If you're looking for the best specialist orthodontist in Richmond who offers a fantastic range of orthodontic treatments, our 5* rated clinic can help.
Our highly experienced Richmond orthodontics team is led by our specialist orthodontist, Philippa Rudge, who has over 15 years extensive teeth straightening experience.
Philippa graduated from the University of Bristol in 2006. In 2012 she completed 3 years of Orthodontic specialist training at Guy’s Hospital, London and RACH, Brighton, gaining a MSc in Orthodontics from KCL and Membership in Orthodontics from The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
In 2013 Philippa was awarded a Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice, a teaching qualification for tertiary education, from KCL.
Philippa is registered as a Specialist in Orthodontics with the General Dental Council. She is a member of the British Orthodontic Society and The Royal College of Surgeons England and Edinburgh.
To help keep this treatment as affordable as possible we ensure our prices are extremely competitive compared to other specialist teeth straightening dentists near us in Richmond.
|Orthodontic Consultation||£70 (deducted from cost of treatment)|
|Metal Braces Single Arch||from £1,600.00|
|Metal Braces Both Arches||from £3,200.00|
|White Braces (white brackets & wires) Single Arch||from £1,800.00|
|White Braces (white brackets & wires) Both Arches||from £3,400.00|
|Invisalign Lite||from £3,000.00|
|Incognito (lingual braces) Single Arch||from £3,500.00|
|Incognito (lingual braces) Both Arches||from £7,000.00|
|removable retainers||£110 per arch|
|fixed retainers||£350 per arch|
We also offer flexible payment plans and 0% finance to help spread the cost of this treatment over an agreed term.
Please use this handy finance calculator to estimate the monthly cost for your treatment with us.
Fixed braces require the skill and expertise of an orthodontist as they can straighten almost all types of orthodontic cases. Often referred to as train tracks, traditional fixed braces use brackets which are glued to the front of each tooth.
A wire is then attached to apply the necessary tension to pull teeth into the desired position.
Fixed braces are the most commonly used orthodontic appliance as they allow the orthodontist more control when adjusting the position of each tooth. This achieves greater results for the patient with a smile that is perfectly aligned.
The whole process can take from eighteen to twenty four months, with appointment schedules nearly every four to six weeks. However, smiling with superlative straight teeth will be well worth the wait!
Fixed braces have undergone numerous developments with a range of variable appliances now available. Metal brackets, which are fixed braces bonded to the teeth, are still the most widely used as they are durable and relatively low cost compared to other more advanced orthodontic systems on the market.
Different colour elasticated bands can now be attached to the brackets or you can opt for white or clear fixed braces. These are white or translucent brackets using a white band making the braces a little more discreet.
At Kew Road Dental in Richmond we offer a variety of different orthodontic and teeth straightening treatments, from fixed braces and lingual braces to invisible braces (Invisalign).
To enable fixed braces to straighten teeth, light force is exerted onto your teeth by adjusting the tension on the wire or elastic which is connected to each tooth bracket. This gently encourages your teeth to move slowly into their new positions.
Our orthodontist recommends visiting our dental practice in Richmond for an initial assessment of your smile. Traditional braces can straighten teeth for almost any teenager or adult who has the following:
For aligning teeth which are not so severely crooked or misaligned, there are other options available that may be considered such as Invisalign. These are know as invisible braces and benefit from discreet appearance and shorter treatment times.
This technique has become increasingly popular with adults and people working in the public eye as it does not interfere with their work or socialising.