Posts for: January, 2016
Everyone loves having straight teeth, but no one likes going through the painful process of getting braces. Luckily, the dentists at Allure Smile Center in Miami Lakes, FL offer a solution--Invisalign. Allowing adults and teens alike to straighten their teeth while continuing to enjoy a white smile, Invisalign is effective for a variety of common orthodontic conditions, including:
The Invisalign Process
To begin, your Miami Lakes dentist will take impressions and x-rays to create a 3D model of your smile. They even show you a virtual model of what your teeth will look like once you’re finished. Then this model is used to create a series of customized aligners.
After that, the treatment is simple: wear your clear aligners for 20-22 hours a day, removing them only to eat and clean your teeth. You’ll receive a new set of aligners every two weeks, each one bringing your teeth slightly closer to perfection.
Benefits of Invisalign
Discreet: A common reason dentists suggest Invisalign is patients can maintain a white smile during their orthodontic treatment--no metal appliances required. With your clear aligners, no one can tell you’re receiving orthodontic care.
Easy to Clean: With traditional braces, it can be difficult to clean around the brackets or between the teeth. This difficulty increases the risk of tooth decay and can lead to unsightly spots upon removal of your braces. Since Invisalign trays are removable, you can continue your regular dental hygiene practice for healthy, evenly-shaded teeth.
Fast: Although every case is unique, adults typically complete their Invisalign treatment in about a year. For teens, the treatment length is approximately equal to that of braces.
Comfortable: No metal means no sharp edges to cause scratches or sores inside your mouth. Invisalign aligners are smooth for a less painful orthodontic experience.
Convenient: Unlike with braces, you won’t need to change your diet to avoid breaking your hardware. Because you can remove your aligners to eat, you can continue eating the foods you love without worrying about damage. Plus, since there are no brackets or wires to adjust, you can enjoy fewer dentist visits with less discomfort.
Miami Lakes Dentist
Allure Smile Center is your source for comprehensive orthodontic care and general dentistry in Miami Lakes, FL. Asa certified Invisalign Provider, its dentists can help you achieve the straight smile you've always wanted. To find out if Invisalign is the best choice for you, request your appointment online or call 305-827-9148 today.