You may have already heard of the Clearstep System for straightening teeth but you may not know exactly what it is. In its simplest form, Clearstep is a new way of straightening teeth to achieve the beautiful smile you have always wanted without having to sacrifice your appearance with ugly metal braces.
The system works by using a number of different invisible methods used at the same time as clear positioners. These clear positioners are used to straighten out any alignment issues with the teeth such as crooked, overlapping or unevenly spaced teeth. However, these positioners are effective but cannot solve all the alignment issues on their own. Clearstep realised that a more complete range of invisible orthodontics was needed and designed their revolutionary system.
The Clearstep retainers are very thin, high grade plastic that are virtually unnoticeable in the mouth. This is a major advantage when compared to the unseemly nature of fixed metal braces, especially for younger patients or young professionals keen to finally have the perfect smile. They are also removable which gives them a significant advantage over other braces. This has benefits for cleaning and for patients wishing to remove the braces for certain occasions.
It is also possible to use Clearstep braces with a whitening gel which means the teeth are being simultaneously straightened and whitened in something akin to a complete smile makeover. Because the Clearstep retainers are made of plastic and designed to fit the individual patients teeth, there is little or no irritation of the gums that can be common with more rigid forms of orthodontic treatment.
The cost of Clearstep treatment will vary form dentist to dentist but you can expect to pay somewhere in the region of £1,500 to £4,000 from a Central London dentist. This is slightly cheaper than other invisible orthodontic devices such as Invisalign and about the same as traditional fixed metal braces.