many people, you probably want straight teeth but have some imperfections that
you're not happy with. Braces are effective at correcting misalignments but can
be uncomfortable and unsightly. A better option for you could be either the
Invisalign or Clear Correct treatment, two systems of clear aligners that
gradually change the position of your teeth. You can find out more about these
treatments at Rockland County Dentist, Dr. Alan Pressman DMD in Spring Valley.
What Are Invisalign
of polyurethane plastic, clear aligners help to straighten your teeth over
time. Invisalign clear aligners are quite different from clear or metal braces.
They are modern and allow for correcting teeth irregularities and improving your
smile affordably and comfortably without being seen.
treatment using clear aligners is quite effective and is far more appealing.
Instead of dealing with uncomfortable metal brackets, Invisalign is removable
and doesn't irritate your cheeks and gums.
Benefits of Invisalign
or Clear Correct
using clear aligners, you can enjoy a much more comfortable teeth-realigning
treatment. A traditional braces treatment also has the potential to cause some
damage to the soft tissues in the mouth. The wires and brackets of braces must
be maintained carefully, but it can be challenging to clean. Clear aligners are
removable, so it's easy to take them out to clean your teeth as well as the
aligners themselves. The most obvious benefit is that, unlike metal braces, which
look cumbersome and unattractive, clear aligners are nearly invisible so that
you can wear them throughout your day without feeling self-conscious about your
treatment. One of the many benefits of aligner therapy is the fixing of
crowding teeth which actually causes gum disease. The aligners move the teeth
into proper position so they are cleansable. Also Clear Correct and Invisalign
can enhance your smile.
Ideal Candidates for
patient must meet the following criteria to get clear aligners or Invisalign:
these eligibility criteria only give you an idea and are by no means final or
definite. Every patient has unique requirements, and there are other factors that
play a role in deciding whether you can use Invisalign. A fully trained and
qualified clear aligner dentist, like Dr. Alan Pressman in Rockland County’s, Spring
Valley, can make the final decision.
How does Invisalign or
Clear Correct work?
traditional braces, Invisalign and Clear Correct work by applying slight but
constant pressure to the teeth on specific points to gradually shift them to
their new position along the gumline. To begin the treatment, you will need a
consultation with Dentist Dr. Alan Pressman DMD. He will assess your teeths'
current health and positioning to create a treatment plan to move your teeth.
You may be able to see a preview of this movement as well as the projected
results. After taking measurements and possibly impressions of your teeth, the
clear aligners can be created using the plan.
will be required to wear the aligners for 20-22 hours a day for the treatment
itself. Each aligner must be worn in a specific order and will be changed out
approximately weekly. In addition, you will need to check in with your Dentist Dr.
Alan Pressman DMD periodically to ensure that the teeth are moving as expected.
you are ready for a straighter, more attractive smile, make an appointment at
Rockland County Dentist Alan Pressman DMD in Spring Valley, NY to discuss using
Invisalign or Clear Correct aligners today.