Invisalign is often coined as the alternative to metal braces. Indeed, Invisalign is very discreet and can straighten your teeth as well as solve a multitude of oral problems (i.e. crossbites, underbites, overbites), but works very differently from conventional braces. Moreover, unlike metal braces that look unattractive and may cause irritation, Invisalign aligners are very discreet and are customised to fit snugly over your teeth.
At Vogue Dental, we use Invisalign invisible braces in Luton to treat mild to moderate dental problems within 2 years or less. Patients who opt for invisible braces in Luton can smile confidently while wearing their aligners, since they are practically invisible when they are inside their mouth.
Behind the mechanism of Invisalign
Invisalign is not a retainer. This innovative treatment consists of a series of plastic, customised, see-through aligners, which are created by a specialised lab after your dentist sends them impressions of your mouth. These impressions are taken with a special 3D software that allows precision and effectiveness. Each aligner moves your teeth up to a certain point, so the next one in the series has to build upon what the last one did, and so on. That’s why you should follow your dentist’s guidelines and recommended wearing times.
Invisalign aligners fit precisely over your teeth and can be taken out since they are not glued to the teeth like metal braces. Your dentist will recommend wearing them for 20-22 hours every day but you can take them out if you feel like eating, drinking, brushing, and flossing. You can have your aligners on while drinking water.
In some cases, invisible braces in Luton could straighten your teeth quicker than standard braces; however, this is not the rule. Treatment time will depend upon many factors such as the type of the misalignment you want to fix and the number of teeth you need to correct.
Exclusive benefits of Invisalign
Invisalign aligners not only work to improve your smile, but are also practical and easy to use. Not only are they designed to be virtually unnoticeable on the teeth, but they can also be removed during various activities for added comfort. Need we say more?