Do you want to improve the look of your smile and the performance of your bite without having to notably alter your appearance the way metal braces do? Neglecting to correct your bite can damage your smile over time, and cause structural failures in your mouth that can cost serious money in dental repairs.
Don’t let aesthetic concerns keep you from oral health and dental care savings; choose Invisalign clear braces for a discreet dental solution that provides big results without any of the impact. With nearly two decades in business, the Forman dental team has been offering Maple residents invisible braces treatments for years. Maximize your dental health while minimizing the effect braces have on your speech and style.
Invisalign is an orthodontic tool or technique which uses progressive sets of clear teeth-aligners to straighten your teeth. They are thin and may only affect your speech a little, if at all. Invisalign sets are transparent and very hard to see in your mouth. The appeal behind Invisalign is that they allow teeth to be repositioned the same way braces do, but with a much more subtle-looking device.
The same thorough orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning that is done for conventional braces, is the first step. Impressions and photos are taken and then sent to Invisalign. Digitized molds of your teeth are made and a computer simulated treatment is sent for review.
Once the dentist is satisfied with the projected outcome, you’ll come in for a consultation and have the chance to see the projected outcome of the treatment. Once you are satisfied the manufacturing process for your aligners begins and they are typically ready in about 2 weeks.
Is Invisalign As Effective As Braces?
Invisalign does not allow us to control tooth movement the same way we can with braces. However, most patients are very satisfied and even thrilled with the results. Compared to conventional braces, Invisalign treatment takes approximately one third longer.
The cost of Invisalign is very similar to that of conventional braces, but comes with some added advantages. On top of a more desirable appearance, the aligners can be removed which allows for easier cleaning of your teeth.
Is Everyone A Candidate For Invisalign?
Not everyone is a great candidate. Invisalign works best for adjusting front teeth where the bite is well aligned. Bite correction may require a combination of conventional orthodontic treatment and Invisalign.