Teeth straightening got easier than ever before!
If straightening your teeth and sporting a pleasing smile are on your wish list, here is help. Invisalign is increasingly becoming a preferred orthodontic method to achieve it. Not without reason!
What are Invisalign Attachments?
Invisalign treatment involves wearing clear, removable aligners that carefully push your teeth into a desired position. With 3-D computer imaging, these aligners are customized to your bespoke needs. Additionally, you can, through a process of simulation, actually look at the expected results at the end of the treatment.
As opposed to regular braces, Invisalign aligners are fabricated with transparent and thin thermoplastic material, which is extremely comfortable. The clear resin attachments may be added to select teeth for effective tooth movement. With no metal, you can rest assured that the inside of the lip or tongue will not be scrapped.
The fact that the aligners are removable to ensure that maintaining dental hygiene is easy. The removable aligners also mean that there are no dietary restrictions, as you need to simply take off the aligners whenever you are consuming any food.
How does Invisalign work?
Typically, you are required to wear a set of aligners for around two weeks, for an average of 22 hours a day. A new set of aligners needs to be worn at the end of two weeks. With each new set of aligners, the teeth are gradually pushed into the desired position. An average treatment length with aligners is 12 months, however, the time will depend upon the exact dental condition.
Benefits of Invisalign Attachments
The major benefits of Invisalign attachments include:
- They are invisible; hence you can wear them without being conscious of the fact that people will be able to tell that you are wearing aligners.
- They are extremely comfortable.
- They are removable.
- They ensure you must attend a few dental appointments.
- The treatment time is an average of a year.
Types of issues that Invisalign corrects
Invisalign is extremely helpful in the following cases
#1 - Dental Crowding
If your teeth are not uniformly spaced, Invisalign is your answer. Crowded teeth do not just look good aesthetically, such teeth are also prone to plaque buildup as it is not possible to clean them thoroughly. Invisalign treatment ensures that the spacing between teeth is corrected, helping you to improve oral hygiene as well as aesthetics.
#2 - Under and Overbite
If your upper teeth overlap on your lower front teeth or your lower front teeth protrude ahead of your upper teeth, Invisalign can help align the teeth.
#3 - Gap in the Teeth
If you have gaps between your teeth, it cannot just lead to you feeling self-conscious about your appearance, it can also lead to hygiene issues. Most gaps can be closed with an Invisalign treatment.
#4 - Crooked Teeth
Invisalign offers a wonderful way to straighten crooked teeth and wear your best smile.
Why choose Dental Oasis Family Dentistry for Invisalign Treatment in Pleasanton?
Our experienced dentists are thoroughly trained when it comes to a comprehensive Invisalign treatment. You can count on us to help you straighten your teeth most comfortably. We are known for our professional as well as compassionate services, we are the go-to option when it comes to the highest quality dental care.
As a busy professional herself, Dr. Sharda Patel understands and treats every patient with their unique needs. High quality service, fast yet comprehensive service, flexible scheduling, and your personal comfort are her primary areas of focus! Long lasting patient relationships are the rewards of the Dental Oasis Family Dentistry.
Invisalign Attachments FAQs
1. Who is Invisalign attachment treatment meant for?
It is preferred by adults and teens alike, as it offers a invisible solution that improves your smile.
2. How much does Invisalign attachment treatment cost?
The exact cost can be quoted by your dentist on evaluating your condition. It is your bespoke condition that will impact the number of aligners you need to wear as well as your treatment duration and the cost. However, in most cases the cost of Invisalign treatment is like the cost of braces.
3. Will my insurance cover Invisalign attachment treatment?
Many dental insurance plans do cover it. However, you will need to check with your individual insurance provider.
4. Why should I feel confident about the Invisalign treatment?
The company that makes Invisalign is over 25 years old. Among many other reasons, you will find a huge validation in the fact that over 13 million people have used Invisalign to wear a more confident smile.
5. Has the FDA approved Invisalign treatment?
Yes. Absolutely. Invisalign aligners are classified as Class II medical devices by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
6. Can anyone tell I am wearing Invisalign aligners?
The aligners are virtually invisible even from a close distance.
7. Can I take my Invisalign aligners off whenever I need to?
Yes, you can. However, the treatment demands that you wear it for 20-22 hours a day for the best results.
8. Are there any restrictions on what I can eat while in Invisalign attachment treatment?
None, since you need to simply remove the aligners when you eat.
9. Is Invisalign treatment painful?
Not at all. The treatment applies gentle, constant force. At best you may feel some temporary discomfort when you wear a new set of aligners.
10. At times when I remove my aligners, my teeth feel loose. Is that common?
Yes. As the teeth are shifted into their designated position the gums re-form around them. If you have any concerns, do reach out to your dentist.
11. Will wearing Invisalign aligners affect my speech?
It takes a few days for the tongue to get used to them. You could have a slight lisp for a few days, which will soon disappear.
12. Will smoking stain my aligners?
Yes. Smoking while wearing aligners is not recommended.
13. Can I chew gum while wearing Invisalign aligners?
No. Gum will stick to your aligners and hence it is not recommended to chew gum while wearing aligners.
14. How to clean Invisalign retainers?
Rinse them in lukewarm water. You could also use Invisalign Cleaning Crystals. Importantly, do brush your teeth before re-inserting aligners after meals.
15. What if I lose or break an aligner?
Do let your dentist know immediately so that he can advise you to stay on track with your treatment. The dentist may advise you to wear the previous set or switch to the next one or make a replacement possible.
16. How can I reach you for the Invisalign procedure?
You can call us at 925-846-4491 and our customer support team will immediately help to schedule your appointment.
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