What are Invisalign Pros & Cons?

What are Invisalign Pros & Cons?

What are Invisalign Pros & Cons?
What are Invisalign Pros & Cons?

While considering Invisalign solution for straightening your teeth every patients has this thought What are Invisalign Pros & Cons? .  If Invisalign system is right for them, if it is ok to invest so much time, money & effort in Invisalign solution. Are there better solution?

PROS

► NEARLY INVISIBLE

Top reason patients get Invisalign aligners over traditional metal braces is because they are almost invisible! Having crooked teeth may mean feeling bad about your condition and when you trying to set thing straight (literally), you certainly do not want to draw anyone’s attention. Peers of children & adolescents may make fun of braces but not with Invisalign. Adults wearing braces is so uncommon that Invisalign is practically the only solution for adult braces.

► REMOVABLE

Unlike traditional braces which remain on until the entire process is done aligners can be removed. This makes cleaning super easy after any meal. With traditional braces food easily becomes lodged around and in between metal brackets, making the cleaning process much harder for the bearer and bringing an unwanted buildup of plaque.

Conversely, Invisalign aligners are easily removed for proper cleaning, making sure to inhibit any plaque damage to your teeth.

Another hailed benefit of having removable aligners is the ability to eat what you want…no exceptions! Popcorn, caramel, corn on the cob.

► COMFORTABLE

Metallic braces not only cause more emergencies from a poking wire or broken bracket, but they are also just plain uncomfortable. Having metal continually rubbing up against the side of your mouth can produce irritation, discomfort, and sometimes even open sores.

Invisalign boasts a smooth plastic surface that produces no discomfort to the mouth lining.

► SAFER

The release of toxins in the mouth through metal braces has long provided controversy to various health professionals. However, Invisalign provides a solution to the whole issue with BPA-free plastic liners, free of any harmful toxins.

CONS

► Requires Excellent Cooperation

If you don’t follow your dentist’s rules for your Invisalign aligners, you may not see the desired results. The aligners must be worn an average of 22 hours a day. If you tend to be a rule-breaker, Invisalign may not be for you.

► Aligners Need to be Removed Before Meals

As mentioned above, you must remove the aligners before eating or drinking anything but water. While some may consider this a nuisance, we have heard of patients discovering an added benefit of weight loss as they tend not to snack as often during the day.

► Frequent Teeth Cleaning

Invisalign requires a focused attention to oral hygiene. You must brush and floss thoroughly after any food consumption. While this may seem an annoyance at first, many patients have seen an unexpected benefit of improved oral health and teeth whitening during Invisalign treatment because of the frequent dental cleaning.

► Cost

Invisalign is a costlier solution where a traditional metal braces cost with starts at just Rs 28000/- for both the jaws, Invisalign cost starts for Rs 97000/- for a single jaw.

► Difficult Cases

There may be certain cases where the Invisalign may not work as a perfect solution. Cases where mis-alignment/crossbite or overbite is more, Invisalign may not be recommended. An Invisalign Certified Orthodontist is your best bet in such cases.

What is the Conclusion

It’s true that no one thing is perfect. We understand that any method of treating misaligned teeth comes with some struggle. We are, after all, moving your teeth. However, we hope that these Invisalign pros and cons enable you to understand the whole process better and feel more equipped to make your choice.

Invisalign can be an excellent method of straightening your teeth while allowing you to continue your life uninterrupted.

To find in detail what are Invisalign Pros & Cons for your specific case, meet Dr Ankita S Sheoran(MDS Ortho). She is an Invisalign Certified Orthodontist at Center for Dental Implants & Esthetics. She has over 8 years of experience of returning smiles to thousand of patients. To Schedule an appointment with her call +91 9871631066 or book online

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