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An Innovative Way to Straighten Teeth with Invisible Braces

The Smiles at Hillside offer an easy, painless and effective way for patients to straighten their teeth without other people noticing that they are undergoing treatment through either the Invisalign or Smilelign the invisible braces systems. Producing maximum results in less time than traditional metal braces, the invisible braces Mill Hill custom-fit teeth realignment system is just right for anyone who needs orthodontic treatment but would be uncomfortable wearing traditional metal braces like socially active young adults and teenagers. With invisible braces Mill Hill, teeth can be gradually and gently straightened without resorting to the use of those unsightly traditional brackets, bars, and bands. Since the Invisalign or Smilelign invisible braces can be removed easily whenever called for, patients can eat freely as well as brush, and floss as they would normally do. The dental professionals at Smiles at Hillside can fit you with these crystal clear fixed braces that will straighten your teeth without affecting your appearance or social life during the treatment period.

In case you have been putting off addressing your misaligned teeth due to worry about the possible discomfort and embarrassing appearance of having on those awkward traditional metal braces, you can relax after your initial invisible braces Mill Hill consultation. At the start of your invisible braces Mill Hill treatment, impressions are taken of your bite and used along with the Invisalign or Smilelign proprietary 3-dimensional computer imaging software to custom-make a one-of-a-kind series of clear retainers that is right just for you. Each retainer in the series will be worn in succession for about seven to fourteen days, or until the teeth are fully aligned. The first retainer in the series is made to fit comfortably over each patient’s teeth in the alignment they are currently in. The last retainer in the Invisalign or Smilelign series is closely contoured to match with the desired final teeth alignment. Each aligner in the series will be worn for the duration of a prescribed period. The first aligner in the series will be replaced with the second and so forth until the patient gets to the last one in without the inconvenience, embarrassment and discomfort of those metal braces used in traditional ortho-dentistry. The invisible braces Mill Hill treatment can require as many as 30 or as few as 18 Invisalign or Smilign aligners, depending on the graveness of the condition that has to be corrected. The aligners are designed to be comfortable so you should be able to wear them for the recommended 20 to 22 hours a day without much effort or inconvenience.

As with traditional metal braces, the invisible braces Mill Hill treatment can be used to correct crooked teeth, protruding teeth, crowded teeth, widely-spaced or gapped teeth, overbite, under bite, and cross bite conditions. Details of the treatment, including specific duration, will however necessarily vary on a case-to-case basis and depends on the outcome of individual consultations. During your first consultation, the dental professionals at Smiles by Hillside will determine the most appropriate braces treatment for you and provide you with a corresponding treatment plan. The cost of the Invisalign or Smilelign braces will depend on your teeth condition, the complexity of your treatment and how long your treatment will take. Unlike regular braces, once you get fitted with your invisible braces Milll Hill, you can rest assured that you would not have to endure pain, discomfort, mouth sores or injuries caused by the brace wires, or have any difficulty in eating. You will also not have to feel awkward in public each time you open mouth to speak.

Dr. Terry Majithia

Dr Tarun (Terry) Majithia, principle dentist of Smiles by Hillside since 1980, began his career in dentistry after graduation in 1972 from University College Hospital. Completing his primary FDS coursework as the Royal College of Surgeons, he then pursued LDSRCS coursework at Royal Dental College at Leicester Square. His first practice was established in London's famous Ladbrook Grove, with his second and third practices being located in Mill Hill and Colindale.

The Smiles by Hillside practice has successfully grown since Dr Terry's takeover in 1980, as well as expanding and refurbishing the clinic premises to accommodate that growth, becoming an advanced dental centre known for excellent advanced treatments and techniques.

Embracing the importance of continued education and training, Dr Terry pursues skill update opportunities at every opportunity. Over the years, he has expanded his skills set through coursework, seminars, and conferences on dental implantology, occlusion, veneers, porcelain bonding, and botox, learning from esteemed dentistry leaders such as the Larry Rosanhal Institute, the Munich Implant Conference, Implantologist expert - Dr Stephan Phelan, Andre Sadum in Paris, and Dr Bo Ibson of Santa Barbara, California.

Dr Terry believes excellence in dentistry is attainable with an extraordinary team of professionals. To that end, he brought in associate Dr Rena Uberoi, who has been with the practice for nearly 20 years.