How Does Orthodontic Treatment For Adults Help?
If you did not have orthodontic treatment as a child, did not wear your retainers, or began treatment but did not complete it, don’t worry; Dr. Liatti and his experienced team have you covered! In recent years, advancements in orthodontic technology have made treatment quicker and more pleasant than ever before.
Did you know that over 4 million Americans wear orthodontic appliances? When you were a child, orthodontic treatment possibilities were substantially different than they are now. As a result of these advancements, a rising number of people are seeking treatments to correct both aesthetic and functional alignment issues. Whether you want to fix minor cosmetic flaws or enhance your bite for greater oral health, Invisalign can help you reach your objective.
Common Orthodontic Issues
- Crooked, crowded, or overlapping teeth
- Missing teeth or big gaps between teeth
- Protruding teeth, overbite, or underbite
- Unease during eating, biting, and speaking
- Excessive force on the teeth and gums
- Difficulty in cleaning between crooked or uneven teeth
- Tooth decay and gum disease, especially around gaps or crowded teeth
As an adult, you must make sure to receive regular dental examinations with your dentist to ensure your gums and bones are healthy as we reposition your teeth and make your smile ideal with your orthodontic treatment.
Benefits Of Orthodontic Treatment
- Boosting your self-esteem and providing you with a more confident smile
- Straightening and aligning teeth to improve biting and chewing function
- Improving unattractive overbites and underbites
- Reducing the risk of dental caries, periodontal disease, and bone loss
- Minimizing unnecessary pressure, grinding, and tooth wear
- Contributing to the improvement of your overall dental health and oral hygiene
Advantages Of Invisalign
Invisalign is becoming the go-to choice for people who want a more discreet way to straighten their teeth and get a beautiful smile. Traditional metal braces can be conspicuous and uncomfortable, but Invisalign uses clear plastic trays that are almost impossible to see. This means that patients can straighten their teeth without letting everyone know they are getting orthodontic treatment. Impressive technology lets each tray be made with very precise measurements so that it fits snugly over your teeth and slowly moves them into place as you move from one molding stage to the next. Not only are these trays less noticeable than traditional braces, but they also require fewer office visits, which is more convenient and saves time in the long run. With all of these benefits, it’s no wonder that so many adults are choosing Invisalign over metal braces.
Caring For Your Invisalign Aligners
To ensure that your Invisalign aligners work effectively and last as long as possible, you must maintain them properly. There are a few basic things you can do to maintain your aligners. Start by brushing your aligners every day with a soft-bristled toothbrush. This will assist in removing any plaque or food particles that may have adhered to them. Before putting your aligners back in, you should also rinse them with lukewarm water.
When not in use, you must store your aligners in the case provided. This will help keep them clean and prevent you from dropping or losing one. By adhering to these easy instructions, you may prolong the life and efficacy of your Invisalign aligners.