cheap clear braces Manchester

Do Cheap Clear Braces Manchester Really Equal Poor Quality?

When we mention the phrase ‘cheap clear braces Manchester‘ you might think that the word ‘cheap’ has a direct correlation with quality, or rather, the lack of it But you’d be wrong. There are many clinics offering competitively priced braces in Manchester including Manchester Invisalign treatment, and because they offer good value for money on orthodontic treatments such as these, many adult and teen patients are now choosing them over conventional metallic style brace systems. So why is this?

They’re discreet

The reason that clear brace systems are…well….clear is because they’re designed to be discreet.  This is perhaps the biggest benefit of them. Some treatments such as Invisalign for example do away with the traditional bracket and wiring style of brace altogether, in favour of a series of clear (virtually invisible) retainers which are worn over the teeth like a gum shield. Others such as lingual braces are fastened to the back of the teeth and therefore can’t be seen when you smile or talk. Unlike the old fashioned ‘train-track’ style of brace that you may have worn as a child, clear braces allow you smile without the obvious look of a mouth full of metal. This means that wearers can go about their daily lives without feeling self conscious.

They’re hassle free

Many orthodontic braces in Manchester such as Manchester Invisalign offer a hassle free experience for the user. Unlike conventional style braces that need adjusting at the dental clinic every few weeks or so, Invisalign aligners can be quickly replaced by the wearer themselves. It’s a simple process that involves taking the old aligner off, disposing of it and placing the new one on. As it’s worn like a gum-shield, this is quickly and easily done.

Some are arguably more hygienic

Some of the problems with fixed metal style braces are that firstly they remain permanent in the mouth for the duration of the treatment. Because of this tiny food particles and debris can get lodged between the wiring and brackets. This can then be difficult to access during normal daily brushing. For this reason some wearers find that when their treatment is over and their braces are removed, they have a severe build up of plaque and tartar which can if left untreated cause damage to the teeth.

Conversely with cheap clear braces in Manchester, some treatments such as Invisalign and Inman aligners are designed to be removed while eating and brushing teeth to avoid this very problem. In addition other clear brace treatments, known as accelerated treatments, taking just 3 or 4 months to complete treatment, reduce the chance of plaque build up and therefore keep teeth healthy.

As you can see, cheap clear braces Manchester doesn’t necessarily mean poor quality. In fact you may even find that they’re better suited to your lifestyle and dental problems. To find out more about clear braces in Manchester and/or Manchester Invisalign treatment, then speak to Church Road Dental and Cosmetics who can help. We invite you to come and have a chat with Shi Karim and his team of orthodontists by booking a free, no-obligation consultation. Here you can get all your questions and concerns answered, plus you’ll also have a clearer idea of exactly what can be done to help. To make an appointment either visit our website at or contact us directly on 0161 660 1218. Why not start the ball rolling today towards a healthy mouth and a happier you?

Invisalign Manchester - What Is It And How Does It Work

Invisalign Manchester – What Is It And How Does It Work?

As far as orthodontic Manchester procedures go, one treatment that’s about as far removed from traditional metallic, bracket-and-wiring style braces as is possible is Invisalign. Manchester patients who have previously used this treatment tell us that it’s taken away the daunting prospect of wearing braces as an adult; but what exactly is Invisalign and how does it work?

When you visit our smiles dental Manchester clinic here at Church Road Dental for orthodontic treatment you might be surprised when you see Invisalign for the first time and understand how it works. Rather than a series of brackets and wires which are attached directly to the teeth to gently push or pull teeth back into position, Invisalign uses a series of trays or aligners. These aligners are placed directly over the teeth and worn like a gum shield. Each aligner is worn for approximately two weeks and after this time it’s changed for a new one. This has several advantages as follows.

Improved cleanliness

Because Invisalign aligners are designed to be easily removed they can be taken out when eating and brushing, Often with other non-removable orthodontic Manchester treatment the problem lies in the fact that  food debris can easily get lodged in between the brackets and wiring after eating. This makes is difficult to brush teeth properly. As a result some people who wear this style of brace system can become susceptible to tooth decay.

