Invisalign is a revolutionary system that straightens your teeth without wires or brackets.
Invisalign is a popular orthodontic treatment for straighter teeth. With Invisalign, you’re able to remove the Invisalign clear aligners so you won’t have any dietary restrictions during treatment.
Each Invisalign aligner is worn for about two weeks before you move along to the next. Over time, the series of aligners gradually move your teeth into their final position.
What is the Invisalign system?
The Invisalign system is a virtually invisible and hygienic orthodontic treatment using custom made aligners that are constructed of medical-grade plastic using state of the art 3D technology. The Invisalign aligners are made of virtually invisible plastic that you wear over your teeth to gradually move them into the ideal position. Most people won’t even notice that you are wearing them, allowing you to keep your lifestyle during treatment. Majority of our patients report little to no discomfort when undergoing the treatment thanks to there being no wires or brackets like conventional orthodontic treatment using braces.
Can anybody get Invisalign?
When you visit All Smiles Family Dentistry, one of our dentists will assess your oral health to see if you are a suitable patient for the Invisalign system. Invisalign is ideal for patients who need mild to moderate orthodontic work. Age doesn’t restrict who can use this system and as long as your orthodontic needs are not to severe, Invisalign can be an ideal solution for you.
Why straighten your teeth?
There are many benefits to having a beautiful smile. Some of these benefits include the possible improvement in confidence and self-esteem. Straighter teeth are easier to keep clean than teeth that are crowded or crooked making it easier to prevent plaque build-up. Properly aligned teeth can reduce the risk of tooth chipping, breaking or abnormal wear that can cause stress to supporting jaw bones and joints.
Is Invisalign better than braces?
The biggest difference between braces and Invisalign is the look and feel. If you need orthodontic work done, but do not want braces: Invisalign may be the right treatment for you. However, if you need serious orthodontic work done, your only option may be to have traditional braces. The only way to know is to have a consultation. During a consultation, your dentist will:
- Asses your oral health making sure that your teeth and gums are healthy
- Take an x-ray of your jaw
- Once your dentist has a whole mouth view of the situation, they can recommend the ideal treatment options for you.
To answer the question, is Invisalign better than braces, the answer is: it depends on you, your situation and your lifestyle.
Is Invisalign really invisible?
Due to advertising guidelines, we can’t call them invisible. What you will see is Invisalign advertised as “clear aligners”, “virtually-invisible” and “discreet”. Made from a clear plastic it is possible, if you stand close enough to someone, that you will see them wearing Invisalign. However, you would have to be standing pretty close to them and stare at their teeth for a bit.
Invisalign is the treatment movie stars choose to use to hide the fact they are having orthodontic work done. It is the closest thing to invisible treatment you can get now.
How effective is Invisalign?
Depending on your orthodontic needs, Invisalign is very effective. As long as you wear them for the prescribed amount of time, they will straighten your teeth.
They are lifestyle friendly in that they are removable, but this doesn’t reduce their potency. Thousands of patients have successfully undergone orthodontic treatment. Check out success stories on Invisalign Australia’s website.
Invisalign from All Smiles Family Dentistry
If you are interested in discussing this lifestyle friendly option for straighter teeth, contact All Smiles Family Dentistry today for a complementary consultation.