With the holidays just around the corner, you deserve a special treat for yourself! One of the best ways to improve your self-confidence is to gift yourself a straight, white smile. Many of our patients don’t realize that they no longer must go through the hassles of traditional braces that many teenagers must deal with. Today, we offer Invisalign to create happier, straighter smiles in less time.
Why Is Invisalign Better?
While traditional braces are still a valuable tool to permanently straighten teeth, some patients who are good candidates for Invisalign opt for this convenient option. Some of the benefits of Invisalign include:
- Clear aligners: Changes to your teeth are made with clear aligners that are changed once a week. Over time, the teeth are shifted to where they should be, but the aligners are very difficult to see and not noticeable to anyone but you.
- Comfort: While you want to wear your aligners 20-22 hours a day, you do have the option to remove them for a time if they are uncomfortable. You’ll also want to take them out when you eat, so there is no risk of getting food stuck in your braces in awkward situations.
- Faster treatment: Treatment with traditional metal braces can take up to five years, where Invisalign is typically done in 18-24 months, if your aligners are worn regularly and you keep up on your visits.
- The final picture: When you choose Invisalign, you can see exactly what your teeth will look like when you are done with treatment. Computer images show the changes as they happen, so you are happy with the result
Not everyone is a good candidate for this treatment, but we encourage you to meet with Dr. Ferrier to determine if it will work for you. Don’t suffer through another holiday season where you are uncomfortable with your teeth. Contact our practice in Lafayette, CA to start your journey to your orthodontics adventure.