What Are Clear Aligners?
Straightening your smile is a huge step in boosting your self-esteem by improving your look. However, you have many options as far as how you would like to go about this exciting task. One of your options offered at Superior Orthodontics is orthodontic treatment via clear aligner trays. Find out more about how aligner trays like Invisalign can help you straighten your smile.
What are clear aligner trays?
Orthodontic treatments like Invisalign straighten your teeth using clear aligner trays rather than typical traditional metal brackets and wires. Patients wear the trays, which arrive from the dental laboratory that creates them in a series, one after another until the end of treatment. Each tray uses slight and carefully calculated pressure to slowly move the teeth little by little throughout treatment. The trays are comfortable and virtually invisible to those around you, making them much more subtle than traditional braces.
What makes clear aligner trays different?
Thanks to their materials, aligner trays do not stand out against your smile, meaning you can straighten your teeth without compromising your look. Additionally, aligner trays are removable and do not require any special treatment while eating or brushing your teeth. Simply remove your trays, go about your business and replace your trays afterward. While patients should wear their trays at least 22 hours a day, they are comfortable and subtle enough to blend right in with your smile and wearing them soon becomes second nature.
What do clear aligner trays treat?
Aligner tray treatments like Invisalign treat the same conditions as traditional braces, including:
- Cross bite
- Open bite
- Misaligned teeth
- Gapped teeth (under crowding)
- Overlapped teeth (overcrowding)
What can clear aligner trays do for me?
Clear aligner tray orthodontic treatment can straighten your smile and correct your bite issues, in turn rejuvenating your look and helping you feel great about yourself. This boost in confidence and self-esteem helps everyday personal encounters become more enjoyable. Your new look will help you feel proud of your smile and light up every room you walk into. If you think you could benefit from orthodontic treatment, you should consult with your dentist to determine that clear aligner trays are your best option for correcting your smile.