Orthodontic treatment with clear aligners

Orthodontic treatment with clear aligners

Aug 08, 2019

The clear aligners are known as invisible braces and are considered as one of the many technological advancements to move your teeth and align Jaws for a healthy smile.

How aligners work?

First, it is important to decide which tooth is to be moved and in what order so for that diagnostic records are taken. So before the treatment, the dentist would examine the patient and take X-rays, photographs, and impressions or digital scans of the teeth and have a diagnosis. Based on the information received, the orthodontist can work within the aligner software to design your smile and plan the treatment process.

To get a beautiful and healthy smile aligners good guide the teeth into healthy positions and the movement would be a little at a time. So the main goal is to get a healthy bite along with the perfect smile and liners would help to get your top and bottom teeth fit together properly.

Pros and cons of aligners

The main benefit of aligners is it can be removed to brush, floss, eat, or go out for a social situation. If you experience any kind of discomfort, then aligners can be removed but make sure they are kept in a proper case and not in napkins, pocket or a purse. Is by any case you lose your aligners it is necessary to contact the orthodontist immediately.

It is advisable to avoid diet soda pop, sports drinks, fruit drinks, energy drinks, or any other flavored water as it can lead to cavities. If you do so, then make sure you brush your teeth before putting aligners back in and is recommended to use fluoride toothpaste.

Are clear aligners right for me?

The clear aligners which are placed on the teeth are tooth colored attachments and can be removed once the treatment is completed. This question could be best answered by the orthodontist as they are familiar with many types of appliances which are available and can provide the best treatment for your teeth. With their experience and knowledge, all you need to do is trust them as they are dedicated to creating your healthy and beautiful smile.

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