Not reliant on the dentist

Under normal circumstances a patent would visit the dentist every few weeks to have their braces adjusted. This may involve replacing rubber bands or wiring to maintain the correct amount of tension on the teeth. With Invisalign, Manchester patients would simply fit the new aligner themselves. As a result they should only need to visit their dentist every six weeks or so, to enable the dentist to check progress.

It’s discreet

When you visit a smiles dental Manchester clinic there are many discreet orthodontic treatments available for adults but none more so than Invisalign. Even those made of ceramic and tooth coloured wiring can be seen up close when you smile. Conversely, Invisalign aligners are made using a clear, lightweight thermoplastic material which is virtually invisible when placed over the teeth. As a result wearers can happily go about their daily business and no one need know they’re wearing it.

Treats the majority of orthodontic problems

Other aligners such as the Inman aligner are known as fast, or accelerated brace systems. For this reason there are many issues that they can’t treat. On the contrary, Invisalign aligners have the ability to treat a whole gamut of orthodontic problems including

  • Over/under bites
  • Tooth root straightening
  • Problematic tooth overcrowding
  • Teeth gapping

and many more issues besides…. In fact, if you have an orthodontic problem, there’s a strong chance that it can be corrected using Invisalign

If you’re in need of orthodontic Manchester treatment but don’t want to wear traditional bracket and wire style braces, then you might want to consider Invisalign Manchester. Visit our smiles dental Manchester clinic at Church Road Dental and Cosmetics to book a free, no-obligation consultation. To make an appointment, contact us online at or call us direct on 0161 660 1218 and start the ball rolling towards restoring that perfect smile.

Fast Orthodontic Treatment

Fast Orthodontic Treatment – Does It Work?

If you’ve been looking for a smile dentist Manchester to seek advice on restoring your smile, you may have heard the term ‘fast orthodontic treatment‘ being banded about. Unlike conventional orthodontic treatments, accelerated brace systems and aligners can carry out the job of straightening a patient’s teeth in as little as 3-6 months. Sounds too good to be true right? The question is, do they work? Let’s take a closer look.

Orthodontic treatments for adults are becoming more popular and systems such as C-fast, Lingual Braces and the Inman Aligner, cost UK patients hundreds of thousand of pounds every year. In fact people are spending more now on cosmetic dentistry than ever before and not without good reason. Well, several actually….

Firstly – Cosmetic dentistry is far more accessible now than ever before as more and more dental clinics are offering this service.

Secondly – Because cosmetic dentistry is now more mainstream, there’s greater competition. This means that people no longer have to pay ‘Hollywood celebrity’ prices to have specific treatment done.

Finally – Many treatments such as teeth whitening and quick orthodontic treatments are exactly this. They can be done fast. Therefore they fit in perfectly with our modern 21st century lifestyles.

So getting back to fast orthodontic treatment many people are only concerned with the aesthetics of their smile i.e, does it look good? For this reason treatments like C-Fast, Six Month Smiles, and to a certain extent, the Inman Aligner, fit the bill perfectly. So how do they work exactly?

Even though each brace system is different they all use the same principle of applying gentle and continued pressure to push or pull the teeth back into the right position. However. because these types of treatments are fast or accelerated procedures, they concentrate their efforts mainly on the upper and lower teeth that are primarily visible when the patient smiles.

So what does this mean?

Although they’re perfect for correcting the aesthetics of a smile, they won’t correct more complex orthodontic issues. Therefore if you visit a smile dentist in Manchester and you have a severe over or underbite or severe overcrowding then unfortunately fast orthodontic treatment won’t be the best choice for you. However if you have an annoying gap that’s visible when you smile, or visible front teeth that are slightly out of alignment, then speedier treatments may just be the perfect solution.

