Invisalign could change your life!
The studies on the impact of straight teeth and a pretty smile always show the same thing. Almost everyone sees people with straighter teeth and prettier smiles as more successful, happier, funnier, and more competent. Even more importantly, almost everyone feels better when they have a smile they can be proud of! The crazy part is the most important benefits of a straight and pretty smile has nothing to do with how it looks! Fortunately, with options like Invisalign, getting a great smile is easier than it has ever been before!
Of course, self-confidence is a massive benefit of having a straight and healthy smile. But did you know crooked teeth can actually lead to diabetes? Did you know that crooked teeth could lead to permanent bone loss? The research has clearly shown that even minor crowding leads to a change in the bacteria in your mouth. Even minor crowding leads to a change from healthy bacteria in your mouth to disease causing ones.
We have come a long way in understanding how the mouth should work. It wasn’t so long ago that dentists ignored snoring and sleep apnea. Not long ago, orthodontists thought it was OK to take out permanent teeth to make the smile pretty. We have learned that there are almost always huge risks in taking out premolar teeth for braces. The arch collapses and it can cause chronic headaches and sleep apnea! Now, we know it is almost always a mistake to wait until the baby teeth are gone to start considering how to get your permanent teeth straight. One of the most monumental revelations was the awareness of the direct impact on our airway and preventing sleep apnea and migraines! However, that’s not the only huge shift in orthodontics!
It is hard to deny the success of aligners and clear trays to gently reshape the arch so there is room for all of your teeth. Over the last 25 years, Invisalign has designed and redesigned the processes and pathway to a better way to get a straight smile! The process is significantly faster today. It is also more comfortable, and muc h more predictable. With a few simple steps you could be on your way to a brighter, straighter, and healthier smile! The process starts with photos and a video scan of your teeth. This allows us to create a digital version of your teeth as they are right now, and plan out the steps to get them straight. The advances in Invisalign allows us to accomplish almost any orthodontic movement faster and more comfortably. The other amazing advantage of Invisalign is they are so much easier to keep clean!
Most of the time, the aligners will be worn for a week to two, and then swapped out for the next straighter tray in the sequence. They are designed to be worn 23/7, so other than when you are eating and brushing your teeth. The average treatment time is less than a year and in many cases, a lot less! Invisalign isn’t for everyone, but it is for almost everyone! If you would like to set up a free consultation, we can get your smile digitized at no charge. Then, in a week or two, we can talk through options and treatment time to get to your new smile!
Why it matters to you!
There are piles of studies showing how much of a difference a nice smile makes when people meet you. You seem to be more friendly and happier and funnier just because of your smile. Of course, the reason is most people smile more when they like their smile. This leads to another huge benefit in a great smile; it is a huge component in self-image and confidence. There are also significant health reasons why a ‘pretty’ smile is better. When your teeth are lined up correctly, they keep your gums and body healthier.
We would love to set up a quick consultation to talk about the benefits of Invisalign and how it may help make your life better!