What is Invisalign®?
The Invisalign® system is the virtually invisible way to straighten your teeth and achieve the smile you've always dreamed of. Using advanced 3-D computer-imaging technology, Invisalign depicts your complete treatment plan, from the initial position of your teeth to the final desired position. Then a series of clear aligners are custom-made for your teeth – and your teeth only – to move them little by little. Each aligner is worn for about two weeks before being replaced by the next in the series, until the final position of your teeth is achieved. Your Invisalign treatment time will be determined by your doctor, based on your specific needs.
What are the primary benefits of Invisalign?
Invisalign aligners are practically clear. No one may even notice that you're wearing these virtually invisible "braces," making Invisalign a seamless fit with your lifestyle and day-to-day interactions with others.
Invisalign is removable. Unlike braces, you have the flexibility to eat and drink what you want during treatment by simply removing the aligners. And you can also remove the aligners to brush and floss as you normally would for fresh breath and good oral hygiene.
Unlike braces, there are no metal brackets or wires with the Invisalign system that could cause irritation to your mouth. Plus since your office visits during treatment don't involve metal or wire adjustments, you'll likely spend less time in the doctor's chair.
How many patients are being treated with Invisalign?
More than 2,000,000 patients worldwide have been treated with Invisalign. The number of Invisalign smiles grows daily.
How will Invisalign effectively move my teeth?
Like brackets and arch wires are to braces, Invisalign aligners move teeth through the appropriate placement of controlled force on your teeth. The main difference is that Invisalign not only controls forces, but also the timing of the force application. During each stage, only certain teeth are allowed to move. These movements are determined by your doctor as he or she maps out your unique Invisalign treatment plan.
What are aligners made of, and what do they look like?
The virtually invisible aligners, which are made of a thermoplastic material uniquely developed for the Invisalign treatment plan, look similar to tooth-whitening trays. Invisalign aligners are custom-made for you and only you to move your teeth in the sequence determined by your doctor. Invisalign aligners and Vivera Retainers do not contain Bisphenol-A or phthalate plasticizers.
Since having my braces removed, my teeth have shifted. Can Invisalign correct this?
A number of Invisalign patients have undergone a previous treatment involving braces at some point in their past, often during their youth. Invisalign can usually correct the shifting that occurs after braces, and do so without having to go through the trauma and social awkwardness of wearing metal braces.
Will wearing Invisalign aligners affect my speech?
Similar to other orthodontic treatments, Invisalign aligners may temporarily affect the speech of some people, and you may have a slight lisp for a day or two. However, as your tongue gets used to having aligners in your mouth, any lisp caused by the aligners should disappear.
Below are the top advantages of Invisalign:
Invisalign plates are imperceptible! They are totally clear so they don't take away from your face or grin. This is a particularly extraordinary alternative for grown-ups, adolescents, and youthful grown-ups who need to live without the sections and wires related to conventional supports.
Invisalign plate is made of smooth plastic making Invisalign significantly more agreeable than conventional metal props. There are no sharp/expelling edges or bits of Invisalign and the plate are specially crafted to accommodate your teeth and mouth!
Invisalign plate is removable – when you are prepared to brush and floss your teeth simply expel the plate, clean your teeth, at that point pop them back in. The plate themselves can likewise be cleaned! To ensure there is no development simply expel the plate and wash or brush them with your toothbrush. A perfect mouth is a sound mouth! It is essential to have solid teeth and gums while fixing your teeth so you should most ideal grin toward the finish of treatment!
With Invisalign, you will have the option to invest less energy at the orthodontist or dental specialist's office as they just should be kept up like clockwork by and large. Other teeth fixing alternatives can take substantially more time and a lot more arrangements.
Protected and Removable
Is your kid or youngster in sports or band? Invisalign takes into account an increasingly agreeable encounter without the scratches other orthodontic alternatives can cause. Invisalign plate is likewise removable which makes brushing your teeth, eating, and regular day to day existence more advantageous than different alternatives.
Eat Whatever You Want
Nourishment limitations are one of the most exceedingly terrible parts about teeth fixing with numerous orthodontic alternatives. A portion of your preferred nourishments are forbidden, which can truly destroy a unique festival, anything excessively hard, chewy, or clingy is untouchable! These issues are not an issue for Invisalign. You can evacuate the plate and eat anything you desire!
Better Dental Health
Straight teeth are better for your gums and dental wellbeing. Dispensing with swarming and holes makes it simpler to think about your teeth, better dental wellbeing prompts better by and large wellbeing.
Delightfully Straight Teeth
The outcome represents themselves and Invisalign prompts flawlessly straight teeth and a brilliant grin. Perhaps the best motivation to utilize Invisalign!