It's never too late! Computer-guided orthodontics for adults
Rare are the lucky ones who have a perfect teeth alignment. Contemporary humans’ jaw became much smaller with evolution than their ancestors’ who had to chew tough food. That is why our teeth often lack space needed for their proper arrangement.
Teeth that are too close together or improperly arranged are hard to brush and it makes them prone to cavities, tartar and periodontal diseases. Malposition also means the improper chewing force distribution, which can lead to enamel cracking, uneven teeth deterioration, damaged attachment apparatus and jaw joints disorders. The masticatory ability depends on the intensity of disorders, but it’s usually reduced, which is also bad for the digestive system, whereas the speech sound disorders can also be a threat to psychosocial development. However, aesthetics is the main reason patients decide to undergo the orthodontic treatment.

Orthodontics for adults

Orthodontics is no longer reserved for children only. Adult patients are increasingly seeking to correct irregularities in the position of the anterior teeth, which disturbed them for years. Because of this, very successful systems have been created based on time-reduced aesthetic orthodontics – STO (short term orthodontics). These systems operate fast and are focused on aesthetics . In ŠkodaDENT, we have all the leading orthodontic systems for adults.


Clear Aligner

Clear aligner is ideal for adult patients who want to get their teeth aligned without any visible wires and brackets. The therapy plan is custom made for each individual patient and its length varies from case to case. Then a series of clear plastic aligners is produced. Each has to be worn for 2 or 3 weeks, and then replaced with the next one from the series. The teeth usually move 0,3 mm per aligner until they are set in the preferred place, predicted by the analysis.


Six Month Smiles

Six Month Smiles is American system of aesthetic orthodontics for adults. The aim of this system is to straighten teeth, usually without significant changes in the bite through a reasonable period of 4-9 months, and the average within just six months. It consists of a transparent Six Month Smiles Lucid-Lok ™ brackets and tooth-colored wires, so it is almost imperceptible. Unique technology and traditional orthodontic techniques move teeth quickly, safely and gently to the desired position.


Inman Aligner

New appliance from UK – The Inman Aligner corrects irregularities in position of front teeth in just 4-16 weeks! The appliance can be made only by the Inman Aligner certified dentist. In Rijeka, that is Dr. Maja Antončić Škoda and ŠkodaDENT is the first office where you can order it. Impressions of your teeth are sent to the Inman Aligner certified laboratory in London where your appliance is produced.



Lingual fixed orthodontic appliance is attached to the back (lingual) surface of the teeth. This is completely invisible system , and is appropriate for all who want to straighten their teeth in a discreet manner. Brackets are extremely small and thin only 1.4 mm. A special low-friction connection achieves rapid movement of teeth, reduced discomfort and shorter treatment time.


Social 6

Social 6 is a sectional lingual technique that uses only 6 brackets for the first 6 teeth, and is applied in the case of mild irregularities or for treatment of relapse (after previously completed orthodontic treatment)

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