Traditional Braces Vs Invisalign

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Invisalign offers

  • No metal display
  • Reduced dental visits time
  • Easy to brush and floss

Benefits of Invisalign

  • Invisible: Invisalign are nearly invisible aligners. This means that you’ll be able to discreetly straighten teeth without anyone having to know!
  • Detachable: Traditional braces are fixed to your teeth, but Invisalign aligners are completely removable. You will be able to take them out to enjoy all your favorite foods and to brush and floss thoroughly.
  • Comfortable: Made from clear, smooth plastic fitted specifically to your mouth, Invisalign aligners fit comfortably on your teeth without anyone else having to notice.
  • Predictable: Seeing is believing! Your doctor can show you how it may look like after completion of treatment with its computerized technology even before you start the treatment.

Invisalign and braces are all meant to straighten teeth over time while enhancing your oral health and smile. However, when aesthetics and comfort, are at the top of your head, then Invisalign may be an excellent option for you.

How long does the treatment take with Invisalign?

Typically about 12 to 18 months, Case specific differences may be there

How often must Patient wear the aligners?

Should be worn day and night, except for eating and brushing. Typically 20 to 22 hours a day.

How many aligners are expected?

Usually from 18 to 30; case specific variations can be present

Does Invisalign hurt?

During the first day that you use each set of aligner, you may feel some discomfort; as your teeth are moving; in most cases discomfort passes within the first day.

How to take care of your oral hygiene while getting Invisalign

  • Take Your Trays Out
  • Brush Normally
  • Floss and Rinse
  • Cleaning Your Trays

Schedule Your Initial Exam Today

We want to help you reach your smile goals, call now to setup an appointment to see if you are a good candidate for Invisalign and to learn more about how it can help you. Reach out Afflux Dentistry (905-232-3133) today to get started.

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