Do you have crooked, crowded, or overlapping teeth? If so, then these uneven teeth could impact both the health and beauty of your smile. However, correcting your uneven teeth doesn’t mean relying on braces alone! Instead, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist could provide Invisalign® to straighten smiles using clear aligners.
First, we want to schedule a free Invisalign® consultation with you. This visit is a chance to talk about your smile, and your helps for it. We also discuss the treatment process, and examine your smile to assess the cause and severity of your misalignment. The exam will help us decide if this is the best course of treatment for your smile. The clear aligners help straighten teen and adult smiles.
The Benefits of Straighter Smiles
Why should you consider correcting your uneven smile? A straighter smile could make you feel more confident, and leave you never hesitating to show your smile again. However, this also improves oral health! An even smile is easier to properly brush and floss, so the risk of tooth decay and gum disease decreases. An even simile is also less likely to develop bruxism (teeth grinding) or TMJ disorder, which prevents painful symptoms and damaged smiles. When we fix your crooked, crowded, and overlapping teeth, we boost esthetics and improve oral health at the same time.
The Invisalign® System
We start by using the iTero® system to take a series of detailed images with digital technology. We gather these images quickly and comfortably, and combine them to craft a 3D model of your smile. The model and measurements will be used to design and craft a series of aligners from a BPA-free plastic material. Each set is custom-fitted for your smile, and hopes gradually correct misalignment. A set is worn for 20 to 22 hours a day, and after about two weeks you will move on to the next in the series. For adults, optimal results take about a year, and teens could see straighter smiles in about 18 months, both options faster than is required for braces to correct misalignment.
The aligners can also be removed before you eat, so you don’t have to alter your diet or avoid any of your favorite foods and snacks. Brushing and flossing is much easier since you can remove the aligners, so caring for your teeth and gums is much easier.
DO YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT CLEAR ORTHODONTICS?
Our team is ready to offer a straighter smile without relying on metal braces. To learn more about how we correct the misalignment in your smile, then please call Lake Country Orthodontics in Fort Worth, TX at (817) 236-7846. Our office proudly serves patients who live in Haslet, Azle, and all surrounding communities.