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The Perfect Smile Starts With Invisalign

In this article we will explain more about invisalign.

What is Invisalign?

Invisalign[1] is an orthodontic treatment that straightens your teeth without the need for metal brackets and wires. Instead, Invisalign uses clear plastic aligner trays to gradually move your teeth into their ideal position.

The trays are made of an FDA-approved plastic that contains no BPA, BPS, latex, or gluten. They are removable and can be taken out when eating, brushing, or flossing.

Unlike traditional braces, Invisalign is also more comfortable and discreet. Because the aligners are clear, they won’t detract from your smile.

This means that you’ll be able to enjoy the foods you love and smile with confidence during treatment. Invisalign also prevents food from getting stuck in your aligners, which can be a concern with traditional braces.

Invisalign is generally less expensive than braces, and many dental insurance plans cover a portion of the cost. In addition, some employers offer flexible spending accounts (FSAs) or health savings accounts that can be used to pay for orthodontic treatments.

How Does Invisalign Work?

Invisalign offers a more subtle and comfortable alternative to traditional braces, which use metal wires and brackets[2].  Instead, they offer clear plastic aligners that are designed to move the teeth into the desired position.

When worn correctly, Invisalign clear aligners move your teeth over time, based on a treatment plan provided by your dentist or orthodontist. This movement is preceded by resorption of the bone and cementum that hold your teeth in place.

The rate at which your teeth move during treatment depends on several factors, including your age and the complexity of your orthodontic issues. However, most patients see noticeable improvement in their smiles within six months of beginning Invisalign treatment.

What are the benefits of Invisalign?

Straight teeth are essential to your smile, and they can help you feel more confident. They also reduce the likelihood of developing serious oral health issues such as gum disease and tooth decay.

Traditional braces use metal brackets and wires that attach to your teeth to move them into a better position. They tighten up to reposition the teeth, and this can cause pain and discomfort until tension subsides.

Invisalign treatment uses clear plastic aligners to slowly straighten your teeth. They’re designed to move your teeth in small steps to achieve the desired results, and they can be removed for eating, drinking, brushing, flossing, and other activities.

Invisalign is also more discreet than other types of orthodontic treatments, so you don’t have to worry about being self-conscious about your smile during treatment. You can wear them during public speaking engagements, wedding photos, and other special events without drawing attention to your treatment.[3]

Is Invisalign Right for Me?

Invisalign is a great option for adults and teens who have mild to moderate orthodontic issues.

Make sure to schedule an initial consultation with a qualified dentist or orthodontist.The dentist will go through a thorough assessment to examine the overall health of your teeth and identify what needs to be done to help achieve the desired results with regards to straightening and enhancing your smile.

Once the plan is approved, your doctor will create a series of clear aligners that gradually move your teeth to their correct position over time. With each aligner, the teeth are shifted incrementally by a mere 0.25 millimetres. Depending on the severity of your issue, you may also need SmartForce attachments to help your aligners precisely move your teeth.

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