The idea of getting braces is not a pleasant one, but now the option of invisible braces helps remove some of the stigma, as well as the discomfort. Indeed, getting braces might not be as bad as you think.
Fortunately, dental professionals have found alternative solutions to the stigma of wearing metal braces: the product is called Invisalign. The name alone says a lot about what Invisalign is meant to do; these are teeth aligners that are nearly imperceptible. The option should never be about whether or not you should align your teeth, but this new option of invisible braces of sorts is much more appealing to young patients as well as old.
The benefits of Invisalign go well beyond the aesthetic of aligning teeth while keeping your smile. Invisalign creates tooth movement in a way that is smooth, comfortable, and is not irritating to the gums or cheeks. When you choose Invisalign, a series of custom aligners are made for you that get changed about every two weeks until your teeth are properly aligned.
One of the most appealing aspects of Invisalign is that even though you are required to wear your aligners about 22 hours a day, you can remove them when you eat, brush your teeth, or floss. This also means that you are not restricted from performing certain physical activities, like playing sports, due to fear of breaking a bracket or hurting your mouth with the metal from the aligners.
Make an appointment today with Chelsea Dental Aesthetics to learn more about Invisalign and how you can straighten your teeth while maintaining your smile. Call 212-243-6081 or visit the website at www.chelseadentalaesthetics.com.