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All About Invisalign Clear Aligners

Invisalign is a clear aligner that can be used to straighten your teeth without the need for braces. It consists of a series of custom-made plastic trays that are designed for each tooth to gradually shift your teeth in line with one another over time.

Wear Your Aligners Daily

The results from Invisalign are achieved with the help of clear aligners, which are made from plastic. During the treatment, patients wear aligners over their teeth daily. The treatment takes about 18 months (depending on how often you wear your aligners for each day it could be sooner or longer) and achieves results that last a lifetime. Invisalign has many benefits over other orthodontic treatments such as braces or traditional metal braces: Invisalign is less invasive, more comfortable, more convenient, and it has a higher success rate for both adults and children. It also has a lower cost and needs less time to finish than other orthodontic treatments. Invisalign also has no metal brackets, making it two-thirds lighter when compared to other treatment options like braces or veneers. Invisalign provides a way for natural teeth alignment, which makes it an excellent option for people seeking treatment that does not involve the use of metal or wires. Invisalign is also used in many cases that could not be corrected by traditional braces. 

When choosing Invisalign or braces, Invisalign provides you with more flexibility for straighter teeth than braces because it is a removable appliance that can be taken out when you eat or drink, meaning there are no food or drink limitations during your orthodontic treatment. This means that it is possible to use Invisalign while eating and drinking since you can take them out whenever needed. As compared with braces many different types of foods and drinks cannot be consumed as they can damage the brackets and wires as well as stain your teeth. This makes Invisalign a much bigger advantage when compared to standard braces since there are many limited things you can do with them such as eating. Discomfort is mainly found in braces as well since there is metal wire inside of your mouth rubbing against the inside of your cheeks. This can irritate or be extremely uncomfortable against your mouth when sleeping or sometimes even when talking. Invisalign is much easier on the inside of the mouth since it’s made from safer materials and is also a smooth plastic that will not cause any interference with the inner cheeks. The Invisalign is comfortable enough to wear all day and will not cause any sort of irritation to the skin or gums. Invisalign has been said to be better than braces because it requires less dental office as well as overall better comfort. It also takes less time to have Invisalign put in and take out, in comparison to braces.