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What Is Invisalign Treatment and What Can It Do for You?


If you are looking for a way to straighten your teeth, braces have always been a trusted and effective way of aligning teeth since it can make teeth more visually attractive to look at by keeping teeth straight and in place.

Cosmetic Dentistry has come a long way over the years and for a more modern approach toward teeth straightening, Invisalign has come about as an alternative to braces.

What Is Invisalign?

Invisalign is a nearly invisible removable dental application that uses “aligners” and is much more comfortable to wear than braces. It achieves the same result of straightening your teeth. Unlike braces, invisalign has these following properties:

  • Removable
    Since invisalign uses removable aligners that are fitted to your teeth, it can be taken out before meals to prevent staining and it needs to be worn daily for at least 20-22 hours.
  • Comfortable
    With braces, the wearer has to be careful with the wires and elastics that help guide the movement of the teeth. Sometimes, these dental apparatus can cause irritations on the inner cheeks or walls of the mouth. With invisalign, dental-grade clear plastic eliminates the discomforts of mouth sores caused by braces.
  • Closely invisible
    Being nearly invisible, it is hard to spot and notice, perfect for individuals who pay extra consideration when having dental applications.
  • Hygienic
    Since the aligners are removable, you can conveniently maintain better oral health since you can brush and floss your teeth without any worry of having your floss or brush bristles getting tangled with your braces.
  • Safer
    Without the wires and the brackets posing any potential harm or danger to your active lifestyle, invisalign’s aligners are much safer to wear for any outdoor or vigorous event. The aligners are a safer option for the wearer since it eliminates any serious mouth injuries caused by wires and brackets when one meets a bump or fall from their activities. It will help them enjoy more active sports and lifestyle without the fear of any potential dental injuries from their dental apparatus.

Although you may still get the same discomfort that comes with teeth movement, it is perfectly normal during treatment when you are getting your teeth straightened out. Preventive Dental Care in Lincoln, CA need not be complicated when you have a good dentist who can guide and explain your dental needs and journey with you along the way.

Send us your inquiries here if you wish to check out Invisalign treatment or to consider your dental options with us at Tooth Spa Dentistry.

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