If you’d like to find out more about Inman Aligner cost, UK fast orthodontic treatment, or any other form of cosmetic, restorative, or preventative dentistry procedures, then contact Church Road Dental and Cosmetics. With our experienced team led by Shi Karim, we’ve fast become your smile dentist Manchester.  Visit our website at or phone us directly on      0161 660 1218 to book a no-obligation, consultation with the team. On behalf of the team, we very much look forward to welcoming you to our clinic.

Manchester Clear Braces – The Pros and Cons of Going Lingual

Manchester Clear Braces – The Pros and Cons of Going Lingual

If you’ve seen lingual braces before and after pictures you’ll have an idea as to whether or not they’re the right orthodontic treatment for you. Although Manchester clear braces come in a wide variety of guises including 6 month smiles, Manchester lingual braces are different.

Unlike most other types of bracket and wiring orthodontic system, lingual braces are attached to the back of the teeth using smaller brackets. Because of this they have several advantages. Let’s take a closer look.

They’re discreet

For those looking for a more discreet form of orthodontic treatment then lingual braces are certainly that. Often called incognito, hidden or Secret Smile braces, they can’t be seen when the wearer smiles or eats. Even so called invisible brace systems such as Invisalign which are worn over the teeth like a gum shield, are noticeable if you look close enough, whereas a good set of lingual braces are completely hidden from view unless the wearer happens to physically show anyone.

They get fast results

Lingual braces are known as fast or accelerated brace systems meaning that they can fix problems such as moderately crowded or crooked front teeth in as little as six months. This is perfect for those looking for a quick-fix aesthetic way to restore their smile. At Church Road Dental and Cosmetics potential patients can also take a closer look at a wide selection of lingual braces before and after pictures to help them make an informed dental decision.

They help to protect the teeth

According to recent studies, when braces are attached to the back of the mouth they cause less damage to the teeth because they eradicate the problem of challenging brushing. Unlike conventional Manchester clear braces, teeth can be accessed far easier using a toothbrush and therefore the problems of plaque build-up don’t tend to occur, so long as the wearer maintains high standards of oral hygiene.

So those are the advantages, what about the disadvantages?

They take some getting used to

As lingual braces are attached to the back of the teeth they can get in the way of the tongue. Because of this, it can affect the person’s speech and there also might be some slight discomfort. However, discomfort generally tends to disappear within a few days and in addition, wearers find that they soon learn to annunciate properly as the tongue gets used to the positioning of the small brackets located at the back of the teeth.

Can’t solve every orthodontic problem

Unlike longer term orthodontic brace systems such as Invisalign, fast or accelerated treatments such as 6 month smiles Manchester, C-Fast, and lingual braces can’t solve more complex issues. Due to the time factor involved they tend to concentrate their efforts on straightening the front upper and lower teeth that are visible when the patient smiles. This is perfect for patients searching for a purely aesthetic solution, however for those with more complex orthodontic issues such as severe tooth overcrowding then accelerated treatments such as lingual braces aren’t ideal.

So there you have it, the pros and cons of going lingual!

If you’d like to find out more about the types of orthodontic treatments that can help you then come and speak to Church Road Dental and Cosmetics. We have a variety of Manchester clear braces for you to choose. Our experienced orthodontists will help to find the perfect solution for you. Whether that’s fast treatments such as 6 Month Smiles Manchester, or whether that’s lingual braces, before and after we guarantee that you’ll be able to notice the difference.

To book yourself a free, no-obligation consultation, visit our website at or alternatively contact us directly on 0161 660 1218. On behalf of Shi Karim and the team, we look forward to helping you achieve a great looking smile.

Cheap Clear Braces Manchester

Are Cheap Clear Braces Manchester worth the Money

If you’re looking to have straighter teeth without having to wear metal braces it doesn’t have to cost you a fortune. Instead you can opt for cheap clear braces. Manchester residents in need of orthodontic treatments might see ‘cheap’ as a distinct lack of quality, but is this really the case? Let’s take a closer look.

