Invisalign

Clear aligners may be the answer to straightening crooked teeth

logo_tagline_colourTeeth straightening with a clear plastic aligner, such as Invisalign, is an ‘invisible’ option when orthodontic treatment is needed to correct crooked teeth and other dental problems.

It is a preferred option because the aligners don’t change your appearance significantly or restrict day-to-day life while you undergo orthodontic treatment to refresh your smile.
The benefits of this form of orthodontic treatment include:
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  • The aligners are thin and clear so people around you may not even notice that you’re wearing the device that sits snugly over your teeth.
  • The treatment does not irritate teeth and gums because Invisalign does not require metal parts.
  • They are comfortable to wear and are an effective teeth-straightening treatment, so you can enjoy the benefits of a straight smile.
  • The aligners are removable, which allows you to eat, brush and floss as you normally would.

Often referred to as ‘invisible braces’, the Invisalign treatment involves using a series of aligners (similar to mouthguards),which are replaced every two weeks with a new, slightly different set to slowly move your teeth into alignment.

Adult_aligner006Each sequential aligner is custom made for your individual set of teeth and bite to move your crooked teeth into a straighter position. You will continue with the treatment until your teeth are in their final position, which will be determined by your orthodontist, Dr Nino Gullotta.

More than 2 million people have used Invisalign to correct crooked teeth and bite issues.

While Invisalign can help to correct a range of dental problems, the aligners also work to improve your overall appearance while the treatment takes place. The end result will be a refreshed smile and a new-found confidence.

 

To speak with Dr Gullotta about the benefits of Invisalign and other invisible braces options, please call the practice to book a consultation today.