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All Posts in Category: Invisalign

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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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Invisalign for Overcrowding Teeth

Case Study: Invisalign for Over-Crowding

It’s a common misconception that Invisalign can only be used if you need minimal straightening, and anything that requires more attention needs metal brackets. A patient of Dr. Kelly’s came in with severe crowding that they wanted to fix. Below are before and after images of what Invisalign can do to give you the smile you’ve always dreamed of.

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