August 22, 2020
How do Invisalign braces work?
The fact is a big smile and straight teeth can positively affect an individual’s confidence and well-being. In fact, around 60% of people are reported to feel that straight teeth make them more confident and happy. Due to advancements in modern treatments. With the introduction of the Invisalign process, the embarrassment that sometimes accompanied wearing a traditional brace is lost. With Invisalign’s clear aligners, braces are now virtually invisible. So when a treatment called Invisalign can correct any teeth misalignments to deliver that great smile, why wouldn’t you consider it?
Invisalign – How it Works?
Invisalign uses clear aligners developed from computer-generated images and impressions taken from your mouth by your dentist and their team to change the position of your teeth. While the traditional brace makes use of fixed wires to pull the teeth into alignment, Invisalign aligns the teeth by using a series of molds, across a series of months, that force your teeth into their new and improved position.
Both Invisalign and the older traditional braces are intended to improve the alignment of your teeth to produce a straighter smile and better oral health. Though there are some similarities between the Invisalign and braces, there are probably more differences.
1) Appearance: While Invisalign aligners are made from see-through BPA-free plastic, which renders them virtually invisible to other people, traditional braces are made from metal wires and elastic bands that make them more visible.
2) Convenience: Invisalign braces can be removed from the mouth whenever necessary though guidelines suggest patients should wear their trays for 20 – 22 hours per day, while traditional braces cannot be removed as they are stuck to teeth by wires.
3) Treatment Period: The Invisalign process is substantially shorter than the usual treatment period for traditional braces. Patients only have to wear Invisalign trays for 6 to 18 months whereas traditional braces have an average time of 2 years.
4) Cost: The baseline cost for Invisalign braces tends to be higher than traditional metal braces, though the upper costs are not significantly different.
In every aspect, Invisalign® offers distinct advantages over conventional metal braces. Even though it costs slightly more, but in the end is well worth the price. Contact us today to learn more about the Invisalign and book an appointment with our Invisalign Specialist. As dental health providers all over Oman, we understand the importance of the dentistry and oral health of the inhabitants. To ensure that our service can reach as many people as possible we do our utmost to keep our services to the best of our knowledge.