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Snap-on Smiles

Snap-on Smiles is the latest treatment to join our growing list of cosmetic dental procedures. The appliance is made from acetyl resin and shaped like an arch of teeth to provide beautiful smiles, being placed over natural teeth for an instant smile makeover. Snap-on Smiles can also act as a guard against bruxism (teeth grinding) at night.

Is this a form of smile makeover?

This is the instant smile makeover. In no time at all, your smile will be transformed and you can enjoy the confidence of showing off your flawless set of pearly whites.

What does the procedure involve?

This is a non-invasive treatment and does not require any injections or needles. Impressions and photographs will be taken of your teeth to create the bespoke appliance and it will then be fitted. You can choose the shade and shape of the teeth. Treatment involves two sessions which are usually set 2-4 weeks apart.

Why should I choose Snap-on Smiles?

If you are unhappy with your smile or if you would like a more attractive smile, this is the perfect cosmetic dental treatment. Your snap-on smiles dentist can explain how the procedure works and highlight the advantages and disadvantages.

Are there any risks?

The Snap-on Smiles treatment is completely safe and there are no risks because it is non-invasive. The device is sensitive to high temperatures, though, and you may be advised to avoid drinking hot drinks when wearing the appliance.

How long does the Snap-on Smiles last?

The appliance should last for around 12 months, after which it can be replaced with a new Snap-on Smiles appliance.

How do you clean the appliance?

Your dentist will show you how to clean the appliance but it does come with a cleaning kit. It is important that you keep the appliance clean to prevent infection. Staining is also possible so try to brush it using a soft brush and on a regular basis, soaking it for around 15 minutes in lukewarm water to preserve the whiteness.

What are the alternatives?

Alternative treatments are generally more expensive and invasive. They include veneers, orthodontics and tooth whitening, all of which we will be happy to discuss with you during a consultation.