Adult braces in Brighton and Hove
Braces are for everyone, and we’ve helped adults of all ages to straighten their smile. There’s no age limit for orthodontic treatment, and adults can achieve the same fantastic results as children and teens.
So, whether you missed out on braces as a child or your teeth have shifted later in life, our specialist orthodontists in Hove are here to help.
When is the right time to get braces?
The sooner you have treatment, the longer you can enjoy the results. It’s never too late, though, and your smile could be transformed in less time than you think.
Some of our patients start orthodontic treatment with a special occasion in mind, for example, a wedding or anniversary. Let us know if you have a deadline and we’ll do everything we can to give you a confident smile for your special day.
We can even remove braces temporarily for special occasions in some instances.
Discreet braces for adults
Our invisible braces for adults are designed to align your teeth quickly and discreetly.
Our adult patients love Invisalign for its discreetness and convenience. Its transparent aligners are almost invisible – and removable, too.
You can take your aligners out to eat and drink all your favourite foods with confidence. And with no brackets and wires to brush between, it’s easy to keep your teeth sparkling throughout your treatment.
For most misalignments, Invisalign works as well and as quickly as fixed braces. Unsurprisingly, it’s our most requested adult brace.
Orthodontists have been straightening teeth using fixed braces for many, many years. During this time, they’ve got smaller, more efficient and less conspicuous.
The latest fixed braces are available with a choice of clear, ceramic brackets. They’re much more discreet and blend in with the natural colour of your teeth.
Fixed braces provide us with excellent control, so they’re ideal for treating a wide range of cases. Occasionally, we might recommend them over clear aligners, for example, if you have teeth that are very rotated.
Did you know that we can fit fixed braces behind your teeth? Incognito is a type of lingual brace (lingual meaning tongue side). Its brackets are made from cast-gold, and they’re custom-designed to perfectly fit your teeth.
Lingual braces can take a bit longer to get used to than other appliances, and you may experience a lisp and a sore tongue for the first few days. Your reward will be a brace that’s virtually undetectable.
Like traditional fixed braces, lingual braces provide precise control, and they can be used to tackle simple and complex cases.
Straightening front teeth
Sometimes, adult patients, in particular, prefer to make small improvements to their smile. If you’re looking to align just your front teeth, we have braces designed to do just this.
Invisalign Express and Invisalign Lite can straighten front teeth in months using fewer aligners. While Incognito Lite fits behind your front 6–8 teeth.
By focusing on your front teeth, we can achieve a beautiful result quickly and cost-effectively.
We often meet adults who are considering braces for a second time. Usually, their teeth have relapsed because they weren’t provided with retainers.
We know that teeth will always have a tendency to move after braces. That’s why retainers are an essential part of orthodontic treatment.
Your braces will include 12 months of aftercare, as well as fixed and removable retainers. We even include home teeth whitening for the perfect finishing touch.
Arrange your free consultation
We offer complimentary consultations with a specialist orthodontist and a treatment coordinator. During this relaxed appointment, you’ll find out everything you need to know about braces.
You’ll receive a personalised report, including all your treatment options, estimated timeframes, quotes and finance options. There’s no obligation to start treatment, but when you’re ready, we can get started straight away.