5 Amazing Benefits of Invisalign®

Everyone wants a perfect smile. If your smile is less than amazing, but you don’t want to sacrifice your comfort and lifestyle to fix it, Invisalign® might be right for you. 

At All Bright Dental, located in Mamaroneck, New York, and Stamford, Connecticut, our team of dental experts led by Gennadiy Kravets, DMD, is dedicated to the health of your smile. That includes the Invisalign straightening system. 

The basics of Invisalign

Invisalign technology uses removable plastic aligners to gradually straighten your teeth and correct your bite. We begin by taking a digital impression of your teeth to create the custom aligners, making sure they fit perfectly in your mouth. You wear them for at least 20 hours a day as the gentle pressure guides your teeth into their correct position. 

There’s a reason over 1 million people opt for Invisalign over traditional straightening methods like braces every year. Here are a few of the benefits Invisalign has to offer: 

1. Invisalign can correct several issues

Invisalign is best known for its ability to adjust and correct the gaps and spaces in your teeth, but it can also address teeth crowding issues to straighten your smile. In addition to correcting crookedness, it’s a great treatment for fixing problems like over, under, and crossbite. 

2. You don’t have to sacrifice your confidence

Fixing your smile used to mean months or even years of embarrassing metal in your mouth. That made correcting your smile almost worse than living with crooked teeth. With Invisalign, you don’t have to give up your confidence to invest in a better smile. Invisalign aligners are virtually undetectable, so you can correct your teeth without anyone noticing.

Furthermore, you can remove them for special occasions like interviews, parties, or when taking pictures. This means that Invisalign can fit into your life perfectly without you having to surrender your confidence.  

3. Invisalign is more hygienic

With traditional braces, you have to be even more diligent when brushing your teeth. Often, pieces of food, bacteria, and plaque are left behind on your braces. That’s not the case with Invisalign. 

Caring for your aligners is simple. All you need to do is rinse them with lukewarm water and brush them with a toothbrush and toothpaste to keep them clean. And the best part is that you can continue brushing your teeth just like you always have.

4. You have the freedom to eat what you want

You might have to avoid certain sticky or hard foods if you have braces. With Invisalign, you can eat whatever foods and beverages you want. You just have to make sure to take your aligners out before eating, and to brush your teeth before putting them back in. 

5. You’ll be more comfortable

The metal used in braces often ends up poking your gums and cheeks. Wires can also pop free causing extra trips to the office. When you opt for Invisalign, you’ll never have wires irritating your cheeks. The comfortable plastic aligners are tailor-made to fit your teeth perfectly. You’ll typically only need to make an appointment with us if one of your aligners breaks.

It’s time to invest in a smile you are proud of. We’re committed to offering that to you with Invisalign. If you’re ready to start your Invisalign journey or simply want more information, call our office or schedule an appointment online today.

You Might Also Enjoy...

Yes, You Should See a Dentist Every Six Months

Dental health is key to overall health, and regular dental visits are the best way to stay on top of concerns and complications as they arise. Read on to find out why visiting your dentists every six months makes a difference in your health.

When to Consider Dental Implants

Missing teeth occur for many reasons, including tooth decay and injuries to the mouth. Fortunately, there are many solutions to replacing missing teeth, but when is the right time to consider dental implants?

Getting a Dental Bridge: What to Expect

Getting a dental bridge can help you feel better about smiling by replacing missing teeth. But did you know that there are different types of bridges? Here are some things you can expect from this procedure.

4 Ways to Care for Your Teeth at Home

Dental care is essential for your long-term health, and part of that is how you treat your teeth at home. Home care is just as important as your visits to the dentist. Let’s look at four ways to care for teeth at home.

Why You Shouldn't Ignore a Broken Tooth

If you’re experiencing tooth pain, it could be due to a cracked or broken tooth. And if your tooth is cracked or broken, leaving it untreated can be detrimental to your dental health. Here’s why.