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Invisalign: A Path-breaking Dental Innovation

Do you wish to improve your smile and teeth alignment? Is a dull smile stealing the spark from your life? Fret not! Invisalign is the solution to your problems. These innovative appliances are designed and customized according to your dental flaws to improve your smile and overall appearance.  

The family dentist in Denver and their team have expertise in Invisalign clear aligners to rejuvenate your smile and facial aesthetics. 

What is Invisalign?

Invisalign is the most popular brand of clear aligners that uses patented thermoplastic material to help correct smiles. They are available in the form of clear, custom-made trays that move your teeth to the desired position gradually over time. Invisalign works in the same way as conventional metal braces but with several added benefits.  

How does Invisalign work?

The first step involved in the Invisalign process is a consultation and examination. This is followed by photos and 3D digital scans of your dentition. Invisalign is then fabricated using 3D printing technology. 

Invisalign utilizes a series of clear aligners. Each aligner moves your teeth to the desired position and alignment. Your dentist may use SmartForce attachments to your teeth before or during your Invisalign treatment. These are small tooth-colored buttons that give your aligners leverage, acting like handles. 

What dental issues can Invisalign fix?

Invisalign can treat the following dental issues:

  1. Crowding of teeth
  2. Crooked teeth
  3. Unwanted space between the teeth (diastema)
  4. Overbite
  5. Underbite
  6. Crossbite
  7. Deep bite 

How long does it take Invisalign to work?

The Invisalign system is a progressing set of clear aligners that usually take 9 to 18 months to achieve the desired result. You are expected to use the aligners for 20 to 22 hours, which means you can even sleep wearing them.

What are the benefits of Invisalign?

Invisalign clear aligners offer the following benefits:

  • Provide aesthetic solution since they are transparent when compared to metal braces
  • Removable appliances, thus are very convenient 
  • It is easy to maintain good oral hygiene since they are removable 
  • Minimal irritation to the surrounding structures like gums and cheeks
  • There are no diet restrictions since they can be removed while eating
  • Are less painful
  • Require shorter treatment times 
  • They are made up of FDA-approved plastic that does not contain BP,  latex, or gluten

Bottom line 

When you want to get your teeth straightened and fix your smile, without enduring much pain, discomfort, and restrictions, then Invisalign is the right choice for you. These clear aligners are indeed effective offering several benefits over the traditional metal braces.