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Straightening Teeth Options: Braces or Invisalign?

How do braces compare to Invisalign?

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(“invisible braces”)

Fixed Braces

   Invisalign  braces
How does it work? Invisalign is a series of clear removable aligners that progressively straighten your teeth Fixed braces use brackets and archwires to gradually straighten your teeth.
Nearly invisible. Yes Most fixed braces are noticeable. Ceramic braces can be discrete
Are they removable during treatment? Yes


It is crucial to wear the removable aligners according to instructions. This is key to the success of treatment.

The braces are fixed to your teeth. You cannot remove it.
Would it irritate my cheeks or lips? No The archwires and brackets may cause irritation.
Allows you to brush and floss normally during treatment. Yes Fixed metal braces make it difficult to floss.
Can I see what my teeth will look like after treatment? Yes


A computer simulation of your treatment will be shown to you

Although your dentist has a clear treatment plan, you will not be able to see what your teeth may look like during and after treatment.
Do rubber-bands or other accessories need to be used? Yes, depending on treatment requirements Yes, depending on treatment requirements
Are visits to the dentist still needed during treatment? Yes


Visits may be a little less frequent but still necessary to monitor treatment



Regular visits are needed to adjust the braces and monitor treatment.

Can it be used for all kinds of problems? Not all problems can be treated efficiently with Invisalign.


Consult our dentist to find out if you are suitable for Invisalign.

Fixed braces can treat a large range of problems efficiently.
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Why Choose Nuffield Dental?

Nuffield Dental is a one-stop, multi-disciplinary dental care centre. At Nuffield, we put you first. We believe in providing personalised service for each patient.


Nuffield Dental is a one-stop, multi-disciplinary dental care centre. Here at Nuffield Dental, we pride ourselves of our personalised oral care for each and every one of our patients. We need to make sure you get all the help you need to make your dental procedures comfortable, accessible and seamless.

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Our dentists have specialised in orthodontic treatment for 20+ years. We have accredited dental specialists who are skilled in the area of dental implant surgery.

Teeth Straightening Costs in Singapore?

Please call one of our Nuffield Dental clinics in Singapore for pricing details.

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