The use of braces to correct teeth misalignment is not only for kids because invisible braces like Invisalign® now allow adults to have attractive, straight teeth without worrying about the appearance of metal wires and braces. Invisalign is more convenient and its design suits an adult’s lifestyle. In this article, you will see why so millions of adults are opting for Invisalign®.
Why adults prefer Invisalign®
The following are reasons why adults are opting for invisible braces to straighten their teeth:
Since many adults are busy with home and work routines, it may be challenging to create time for regular dental appointments to go for braces adjustments. Sometimes, these appointments can be required almost every week. By opting for Invisalign, patients will get multiple sets of aligner trays that will save them from having to make frequent trips to the dentist.
After the treatment starts, they will get detailed instructions on how to use the invisible braces. They will learn how to care for their teeth and how long they need to wear the aligners before changing them. Another visit to the dentist will not be necessary except to monitor treatment and get new sets of aligners.
Another reason adults prefer Invisalign is how easy it is to care and maintain them. Since they are created from plastic and are removable, they can easily take them off when eating and for brushing and flossing. This will allow them to clean their teeth thoroughly and maintain healthy teeth and gums. They will also get a special solution for cleaning and sterilizing the aligners.
Unlike traditional braces that sit conspicuously on the teeth, Invisalign are nearly invisible and look aesthetically appealing on the teeth. Since almost one will notice the aligners on the teeth during treatment, there is no reason to be self-conscious. The clear aligners allow adults to continue their regular schedules at home and work without anything standing in the way.
The treatment time is reasonable
Besides fewer appointments with the dentist, the treatment time may even be faster than with regular braces, at least if the case is not too severe. Many adults have had braces during childhood and only opt for Invisalign to correct teeth that have moved out of place. The treatment time for such cases is usually less than a year, especially if they follow the dentist’s instructions carefully. For those using Invisalign for the first time, the length of treatment duration is comparable with conventional braces and depends on the severity of the problem.
Consistent and reliable results
Invisalign invisible braces provide consistent and reliable results, provided that the patient follows the instructions, which include wearing the aligners for 22 hours per day and practicing proper oral hygiene. Most adult patients complete the treatment with satisfactory results of a beautiful and well-aligned smile.
Ready to straighten your teeth with Invisalign?
If you are thinking of getting invisible braces like Invisalign, do not hesitate to contact our dental office. The dentist can help you achieve a straighter and beautiful smile with this easy and reliable method.
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