Invisalign, often referred to as “invisible braces for adults” consists of clear plastic aligners which are barely visible to others, making it a very discreet option. Dentists use special Invisalign software, X-rays, and 3D computer images to fully customise them to each individual teeth.
Depending on the complexity of your case, you could complete your treatment in as little as 6 months. But you will start seeing results in a matter of weeks. Using this aligner system typically works faster when it comes to straightening teeth than traditional braces.
You need to wear your Invisalign aligners 20 to 22 hours a day to get the results you want. In general, it is less painful than traditional metal braces, and like any type of orthodontic treatment, the pain fades after the teeth adjust to wearing the aligners and to having new aligners swapped in and out. There are a few sources of pain when it comes to Invisalign. Wearing your aligners. You’ll be ready for anything, from movie night to coffee with friends. Just take your aligners out to eat and drink, then brush your teeth before putting them back in.
Wear your Invisalign clear aligners 20 to 22 hours a day for best results. Forgetting or choosing not to wear it for several hours every day will throw your treatment off track. Add in the pressure you put on your teeth each day in the form of eating, clenching and grinding, and you have got an environment perfect for teeth to relapse. Yes, You Can Wear Them at Night Only. But You Probably Shouldn’t. Orthodontists typically recommend you wear Invisalign at least 20 hours out of every day, four hours less than you be wearing traditional braces daily.
By bringing the teeth and jaws into alignment, braces and Invisalign can have a positive impact on your face shape and features. However, in more severe cases, such as with an underbite or overbite, the facial appearance can be negatively impacted due to a jaw imbalance.
Unlike an Invisalign treatment which is extremely useful for aesthetic purposes and simple dental issues, braces are functional and work efficiently for fixing complex tooth issues.
Blog Written by Dr.Suresh