The Inman Aligner is an orthodontic appliance designed to treat minor orthodontic problems affecting the front teeth. The treatment works quickly and uses advanced technology and techniques to prevent painful symptoms, having achieved great success across the globe since its initial conception in America.

How does the Inman Aligner work?

A coiled spring located behind the front teeth and metal bar situated on the front of the teeth combine to generate gentle forces that align the teeth.

What are the benefits of the Inman Aligner?

  • Speed: Treatment is usually complete within 20 weeks but can be complete within just 6 weeks.
  • Comfort: The aligner is comfortable and works quickly and painlessly.
  • Flexibility: The appliance is removable for greater flexibility.
  • Oral hygiene: You can remove the brace to eat and clean your teeth, so there is no need to worry about getting food trapped in your braces or cleaning your teeth.
  • Cost: This is less expensive than most other orthodontic treatments.

Stages of treatment

Stage 1: Your Glasgow Inman Aligner dentist will examine your mouth to check that you are a suitable candidate and talk to you about the treatment process.

Stage 2: The dentist will take images of your teeth and send these to the laboratory for the manufacture of your aligner.

Stage 3: When the Inman Aligner is returned to us we will fit it and arrange a check-up to monitor your progress. Treatment is usually complete within 20 weeks.

Frequently asked questions

How does the Inman Aligner work?

The aligner is made up of a coiled spring and a fine metal bar that function together to “squeeze” the teeth into alignment.

How long does treatment take?

Treatment is usually complete within 20 weeks but can be shorter in less complex cases.

How much does treatment cost?

You can expect to pay between £1500 and £2500 dependent on the severity of your orthodontic condition. Your Glasgow Inman Aligner dentist will discuss the cost of treatment during an initial consultation.

What are the advantages of the Inman Aligner?

The treatment works quickly and is comfortable and the aligner is removable. Also, though the aligner is not invisible it is discreet and you will only have to wear it for 3-5 months.

Is it suitable for everyone?

No, the treatment will not suitable for everyone as it is designed for minor problems affecting the front teeth. If you have problems with your back teeth or a more complex orthodontic prescription, you may be advised to choose an alternative treatment.

Is the Inman Aligner painful?

The system uses the latest technology and techniques to move the teeth. Initially, it may take you a couple of days to get used to wearing the brace, but you will soon find it very comfortable. Any affects on speech will also be short-lived.

How can I find out more?

Call us today to find out more about the Inman Aligner!