Invisalign is a versatile orthodontic appliance that helps patients correct a broad range of dental and orthodontic problems and it really works. There are over 1.5 million smiles to back that up.
An improved confident smile isn’t the only benefit of correcting your dental issues with custom-made clear aligners—your oral health will be positively impacted as well. Aligning teeth and creating harmony in your bite will help your gums stay healthy by making teeth easier to clean and harder for plaque and tartar to hide.
Clear Aligners is a clear invisible retainer that aligns your teeth. Invisalign-Clear aligners is an alternative method of orthodontic correction to the traditional metal/ceramic braces.
Due to the nature of Invisalign clear aligners treatment, the cost depends on your situation. Some patients may only need to wear the aligners for 6 months; others might need it for 2 years. In the consultation, we will derive a cost based on the results and we ensure there will be no hidden costs.
A clear, removable aligner that can be placed on both top and bottom arches. Like braces, the function of clear aligners is to straighten the teeth and correct your bite by shifting the teeth to their natural positions. Unlike braces, however, you can take off clear cligners when you wish but make sure to always put it back on.
For some people, clear aligners can be better than braces but like most dental treatments it depends on the patient. If you are someone who misplaces their items, the permanence of the braces might suit you better.
Yes, Invisalign- clear aligners will close the gaps. Bigger gaps will take longer to close so some patients may need to wear clear aligners for multiple years.
When it’s time to brush your teeth, make it a habit to clean the aligners as well. Rinse with lukewarm water while gently using a soft toothbrush to clean all over. Gentle brush strokes will keep the aligner from getting damaged.
A consultation with our friendly and experienced dentist in Nambour will set you on the right path. Even if you plan to not go through with it right away, they are more than happy to sit down and have a chat with you.