Specialist + ReferralsOrthodontics
To book an orthodontic consultation, please get in touch with our friendly team. The fee for an orthodontic consultation is £200.00, which will be deducted from the cost of any subsequent treatment plan.
Harley Street orthodontists
are dentists whose area of focus is in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of dental and facial problems. The purpose of orthodontics is to treat malocclusion by using braces, aligners, or corrective surgical procedures to straighten teeth and correct jaw alignment.
Malocclusions are often caused by irregularities in the teeth and by disproportionate relationships between the jaws. As well as causing aesthetic concerns that can lead people to become embarrassed about their smile, orthodontic problems can also affect how people bite and chew their food, and can cause difficulties with cleaning the teeth, increasing the risk of other dental health problems such as gum disease and tooth decay.
Harley Street Dental Clinic offers first-rate orthodontic care to patients in the greater London area. We have three specialist orthodontists, Dr Emma Lang, Dr Sarah Neale and Dr Darsh Patel, who treat both adults and children.
The best time to start treatment will vary from patient to patient. However, we recommend that children should visit an orthodontist for an initial assessment between the ages of 7 and 9, so that any necessary treatment can be started as soon as possible.
An increasing number of adults who missed out on orthodontic treatment when younger are also seeking treatment later in life.
Think braces and most people picture metal wire and bracket contraptions. However, at Harley Street Dental Clinic we offer a wide range of traditional and discreet teeth straightening systems. These include:
Lingual braces act in the same way as regular braces, using brackets and wires to gently reposition the teeth. The main difference, however, is that they are placed on the back of the teeth, so they are not immediately obvious.
Porcelain braces are tooth-coloured brackets which have proven to be very popular with the majority of our adult clients as it provides a more discreet alternative to a mouth full of metal and can achieve great results even in more complex treatments.
Sometimes known as invisible braces these clear aligners gently move the teeth into their desired position. Unlike standard braces, Invisalign is removable by the patient, meaning you can take it out to eat, drink and clean your teeth. Each series of aligners is custom-made to exactly fit your mouth, and you will need to replace the aligner every few weeks as your teeth move.
Apart from traditional orthodontics we also provide excellent treatments to more complex cases as orthognathic surgery as well as working closely to plastic surgeons.
I have been with Dr Sarah Neale for almost 3 years. She is the most lovely and professional orthodontist I have ever met. She is caring for her patients and I have been taken care very well. My teeth are looking amazing now and I feel so lucky to have be one of her patients. Strongly recommend this clinic, it's an experience worth of a lifetime smile! - Yanhui Li
Dr Emma Laing's Case Studies
This lovely lady has just started Invisalign treatment with us. She had fixed braces many years ago as a teenager but her teeth had relapsed and she wanted to try a different style of brace. She is loving her custom-made Invisalign aligners. These photos were taken the day they were fitted