If the idea of wearing traditional braces does not appeal to you, but you are still looking for ways to improve the alignment of your teeth then you need to speak to your dentist and find out about clear braces. There are different types of clear braces. Clear braces can be fixed to the surface of your teeth for complex orthodontic issues, or you can speak to your dentist and find out about removable clear braces, for example Invisalign Ryde, for mild or moderate misalignment issues. Invisalign Ryde uses clear thermoplastic aligners that are designed to realign your teeth and jaw in the same way as braces, but without drawing further attention to your mouth. In comparison to fixed braces that have metal brackets and wires which push and pull your teeth into a neater formation, Invisalign works by applying pressure to your teeth to create a neater formation.
There are many advantages of Invisalign for straightening your teeth. Firstly it is a removable type of brace which means that it can be taken out of your mouth and replaced as necessary. This means that you can eat or drink without worrying about damaging your braces and they do not get in the way of your normal dental hygiene routine. The fact that they are removable also means that there is no need for any changes to your diet, you can enjoy your favourite food and drink. They are also very easy to clean compared to how complicated it can be to brush your teeth when you wear fixed braces. To clean your aligners, you simply take them out of your mouth and brush them gently using an ordinary toothbrush and toothpaste then rinse them thoroughly with cold water before replacing them in your mouth.
Another advantage of Invisalign is that it is significantly more comfortable than traditional braces. The aligners are 3D printed to fit your teeth accurately without causing any cuts or sores in the mouth. It is much easier to become accustomed to the sensation of the aligners in your mouth in comparison to metal wires and brackets. The aligners themselves have to be worn for 20 to 22 hours a day which means they remain in your mouth whilst you sleep, therefore comfort is an added bonus. In the 2 to 4 hours that you take them off it is recommended that you eat your meals and clean your teeth. It is important to remember to follow the protocol for best results and setting a timer can help!
Improve your smile and your dental health
By undergoing teeth straightening with Invisalign you will be able to improve the appearance of your smile and your dental health at the same time. Invisalign is used for correcting the appearance of crooked, wonky teeth, overcrowded teeth, overlapping teeth and protruding front teeth. These are not only aesthetic issues but they also affect how well you can clean your teeth. It can be used to close the small gaps between the teeth and it can also be used to correct bite disorders and help prevent the complications that these issues can cause for your dental health. By addressing these issues you will have a healthier and more beautiful smile so speak to your dentist and find out about Invisalign very soon.
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