The end result of orthodontic treatment, an attractive, perfectly aligned smile, is certainly worthwhile, but many patients would prefer to forego spending a few years in unappealing metal appliances.
For this reason, the Invisalign orthodontic treatment system offers an improvement over conventional braces, and more patients are looking to this alternative to straighten their teeth.
Rather than using brackets and wires to apply forces to the teeth to reposition them, Invisalign moves teeth through a series of clear plastic trays. Based on the same basic principles of orthodontic treatment, Invisalign offers a more comfortable and convenient option.
Unlike fixed metal appliances, the Invisalign trays can be removed as needed, at mealtimes and for brushing and flossing the teeth. This characteristic allows patients to keep enjoying all of the foods they love. It is also easier for Invisalign patients to keep their teeth clean because they don