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Specialist teeth straightening in Crouch End

For a smile that’s as distinctive as you are!

Invisalign clear aligners in a nutshell 

  • Discreet aligner treatment for a modern lifestyle – a consultation with our specialist orthodontist will determine if Invisalign® is right for you.

  • Invisalign treatment provided by our specialist orthodontist – your treatment will be in expert hands with Dr Farooq Ahmed

  • Millions of straighter smiles and counting – invisalign has proven to be the trusted source of teeth straightening for over 10 million patients.

  • Digitally created with you in mind – invisalign treatment does away with messy and uncomfortable impression-taking in favour of digital scanning and computer-aided design.

  • Gently does it – unlike conventional orthodontic treatment Invisalign moves teeth in tiny increments so it’s more comfortable than conventional braces.

  • Non-permanent – don’t like the thought of being tied to your orthodontic braces? With Invisalign you don’t have to be. Designed to be easily removed they allow you to eat what you like without restriction.

  • Gently does it – unlike conventional orthodontic treatment Invisalign moves teeth in tiny increments so it’s more comfortable than conventional braces.

  • Healthier and safer – Because Invisalign aligners are easily removed, maintaining a healthy smile is a walk in the park.

  • We’ll show you the way – Invisalign’s unique virtual planning software allows patients to see what their smile will look like before they begin.

  • Quick results – With Invisalign orthodontics treatment, Patients start seeing visible results within weeks!

  • Flexible payment plans – Spread the cost of Invisalign treatment with our interest-free finance plans. Talk to our friendly Crouch End team to find out more.

Duration of treatment

  • Requires occasional appointments

  • 6 -18 months

Cost of Invisalign

  • The cost of Invisalign teeth straightening at Crouch Hall depends on your specific dental needs, the type of correction needed and the duration of your orthodontic treatment.

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Invisalign - everything you need to know

  • How does Invisalign work?

    Invisalign uses a series of removable aligners to straighten teeth. When worn over the teeth, each aligner uses gentle pressure to make slight adjustments to the tooth position. Each set of aligners is swapped out every 1-2 weeks (as directed by your dentist) and replaced with the next in the series to gradually move you closer to your new smile.

  • What are the benefits of Invisalign?

    The obvious benefit of Invisalign aligners is that they are almost invisible so most people won’t see that you’re wearing them. They’re an ideal choice for anyone looking for discreet teeth straightening here in Crouch End.

    Invisalign aligners fit seamlessly into your life. And, because there are no metal wires or brackets, they provide greater comfort and eliminate the need for regular dental visits for adjustments.  

    Finally, because each clear aligner is designed to be removed when eating, you can eat the foods you love without restriction. In other words, Invisalign treatment ensures you remain firmly in control.

  • How long does Invisalign treatment take?

    Treatment time varies from patient to patient and depends on several factors including the complexity of your dental issues and how often you are wearing your aligners.

    Remember, Invisalign will only work when being worn! For the best results, each aligner needs to be worn at least 22 hours a day.

    Book a consultation with our orthodontist to get an idea of how long your treatment should take. Typically you should allow 12 and 18 months to achieve a healthier, straighter smile but minor corrections can sometimes be fixed in as little as 6 months.

  • Does Invisalign treatment hurt?

    Just like conventional fixed braces, Invisalign can cause slight discomfort as your teeth move into a better position. This is a good sign because it shows that your aligners are actually working.

    The first week of treatment is when most patients experience some degree of discomfort as the aligner can feel tight on your teeth. Usually, any discomfort can be eased with over-the-counter painkillers such as Ibuprofen and will usually subside within a few days. 

    Patients also tell us they feel discomfort when switching aligners but again, this is completely normal. As a top tip, it’s worth considering changing them just before going to bed so you can sleep off some of the discomfort. 

    The more you wear your aligners, the less painful your teeth and jaws will be. Even though you may experience some slight discomfort, it will all be worth it when you achieve your dream Invisalign smile.

  • Will my clear aligners stain?

    The appeal of clear aligners is that they remain discreet, even to other people. However you may want to avoid anything that might stain them. 

    Aligners will stain over time without proper maintenance. Should they become stained, they will be visible in your mouth and naturally, this defeats their purpose. 

    We also recommend not smoking during Invisalign treatment as nicotine from cigarette smoke can also leave a noticeable yellowing of the aligner. Failure to remove aligners when eating and drinking may also cause sufficient staining. 

    The key takeaway…

    Look after your aligners and they will look after you!

Expert care with our specialist orthodontist

You can have complete peace of mind that your orthodontic treatment at Crouch Hall Dental Care will be carried out by our specialist orthodontist Dr Farooq Ahmed.

We believe in the importance of offering our patients a dental team that consists of people with the highest level of skills. This ensures that our patients receive excellent care, with phenomenal results. This is why we are pleased to offer all orthodontic treatment at Crouch Hall Dental Care by specialist orthodontist Dr Farooq Ahmed. As a specialist, Dr Farooq has undertaken additional training to ensure that he offers his patients expert orthodontic treatment every time.

Dr Farooq has a wealth of experience and can treat simple straightening as well as complex cases to a very high standard. His expertise means that your care will be in the best hands. Dr Farooq is friendly and caring, and he will ensure that your treatment revolves purely around your own needs and smile goals.

Dr Farooq Ahmed has a variety of orthodontic systems at his fingertips, meaning that he will be able to find the perfect solution to your unique teeth straightening needs – that’s the beauty of being treated by a specialist orthodontist! He is pleased to provide treatment to patients at Crouch Hall using Invisalign, clear aligners, ceramic (tooth-coloured) fixed braces, lingual braces, and fixed metal braces.

Because everyone deserves to smile – we have other orthodontic options too!

Invisalign won’t be for everyone, so it’s good to know there are a variety of other teeth straightening options available at Crouch Hall Dental Care.

Traditional fixed metal braces, for example, remain a popular option for teeth straightening and can treat many dental issues, from minor to complex. And, because the colour of the bands can be customised, young adolescents often wear them with pride. Adults may prefer fixed ceramic braces which are more discreet thanks to the use of tooth-coloured brackets and wires. 

Smile good, look good with lingual braces

If none of the above floats your boat and you’d prefer to keep your orthodontic treatment a true secret, then we’ve got just the solution for you with lingual braces.

Fitted behind the teeth, lingual braces allow you to smile with confidence throughout your treatment. No one will ever need to know.

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We’ve been treating dental patients in Crouch End at for over 100 years. So you can trust us with your orthodontic care.

If you live in Crouch End or nearby Hornsey, Finsbury Park, Hampstead, Muswell Hill or Finchley and are considering teeth straightening, here are some great reasons why Crouch Hall Dental should be your clinic of choice for your orthodontic treatment.


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Specialists in pain management – you’ll never feel anxious about paying us a visit


Same day early morning and late night appointments that fit in with your busy lifestyle

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Bona fide orthodontic specialists mean that you’re in the best possible hands

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