When it comes to braces, Manchester clear brace systems have advantages over their metal cousins in that they’re less visible and therefore more discreet. In some cases, orthodontic treatments such as lingual braces Manchester are worn on the inside of the teeth rather than the outside, while other brace systems do away with brackets and wiring altogether giving the wearer the feeling that they aren’t wearing braces at all. That said the latter type are considerably more expensive when compared to other alternatives.

The good news is that all types of cheap clear braces in Manchester do the job of straightening teeth, however some will do more than others. Therefore the price you pay often depends upon your needs. For example, if the treatment you want is purely for aesthetic reasons, then you might want to opt for fast or accelerated brace systems. Treatments such as C-fast, Six Month Smiles, and (to a certain extent) Inman Aligners, focus their efforts on straightening the upper and lower teeth that can be seen when you smile. These can in some cases be cheaper. Alternatively if you need more complex orthodontic treatments such as tooth root orientation and/or correction of an over/under bite, then you can still purchase cheaper systems such as lingual braces Manchester, but there are also more expensive long term systems such as Invisalign. Again it all depends on what you feel comfortable with wearing.

In essence if you’re searching for cheaper orthodontic braces Manchester and don’t want to wear metallic style braces then they can be found. However it can depend on the type of treatment you need. Unfortunately, under normal circumstances, non-metallic style braces can’t be purchased on the NHS which means that you will have to pay more privately if you want anything other than conventional metal braces. However they don’t necessarily have to cost you the earth.

So to answer the question “Are cheap clear braces Manchester worth it?” Provided you do some research and understand what they can do for your teeth and the type of brace you’d feel comfortable wearing, then yes, absolutely!

To find out more about lingual braces Manchester, or other forms of cheap braces Manchester why not contact us on 0161 660 1218 or visit our website at to arrange a consultation with our highly experienced orthodontics team. Shi Karim and the team are looking forward to helping you restore your great looking smile once and for all.

Adult Orthodontics Manchester – Just What Are Your Options

Adult Orthodontics Manchester – Just What Are Your Options?

When it comes to adult orthodontics, Manchester patients might be surprised at the amount of teeth brace systems available to them. It’s widely known that the best time to straighten teeth is as a child/teenager when the teeth are still growing. However, just because you missed out in your younger years, it doesn’t mean that as an adult you have to suffer with gapped, overcrowded, protruding, uneven, or flared teeth. On the contrary, with treatments such as clear braces, Invisalign and the Inman Aligner, Manchester adults have access to a wide variety of treatments all designed to give them the beautiful smile they’re been longing for.

So what exactly are your options? Let’s take a closer look.


One of the main differences between aligner style braces and the ‘bracket and wire’ style brace systems is that unlike conventional brace systems, aligners don’t facilitate the need to attach wiring to your teeth in order to apply gentle force, so from a aesthetic perspective they’re often favoured. They’re also completely and easily removable. This means that aligners such as Invisalign, offers manchester patients the chance to remove them completely when eating and brushing teeth. This helps with hygiene as tiny food particles aren’t likely to become stuck. Not only this, it also it gives the wearer easier access to their teeth when brushing.

Clear braces

For adults in particular, clear brace systems provide a discreet way to wear braces, enabling the user to go about their everyday lives without feeling embarrassed or self-conscious. While it’s true that they’re not completely invisible, tooth coloured wiring and ceramic frames all help to make them as unobtrusive as possible. Within this category come a wide variety of brace systems including lingual braces which are attached to the back of the teeth rather than at the front.

Accelerated or standard treatments?

Let’s face it, if you opted to wear braces in order to correct an underlying orthodontic problem you’d probably want the treatment to be over as quickly as possible. The good news is that there are an abundance of accelerated or fast orthodontics Manchester treatments available on the market. Treatments such as C-Fast, Six Month Smile and ‘aligner’ style treatments such as the Inman Aligner can help those with mild to moderate orthodontic issues in as little as 9 weeks. Although these types of systems are perfect for those looking for speedy aesthetic results, because of the short time frame involved, they usually only straighten the visible upper and lower teeth that show when you smile. This is exactly how the Inman aligner in Manchester works.

