Invisalign braces are translucent removable aligners that offer a more aesthetic option to conventional metal braces. Invisalign braces involves the use of a series of see-through custom aligners that are comfortable to wear and really sturdy, however are removable for times when you need to brush, floss, eat, or drink. They typically have to be changed approximately every two weeks, helping your teeth progressively shift into their preferred position.
A typical Invisalign case may take about a year to complete, which is less alignment time than conventional braces. You will likely have to see your oral health care provider every month or so to guage the progress. During these appointments you will be administered other aligners to continue your program. One whole treatment with Invisalign might consist of anywhere between 18 to 30 aligners to be worn the whole time, with the amount depending on the severity of every case.
In most cases, Invisalign can be used to treat orthodontic issues in both adults and teens. They might be utilized to treat crossbites, crowding, overbites, widely spaced teeth, and underbites.
The main benefits to the transparent aligners are no metallic wires or bands to irritate the mouth and most people won't become aware of you are wearing Invisalign as they are practically invisible.