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14 Nov 2018

INVISALIGN TEEN – BRACES THAT FIT YOUR LIFESTYLE

Written by Dr. Chaw Su Kyi on November 14, 2018

INVISALIGN TEEN – BRACES THAT FIT YOUR LIFESTYLE Getting through the teenage years is certainly a whirlwind: between school, home life, dating and hanging out with friends, there’s a lot to deal with. Growing up is tough, but luckily metal braces are now a thing of the past. A sombre thought, isn’t it? Well, we have ...

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13 Sep 2016

Cleaning Invisalign Trays

Written by Dr. Chaw Su Kyi on September 13, 2016

Invisalign aligners are a convenient way to achieve your ideal smile. Less noticeable than traditional metal braces, Invisalign treatment offers patients a teeth-straightening option that does not require the aesthetic compromise. Moreover, aligners do not scrape or irritate the inside or the mouth. However, when not cared for p...

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10 Mar 2016

How to Get the Most Out of Your Invisalign Treatment

Written by Dr. Chaw Su Kyi on March 10, 2016

Invisalign, or invisible braces, is a popular and effective way to align crooked teeth. Invisalign treatment uses a series of clear aligners to gently move and straighten the teeth. Unlike traditional metal braces, Invisalign treatment is less perceptible to others, making it a great option for those who wish to straighten the...

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10 Jul 2014

How much can Invisalign cost me?

Written by Dr. Chaw Su Kyi on July 10, 2014

Do Invisalign prices vary from office to office? How can I decide where to go?

Invisalign fees can vary but you have to make sure you read thoroughly what the fee contains. With all our treatment fees we include the entire treatment - all your appointments including any emergencies, your retainers and monitoring you during the retention period for an additional year. So there are no hidden surprises during...

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7 Apr 2014

Can everyone get Invisalign invisible braces?

Written by Dr. Chaw Su Kyi on April 7, 2014

Can everyone get Invisalign invisible braces, including children?

Yes, you most certainly can wear Invisalign as a teenager. Some of the more severe cases may not be possible to treat with Invisalign and Dr Kyi will assess your suitability for Invisalign braces. The Invisalign aligners are worn for approximately 22 hours a day and changed every two weeks. One of the many advantages of Invisali...

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1 Apr 2014

When can a person start getting braces?

Written by Dr. Chaw Su Kyi on April 1, 2014

How young is too young to get braces?

When the new adult teeth are erupting in some children, these new teeth can erupt in the wrong position and can cause problems to the neighboring teeth. In a number of these cases, we provide orthodontic treatment to patients as young as eight years old to correct the ‘bite’. We often use a removable brace, but in some cases...

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19 Mar 2014

How do braces effect my eating habits?

Written by Dr. Chaw Su Kyi on March 19, 2014

Can I still eat anything I like with Invisalign braces?

Invisalign braces are excellent as they are removable braces –you do not need to make any special adjustments to your diet or your tooth-brushing regimes. Invisalign braces are clear, transparent aligners and you remove them for eating and drinking. You can still enjoy crunching into an apple and eating nuts which you would no...

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22 Mar 2012

What options do I have for “invisible” braces?

Written by Dr. Chaw Su Kyi on March 22, 2012

I’m 30 and have been working professionally in London for many years now. I don’t want any of my clients or coworkers to know that I have braces. Is there a way to fix my teeth without having to get train-track braces?

Yes, absolutely, fixed train-track braces are no longer the big metal braces you may remember from your childhood. Brace treatment technology has improved greatly. You no longer need to feel self-conscious about wearing braces or having brace treatment. Truly invisible braces called lingual braces are available. Lingual braces a...

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