Misaligned Overcrowded Teeth

Many contributing factors can lead to crooked, misaligned and overcrowded teeth. If your teeth are too big for your mouth, they can fight for space and grow unevenly or in different directions.

Solve Overcrowding

Sometimes, a patient’s upper and lower jaws are different sizes, leading to an overbite or an underbite. These cases are usually genetic, and although you can’t do much to prevent them from happening, there are many ways to treat the issues.

The Practice

  • Easy to get to location in East Molesey KT8 0DL
  • Free parking outside the practice
  • Happy ortho patients – rated ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  • Open till late Mon, & Thurs (8pm)

Your Dentists

  • 25+ years of experience fixing narrow teeth
  • The go-to orthodontist for severe cases
  • Platinum Providers of Invisalign
  • Minimum of 60 Invis cases a year
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“We straighten and align teeth daily and enjoy the look on our patient’s faces when they see the results.” Dr Ali Rifai

The Treatments

The Cost

  • Invisalign £3,500 + FREE cosmetic treatment
  • Six Month Smiles from £1,999
  • Inman Aligners from £1,799
  • Pay as little as £37.46 a month with finance

Invisalign Cases & Reviews

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Dawn SwansonDawn Swanson
10:27 24 Nov 22
I have been with the Gentle Dental Practice for 8 years, the care and service I have received has always been 5 star. I have recently used their new hygienist Nicky who is great. Looking for a new dentist just contact their very friendly and proffessional team.
George HorseyGeorge Horsey
18:54 15 Nov 22
Dental Impant Surgery:I had my dental implants fitted recently and I am extremely happy with the outcome. Ali and the team have done an amazing job since I lost my 2 front teeth over 6 years ago. I had to wait for the surgery for a long time due to my age and the issues surrounding having implants at a young age.I finally had the surgery 12 weeks ago and had my two new crowns fitted last week. They look absolutely amazing and the whole procedure was way less painful than I ever thought it would be.I would highly recommend getting your implants done at the Gentle Dental Practice, you won’t regret it!A massive thank you to everyone at the practice!
Deeban SkandalingamDeeban Skandalingam
12:06 03 Nov 22
Fantastic work on my teeth and I would highly recommend! My teeth turned out better than I had even hoped for. If you are in need of any dental work, you would be doing a great disservice if you didn’t speak to this practice first. The staff were extremely friendly, there were text updates and all in all an excellent service from start to finish. If you haven’t guessed already, I am thoroughly pleased with The Gentle Dentle. Thank you!
Pippa HarveyPippa Harvey
14:54 26 Oct 22
Like many people, I have an immense fear of dentistry, and dentists, due to previous experiences.I had two broken teeth and one that had been treated incorrectly by an NHS dentist. I had been in daily pain for about 18 months, and had been put on a 6 month waiting list by my NHS dentist.I called gentle dental to explain my problem and they offered me a same day appointment. They were kind, compassionate, understanding, patient and validating. I’m not sure anybody ever feels completely comfortable in the chair, but It’s the closest I’ve ever come!The work needed was carried out, all of the staff were kind and welcoming, and it showed me that the dentist doesn’t have to be a dreaded place!Thank you so, so much gentle dental! I will definitely be returning.
Tilesh PTilesh P
15:45 14 Sep 22
Dental Implants – 3 New Teeth – June 2022I had the most professional and pain free experience when getting my new tooth implants at Gentle Dental. Honestly I put it off for some many years because I just didn’t want to go through the pain. But my experience was totally the opposite. Ali and the wonderful girls were there every step of the way. All my questions got answered and I was reassured everything would work out well. And it did. I was worried for no reason.I did think about going abroad to have it done but when you consider the risk factor, time and professional standards – it made no sense to me. I have known Ali for a long time and knew I would be in the best hands and if there were any issues these would could be resolved easily.If you are thinking of having dental implants at Gentle – don’t waste any more time. Just book and get it done.Was it painful ? No, uncomfortable for a few days, yes for sure.I just wish I had it done sooner. Thanks guys, love my new teeth 🙂
Edward CrameEdward Crame
13:43 04 Dec 21
Very happy with all aspects of the work they have done. Very clean, professional and well run business.
Lynn HuddartLynn Huddart
12:43 24 Nov 21
Dr Ali Rifai was professional and I am very pleased with the outcome of my Invisalign’s. I have been with this practice for many years and would highly recommend. The staff are very friendly and nothing is an issue.
Jonathan PlumbJonathan Plumb
11:52 24 Nov 21
Can’t thank this practice enough for all their help. I don’t post reviews very often, so when I do, it’s because an impression has been left! Dr Ali saw me at short notice to help fix a broken tooth. The nurse (I think her name was Danni) was so helpful and kind, as were the rest of the team. Thank you for being there for me in my hour of need (the same day i asked for an appointment!)
Eva AugustEva August
07:11 06 Nov 21
I’m so happy to find this practice. I suffer from anxiety and high sensitivity to pain. It was very stressful for me going to dentist after years of fear. The team not only make me calm and welcome but I FELL ASLEEP during treatment with Dr Marshall ! So understanding and caring. Thank you!
Marc NevittMarc Nevitt
11:35 11 Oct 21
I have been using this dentist for well over a decade and can honestly say my teeth would be in a far worse situation if wasn’t for the Gentle Dental practice.My most recent visit was for a filling .. barely felt the injection!I would highly recommend this dentist to anyone, but especially if you’re teeth require a high level of care like mine.
Emma BrauerEmma Brauer
08:44 04 Aug 21
This place was recommended to me by family and for a nervous patient the best experience. The reception welcome is cheerful and friendly, beautifully modern area with hot drinks and water on offer.I needed implants, crowns and bridges followed by whitening, so lots of appointments. My dentist Mr Ali Rafai was superb from start to finish, so professional and personable. Throughout the whole process I was cared for wonderfully plus lots of laughs along the way. The constant care during appointments was very comforting, no rushing, and I knew I my needs were Mr Rafai’s priority. Plus check up call the next day without fail to make sure everything was going well.Absolutely deserves five stars!
Alan SamuelAlan Samuel
13:30 14 Jul 21
Fantastic experience with Ali. It took 18 months including bone grafting, removing and replacing failed dental implants, invisaline for my bottom teeth which were all over the place and some veneers but now I’m delighted with the outcome.Ali was always very clear about how this wasn’t an overnight solution in an honest and forthright manner which gave me confidence that he would deliver results.I was offered several overnight solutions from other dentists locally at a fraction of the cost but when I see how much effort and detail that went into my plan, I know i made the right choice.
Kurt JohnsonKurt Johnson
17:48 14 May 21
I have got no complaints about this Dental Practice. They were all very friendly and accommodating and always professional.My dental treatment was also really good, everything went according to plan and the results are great!I am VERY happy with the outcome and would recommend them anytime!

