Clear aligners, also known as Invisalign, are clear, removable orthodontic dental braces that are essentially a clear, plastic model of normal dental braces worn to realign teeth. Invisalign is an alternative to traditional braces, since the Invisalign aligner is made from clear, removable, retainer-like material and is therefore completely visible to all people, even while the braces are in use. The main benefits of Invisalign are that: Invisalign allows patients to get perfect orthodontics. The clear, removable Invisalign braces completely eliminate the need for an orthodontist to make adjustments to your teeth. The entire treatment plan including aligner adjustments and related oral hygiene is completely invisible to others. Patients wear Invisalign with their regular glasses or contact lenses, and never have to reveal their treatment plans to anyone. They don’t even need to tell their dentists they’re wearing Invisalign, because the treatment plans and details are completely transparent and can’t be hidden by braces. Patients can also maintain their new, healthier teeth with Invisalign, as well, as treatment doesn’t need to be done again until the teeth move in the right way. Invisalign reduces the risk of complications associated with traditional metal braces. Metal braces can lead to stiffening of […] read more