It is an almost invisible way to correct teeth. This is possible thanks to 3D digital imaging technology, which represents the entire treatment, from the initial position to the desired position, depending on the dentist’s prescription.
Once this is done, different aligners, or transparent covers, will be made to measure, which will move your teeth little by little.
Each model will be worn for an average time of two weeks. After these days, another aligner will replace it, and so on until the teeth’ desired position is obtained.
Why choose Invisalign?
Invisalign is a virtually invisible treatment, so no one will notice that you are correcting your teeth. Also, this makes this treatment adaptable to your lifestyle.
It is removable. What allows the customer to eat and drink what they like without worrying about the state of their appliance? This also favors oral hygiene and prevents halitosis.
Thanks to its virtual treatment plan, the client will see what their teeth will look like even before starting the treatment.
How much does this treatment cost?
As with all orthodontic treatments, the price will depend on the treatment time and each case’s complexity. If you want to know your specific case’s budget, do not hesitate to visit your consultant.
When we consider correcting our smiles, the orthodontist becomes our best ally. As an expert, he will assess your case supported by an oral study to find the best solution so that you can smile without complexes!
When someone begins orthodontic treatment, their first concerns can be summarized as: will my teeth be seen a lot? Is it going to hurt? Am I going to start talking bad? …Let’s go by parts…
Once the orthodontic expert decides if your case is suitable to be treated with invisible orthodontics, everything begins. Invisible orthodontics is not the most effective technique in all cases. Like all long-term treatments, it requires commitment and perseverance on your part.
How long a day should you wear the aligner?
You must be very constant and very important not to “cheat” with your invisible orthodontics. The aligners must be used 21 hours a day and be very punctual in changing them. Now with the Invisalign news, the aligner changes can be done every 7 days.
With children and adolescents to ensure aligners, dentists have a specific type of Invisalign for them: Invisalign Teen. The difference between the Invisalign Teen aligners and the normal Invisalign aligners are indicators of use. Some blue pills that wear out in contact with saliva and are the “snitch” to check that younger patients follow the instructions since they generally tend to be less disciplined.
Is it going to show you a lot and are you going to be able to speak normally?
Of course, you will be able to speak! The peculiarity of this orthodontic format is precisely that it is not noticeable. Invisalign, dentists save you from going through the classic braces so little discreet. So if you work facing the public or don’t feel like having the typical metallic smile, this will be perfect for you. As for the way you speak, in the first few days, you may notice a temporary lisp. The amount of saliva will increase until your oral cavity becomes familiar with the corrector. Still, it is only a matter of days.
Drink and eat, now what?
It is recommended that we remove our aligner to eat or drink, especially for the aligner’s hygiene and good maintenance. Because if we eat food with colorants, they can dye our Invisalign aligner, and this is precisely what we do not want! Therefore you should be careful with the lipsticks you use because they may have transferred and made your teeth red!
Does it hurt much?
One of the biggest advantages of invisible orthodontics is that it is much less hassle than traditional orthodontics. With the aligners, dentists move tooth by tooth. On the other hand, with the brackets, the force affects all the teeth simultaneously.
You must bear in mind that the aligner is designed to move your teeth. It implies that you may feel discomfort, especially on the days of changing the corrector. But if the pain persists, discuss it with your Doctor and prescribe an appropriate treatment for it.