Do you have teeth alignment problems but don’t want to wear metal braces? Achieving a perfect smile is now easier than ever with invisible braces for adults—and it’s never too late, no matter how old you are. Talk to your dentist about Invisalign, or Invisible Alignment. It is an alternative to metal braces and may be recommended for those who don’t want the metal mouth look.
Invisalign treatment can current dental misalignment. Perfectly aligned teeth not only look great—they can also make your life easier. When implemented correctly, Invisalign can move and straighten your teeth, making gaps between them smaller. Fewer food particles will go into these spaces, thus reducing the development of decay. Aligned tooth are also easier to floss and clean.
If you have problems with enunciation and pronunciation, you can also have your teeth straightened to improve your speech. Those with lips and other related problems often find Invisalign to be an effective form of treatment.
Neck and jaw pain can also be relieved by Invisalign. Do you know that one of the main causes of facial pains is misaligned teeth bite? If not corrected, grinding and muscle pains can ensue.
What is the material used?
Invisalign aligners are made of medical grade (safe) polyurethane resin. Basically, it is a clear and durable plastic that is BPA-free. It is the perfect alternative to metal braces if you want a less conspicuous approach to correcting your teeth.
How does it work?
Your dentist will evaluate your current condition to see if Invisalign is the best solution. If it is, then impressions will be taken to produce a 3D image of your teeth. Custom-made plastic aligners that are specifically designed to gradually align your teeth will then be made and provided to you for your daily use. You need to switch to the next aligner approximately every two weeks until the desired teeth position is achieved.