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Invisalign versus Braces

Invisalign versus Braces: Which is Better for You?

Sometimes patients ask us questions about the differences between Invisalign versus Braces. Everyone wants a confident smile, and now people, including adults, are increasingly interested in some of the alternatives to traditional metal braces.

In many cases, it is possible to achieve the smile you dream of with Invisalign. Of course, this depends on your needs and the health of your teeth and gums. Your first step to learning whether you are a good candidate for braces or Invisalign is to schedule a thorough examination and consultation.

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Should You Get Self-treated Clear Aligner Braces?

For many people, a beautiful smile is priceless. However, when it comes to clear aligner braces, some patients wonder whether they should opt for self-treated braces to save money. Before making this decision, consider a few things. After All, it’s your smile.

Traditional metal braces require a complicated installation and maintenance process. In comparison, clear aligner braces seem relatively simple to insert. Since they are easier to insert and remove, some companies offer self-managed kits that the user receives in the mail. Some patients are beguiled by the idea of a straighter smile at a lower price tag and without ongoing orthodontist visits. However, since patients use these DIY kits without professional supervision there are risks to consider.

Before purchasing a clear aligner braces kit, be sure to consider what the experts say. In addition, we included a list of questions to ask to see whether a product or service is a good choice for you.

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What Is Invisalign and Why It Could be Right for You

You are never too old to have your teeth straightened and aligned, but the thought of having braces as an adult may make you decide to leave your teeth alone because you don’t want metal brackets stuck to your teeth for years. This is why alternatives like Invisalign exist, however; dentists know patients don’t want to have orthodontic work stuck to their teeth where everyone can see it. So what is Invisalign? Invisalign offers a less visible method of correcting misaligned teeth that is just as effective as traditional braces.

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