4 Advantages Invisalign Has Over Traditional Metal Braces

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4 Advantages Invisalign Has Over Traditional Metal Braces

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Invisalign is just one of the many orthodontic treatments available that can correct your bite, misaligned and crooked teeth.

Most orthodontic treatment includes the use of brackets that are bonded to your teeth with a metal wire, which runs from one tooth to another. Braces use metal brackets which are not exactly very attractive, and this is precisely why there people who are hesitant to get this treatment even if they suffer from orthodontic problems.

In order to resolve this issue, Invisalign was made. Here are just some the advantages Invisalign has over traditional metal braces while still doing an effective job of straightening out your teeth:

1. Invisalign is invisible.

Because it if made of clear durable plastic, no one can notice that you’re wearing them while you’re having your teeth get straightened out.

2. Invisalign is removable.

You can choose to remove your clear aligners while you can eat and drink within the duration of the orthodontic treatment. Because of this, you will also be able to floss your teeth as you normally do.

3. Invisalign does not have metal wires.

There are no metal brackets that could irritate your gums which metal braces can sometimes do.

4. Invisalign does not need adjustment.

Since Invisalign doesn’t have metal brackets to be adjusted, you will have lesser trips going to your dentist.

How does Invisalign Work?

Invisalign is a very modern approach employed by dentists as an option if the patient is not inclined to get braces. Invisalign is more comfortable and aesthetically pleasing to the eye.

During the whole duration of wearing Invisalign, you will be given a series of clear aligners. Each aligner will make an adjustment to the position of your tooth that is mapped out by your dentist specifically on your situation. When the aligners are placed on your teeth, they can cause the teeth to shift from their current position. After two weeks, you will start using another set of aligners, which continues the teeth straightening process.

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Dr. Khan brings to his practice training and expertise from some of the best minds in the dental industry today. He derives great satisfaction in bringing the best modern day dentistry to his patients and believes in uncompromising and compassionate care. Something most people will note at their very first visit with him.