Invisble Braces Treatment
Traditional braces and metal wires are not your thing but want to have a beautiful straight smile, then Invisble Braces might be the best option for you. Keep on reading to know the answers to your Invisble Braces related questions.
What are Invisble Braces?
Invisble Braces are clear aligners. During Invisble Braces treatment, you will be wearing a series of removable aligners that will help to gradually straighten your teeth.
What is an Invisble aligner made of and how do they look?
These are clear transparent aligners that are made of flexible plastic that is specifically a patented thermoplastic material which is exclusively made for an Invisble Braces treatment. They usually look as thin, clear, and teeth shaped mouth guard. Aligners fit over your teeth and are almost invisible.
What should I expect during my treatment?
Once you visit Zero Cavity, our orthodontist will plan out a dental plan which will be customised as per your dental needs after investigation. An Invisble Braces usually works as a series of custom molded, clear aligners that applies gentle and controlled pressure on your teeth that helps to put them in place. You will get a new aligner every 3-4 week until your teeth are in the right position.
Is Invisble Braces better than other braces?
Invisble Braces aligner has many advantages over the traditional braces such as:
- Invisble Braces trays are invisible so esthetic is not the concern
- Freedom to eat what you want- unlike traditional braces you don’t have to worry about food sticking to your braces and being difficult to remove and no diet restrictions.
- They are comfortable. Invisble Braces trays are made of smooth plastic making Invisble Braces much more comfortable than traditional metal braces.
- Clean and easy to maintain, you don’t have to depend on your dentist for regular cleaning and maintenance as Invisble Braces are removable and easy to clean.
How long the treatment does take to work?
The time to be taken for the treatment depends on various factors like how complex your case might be, or how much space is there in your mouth. It also depends on how often you are wearing your aligners. Keeping all these factors in mind your dentist will determine how long you need your treatment to go on. But generally, an Invisble Braces treatment takes around 12-18 months on an average, but you might start noticing the changes in a matter of weeks.
For how many hours do I need to wear Invisble Braces in a day?
You should at least need to wear it for 20-22 hours in a day, at least during the first 6-8 months. After you start seeing visible changes it can be from 18-20 hours. You even need to wear it at night while you sleep. You only need to take it while eating, drinking, brushing and flossing.
How can I care for my aligner?
The best way to clean your aligner is by using a toothbrush and toothpaste and rinses them in lukewarm water. Avoid using hot water for your aligners as it may distort the plastic. Always remove your aligners when eating and brush your teeth before wearing your aligners again.
Do I have to wear a retainer after Invisble Braces treatment?
It is usually recommended to wear your retainer after the course of treatment has been completed to prevent it from gradually shifting back whether it was done with braces or with Invisble Braces treatment. But since every case is different your dentist will examine and prescribe you if you need to wear a retainer.
Is it painful to get Invisble Braces treatment?
Invisble Braces treatment is not painful, but you might feel pressure on your teeth when you get a new set of aligners which might cause discomfort. The discomfort will go away after a few days as you get used the aligners.