Realign overcrowded, uneven teeth the right way.

Causes, Concerns, and How to Straighten teeth

If you dislike the appearance of your teeth because they are overcrowded or crooked, then a great conservative option would be invisible braces. These include short-term adult orthodontic solutions that only take six months to complete. Alternatively, other popular choices include smile makeovers that use veneers that not only straighten the teeth but improves the colour of teeth.

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Each Type of Severity Creates Different Methods of Treatment:

  • Mild crowding: dental veneers (including direct and indirect veneers, or composite and porcelain veneers) and short-term orthodontic treatment (including Invisalign Go, CFast, Inman Aligner and 6 Month Smiles) or conventional orthodontics.
  • Moderate crowding: dental veneers (including primarily indirect veneers such as porcelain veneers) and short-term orthodontic treatment (including Invisalign, CFast, and 6-Month Smiles) or conventional orthodontics.
  • Severe crowding: dental veneers ( with indirect porcelain veneers, preferably after some type of orthodontics)and short-term orthodontic treatment (including CFast and 6 Month Smiles) or conventional orthodontics.

Complex crowding occurs when there is a combination of moderate or severe crowding with other issues, such as gaps between teeth, bite issues (with large overjet or overbite), narrow smiles, and structural teeth issues.

In this case, the treatment is also complex.

Crooked teeth treatments

How much can I expect to spend? Many adult orthodontic options are priced from £2,000 to £5,000. See fees here.

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Fixed braces

Average treatment takes around two years to complete and can be highly effective at fixing extreme overbites.

Lingual Braces

Lingual braces, often referred to as hidden braces, they are fitted to the back of the teeth rather than the front.

Six Month Smiles

Six Month Smiles is another clear aligner and brace system designed to straighten teeth in less time.

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Ceramic braces

These are tooth-coloured wired braces, which work exactly like traditional braces; however, they are most discreet and blend better.


Invisalign is fast, effective, and discreet. The treatment uses a set of custom clear aligners to straighten teeth in half the time.

Cosmetic Smile Makeover

Dental Veneers

Referred to as instant orthodontics, dental veneers can be used very carefully to improve the look of crooked teeth.

Crooked teeth FAQs

Is it OK to have crooked teeth? A lot of patients wonder whether they should straighten their teeth or not, for most people, crooked teeth issues (especially minor) are not major issues they are concerned about correcting if it is not necessary, and we completely understand this. At the end of the day, the choice is yours. However, we do often see more oral health problems arising from patients who chose not to straighten their teeth. Gum disease often forms from plaque and tartar build-up that is difficult to remove and clean because of the crookedness of the teeth.

How do you fix crooked teeth? There are multiple treatments we can use to straighten and realign your smile. Procedures will be discussed further below in more detail – as a quick answer, over the past year or so, Invisalign has been the most popular. 

Can I straighten my teeth without braces? Not everyone wants to fix their crooked teeth or bite issues with braces. This is because even though new, modern brace systems are typically faster, patients often wish to carry out their treatments in private and wish to see results instantly. For some, braces are just not the right option. Instant orthodontics (veneers) has now become a popular choice for patients who want to see rapid results.  This is because only a small number of veneers will be needed to makeover your mouth, are not invasive (require no drilling) and can be applied in one appointment.

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Pay monthly with 0% interest for amazing, discreet dental solutions that realign your smile. Our recommended cosmetic treatments have left thousands of patients feeling better and more confident about their appearance and how their smile functions.

Before & After Gallery

See what our patients look like before and after veneers so you can gain a better idea of how they’re going to look and work for you.

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“If you are thinking about having veneers done then go for it, it was the best decision I ever made! Go for it and do it with the Perfect Smile!”

Sally Clayton, Harlow