Quick contact

How do you straighten misaligned teeth?

At The Gentle Dental, we want all of our patients to feel proud of their smiles. We have seen far too many instances where crooked and misaligned teeth dramatically reduce patients’ confidence, and we are here to help you feel good about your smile!

Today, we can offer various treatment methods to address misaligned or crooked teeth.

The most appropriate treatment for you will be dependent on your specific needs as well as your budget and the time you are willing to wait since some treatments take longer than others.

If your misalignment is subtle then a removable retainer may be enough to shift your teeth back into position whereas in other cases we can offer a range of brace types including:

This will depend on the severity of your misalignment and your chosen treatment method.

Although veneers take only a couple of appointments, braces can take several years.

Are there any issues if I do not treat my misaligned/crooked teeth?

  • It May make it more difficult to properly clean your teeth, which leaves you open to the risk of tooth decay, cavities and periodontitis or gingivitis
  • May impact your chewing
  • May cause speech difficulties
  • Provides a strain on the remaining teeth, jaws and muscles
  • May dramatically reduce self-esteem

Our clinicians use both  braces and veneers to treat misaligned and crooked teeth, though the procedure is exceptionally different for both methods.

Braces correct misalignments as well as various bite abnormalities. They work slowly over time and require perseverance and patience from those wearing them!

The main advantage of braces is that they are a less invasive option than veneers and are usually lower in pricing.

Veneers, on the other hand, are more of a quick fix. You can carry out your consultation appointment then have a brand new smile in just a couple of weeks.

Additionally, with veneers, you can adjust the size and colouring of your teeth and have much more control when personalising your smile.

Dental veneers are incredibly natural-looking, and porcelain veneers resist staining, so you can keep that sparkling colour for years after your treatment.

Ready to get that smile you deserve?

If your teeth are something that causes you dissatisfaction, and you want the perfect smile, there are an endless number of cosmetic dentistry options to help you achieve that natural, beautiful smile you deserve.

Call The Gentle Dental and see how we can make you feel better from your first consultation appointment: 020 7395 0520.

Alternatively, click here to reserve an appointment slot.

If you want to get an idea of who would be fitting your braces or veneers, meet our team of friendly staff here!

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