A popular orthodontic treatment for adults is Invisalign
Invisalign is a series of custom-made clear plastic aligners, similar to a sport mouthguard that place a gentle pressure on the teeth to guide them into position.
The treatment for invisalign involves taken impressions of your teeth and mapping out your treatment plan. One part of your invisalign treatment is that you can see what the end result will look like with 3D imaging.
Invisalign is virtually invisible, so no-one will notice you’re wearing them
The treatment for Invisalign comprises of a series of clear aligners that are changed every two to three weeks. Unlike traditional forms of orthodontics, Invisalign is removable which provides a range of benefits both for you oral health and your lifestyle.
Your orthodontist may provide you with a number of aligners so that you only have to visit him every 6 weeks or so. Since Invisalign is much friendlier to oral hygiene you will not have to visit the dentist for cleans as often.
The aligners are removable which allows:
- You to eat normally. Unlike other forms of braces that do restrict what you eat, Invisalign allows you to remove the aligners and eat whatever food you would normally eat. However, it does mean that you must clean your teeth after every meal.
- You brush and floss your teeth as per usual. Again this is another advantage over traditional forms of orthodontics that are bonded to your teeth. Invisalign enables you to remove the aligners and brush and floss your teeth. The advantage of this is that there are less visits to your orthodontist and less chance of your teeth staining after prolonged treatment.
However, unlike other forms of orthodontic treatment, Invisalign does rely on your compliance. If your orthodontist says you need to wear the aligners for 20 hours a day and you do not, then the treatment will be either ineffective or take much longer than originally anticipated.
The right treatment for you
When you visit Bulimba Dental our visiting orthodontist will be able to diagnose the health of your teeth and jaws and determine what the best course of action for you is. While Invisalign is an effective and discreet treatment if you are suffering from severely crooked teeth, it may not be the right treatment for you.
When you visit Bulimba Dental please feel free to ask our visiting orthodontist about what treatments are available to you.
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