Wish you could straighten teeth without traditional metal braces? Our Invisalign dentist may recommend Invisalign braces to help you achieve the straight smile you’ve always wanted.
Like the name suggests, Invisalign® are nearly invisible aligners you wear over your teeth. These clear aligners exert pressure on your teeth to move them into optimal alignment. Call our office in Plymouth, Michigan today to schedule your consultation.
What Are the Benefits of Invisalign?
Since Invisalign is nearly invisible, you don’t have to feel self-conscious about having metal on your teeth. Many of our patients appreciate that Invisalign braces are clear and discrete.
Other benefits of Invisalign include being able to continue eating your favorite foods and maintaining healthy oral hygiene habits. While metal braces are stuck to your teeth,can be removed.
How Long Does It Take for Invisalign to Work?
Each patient is different. While the average Invisalign treatment time is 12 to 18 months, you may need to wear Invisalign braces for longer if your case is complex or you don’t wear your aligners consistently.
However, some patients notice their smiles start to straighten just a few weeks into Invisalign treatment. Schedule an appointment with our dentists to learn if you’re a candidate for Invisalign and get your estimated timeline.
Do You Wear Invisalign All Day?
You must wear your Invisalign braces 20 to 22 hours a day. Otherwise, your teeth will not move according to schedule. You should only take out your nearly invisible aligners to brush, floss, drink, and eat. The more consistently you wear your aligners, the sooner you’ll be able to enjoy a beautifully straight smile.
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