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Simple teeth straightening with Invisalign

Invisalign London is an excellent method of teeth straightening for those who have avoided braces for a long time, but finally decided that it is time to do something about their teeth. Invisalign achieves excellent results much more easily than traditional braces. Traditional braces may have seemed complicated, but Invisalign is definitely not.

Invisalign uses a sequence of clear thermoplastic aligners that are individually tailored using the latest in digital dental technology. A three-dimensional intraoral scan of your mouth can be used to create a digital image of your teeth. Invisalign’s very own software can then be used to manipulate the digital image, change the position of your teeth and create a neatly aligned smile. The necessary movements of each tooth are then calculated in 0.25 mm increments and translated into a series of aligners. These aligners are digitally printed and when worn in the mouth they will move each of your teeth by approximately 0.25 mm towards the final position. This can take between 10 to 14 days until you move onto the next aligner in the series.

Invisalign aligners


Each aligner will fit snugly over your teeth and they should be easy to become accustomed to. You will get used to removing them and replacing them after you have done it a few times. With Invisalign, the aligners need to be taken out of your mouth at meal times. This allows you to eat and drink as you wish and it also means you can clean your teeth thoroughly after your meal before you put your aligner back in your mouth. This helps your teeth stay clean and healthy throughout the process. You will be given the full set of the aligners at the beginning of the treatment, therefore you will know how long the treatment will take. If you follow the instructions carefully then Invisalign helps achieve highly predictive results. On average results can be achieved in 6 to 12 months for those with mild or moderate misalignment issues. You need to make sure that you wear the aligners for at least 20 to 22 hours of the day for optimal results.

Less time at the dentist

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To make the process even more convenient you will be able to stay in touch with your dentist using a digital monitoring app. You can show your dentist the progress you are making online and receive feedback. This means less time spent at the dental practice and more time for you to get on with your daily life. You can also continue with your routine check-ups and hygienist appointments during this time to make sure that your teeth stay clean and healthy and that there are no underlying issues caused by mixing your teeth.

Find out more about Invisalign today. Let your dentist examine your teeth and gums and assess your orthodontic needs to see if Invisalign is the best option for you or whether it will be better as a combined treatment plan. Remember no teeth are too complicated to fix and soon you can have a healthy, straight new smile.

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