Braces are the bane of an adolescents life. However, there are instances wherein the use of braces extend even to adulthood. Individuals who did not have the opportunity to have their bites corrected when they were younger can always opt to have their smiles corrected now that they are older and have the means to do so. However, when they make use of traditional metallic braces, this can lead to the appearance of a very metallic smile. Not something which you would want to be burdened with in your professional life. For that reason, you’d wish you can have your teeth straightened in an invisible manner.
How can you straighten your teeth in an invisible manner?
While the really invisible braces are still far from coming into fruition, there are a number of types of orthodontic braces which blend in with the natural shade of your teeth, if not, are transparent. The first type of invisible braces is the ceramic variety, which still makes use of brackets and wires only that they have the same shade as your teeth. On the other hand, the second type would be lingual braces, wherein the brackets and wires are mounted on the back sides of your teeth. Finally, clear aligners are made with clear plastic material and are shaped in the form of mouth trays. The most popular form of clear aligner is the Invisalign type.
How can Invisalign help?
Released by Align Technologies, Invisalign braces can correct the alignment of your teeth. While your dentist will ultimately determine whether or not Invisalign clear braces would help you with your specific dental condition or not, below are some of the conditions which Invisalign can try to correct:
Crowded Teeth. When you have an overly crowded set of teeth, this will result in overlapping of teeth, which happens because your jaws do not have enough space in order to accommodate your teeth comfortably.
Spaced Teeth. This condition is the opposite of having crowded teeth. Instead of teeth erupting so close to each other, this condition develops when there is too much space on your jaws, and, therefore, your teeth are also very much spaced apart from each other.
Overbite. Also known as an overjet, this develops when the upper teeth bite over your lower teeth.
Relapses. This develops when your teeth become misaligned once more after they have already been realigned by wearing braces and then having them removed.
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