In the world of cosmetic dentistry, there is a new orthodontic treatment system that is
creating quite a stir. Introducing the revolutionary Invisalign, the newest product from
3D Computer Stimulation:
This system works by creating custom-fitted aligners
based on 3-D computer simulation of your teeth.
These aligners will slowly put your teeth in the
desired within a period of 9 to 15 months.
Designed especially for adults who do not want the embarrassment of wearing the metal
braces, Invisalign is, as the name suggests, almost invisible. If you are seriously
considering getting this new system, here are some of the advantages and
disadvantages of Invisalign to help you decide.
Advantages of Invisalign:
Compared to the metal and rubber band contraption
that make up traditional braces, Invisalign clear braces
You will not need worry about breaking rubber bands or brackets since
Invisalign clear braces are convenient to use. You would not even need to
go to your dentist as frequently.
Compared to traditional braces, the transparent color of
your Invisalign aligners will make it hardly noticeable.
people who have sensitive gums or teeth will experience some discomfort when wearing
Invisalign aligners for the first couple of weeks.
Fortunately, this discomfort will
There are instances when a patient will break the aligners because of teeth
grinding. Also, the constant removal of the aligners might put it at risk of being
damaged or broken. Aside from this, Invisalign
aligners are made
up of a plastic material that is very durable.
Compared to regular metal braces, Invisalign can be relatively costly. In the United
States, a treatment plan can cost as much as $9000 although a portion of this can be
shouldered by your health insurance provider.
There are over 500,000 Americans who have already benefited from
Invisalign and many more are considering this system. It is perhaps the
most convenient way to correct teeth issues and it will not make the
person feel self-conscious.