Invisalign are the new alternative to traditional metal braces and are clear removable teeth aligners, they are completely transparent and virtually un-noticable, they are particularly popular amongst adults wishing to have their teeth straightened. They can be removed to consume food and are much more comfortable to wear that metal braces. Throughout your treatment you will graduate to new sets of aligners of different sizes. Invisalign give less force than traditional metal wired braces reducing discomfort.
Unlike traditional braces that cannot be removed invisalign can – therefore you will need to be committed to wearing them in order for them to be a success and for alignment to be achieved. - You should only remove them to eat, drink and to floss & brush your teeth and to clean the aligners. This will require you to be dedicated throughout your treatment if you are not treatment will be substantially longer.
The average treatment time is approximately one year if invisalign are worn for at least 20-22 hours per day, the time scale may be reduced or increased depending on the complexity of your individual treatment & needs.
Invisalign is an extremely effective treatment for aligning teeth for aligning crooked teeth, success rates are high, most patients usually prefer invisalign rather than traditional braces as they are more attractive to wear, traditional braces although very effective can look unsightly and make you feel self conscious about your appearance, they are commonly known to cause discomfort especially after adjustments are made and can make eating painful for a few days after.
Invisalign are much more gentle with minimum discomfort and pain and can be removed during meals times.
Invisalign are just as effective as normal braces but have so many more advantages the main being they are virtually invisible.
Your teeth will be aligned, your 'bite' will be improved along with your smile.
Some patients have found they develop a lisp whilst wearing invisalign, this is usually only temporary and once you are used to wearing them will disappear.
Traditional braces can interfere with your oral hygiene regime, food can become trapped and sometime they can cause gum irritation, something that will not occur with invisalign.
Invisalign is a completely safe method of teeth straightening and as far as oral hygiene is concerned actually has health benefits. Invisalign is a fairly new product and was officially launched in 1999 bringing teeth straightening technology forward and making it an easier process for patients. The aligners are made from thermoplastic and is a strong clear piece of medical grade plastic, and is very effective in the alignment of teeth.
If you are currently wearing traditional braces it is possible to continue your treatment with invisalign, you will be amazed at the difference.
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