Inman Aligner

The Inman Aligner is a ground-breaking alternative to invisible braces. It can be inserted and removed in the same manner as a retainer and leaves you with a great smile in no time. Simply put, the Inman Aligner is more convenient and cost-effective than most braces.

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Having had work done on my teeth at various points over the years I am generally quite nervous at the dentist! However the team at the Barnton Dental Spa were very welcoming and reassuring. The treatment was no hassle at all, I had to have a break in the middle of treatment due to a personal matter and the staff were great about this also. I will definitely be back at some point to get more work done!

Joanne Mair

How does it work?

With time, teeth can sometimes start to shift and lead to teeth crookedness. This can cause problems for those who have had orthodontic treatment in the past and can result in the front teeth crowding or rotating. The Inman Aligner gently guides your front teeth into the correct position in just a few weeks and eliminates the need for fixed braces.

How does it compare to Invisalign?

Invisalign uses a slower method of treatment as it is comprised of a special kind of plastic and uses more gradual forces. The Inman Aligner maintains a higher tension through the incorporation of small springs made of nickel titanium. Treatment time with the Inman Aligner is often quicker than that of clear braces. However, it will not be suitable for every patient and is used primarily in the treatment of front teeth.

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I have recently finished treatment using the Inman Aligner and have to say I am absolutely thrilled with the results. I had never been happy with my crooked smile and it was worsening as the years went on. Making the decision to go ahead with this reasonably priced treatment has been one of the best things I have ever done.

I attended for the free consultation and was able to know very quickly if I was suitable for Inman. What attracted me to this particular treatment was that I was able to remove the device whenever I wanted. This was a particular benefit for me as I did not want to wear the aligner for work or social outings. Dr Khaira explained that not wearing the Inman Aligner full time would lengthen my treatment slightly and it was good to have my expectations set from the start. Even though I was adding weeks on onto the treatment with my part time wear, this did not increase the price.

Every appointment was friendly and relaxed and it was great to have a wee chat with Gursinder in reception before I went in. I was always able to get an appointment to suit me and was never kept waiting.

Once the aligner had done the bulk of the work in moving my teeth I changed to a clear retainer which I wear full time at the moment. No one ever knows I am wearing it and I'm so used to it being there. As the treatment progressed it was encouraging to see the changes and it's clear that Dr Khaira is passionate about his work. We went on for an extra few weeks to get a final perfect result.

I cannot recommend this treatment or the Barnton Dental Spa enough. I am so thrilled with the results of my straightening. The Aligner did its work perfectly, I was able to live my life and no one knew I was even doing it!

Ten out of ten!!!!

Thanks so much

Kerry Campbell

Will it be uncomfortable?

Discomfort is minimal as the orthodontic forces are steady but gentle. Mild painkillers may be used during the adjustment period but this should only last a few days.

Will my speech be affected?

For the first two weeks your speech will be affected, but once your mouth has become accustomed you will be able to speak as normal.

Will I need multiple appointments?

The Inman Aligner has been designed with the aim of reducing the need for multiple appointments. A treatment plan will be prescribed based on your specific needs.

Will my teeth move back?

In order to preserve the results a fixed retainer may be fixed to the back of the front teeth. The wire used for this is extremely thin and not visible from the front.

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It's fair to say that, in my case, the pictures speak for themselves. A combination of teeth that could only be described as reminiscent of a broken piano, were only worsened when I broke my front tooth, throwing my face at a granite bolder whilst hiking! Like most people living with teeth that quite literally, were nothing to smile about, it had been my intention to get them straightened, and in the case of the broken tooth, crowned, as soon as possible.

If you are reading this, you probably already know that by getting your teeth straightened, you're going to notice a huge difference and love the results...

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Before and after photographs always look good. They wouldn't be shown otherwise. Mine are no different. I'm really delighted with the outcome. But photographs can only depict results, and show nothing about how they were achieved. Like a maths exam at school, the correct result is of little use without knowing the workings. In my opinion, the workings don't come any better than they do at BDS. I visited a few places before deciding on my treatment. The decisive factor for me was the personnel, and I made an excellent decision on that basis. Dr Khaira is simply one of the most outstanding professionals I have ever had the pleasure to meet...

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