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How do Invisalign Clear Braces work?

Invisalign braces - Arnold Dental Blog

When we think of braces, we automatically think of the clunky, metal braces that have long been the traditional form of straightening crooked teeth during your teenage years. However, recent years have seen a new solution come to light, in the form of clear braces. As one of the most renowned manufacturers of clear braces, Invisalign specialise in teeth straightening solutions that are not only extremely comfortable, but also much nicer on the eye.

What are Invisalign Clear Braces?

Invisalign produce a clear brace system in order to straighten teeth, with the clear aligners almost invisible. These Invisalign braces are a very effective way of straightening your teeth, whilst also allowing you to keep your treatment discrete. If you have concerns regarding your appearance with braces, then Invisalign certainly has the perfect solution for you.

 

The clear braces should be worn for at least 20 hours per day, with the aligner’s custom made to fit your teeth. The aligners will be changed every 2 weeks, helping to guide your teeth into a better position in the most effective way possible. The Invisalign braces can lead to straighter teeth in up to 12 months, depending on individual cases, however this is a much shorter treatment time when compared to more traditional alternatives.

 

Treating Dental Issues with Invisalign

Invisalign is a very effective treatment, and is perfect for treating a number of dental problems that you might be suffering from. Dental issues such as overbites, underbites, gapped teeth, crowded teeth can be fixed with the Invisalign teeth-straightening system, ensuring that not only do you have straight teeth, but you can also be sure that further problems will not develop.

 

Many of the dental issue mentioned above can sometimes lead to further problems, such as disease, joint problems, jaw stress and much more. These problems can be an ongoing source of discomfort, and so fixing your dental issues early with Invisalign can ensure that they don’t become something for you to be concerned about.

 

Maintaining your Invisalign Braces

Whenever you eat, drink or brush your teeth, you should always ensure that you remove your aligners, so that you can keep them in the best condition. As the clear braces are plastic, there is a possibility that heat could cause them to lose their shape and therefore be less effective.

 

As well as this, you should always maintain a healthy mouth, with healthy teeth and gums, especially after eating food. Some food can often get stuck in your teeth when you eat, so before putting your braces back on, you should always brush your teeth.

 

If you think Invisalign braces might be for you, or you want to book a consultation, get in touch with us on 0115 9200571.