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Invisalign

Invisalign are clear, removable aligners that are used as an alternative to traditional metal braces to straighten teeth. The aligners are custom-made for each patient and are designed to gradually move the teeth into the desired position. One of the main advantages of Invisalign is that they are virtually invisible when worn, so less noticeable than traditional braces, making them a popular choice for adults who are self-conscious about wearing visible orthodontic devices. Invisalign is also generally more comfortable to wear than braces, as there are no wires or brackets to rub against the gums or cheeks.

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Invisalign aligners are made of a clear, flexible plastic material that fits snugly over the teeth. The aligners are custom-made for each patient and are designed to gradually move the teeth into the desired position. They are worn for about 22 hours per day and should only be removed for eating, drinking, brushing, and flossing. Every two weeks, the patient will switch to a new set of aligners that are slightly different in shape and will continue to apply gentle pressure to the teeth to move them into the desired position.
The length of Invisalign treatment will vary depending on the individual case, but most patients will need to wear the aligners for between nine and 15 months.
Invisalign is generally more comfortable to wear than traditional braces, as there are no wires or brackets to rub against the gums or cheeks. However, like any orthodontic treatment, there may be some discomfort when first starting to wear the aligners or when switching to a new set. This is normal and should resolve within a few days.
Invisalign can be used to treat a wide range of dental issues, including overcrowded teeth, gaps between teeth, overbites, underbites, and crossbites. It is a suitable treatment option for both adults and teenagers and can be used to treat mild to moderate dental issues. However, it may not be the best option for patients with severe dental problems or for those who need to make major changes to their bite. In these cases, traditional braces may be a more appropriate treatment option.
Most patients will need to visit the orthodontist every six to eight weeks during Invisalign treatment to check the progress of the treatment and to receive new aligners.
The aligners should be removed for eating and drinking, with the exception of water. It is important to brush and floss the teeth before reinserting the aligners to avoid any food particles from getting stuck between the teeth and the aligners.
Invisalign aligners can be cleaned by brushing them with a mild dishwashing liquid and lukewarm water. They can also be cleaned with a special Invisalign cleaning solution or by using a denture cleaner. It is important to clean the aligners regularly to remove any bacteria or plaque that may accumulate on them.

Invisalign is a popular orthodontic treatment that uses clear, removable aligners to straighten teeth. Unlike traditional metal braces, which use wires and brackets to apply pressure to the teeth, Invisalign aligners are made of a clear, flexible plastic material that fits snugly over the teeth. The aligners are custom-made for each patient and are designed to gradually move the teeth into the desired position.

One of the main advantages of Invisalign is that the aligners are virtually invisible when worn, making them a popular choice for adults who are self-conscious about wearing visible orthodontic devices. Invisalign is also generally more comfortable to wear than braces, as there are no wires or brackets to rub against the gums or cheeks.

To start treatment with Invisalign, a patient will first need to visit an orthodontist or a dentist who is trained in the Invisalign system. The orthodontist will perform a thorough examination of the patient’s mouth and take impressions of the teeth to create a treatment plan. The treatment plan will outline the specific movements of the teeth that need to be made to achieve the desired result, and the orthodontist will use this information to create a series of custom-made aligners.

The aligners are worn for about 22 hours per day and should only be removed for eating, drinking, brushing, and flossing. Every two weeks, the patient will switch to a new set of aligners that are slightly different in shape and will continue to apply gentle pressure to the teeth to move them into the desired position. The number of aligners needed will depend on the complexity of the case and the amount of tooth movement required, but most patients will need to wear between 18 and 30 aligners over the course of treatment.

Invisalign treatment typically takes between nine and 15 months, although this can vary depending on the individual case. Some patients may need to wear a retainer after treatment to help maintain the newly straightened position of the teeth.

Invisalign is a highly effective orthodontic treatment that can be used to correct a wide range of dental issues, including overcrowded teeth, gaps between teeth, overbites, underbites, and crossbites. It is a suitable treatment option for both adults and teenagers and can be used to treat mild to moderate dental issues. However, it may not be the best option for patients with severe dental problems or for those who need to make major changes to their bite. In these cases, traditional braces may be a more appropriate treatment option.

Overall, Invisalign is a popular and effective choice for patients who want to straighten their teeth without the visible appearance of traditional braces. It is generally more comfortable to wear and easier to maintain than braces, and the clear aligners are nearly invisible when worn, making it a good option for adults who are self-conscious about their appearance. If you are considering orthodontic treatment and are interested in learning more about Invisalign, be sure to consult with a trained orthodontist or dentist to determine if it is the right treatment option for you.

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Dant Y Coed
1 & 2 Maelor Buildings
Heol Maelor
Coedpoeth
Wrexham, LL11 3NG
Monday
8:45am - 5:30pm
Tuesday
8:45am - 7:30pm
Wednesday
8:45am - 5:30pm
Thursday
8:45am - 5:30pm
Friday
8:45am - 5:00pm
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