As you age, and as your permanent teeth grow in, your adult teeth may not always grow in properly aligned. Having teeth that aren’t straight is a dental concern and a patient concern, as it can affect the aesthetics of your smile. Misaligned or improperly growing teeth can have a negative affect on your bite and jaw line. For patients who want to correct their misaligned teeth and correct their bite, but who want to avoid the maintenance and appearance of dental braces, Invisalign is a viable option.
Invisalign is a brand of aligners that are almost invisible and extremely effective.
Clear in color and plastic in material, Invisalign can be used for both teenage and adult patients.
Invisalign is made of a plastic resin that is custom fit to each patient and will serve to close gaps in teeth and to straighten and adjust teeth that grown in misaligned.
The trays are worn over natural teeth, daily, and can be worn without being noticed by others. The clear aligners are removed and cleaned and reinserted into the mouth. They can be cared for at home and require patients to make regular appointments for adjustments as teeth shift.
The trays are more comfortable than traditional dental braces and let your smile appear natural.
The length of use will vary by patient, depending on the goal and severity of work needed.
For more information on Invisalign in Long Beach, please contact our office today at (562) 434-6414.