Many of us would have been told by our dentist that we require teeth braces but few of us muster the courage to get it done due to various reasons primarily the uncomfortable feeling associated with it and the food restrictions. However, there is a solution to many of the drawbacks of conventional braces and the answer is simple! Clear aligners or Invisalign.
What is invisible braces?
Invisible braces, also known as aligners is the latest technological advancement in braces and aims at achieving the same results with lesser hassles and disadvantages as compared to conventional braces.
How do they work?
Aligners such as Invisalign utilise specialised material to make 3D-printed trays that you have to wear. Each tray is programmed to cause a certain degree of tooth movement, after which you have to move on to the next tray. Eventually, at the end of the treatment, the desired result and alignment are achieved.
How long does the treatment take?
It varies depending upon case severity and the kind of result that you are looking to achieve. Treatment duration can vary anywhere between 6 Months to 2 years.
What are the advantages of conventional braces?
Invisalign aligners are significantly more aesthetic and comfortable compared to conventional braces as they are custom-made. Further, they can be removed while eating which enables you to still enjoy all your favourite foods while still undergoing braces treatment.
Do I need to see a dentist for it?
Absolutely yes! Although many aligners are available today that also offer treatment facilities from home, they are not endorsed by dentists due to a lack of research. It is very important to have a qualified orthodontist who has undergone further Invisalign Certification to treat you to ensure the desired result and no harm to your teeth.
Because Invisalign is the pioneer of this technology and is backed all over the globe by dentists. Smile Craft is one of the few clinics in Goa that has an Invisalign-certified orthodontist and has excellent patient feedback.