If you have crooked teeth chances are you have a crooked smile. When people are aware that their teeth and smile are not as perfect as they should be it has a negative effect on their self-image. Invisalign® is rapidly becoming the preferred solution to straighter teeth and an improved and more confident smile. Invisalign® is an affordable option to metal braces, they give the wearer a sense of privacy and confidence while their teeth are slowly being straightened and aligned without visible wires and metal.
What is Invisalign®?
Invisalign® in Wicker Park consists of a set of clear plastic aligners which fit over the teeth. These aligners are worn until the teeth are perfectly straight. With Invisalign® there are no unsightly wires, brackets or head gear. The dentist, using sophisticated state-of-the-art equipment will take a 3D image of the patient’s teeth, a computer program tells the dentist how long it will take, how many stages, for the crooked teeth to become restored to their proper position. Every two weeks a new set of aligners are provided to the patient, each aligner a little bit different than the one before, over time these aligners move the teeth into the ideal position. Patients who opt for Invisalign® can wear them all day long without anyone noticing them. A great feature is the fact that the patient can easily take them off, making it much easier to eat, drink, brush and floss. They are then put back in place.
Who can use Invisalign?
Invisalign® aligners can be used by anyone who has crooked and misaligned teeth. Children, teenagers, adults and even the elderly can use Invisalign as the solution to their dental deformities.
How long does the whole process take?
Although the average time for Invisalign® to do its job is 12 to 18 months, it really depends on the individual patient. During the process the dentist will provide the patient with 18 up to 30 different clear aligners before the teeth have reached their ideal position.
Invisalign® in Wicker Park is becoming the preferred approach to orthodontics as they do not draw attention to the teeth as traditional metal braces do. There is no pain involved unlike braces which have to be tightened time after time as the teeth straighten. If you are unhappy with your teeth speak with your dentist about Invisalign® and how using them can improve your smile and self confidence.
When it comes to straightening and aligning teeth many people are now using Invisalign® in Wicker Park as the ideal solution. To investigate the benefits you are invited to discuss your treatment with the dentists at Dental Magic. Go to the website for more information