For years, people with uneven or misaligned teeth had only two options, to live with smiles they wish would function or look better, or to spend years in unsightly and often uncomfortable metal braces. Fortunately, that is no longer the case. Now patients wishing for straighter smiles have a third option, and a wonderful alternative to traditional braces at that. Invisalign Orthodontics provides the same benefits of braces without much of the hassle and embarrassment. So if you’ve always dreamed of a more aligned smile, but were too scared or ashamed to talk with your dentist about adult braces, now is a great time to discuss the many benefits of Invisalign.
What Makes Invisalign Special?
Invisalign helps to accomplish the same straightening effect of metal braces, but with a number of unique benefits. Through the use of a series of clear aligner trays, custom made for you, Invisalign can help to slowly shift your teeth into a better and more functional alignment, without the need for sharp metal brackets, which can poke and irritate sensitive gum tissue.
These trays can also be taken out for meals and to maintain your regular dental hygiene schedule, helping to keep your teeth healthier – and your dinnertime more enjoyable – even as you are busy straightening your smile.
But the most popular benefit of Invisalign, is that, because the trays are made of clear plastic, no one even has to know you’re receiving orthodontic treatment! Your friends and family will just see you, and in time, notice that your smile has become even more beautiful!