Conversely longer treatments such as standard bracket and wire systems and aligners such as Invisalign offers Manchester patients the chance to treat the cause of the problem, rather than deal  purely with the aesthetics side of things. Between them, they can treat just about any orthodontic problems. These include overbite or underbite as well as straightening the tooth root to provide an ‘holistic’  long-term solution. Standard treatments can take anything from 9 months to 3 years depending upon the severity of the problem, but 18months is usually the norm.

What about cost?

In terms of pricing, standard, non-discreet metallic style braces cost somewhere between £1500 and £2500 when fitted by a private dentist. Alternatively the NHS dentists also fit these and the cost will be around £219. For ceramic-tooth coloured brace systems that offer a more discreet alternative, and the Inman Aligner, Manchester residents can expect to pay £2500 to £3500. Lingual braces that are fitted behind the teeth are usually anywhere between £3000 and £4500 and the most expensive form of orthodontics is Invisalign at anywhere up to £6,000.

So that’s orthodontics Manchester in a nut shell! If you’re confused about whether you should opt for accelerated or regular treatments, would like to know more about what Invisalign offers Manchester patients, or you’re wondering whether the Inman aligner Manchester is the right choice for you, then come and talk to Shi Karim. With our highly experienced team of dentists we’ll make sure that you get the right treatment to suit both your needs and budget. To make an appointment you can either visit our website at, or contact us directly on 0161 660 1218. We look forward to welcoming you.

Inman Aligner Before and After – What A Difference 12 weeks Makes

Inman Aligner Before and After – What A Difference 12 weeks Makes

Did you know that more and more adults are seeking corrective orthodontic treatments than ever before? According to the British Orthodontic society, in excess of 200,00 people had corrective orthodontic treatment such as clear braces Manchester last year alone? Perhaps the most surprising aspect is that around half that figure is made up of adults.

One of the more popular forms of orthodontic treatments for adults is the Inman aligner. Before and after pictures have impressed many who have gone on to wear them, and not without good reason. As a form of orthodontic treatment, results can be achieved fast. In some cases, in as little as 12 weeks. For many people looking to improve their confidence by focusing on their smile, Manchester orthodontics such as the Inman Aligner provides the perfect solution.

So just how reliable is the Inman Aligner?

In a word, very. They have the ability to correct a wide variety of issues including:

  • Upper and lower crowding
  • Tooth gapping
  • Tooth protrusion
  • Uneven teeth
  • Flared teeth

By using two aligner bows which are fitted to the inside of the teeth via a custom-made framework, they utilise opposing forces to gently push and pull your teeth back into line. Because they’re active over a large range of movements, results occur fast. In fact a quick Google search of ‘Inman aligner before and after’ pictures reveals a whole host of amazing transformations that have occurred within a relatively quick time frame.

So who are they ideal for?

In essence, anyone who wants to quickly improve their smile. Manchester adults (and similarly the rest of the UK) are becoming increasingly aware of the real benefits a healthy smile can bring. Aside from the aesthetic appeal, a healthier smile can improve confidence levels, provide greater protection for your teeth, and even make you appear more attractive. For these reasons the Inman Aligner can offer the perfect solution for many people who (for whatever reason) simply want to look and feel their very best. This includes brides or grooms looking to get married; those who have reached a milestone age and are looking to bring back that perfect smile; or indeed those who include it as part of an overall smile makeover treatment. In fact, as far as clear braces in Manchester goes, the Inman Aligner suits the needs of a wide variety of people.

So are there any disadvantages to wearing an Inman Aligner?

Like many types of clear braces Manchester, an Inman Aligner does take a little getting used to, particularly in the first few weeks. It can slightly affect speech until the wearer acclimatises to it, however in most cases this occurs quickly within a couple of weeks.

