When you think about braces, the first thing that probably comes to mind is the metal brackets and wires used to straighten your teeth. However, invisible braces, like Invisalign, can do the same thing without the hassle of traditional braces. Here are seven reasons to love invisible braces.
Comfortable to wear
You won't have to worry about poking and prodding from traditional braces with invisible braces. You probably won't even notice you're wearing them most of the time because they are comfortable to wear.
Invisible to others
If you're worried about how you'll look with traditional braces, don't be. You can straighten your teeth with invisible braces without anyone even knowing you're doing it. Invisible braces are virtually undetectable to others unless they are specifically looking for them.
Eat what you want
Traditional braces limit food that you can eat, especially hard, sticky, and chewy foods, like:
- Hard candy
- Chewing gum
You won't have to worry about giving up your favorite foods with invisible braces. Instead, you can eat whatever you want without worrying about damaging your braces because you can remove your aligners when you eat.
Because you remove your invisible braces when you eat and brush your teeth, you can brush and floss normally without worrying about getting food stuck in your braces. In addition, proper brushing and flossing help keep your teeth and gums healthy while you're straightening your teeth.
You won't have to wait years to see results with invisible braces. Instead, you could start seeing results in as little as a few weeks. With Invisalign, you receive a set of trays that you wear for two weeks and then switch out for a new set. Each new set of trays moves your teeth a little bit closer to where you want them to be.
Invisible braces are more affordable than you might think. Many are more affordable than traditional braces. Plus, your dental insurance may cover all or part of the cost.
Adults and teens
If you consider braces as an adult, traditional ones may not appeal to you. Luckily, invisible braces work for both teens and adults alike. Moreover, depending on your treatment plan, you may not even have to wear your invisible braces at night.
So, if you're in the market to straighten your teeth, you now have seven great reasons to choose invisible braces.