What happens when you can’t smile in a public gathering? You so much want to but are ashamed because of your crooked tooth. And if you happen to wear metal braces your embarrassment knows no bound especially if you are on the wrong side of the 30s.
Metal braces pose to be a problem for adults. And so dentists have come up with the wonderful solution of invisible braces. So if you are an adult, have teeth deformity and want to smile freely, take a moment and read on.
Treatment Using Invisible Braces
Invisible Braces – A New Form Of Dentistry
Invisible braces or Invisalign are the new form of treatment in dentistry for adults.
Here aligners or braces are put on your teeth for straightening and the most interesting part is that your friends will not even understand that you have braces in your mouth. It is extremely comfortable and removable.
The Components Used In Making Invisible Braces
The invisible braces are made out of smooth and comfortable BPA-free plastics unlike the metal braces. The plastics used in it are medically tested and are extremely durable. It is very easy to remove the invisible braces when you want to eat or floss your mouth.
The invisible braces are made after your orthodontist takes an x-ray or 3D image of your teeth. It is not one fit for all so you need not fear. Each step that will be carried out in the procedure gets mapped so you get to see all the steps that go in giving you that perfect smile.
The Working Mechanism Behind Invisible Braces
The invisible braces are a set of trays that work on your teeth as you wear them day long. It works by shifting your teeth back to its normal position slowly.
As you proceed in your dental improvement your dentist will fix a new set of Invisalign in the place of the older one. It works as the conventional braces but is free of the bruises and difficulties of metal braces.
Advantages And A Few Disadvantages Of Invisible Braces
Using invisible braces are advantageous in many ways. Firstly as these are removable so it helps to avoid plaque buildup that eventually leads to dental decay. When you use metal braces there are many restrictions on the food you can take but with invisible braces there is no such restrictions.
You can eat whatever you want. Invisible braces will not only fix your teeth problems but will improve your overall facial out look too. You are also relieved of the cuts and bruises caused by metal braces sometimes. These braces are also quick in treating the dental problem. The treatment is mostly in the patterns of cosmetic surgery so there is no visibility of the plastic braces. There are a few loop holes too.
Invisible braces treatment is costlier than the traditional ones. As it is removable there are chances of it getting lost or dirty. The plastic or the implantable-grade polyurethane that is used in its making could be allergic for some people. There could also be instances of systemic swelling or throat pain.