Because the Inman Aligner is what is known as an accelerated orthodontic treatment it focuses its attention on only the visible upper and lower teeth that are noticeable when the wearer smiles or speaks. For this reason this type of aligner isn’t ideal for those who need longer treatments to correct more serious orthodontic issues. That said, for those searching for a purely aesthetic solution and not particularly concerned with correcting any longer term issues such as tooth root alignment, then this type of aligner works.

For those who suffer from mild to moderate orthodontic problems and need a quick fix solution then the Inman Aligner offers the perfect fit. It’s easily removable when eating and brushing teeth so it’s arguably more hygienic than other forms of fixed and clear braces Manchester treatments. What’s more, it’s good value for money in comparison to other aligner treatments such as Invisalign.

To find out more about whether the Inman Aligner is the right form of treatment for you then visit our smile Manchester clinic and you never know, you could be part of our Inman Aligner before and after success stories. Why not book yourself a free, no-obligation consultation to see exactly what we can do for you. To make a booking either visit our website at, or contact us directly on 0161 660 1218 to start the ball rolling towards restoring your great looking smile.

Clear Fixed Braces Manchester – How Do They Work?

Clear Fixed Braces Manchester – How Do They Work?

When we think of orthodontic treatment it usually conjures up visions of heavy metallic style brace systems that we remember as children. Clear fixed braces Manchester are far removed from this and instead offer adults the chance to wear discreet braces such as Invisalign braces Manchester to correct problematic teeth. In fact clear braces offers Manchester patients the chance to fix a wide variety of tooth related problems while the wearer goes about their normal daily life; but how do they work?

In essence all types of braces, whether they’re Inman Aligners, Invisalign, or lingual, are designed to do the same job and that’s to straighten teeth by applying gentle and sustained force. It’s how this is achieved which varies. For example, aligner type braces such as Invisalign braces in Manchester, do away with the conventional bracket and wiring style fixings altogether in favour of a series of removable clear plastic trays that are worn on the teeth just like a gum shield. Each tray (aligner) varies from its predecessor and as one tray is replaced (usually every two weeks), it gently coaxes the teeth into a particular position so that the next aligner can continue the process. Over a period of 12-18 months the desired results are normally achieved.

Unlike other forms of clear fixed braces in Manchester lingual braces attach to the back of the teeth and as a result any wiring won’t be visible when the wearer speaks or smiles. Like most forms of orthodontic treatment they take some getting used to but are ideal for those who really don’t want people to know that they’re wearing braces.

Accelerated vs long-term treatments

One of the factors that puts many people off from orthodontic treatments is that it’s considered a long-term procedure (usually anywhere between 9 months and 2 years). However patients can also have what are known as accelerated treatments. Using treatments such as C- Fast and Secret Smile, accelerated clear braces offers Manchester patients the chance to have straighter teeth in 2-6 months There is however a trade off. Because of the length of time involved, most accelerated treatments only correct the visible upper and lower teeth that are seen when a person smiles. As a result they don’t correct more complex matters such as over and under bite and tooth root alignment which long-term orthodontic treatments can. For this reason accelerated orthodontic treatments aren’t for everyone. However for those patients that prefer to focus purely on the aesthetics of their smile, then accelerated systems are the perfect option.

In essence clear braces offers Manchester patients the chance to get their teeth straightened   by way of a series of discreet treatments. Whether that’s removable systems such as invisalign braces Manchester or other forms of clear fixed braces, Manchester patients can rest assured that they’re in safe hands when they pay a visit to Church Road Dental.

If you’re concerned that your teeth aren’t giving you that great looking smile, then why not book yourself a no-obligation appointment where we can discuss your needs. Together with our experienced team, we’ll find the right orthodontic treatment for you. To book yours, either visit our website at or contact us directly on 0161 660 1218. We look forward to hearing from you.