Things You Should Know About Invisalign
What is Invisalign? Unlike the more traditional braces or retainers, Invisalign is a virtually invisible method of straightening your teeth. You will be fitted with removable, see-through aligners that have been specifically crafted to fit your teeth.
Have you ever wondered if Invisalign is right for you? Below is a quick guide to learn more about Invisalign, and determine whether or not this is a good treatment for you.
- Invisalign is a new way to move your teeth, which can effectively correct any type of orthodontic problems. After 10 years of patient usage and a wide range of clinical test, Invisalign showed a new alternative to braces that will change your orthodontic alignments in another exciting angle.
- Invisalign is a mouthpiece that is transparent as it progressively moves your teeth without being noticeable as the metallic wires and brackets of braces.
- Invisalign is a one of a kind mouthpiece designed to fit your teeth according to your needs. It uses a 3D technology and other modeling techniques molded inside the Invisalign laboratory.
- Invisalign is better than braces when it comes to pain. It doesn’t use any brackets or wires, thus, will not require regular tightening and they can only be seen when you look at them closely.
- Invisalign can correct plenty of orthodontics issues but complex problems may not be a perfect fix. Consult your orthodontist, Dr. Nona Naghavi at Angelic Smiles Dental Spa, who specializes with Invisalign.
- Invisalign takes time. It is not an overnight fix. The mouthpiece is recommended to be worn for 22 hours a day for a minimum of 12 months. Patients that have a more complex problems might need to wear the mouthpiece for up to 3 years.
- The Invisalign system is more effective than the traditional braces with less pressure on the teeth. That means minor pain is involved. The mouthpiece can be removed whenever as long as they’re worn for at least 22 hours a day.
- You can remove Invisalign during a meal, so eat whatever you want without compromising the treatment. It is easy to remove so patients have no problems with adjustments.
Consult your orthodontist, Dr. Nona Naghavi at Angelic Smiles Dental Spa for more information!