Invisalign braces are a popular teeth straightening option for adults and teens. The clear incremental trays gently move teeth into the proper position. Many people mistakenly believe that orthodontic services like Invisalign aligners are strictly for appearance’s sake. The truth is that about 81% of respondents reported that the benefits of Invisalign extended way beyond aesthetics.
Invisalign can, of course, deliver a great smile, but they also help to improve the health of your teeth. If you are considering Invisalign aligners, there are a few things that you need to know to help you make your decision.
Beware of Imposter Braces
Not all clear aligners are created equally. If you want the best results, you must start with the best orthodontic services. Trying to take shortcuts by purchasing “imposter” Invisalign online will not get you the results that you need.
True Invisalign treatment comes only from a highly trained orthodontist. If you want the best results, do not be fooled by aligner costs that seem too good to be true. Make sure you visit a trusted and experienced provider for a Smile Assessment to ensure you’re aware of all of your treatment options.
The clear Invisalign aligner trays are removable so that you can eat and drink without worry. Caring for the trays is simple- you just rinse them off with warm water. The beauty of this bracing method is that you do not have to struggle to brush or floss around wires. You remove the trays to brush and floss your teeth, as well as eat or drink, then simply put them back in when you are done.
Of course, traditional metal braces do not allow you the freedom to take them on and off to care for your teeth or eat and drink, making Invisalign aligners are an excellent and convenient option for adults and teens.
Time is On Your Side with Invisalign
A lot of people mistakenly believe that if they need braces, they better be ready to wear them for years. The fact is, thanks to advances in technology, you may only need to wear your trays for about a year. In some cases, where the correction required is minor, you may only need to wear your trays for six months. While each case is different, you likely have less treatment time ahead of you than you think. Your orthodontist is the expert that can give you an accurate time frame for your specific needs.
If you need orthodontic treatment in the greater Bay Area, make your Smile Consult appointment with Image Orthodontics today to learn more about how Invisalign can provide you with a beautiful smile and a clear, easy smile straightening experience.