7 Cool Things You Didn’t Know About Invisalign

7 Cool Things You Didn’t Know About Invisalign

A confident smile no longer means years of unsightly brackets and wires. 

At Westbrook Dental in Peoria, AZ, Johnny L. Smith, DMD, offers the Invisalign® clear aligner system.

The Invisalign system, which can correct a wide range of alignment issues — from gaps to crossbites — uses a series of removable clear, soft aligners that fit snugly over your teeth.

Each aligner is specially designed for your mouth and gently shifts your teeth into alignment throughout your therapy. You can expect to change aligners weekly to transform crooked and gapped teeth into a healthy smile.

In addition to being unnoticeable, here are seven cool things you likely don’t know about this hassle-free orthodontic system.

1. Customized treatments

The Invisalign system relies on the most advanced digital technology, which aligns your teeth correctly for maximum benefit.

The system also accurately predicts the progression of your teeth movement over time, ensuring your aligners are customized specifically for your desired outcome.

2. Perfect for adults

Anyone of any age can benefit from the Invisalign system for better dental health. Adults get just as much benefit out of the Invisalign system as teens for quickly straightening teeth.

Many adults don’t pursue their teeth-straightening options because they don’t want to wear metal braces.

3. No food restrictions

Forget saying goodbye to gum, popcorn, and hard candy. These are off the menu when you have metal braces. But not with Invisalign, which are removed to eat.

4. Easy to brush and floss

With metal braces, food gets stuck in areas that are hard to reach, while flossing is impossible. With Invisalign, you simply pop the aligners out and brush and floss as usual.  

5. Gain without pain

Invisalign aligners are more comfortable than braces, as there are no sharp edges or brackets to irritate your cheeks. Invisalign edges are smooth. Also, traditional braces need to be tightened regularly (no fun). With Invisalign, you’re given multiple sets of aligners that you change every two weeks. Each aligner is slightly adjusted from the previous one. 

6. Even celebs use Invisalign

Many celebrities bank on a great smile to maintain their place in the spotlight. Notable Invisalign users in Hollywood include singer Justin Bieber, actress Anna Kendrick, and actor Zac Efron.

7. Fewer visits to the dentist

We love to see you but recognize that visiting the dentist is not on most people’s list of favorite pastimes. You’ll make regular visits but will receive multiple sets of aligners to change out on your own. Traditional braces require tightening appointments for braces, which are typically every 4–8 weeks.

To learn more about Invisalign, and all of your dental needs, contact Dr. Smith and his team, call 623-972-6137, or book an appointment online

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