The Inman Aligner

inman approvedThe Inman Aligner is a great new treatment that can boost the confidence you have in your smile in around just 8-16 weeks. It’s removable, fast and represents a totally new concept in cosmetic dentistry. It will straighten your natural teeth with less hassle and expense in a shorter period of time than any other orthodontic treatment. And because the treatment times are shorter, it also costs far less than a traditional brace!

The before and after pictures below show just what can be achieved in as little as 10 weeks. The treatment shown took one third of the time that a conventional bracket and wire treatment would have taken and cost the patient half the price.

Before and after treatment with Inman Aligners, Example 1

Before and after treatment with Inman Aligners, Example 1

How does the aligner compare with older, more traditional treatments?

Up until recently if you wanted to improve your smile you could choose either:

a) veneers or crowns (which make your teeth look straighter by grinding away some of your healthy tooth and then bonding or cementing porcelain onto the tooth’s surface)
or
b) train track or clear braces (which over a considerable number of months, align the teeth and move them into a better position)

The Inman Aligner usually does away with the need for crowns or veneers altogether The Inman Aligner is incredibly safe and involves fewer risks than veneers and crowns.

Before and after treatment with Inman Aligners, Example 2

Before and after treatment with Inman Aligners, Example 2

“It’s a fast, safe and cost-effective treatment and the benefits can last a lifetime.”

Why is it faster than treatments with traditional braces?

Because the Inman Aligner’s job is solely to straighten the smile at the front of your mouth, rather than improving your bite, the treatment times can be reduced to as little as 8 to 16 weeks.

Who is the treatment suitable for?

If you can say yes to any of these questions then the Inman Aligner may be just what you are looking for:

  • you are unhappy with the appearance of your front teeth
  • you have had orthodontic treatment in the past that is now relapsing
  • you want a brace that is easy to insert and remove
  • you want the option to remove the brace for important events in your life
  • you want to avoid potentially invasive treatments like crowns or veneers
  • You want straight teeth but don’t like the idea of wearing traditional train track braces that are permanently cemented in place for 12 – 24 months

How does the Inman Aligner work?

The Aligner uses very light forces to push and pull the teeth simultaneously into a better position.

how the inman aligner works

Does it hurt?

We have found that treatment with an Inman Aligner can cause some initial discomfort to the patient in the first 3-7 days. However, the level of discomfort is very similar to that experienced by patients who have been fitted with a traditional wire and bracket brace.

How visible is the Inman Aligner.

While the device is still visible, it is less visible than a conventional brace. But the Inman Aligner is removable, and if you need to take it out for a special occasions, you can.

What does the treatment involve?

After an initial short free consultation to find out whether the Inman Aligner is the right treatment for you, we carry out a detailed consultation, where we listen to what your goals are for your smile and then look thoroughly at your teeth, gums, jaws, jaw joints, and bite. In order to plan your treatment we take Impressions and photographs of your teeth and use them to simulate your tooth movements in the laboratory. We construct a bespoke Inman Aligner that is programmed just for you.

Convenient

The Inman Aligner is easy to insert and remove. It works much faster than alternative orthodontic techniques, so most patients wear their Aligner for a period of 9-16 weeks. Because it is removable, the device can be taken out for important meetings, photographs, cleaning and social events.

Ideally the device should be worn for 20 hours a day, but if you don’t manage a full 20 hours it just means that treatment will take a little more time. We review progress every 2 – 4 weeks to keep your treatment on track and to ensure sure you get to the desired result in as little time as possible.

The last step is in some ways the most important. To maintain your smile in its new improved position you need to hold the teeth in place. This can be achieved either using a clear snap in retainer that is worn at night, or by gluing a retainer behind the teeth where it will not be seen but will support them in their new position.

How much does The Inman aligner cost?

An initial appointment to discuss the stages involved in treatment and assess your suitability is being offered free of charge at Winning Smiles this summer.

The Winning Smiles Orthodontics Pricelist has all the latest prices

Why choose Winning Smiles?

Winning Smiles have 15 years’ experience in private adult orthodontic work. We only use tried and tested treatment methods and always put the health of your teeth at the heart of every decision we make.

What’s the next step?

If you would like to know more about the Inman Aligner and find out whether its the right treatment for you, please call us to speak to one of our staff or book a short consultation. And it’s currently free!

Payment Plans

To spread the cost, payment plans are available for this type of brace system, although a deposit is required for the cost of the brace, and terms and conditions do apply.

Alternatively, our traditional braces system is available from £125 per month.

The Free Consultation

Without seeing things for ourselves, we can’t tell people what their options are.

And so with that in mind, we are happy to offer free consultations, as this is a big decision for most people. We are careful to take budget, comfort and appearance into account when explaining all the available choices and there is never any pressure to proceed, and certainly not on the day.

We set out to be a friendly practice and try to provide everybody with what’s right for them, at an affordable cost. We hope our dentist reviews give that impression.

The Inman Aligner Price List

The following costs for The Inman Aligner are correct when written, but they can change. We will provide written pricing for each ‘cosmetic treatment’ as part of our free consultation.You don’t have to be a member to have treatment at Winning Smiles.

Dental Plan

£18.90 per month, free to join

Orthodontic Prices

Member

(non member prices apply to referrals as well)
All Orthodontic assessments include general exam and case preparation as necessary

Ortho-assessment

£195

Metal Fixed Braces

Full Case Assessment£195
Simple Crowding£1,500
Medium Crowding£2,000
Complex CasesCome for a Consultation!
FinanceOnline Application
Fixed Retainers£100 per Arch

Cosmetic Fixed Braces

Full Case Assessment£195
Simple Crowding£2,000
Medium Crowding£2,500
Complex CasesCome for a Consultation!
FinanceOnline Application
Fixed Retainers£150 per Arch

Inman Aligners

Full Case Assessment£195
Inman 1 arch£1,800
Inman 2 arch£2,700
Plus Retainers£210/£378

Invisalign

Full Case Assessment£195
Invisalign Lite (<14 aligners)£2,500 (from)
Invisalign Full (>14 aligners)£2,900 (from)
Trutain Retainers£150

Damon/Fixed Cosmetic (self-ligating)

Full Case Assessment£195
Single Arch£3500 (£4375) or £194 per month
Lab Fees£300
Full Arch£4500 (£5625) or £250 per month
Lab Fees£600
Plus Retainers (Free to members)£210/£378

Mouth Guards

Sports Guard£126
Bite Guard£126
Payment Plans are available for all Teeth Straightening Solutions, although these may require a deposit and higher fees.