So someone told you about getting Invisalign for your teeth and you had never heard about it before then you have come to the right place. Here we answer some faqs about invisalign that people usually ask us –
What is Invisalign?
|Invisalign is a very popular method to straighten the teeth or correct overbite or under bites in children as well as adults. They are an alternative to traditional metallic braces and appeal to people for their aesthetics as they are clear or almost invisible.|
How does Invisalign work?
|Invisalign uses clear plastic aligner trays to move crooked teeth in place instead of metallic brackets and arch wires.|
|How is it different from braces?||Invisalign is clear, removable and very convenient to use so you can remove them to eat your favourite food and they are easier to maintain as well.|
|What are these clear aligners made of?||They are made of FDA approved BPA free plastic with no BPS, latex or gluten.|
|Are they custom made?||Yes, if you decide to go for invisalign then your dentist will create a customized plan for straightening of your teeth.|
|Is Invisalign suitable for all?||It is generally more suitable for teens and adults but this totally depends on the age of the patient and the complexity of the dental problem.|
|What is the treatment process?||Once your dentist approves your customized plan, the customized clear aligners are made and you have to wear the clear aligners for up to 22 hours a day and will need to change them every week or 2 weeks or so as advised by your dentist.|
|How long does it take to straighten the teeth using this method?||This period may vary from person to person but is generally one year.|
|Can I get Invisalign only for my top or bottom set of teeth?||Yes, it is possible.|
|What is the cost of Invisalign as compared to traditional braces?||The cost of Invisalign is comparable to that of the braces and many insurance providers cover this cost. You will need to however check these with your dentist.|
|Are these aligners painful?||You may feel slight pain or soreness every time you get a new set of aligners.|
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