Invisalign Wagga is a discreet alternative to traditional orthodontics for teeth straightening. If you would like to address the issues which may be affecting the alignment of your teeth, but you are reluctant to undergo traditional orthodontic treatment then Invisalign could be the ideal solution for you. Established over two decades ago, Invisalign quickly became one of the world’s most popular choices for teeth straightening. It can be used with teenagers and adults of all ages to help correct issues such as crookedness, wonky teeth, protruding teeth, minor gaps in the teeth, overlapping teeth and bite disorders. If you have undergone traditional orthodontic treatment when you were younger and would like to perfect the alignment of your smile then Invisalign is also a suitable choice of treatment for you. It is better suited for mild or moderate misalignment issues of the teeth, whilst traditional orthodontics are necessary for complicated misalignment issues of the teeth.
How does Invisalign work?
Invisalign uses clear thermoplastic aligners which are individually manufactured to fit your teeth with accuracy and precision and apply gradual pressure on them to push them into a neater formation. These aligners are designed and manufactured using the latest in digital dental technology. You will need to undergo a three-dimensional scan of your teeth so that your dentist can use Invisalign’s very own software to help create a digital image of your mouth and show you how you can improve the alignment of your teeth. This software is used to create a series of Invisalign aligners which will move the position of your teeth until you have reached the desired effect.
How do the aligners work?
Depending on the extent of the crookedness that you begin with, the treatment can take between 3 months to 12 months. Each aligner in the series is designed to move your teeth by 0.25 to 0.3 mm over the course of approximately two weeks. Depending on the movement of your teeth you may need to wear an aligner for slightly longer until you move onto the next in the series. Each aligner needs to be kept in the mouth for approximately 22 hours of the day, but they are taken out at meal times, allowing you to clean your teeth and clean your aligners thoroughly, preventing the build-up of any plaque or tartar in your mouth.
Your dentist will examine the results on a regular basis, for example between every 2 or 3 aligners, to make sure the process is coming along successfully and can clean your teeth at the same time if necessary. Once the process is complete you can visit your dentist for evaluation of the results and you can speak to them about wearing retainers to help you maintain the alignment of your new smile. It is important to continue to visit your dentist on a regular basis to maintain the health and appearance of your teeth.
Speak to your dentist today to find out about Invisalign to help you achieve a healthy new smile very soon.
Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.