Our Toluca Lake cosmetic dentists have found that many people avoid seeking the orthodontic treatments that they want/need because they don’t want to deal with the hassle of metal brackets and wires. That is why our team is so excited to offer patient-friendly Invisalign to our patients. If you want to learn more about how Invisalign works, and why it’s so popular, keep reading!
The primary benefit of Invisalign is that it allows you to straighten and perfect your smile without using any metal. Invisalign actually moves the patient’s natural teeth using clear plastic aligners. Throughout the treatment process the patient will upgrade to a new aligner every two weeks or so. Each aligner moves the patient’s teeth a little more, until the patient’s smile is perfected. It is vital that you wear your aligners for as many hours in a day as possible; the only way to achieve lasting results is to use Invisalign consistently, as recommended by your dentist.
Invisalign aligners are completely removable, unlike traditional braces they are not bonded to the patient’s dental enamel. What does this mean for you? It means that you will be able to take out your aligners when it’s time to eat, drink anything other than water, and clean your smile. Patients have reported that it is much easier to floss and brush while using Invisalign rather than metal braces.
As you would imagine, Invisalign is also a more discreet and attractive orthodontic option than traditional braces. Once your aligners are in place over your teeth, they will practically disappear. You’ll be able to see your natural teeth shine through as it becomes progressively more perfect.
Our Toluca Lake Invisalign dentists are happy to give you any additional information that you may need about Invisalign as well as other orthodontic treatment options. Please don’t hesitate to call our office to speak to a member of our team and to schedule a personal consultation with our dentists. We look forward to speaking with you!