The Advantages Of Invisalign

By Forest Hills Dental
March 06, 2017
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: orthodontics   braces   invisalign  

Invisalign is a successful dental treatment that replaces traditional metal braces. It uses clear aligners that are made of an invisible invisalignplastic material. Rather than being bonded to the teeth like braces, they are completely removable. They have proven to be successful in patients of all ages. Your Forest Hills, NY, Invisalign specialist, Dr. Gregory Mark at Forest Hills Dental, can determine whether or not this dental treatment is a viable option for your oral health.

Benefits of Invisalign

There are many advantages to choosing to have Invisalign. The first is improved oral hygiene. With this appliance, you are able to clean your teeth easier than if you had braces. They are discreet, another benefit, making them work great for younger patients.

In terms of comfort, Invisalign wins too as the aligners will not irritate the soft tissues in your mouth like metal wires and braces do. Also, they protect against teeth grinding as they serve as thin nightguards. Your Forest Hills dentist can examine your teeth and decide if Invisalign will be successful for you and your goals for your smile.

These clear aligners are custom made with special computer software to move teeth from their current position to the best alignment. This movement is broken down into several stages. Aligners are worn for a period of time before the next set is worn and so on until the desired position is achieved.

Proper oral hygiene is imperative with these aligners. Since they are removable, it is easy to brush and floss regularly to prevent decay, cavities or gum disease. Wearing your aligners as prescribed is important to achieve your new beautiful smile. To learn more about realigning your teeth with Invisalign, contact Dr. Mark, your Forest Hills, NY, dentist at Forest Hills Dental, today by calling (718) 275-9792 to schedule an appointment.

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