again, beaming smile and all.

 

Julie’s advice…

We asked Julie what advice she would give to anyone else considering the treatment. Well here’s what she said; ‘I know it sounds cliche but time really is of the essence. I have to live with the regret that I waited close to 10 years before taking action. That really hurts when I think about it. If I could give any advice it would be that if you are going to do this eventually, just do it now. Why wait? My life has improved 100 fold since going through the treatment. It may just be the one most important thing i’ve done so far in my life!’

 

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Which Teeth Straightening Method is Quickest?

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Teeth Straightening: Which Method is Quickest?

Fast Teeth Straightening in Cardiff

We all want straight teeth. The rise of cosmetic dentistry has seen more of us than ever headed to our local dentists for the perfect straight smile. However, the promise alone of a straighter smile isn’t enough. We understand our patients are busy people and want a treatment that schedules in well along side. Gone is the time of having to have braces for years on end to have a straighter smile. As cosmetic dentistry advances, so does the competition. There are more straightening systems than ever before, which can only be a good thing for those interested in straighter teeth. Not only does the price decrease, but so does the treatment time. We understand that no straightening system is ever 100% convenient – which is why you’ll probably want the teeth straightening system that takes as little time as possible. At Bamboo Dental we have a number of different straightening systems. In this helpful blog, we’ve collated our top three straightening systems – all of which provide fast and life changing results. After all, you shouldn’t have to wait a moment longer than you need to for that dream smile!

Six Month Smiles: Fast Teeth Straightening in Cardiff

Our most popular teeth straightening system at Bamboo Dental is Six Month Smiles. Why? Because it works, and it works quickly. Most patients who come in interested in teeth straightening opt for Six Month Smiles because one can’t deny the benefits of the treatment. Six Month Smiles is discreet. Unlike traditional train track braces, the brackets and wires are clear in colour making them difficult to detect. This is great for anyone who’s worried about the appearance and discretion of braces. The other huge advantage is the speed of the treatment. The clue is in the name – straight white teeth in only six months. Quite often, treatment is faster than six months. Depending on the treatment, some cases have only taken three months. The best way to know how long your treatment may take is to organise a free consultation with us at the practice. Six Month Smiles is such a triumph in dentistry as it gives you exactly what you want in such a short time period. Our patients are never disappointed in the treatment, this is probably down to the fact that Bamboo Dental is the leading provider of Six Month Smiles in Wales. Not only are we leading providers of the treatments, but our team is five time award winning. You’re in safe hands at Bamboo Dental knowing you’re getting only the best teeth straightening treatment by the best providers. If Six Month Smiles sounds like the ultimate teeth straightening system for you, why not read more about Six Month Smiles here?

Invisalign in Cardiff

Next up Invisalign. How is Invisalign a different straightening system you ask? Unlike Six Month Smiles, Invisalign isn’t a fixed straightening system. Invisalign treatment is essentially two gum shield like trays that are placed onto the teeth in order to straighten them. These trays are custom fit to your teeth and are remade as your straightening journey progresses. The trays can be removed whilst brushing and eating and drunk. Whilst we don’t recommend removing them for any other occasion, the fact these trays can be removed for very special events are also a huge plus. Invisalign trays are also clear and are close to invisible when worn. Whilst Invisalign usually takes longer than Six Month Smiles treatment, the huge draw to the Invisalign treatment is that removable element. Through out the journey, you’ll be able to follow your progress through the Invisalign app. Regular appointments at Bamboo Dental will also help to keep you on track. If you think Invisalign is a treatment you may be interested in, read more about the Invisalign straightening system here.

Veneers: The Quickest Alternative?

There is a third option. We’re about to offer you a cheat code here. Many patients with small issues eventually opt for veneers over straightening systems. We see many patients that are insecure about the odd tooth here or there. Whether a tooth is chipped, cracked, or misaligned, many patients save hundreds of pounds just by choosing veneers. Veneers don’t actually move teeth, but more hide small dental imperfections. Why spend months straightening a tooth when you can stick a veneer on? Ok, it’s not always so simple, and not everyone is a perfect fit for veneers, but why not book a consultation to find out if you are? The good thing about veneers is that it is indeed a cover up. Those of you who don’t want to wait months and months for straighter teeth (especially when the problem is only small) could really benefit from veneers. Veneers are a thin layer of material that are glued to the teeth. Veneers are hugely popular as they provide natural results and they provide them fast. Veneers are popular with people of all ages and we’re sure you’ll be impressed with the results. If you’re interested in veneers as an alternative to teeth straightening, why not read more about Veneers here?

