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Inman Aligners are a type of orthodontic appliance that can straighten or move your teeth to the desired position.

Many dentists use the Inman Aligner as an alternative to the Invisalign invisible braces system. The Aligners are restricted to the level of movement that they can achieve and generally work better on misalignments of the upper and lower front teeth. They are not suitable for cases where the teeth are heavily crowded for example.

After a consultation, your dentist will be able to determine if you are suitable for teeth straightening dental treatment with the Inman Aligner.

Unlike the Invisalign system, the Inman Aligner is not entirely clear and has a visible metal bar that shows across the front of the teeth. However, the Inman Aligner does have many of the same benefits as the invisible braces system.

inman aligner FAQ’S

How does the Aligner work?

Similar to the Invisalign system, the Inman Aligner is a removable appliance used to move the teeth over time. It relies on forces created by a coiled spring on the lingual side of the aligner (that on the inside or back of the teeth), and a bar that sits across the front of the teeth to squeeze the teeth into position by pushing and pulling them into position.

How long does treatment with the aligner take?

Treatment times are generally shorter than with most invisible braces systems, with treatment times varying from six to 16 weeks. The speed of the results is highly dependent on how long you wear the appliance for each day. You do not have to wear it all the time and you can take the appliance off; however, the longer you wear it, the quicker you'll see results. It is recommended that you wear the aligner for around 20 hours a day, every day, if possible.

inman aligners - The Positives

  • Shorter treatment times and cheaper than choosing invisible braces
  • Removable device so that you can eat and clean your teeth easily during treatment
  • Only one Inman Aligner is needed throughout the course of treatment

inman aligners - The negatives

    • It is not as discreet as the Invisalign system
    • The level of movement when using this device is limited
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