Braces are not the only option to correct crooked, crowded, or overlapping teeth. Our team could actually provide a clear and barely noticeable option with the Invisalign® systemInvisalign® Means Invisible Braces. In today’s blog, your Cleveland, TX, dentist talks about clear smile correction and the benefits of addressing your malocclusion.
Dental Misalignment and Poor Oral Health
Did you know that in addition to having a negative impact on the beauty of your smile, misalignment could cause your overall oral health to suffer? Without treatment, crooked, crowded, and overlapping teeth make thorough brushing and flossing difficult, a complication that could increase the risk of cavities and even gum disease. For others, the changes to the balance of your bite from malocclusion could lead to the onset of painful disorders like TMD or even bruxism. By treating your malocclusion, you can enjoy a smile that makes you feel confident, as well as better overall oral health.
How We Create Your Aligners
To ensure treatment with precision and accuracy, as well as a comfortable fit, we will custom-make each set of aligners for you. To do so, we take digital images of your smile from multiple angles. We then combine them to create a 3D computer impression, one far more accurate than a physical impression. At a special lab, the impression will be used to design and fabricate the aligners. When they’re ready, you will begin treatment. For teens and those with more severe cases of misalignment, treatment could take about 18 months. Adults and those with more minor causes could see optimal results in as little as one year.
What to Expect From Invisalign®?
The Invisalign treatment process is simple. You will wear a set for about two weeks, 20 to 22 hours each day. After the two weeks, you will upgrade to the next set in your series. This process continues for the duration of your treatment. They can be removed before meals so you don’t have to alter your diet, and being removable makes the process of brushing and flossing much simpler than if you were wearing braces. In all, you also have fewer office visits too. If you have any questions about treating your uneven smile with a series of clear and comfortable plastic aligners, then contact our team today to learn more. An even and stunning smile is possible!
Are You Interested in Clear Smile Improvement?
We would love to help you enjoy an even smile. If you have any questions about treating an uneven smile with a cosmetic approach, or if you would like to schedule a consultation today, please contact Cleveland Family Dentistry in Cleveland, TX, at (281) 592-1234. You can also find our practice at 205 E. Houston St. Cleveland, TX 77327.