So what next? If you think one of our teeth straightening treatments could be the perfect fix for you, call us today on 02920 569769. One of our expert dentists can reveal your options during a free consultation at the practice. The consultation with a member of our five time award winning team is free so you have nothing to lose by popping by and showing us our teeth. At Bamboo Dental, we think you deserve the smile of your dreams, and deserve it fast! So get in touch today! We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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Trending Cosmetic Dental Treatments

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Roses are red, violets, are blue, we think it’s time you made a trip to Bamboo! Yes it’s Valentine’s day and that can only mean one thing – it’s time to get a gift for the one you love! It probably also means you have no idea whatsoever to give that one you love. Why not think outside the box a bit this February 14th by offering a loved one a brand new smile. Cosmetic dental treatment can change lives and give confidence to those in desperate need of it. Why get a box of chocolates or a bunch of flowers when you can truly change the life of someone you love this holiday? If you’re thinking a cosmetic dental treatment could be perfect for someone you love, then why not check out our top  trending treatments this February for inspiration?

Valentine’s Day Trending Treatments at our Dental Cosmetic Clinic

Veneers at our Cosmetic Dental Clinic

If you’re looking to splash out on a loved one this Valentine’s day, then why not offer Veneers? Veneers have become extremely popular in the last couple of years with the general public. Veneers have been around for a while and are popular thanks to celebrities such as Cheryl Cole and Rylan Clarke. It’s only recently that veneers have become available and affordable to the average joe. Veneers are a fantastic option for anyone who has insecurities about their teeth. Veneers are small pieces of material placed over the teeth to give the impression of natural looking teeth without the hassle of time being spent on treatment. Veneers are a quick fix solution for those looking to hide small to mild gaps, chipped teeth and slightly misaligned teeth. Just how many veneers you opt for are up to you. Veneers are a perfect Valentine’s gift as results are fast and super effective. It’s no surprise that they’re so popular with celebrities and our patients!

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Teeth Straightening at our Cosmetic Dental Clinic

Veneers are really popular as they offer a quick fix solution for a better smile. However, teeth straightening methods are just as popular with our patients. It’s all down to personal preference. If you or a loved have misaligned teeth and could benefit from some teeth straightening, why not contact the practice? We offer two straightening systems at Bamboo Dental. Firstly we offer adult braces in the form of Six Month Smiles treatment. With Six Month Smiles, you can discretely straighten your teeth as the braces are next to invisible. Small clear brackets and wires are attached to the teeth for an effective and fast straightening system. Six Month Smiles are great for those in desperate need of a new smile and a confidence boost.
Also available is an alternative to fixed adult braces in the form of Invisalign. Invisalign is a revolutionary straightening system which involves clear gum shield like trays which straighten teeth. Your dentist tracks your progress and checks up on you every few weeks, providing new trays to assure your straightening is as effective and efficient as possible. This is great for those who don’t want fixed braces but still wish for speedy results. If you’re unsure about which system could be more beneficial for you or your loved one, your expert dental practitioner will offer you all the advice you need in a free consultation.

Read more on adult braces and Invisalign.

Teeth Whitening at our Cosmetic Dental Clinic

Teeth whitening is our top pick for a gift this Valentine’s day. Why? Because it’s affordable, fast and affective. Teeth whitening is perfect for anyone over the age of 18. No matter how discoloured teeth are, teeth whitening can brighten up a smile of you or a loved one. At Bamboo Dental, we offer two types of teeth whitening – in-chair whitening and at home whitening. Both types are super effective for whitening teeth. In-chair whitening is ideal for those who want the majority of the treatment to be performed by the the dentist. The process involves 3-4 15 minute in-chair sessions to whiten teeth. Our take home whitening treatment is more popular however, and this gives the patient full control of the whitening system. Should you opt for a take home teeth whitening, we’ll book you or your loved one in for a dental check up to make sure you’re all dentally fit and safe to use the whitening bleach. We then take impressions of your teeth so we can create whitening trays. These whitening trays are like gum shields to be worn for a certain number of hours each day until you reach the level of whiteness you so desire. Teeth whitening is an extremely popular gift as everyone want’s whiter teeth, or to maintain white teeth – that’s why it’s our top gift idea this Valentine’s Day. We guaranteed that a loved one won’t be disappointed with such a gift.

