3 Benefits Of Invisalign

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Having straight teeth isn't something that comes naturally to most people. If you have crooked teeth and are an adult, the last thing that you may want to do is wear a mouth full of metal. Even though traditional metal braces have their benefits, they aren't exactly cosmetically appealing. 

Luckily, metal braces aren't the only way for you to get straighter teeth. With Invisalign, you can get straight teeth without the hassle and fuss of traditional metal braces. To help you understand Invisalign a little better, this article will take a closer look at what it is and the unique benefits of it. Ready to learn more? Read on. 

To start out, you may be wondering what on earth Invisalign even is. Invisalign works by using clear plastic trays that are custom to your mouth. Every two weeks (on average) you will change your trays out to a different set. Each tray is designed to slowly shift your teeth into that perfect position. Now that you know a little bit more about what Invisalign is, what are the benefits? 

Benefit #1: The Appearance

The most obvious benefits of Invisalign is that it looks better than traditional metal braces. Rather than being called harsh names like "metal mouth" when wearing metal braces, people probably won't even realize that you are wearing anything. The great thing about having these aligners being practically invisible is that it makes you look more professional. So, if you work in an industry where you have to do a lot of client interaction, then Invisalign may be the best choice for you. 

Benefit #2: You Get to Eat Without Them

One complaint that a lot of people have with traditional metal braces is that they get food trapped in them all of Another great benefit of Invisalign is that you get to eat without them in which means that you won't have to worry about food getting trapped in between your brackets. 

Benefit #3: You Get To Brush Without Them

If you had metal braces as a kid, then you know how frustrating it can be sometimes to brush and floss with them. However, when you get Invisalign, you get to take your trays out of your mouth every time you clean your teeth. As you can see, there are many unique benefits of getting Invisalign as an adult. To learn more about your options, contact your dentist today. 


21 October 2018

Emergency Dental Care

The average dentist takes many client appointments each day and also deals with emergency situations on a regular basis. Dental emergencies are very common because people are likely to put off having tooth pain fixed until the pain becomes unbearable. Some people have anxiety about dental visits, and others are trying to avoid the expense of dental care. In either case, the end result is often a dental emergency. I have worked as a professional dental hygienist for many years and have seen all types of dental emergencies. I hope that this blog will help people identify potential emergencies before they become too serious and will allow people to know when to get help.