If your New Year's resolution is to achieve a straighter smile, Invisalign can help! Invisalign can straighten teeth discreetly with a series of aligners that are nearly invisible when worn.
Invisalign is a series of clear aligners that straighten your teeth without wires or brackets. Instead of braces, you wear each set of custom-made aligners for about two weeks at a time to gradually move your teeth into position. Invisalign is also comfortable and convenient to wear! Each aligner is made of smooth, clear plastic, so they won't irritate your cheeks, and gums like traditional metal braces often do. Plus, they're removable, so you can eat whatever you want and easily brush and floss your teeth during your treatment.
Straighter teeth, or ones with a better bite alignment, are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to what Invisalign can fix! For patients that deal with mild to moderate orthodontic issues such as an overbite or crossbite, Invisalign can be a great way to straighten your teeth without traditional braces.
Thanks to its clear plastic aligners, Invisalign won't affect your appearance the way metal brackets and wires will -- even when you're wearing them in public. And because the aligners are removable, you won't have to avoid certain foods and drinks like you would with traditional braces. You also won't have to struggle with oral hygiene while you have them on. Instead, you can brush and floss normally to keep your teeth and gums healthy while you're in the treatment process.
Another benefit is that Invisalign treatments are customized for each patient. Treatment plans are determined after the consultation appointment at our practice. Patients wear each aligner for about two weeks, then switch to the next one in their plan until they have worn all of them. During treatment, patients will need to return to the office for regular checkups so they can ensure the treatment is proceeding as scheduled.
The clear aligners of Invisalign allow you to straighten your teeth without many of the problems of traditional braces. For example, the aligners are removable, so you don't have to worry about breaking a wire or bracket when you eat something sticky or hard.
Although Invisalign is an effective treatment for many cases, it's not right for everyone. To see if it's right for you, schedule a consultation with your orthodontist. They will be able to evaluate your needs and determine if Invisalign could work for you.
If you're considering Invisalign to straighten your smile in the new year, call us at (970) 306-0549 or visit Streamside Dental at 51 Eagle Rd, A1 Avon, Eagle-Vail, Colorado 81657, in case of a TMJ disorder. We will guide you further.