While traditional braces remain the best option for many who are looking to straighten their teeth, especially those with severe conditions, a lot of us can still reap the many benefits of Invisalign. The treatment can correct crooked teeth, issues with spacing and crowding, as well as a number of bite conditions just as braces can. Invisalign uses clear plastic aligners that are worn in a way similar to a mouthguard, but they are less visible than one, and much less so than braces. This makes them a simple and nearly invisible way to improve our smile. To learn more about Invisalign with our Beaver Dam, WI, office, and to find out whether you are a candidate, please reach out to Dr. John Eaton of Eaton Dental.
The Way They Work
Both braces and Invisalign work in a very similar way, the method of slowly and gently pushing our teeth into place is one shared by both procedures. It's only when teeth are too rounded, when the condition to be treated is rather severe, or for patients who may not want to risk the treatment by forgetting to use the aligners regularly, is Invisalign not a good choice.
Benefits of Invisalign
Personal responsibility for the treatment is a necessary aspect of the treatment specifically because of its benefits over braces. The aligners must be worn for 22 hours out of the day to get the most out of them. But along with this extra bit of responsibility is where our benefits begin. Besides being far less noticeable than traditional braces, with Invisalign clear aligners, because they are removable, we are not limited to the types of foods we can eat nor do we have to abide by a more stringent tooth cleaning routine as a result.
Invisalign in Beaver Dam, WI
Straightening our teeth and improving our smiles can also improve our self-image and the way we feel about ourselves. But beyond the aesthetic, these changes will also help with our overall dental health.
Schedule a consultation with our local Beaver Dam, WI, Invisalign expert to find out if clear aligners are right for you. Dial (920) 887-7667 to make an appointment with Dr. Eaton of Eaton Dental.