Do you want a straight smile, but don’t want to have to deal with the hassle of traditional metal wired braces? If so, Invisalign® may be the best option for you. There are several benefits when using Invisalign® to straighten your teeth:
Invisalign® are clear aligners, so they are almost completely invisible. This allows you to go through your treatment in private and does not draw extensive attention to your mouth
Although Invisalign® may still cause some pain as your teeth shift, unlike traditional braces these aligners are made of plastic, so there will be no cuts on the inside of your cheeks
Since the aligners can be removed at any time, you can still enjoy the foods you want
Invisalign® also makes it easier to maintain good oral hygiene during the teeth straightening process. The aligners can be removed so you can brush and floss your teeth as you normally would.
To be properly fitted with the correct aligners, Dr. HagShenas will take pictures of your mouth. These images will be in 3D, which helps in designing the aligners so they best fit the current shape of your teeth. For Invisalign® to work correctly and promptly, patients should wear the aligners for 20-22 hours a day. Your aligners will be changed every two weeks to adapt to the shifts your teeth are making and to ensure that you are on track to obtain the smile you always wanted.
Another alternative to conventional braces offered by Dr. HagShenas is, FASTBRACES®. These are flexible wires and brackets that often speed up the teeth straightening process. Patients begin to see results in months, rather than years and this option is generally lower in cost.