Healthier and Straighter Teeth
Invisalign is an appealing treatment option for patients looking to straighten their smile in a way that’s comfortable and convenient. Compared to metal braces, Invisalign offers several advantages for your smile that similar procedures can’t beat. From straighter teeth to healthier gums, Invisalign can enhance your oral health while boosting your overall confidence.
Learn more about the positive health effects of using Invisalign to properly align your teeth.
Preventative Benefits of Straight Teeth
Crooked teeth can become difficult to clean, creating viable spaces in your mouth for bacteria to potentially grow. If not corrected, this can lead to long-term issues including cavities, gum disease, and eventual tooth loss. Straightening your teeth can avoid these health outcomes.
When your teeth are misaligned, not only can this pose a threat to your oral health, but can cause cosmetic issues such as shifting where your jaw rests. By using Invisalign, Dr. Assi will be able to help you correct these problems and prevent any issues associated with crooked teeth.
Having straight teeth goes beyond a picture-perfect smile. Alleviating these issues will enhance your oral health and save yourself from potential invasive treatments in the future.
Promoting Healthier Gums
What makes Invisalign convenient is that you can easily remove them to properly clean your teeth. Metal braces are permanent fixtures, making it difficult to brush and floss while also having to avoid certain foods. This can open the door for bacteria to grow and create oral health problems for you in the future.
Since these aligners are easily removable, they’re meant to be taken out before each meal. This means that you can give your teeth the attention they need by brushing them thoroughly at least twice a day and flossing daily. Keeping a clean mouth reduces the likelihood of bacteria and lessens the odds of gum disease and tooth loss.
Dental hygiene is the most important factor for maintaining a healthy mouth. If metal braces prevent you from taking care of your oral health, this can lead to persistent issues like bad breath and mouth sores as well as more serious issues like decay. There’s no reason to suffer through an experience like that when there’s the convenience and efficiency of Invisalign treatment.
Frequently Asked Questions
Will Invisalign negatively affect my teeth?
Invisalign aligners won’t harm the health of your teeth throughout treatment. Your aligners are custom-made to fit your smile while straightening it over the course of several months. When you visit our Coral Springs office for a fitting, Dr. Assi will make sure that your aligners mold to the natural grooves of your teeth to avoid any discomfort you may experience.
What happens if I don’t brush my teeth after meals?
It’s important to thoroughly clean your teeth before putting in your aligners, as any food that’s trapped in your teeth will stay on much longer than normal. Certain foods also have the potential of staining your aligners, making them discolored and more noticeable to people. This can further cause bacteria to grow throughout your teeth.
It’s important to practice a proper oral hygiene regimen throughout your Invisalign treatment. Dr. Assi will answer any questions or address concerns you may have about cleaning your teeth while wearing your aligners.
Can Invisalign help me lose weight?
While Invisalign doesn’t directly cause weight loss, the process of having to take them out for every meal and then brushing your teeth afterwards can cause some patients to plan out what they eat for the day.
Since your aligners are meant to stay in your mouth for at least 20 to 22 hours a day, it’s important to consider what your snacking habits are. Most patients who have undergone Invisalign treatment reported to have lost a certain amount of weight over time.
Enhance Your Smile With Dr. Assi
You deserve a straight and healthy smile! With Invisalign, Dr. Assi can help you avoid the hassle of traditional metal braces by providing custom-made aligners that are convenient to use. To learn more about Invisalign treatment, schedule a consultation with Dr. Assi at our Coral Springs office by calling (954) 603-3508 or filling out an online contact form.