Healthy Smiles Dental
Matthew T. Kingston, DMD
In order to straighten teeth, the most common method that is available is teeth braces. However, if you are looking for an innovative teeth-straightening system, then you can always opt for Invisalign which uses clear aligners in order to reposition and straighten teeth. This particular method uses plastic aligners that are fitted over the teeth. The benefit of this particular method is that it they are NOT conspicuous at all—thus, they are preferred by a lot of adults who want to straighten their teeth.
What are the Benefits of Invisalign?
The advantage of getting an Invisalign is that they are quite comfortable to wear. And few people are recorded to have suffered from irritation while wearing teeth-realigning system. Unlike metal braces, they can be difficult to wear as the metal can cause blisters as
well as irritation to your mouth.
Another benefit of Invisalign is that they are very easy to clean. Unlike metal braces that are bolted to your mouth, plastic aligners can be easily removed so you can floss and brush as usual. Another problem most people have with metal braces is that they have to sacrifice eating hard, sticky and/or crunchy food. So, a person with metal braces are limited to eating a few food choices to prevent food from sticking in between their braces that will eventually cause tooth decay. People who have Invisalign can eat any food without worrying about food stuck on their plastic aligners. Since you can clean your teeth properly with Invisalign, then you prevent other dental problems from setting in.
Invisalign is a great option for those who want to try a convenient and embarrassment free teeth-straightening method. However, not all people are qualified to get this particular procedure especially those who have teeth that require rotation. But, if you only have a common orthodontic problem such as underbites, jaw misalignment or overbites, then you can use this system and skip the metal braces.