What are the time-tested tips and tricks for a successful Invisalign® experience, you may wonder. More than 7 million people have been treated with these clear, plastic aligners so far, so there are millions of individual treatment experiences from which dentists and patients have learned. Allow us to share some of the main pointers for living with Invisalign® and completing this orthodontic treatment successfully.
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As a young professional, you are at a critical time in your career. The impressions you make on others can significantly impact the opportunities available to you. It’s important to appear poised, intelligent, confident and friendly. It can be hard to put forth this impression when you lack confidence in your smile.
A beautiful smile is a big deal, and not just because it looks great. Beyond causing feelings of self-consciousness every time you smile, misaligned teeth can have a negative impact on your health. If your bite is off, you may experience pain while chewing, suffer from headaches, have increased risk for tooth decay, or experience other disruptive effects.
Fortunately, orthodontics make it possible to correct most cases of crooked teeth and an imperfect bite. Orthodontics refers to the treatment of misaligned teeth and jaw irregularities, and it often involves the use of braces.
Invisalign is a popular alternative to traditional metal braces. This treatment uses a series of clear, removable plastic aligners to gradually shift your teeth to their desired position. The end result is a straight, beautiful smile.
If you’ve put off orthodontic treatment because you want to avoid a “mouth full of metal,” you are not alone. Many adults and teens prefer to avoid the hassles associated with traditional metal braces. Fortunately, this isn’t the only way to achieve a straight, beautiful smile. Invisalign provides you with a more comfortable, discreet and convenient alternative.
Invisalign provides you with an excellent alternative to traditional metal braces. The procedure uses a series of clear, removable plastic aligners to gradually shift your teeth into their ideal position. If you’ve been putting off orthodontic treatment in order to avoid the hassles associated with braces, then Invisalign may be a great option for you.
In the following video, Dr. Joseph Oh explains the difference between Invisalign and traditional metal braces.