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Free Consultation at our Cosmetic Dental Clinic

Should any of the above treatments interest you, or you think that a loved one could benefit from them, why not get in touch today? Bamboo Dental offer free consultations meaning that should you offer cosmetic dental treatment to a loved one, and they don’t wish to proceed further with it – it comes at no cost to you. During a free consultation, one of your expert dental cosmetic experts will offer an in-depth summary on which treatments you could benefit from. The free consultation is also the perfect opportunity for any questions about treatments to be answered. Should you or a loved one still be interested in treatment after the consultation, we’ll then book you in for an appointment! You have nothing to lose, but a lot to gain from offering a loved one the smile they deserve this Valentine’s day. To reach out to us, call us on 02920 569769, visit our online shop, or reach us on our contact form.

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Why Invisalign Could be the Treatment for You

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If you are looking into getting braces but haven’t heard about Invisalign then it’s time to pay attention. Switch off your phone, put down that cup of tea and find out why Invisalign may be just the ticket you need on that journey to a life changing smile.

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Why Invisalign Could be the Treatment for You

Let’s start off by telling you a little about Invisalign. It is a groundbreaking teeth straightening system that straightens your teeth with a removable brace that is nearly invisible. That is two huge boxes ticked already for many of out patients.

 

How does Invisalign work?

The first stage is for your to come in for a consultation with our experienced dentist. The consultation is completely free and is a way for us to chat to each other and work out both if you are a suitable candidate for Invisalign and if it is the right treatment for you in achieving your goals.

 

Assuming you choose to go ahead with treatment the next stage is to create some x-rays and moulds of your teeth. The x-rays are sent to a special laboratory along with the moulds of your teeth. This is where it gets exciting.

 

Your generated 3D smile

At the lab a map of your teeth is generated in special 3D software. Here a timeline of your teeth movements is mapped out so that we can see how your smile will look at each stage of your journey. The lab then fabricates a series of clear aligners, each one will be set to fit your teeth at a different stage of your teeth’s journey to becoming straight.

 

Wearing the aligners

You will now wear each aligner for a couple of weeks until your teeth are fully adjusted. At this point you will move on to the next aligner. The process is repeated until your teeth fit the final aligner and your perfect smile has been created! There is some discipline required here on your part. As the aligners are removable you need to trust yourself that you will only remove them very occasionally. This is generally to brush your teeth and in order to eat food. If you stop wearing the aligners for long enough then the length of your treatment will be prolonged.

 

Your new smile is here!

After you have finished your course of aligners we will give you a complimentary whitening so that you can show off your new smile with pride!

 

Advantages of Invisalign

It is not accident that Invisalign has grown to be one of the most popular teeth straightening treatments in the marketplace. So what are some of the major factors that have been a catalyst for this shift in the world of dentistry?

 

1. Invisalign is nearly invisible

You may have already put two and two together but yes the ‘invis’ part of the Invisalign does come from the word ‘invisible’. The actual aligners are transparent in colour. This means that when inserted into the mouth they are barely noticeable at all. In fact, we have had many patients who chose to not tell anyone about their teeth straightening treatment and have ended up going through the entire series of aligners without anyone knowing they were wearing them!

 

2. The aligners are removable

The removable nature of the Invisalign aligners is a very attractive feature to our patients. It enables them to remove the brace for special occasions such as photographs. It is also important to remove the aligners when you eat and drink. You can then eat whatever foods you like without worrying about damaging the brace.

 

However, one thing that you must consider is the self discipline that you have with this. You do need to keep the aligners in for the majority of the day. With only 1-2 hours aligner free, you cannot get into the habit of taking them out. If done, this can stall the progress of your straightening and lead to hold ups at the dentist. Therefore if you don’t think you can beat the temptation to take out your aligners for long periods of time then it is suggested you go for a fixed brace option such as the Six Month Smiles brace.

 

3. 3D smile technology

Whilst moving through your Invisalign adventure you will get to see a computer generated 3D model of the progress of your new smile. This is very exciting as you can get a true feeling for how your teeth have moved through each stage of the treatment. This can give great motivation to those who cannot wait to unveil their perfect smile. The 3D technology also gives access to a huge amount of accuracy in exactly what each tooth is going to be doing to get them in the right place.

 

Is Invisalign for you?

The trade off with Invisalign is that it does take a little longer to achieve your perfect smile compared to alternative fixed brace systems such as Six Mont Smiles. That is where you need to consider the advantages of each system and decide which are closer to your needs and desires.

 

If you are keen to learn more about Invisalign or would like to chat things through with our award winning dentist we do offer free consultations and would love to meet you. In order to book one simply get in touch through our contact us page here.

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