It has been reported that as many as 40% of the British public are currently unhappy with their teeth. Our teeth certainly mean a lot to us, for their visible during almost all of our speech and expressions. If you’re unhappy with crooked, misaligned, or just generally unappealing teeth, then the chances are you’ve considered straightening them before but just don’t know where to look. Many adults, however, shy away from the idea of having braces because of their fear of the dreaded train track appearance, and instead think they must choose the metal braces only. Here at Downhouse Dental, we are proud to offer the Invisalign in Sussex.
What Invisalign aligners?
Invisalign are an impressive tooth straightening system that does the job exactly like the traditional brace but looks nothing like them. In fact, apart from its function they distance themselves from the beginning in terms of characteristics and Invisalign is reported to create a far more enjoyable treatment journey. Invisalign aligners are two separate trays one for your trop row of teeth, one for the lower which will fit over your teeth. They’re custom made to your mouth and therefore are far more personalised tooth straightening system.
Invisalign are essentially clear braces
Invisalign take traditional braces and essentially revamp them. For example, a lot of adults opt for Invisalign because the aligner trays are clear. This means they’re incredibly discreet, allowing your natural teeth to show through the plastic so that they don’t ruin your smile. There are no metal wires or brackets, but instead a smooth clear plastic that doesn’t infringe on your natural expression and confidence.
Invisalign are removable
They are indeed removable and are not fused to your teeth with dental adhesives, brackets, and wires, but instead fit over your teeth similarly to a gum shield albeit a clear, more comfortable looking gum shield. They can also be taken out prior to meals, teeth cleaning and the occasional selfie so you don’t find yourself tight lipped.
Invisalign doesn’t limit your diet
Adult braces come with a lot of considerations and a long list of them. It’s wise to stay way from the likes of eating apples, crusty bread, toffee or any sticky sweets during the course of your treatment. On the plus side, because Invisalign are removable, there’s no need to alter your meal times or skip over your favourites on the dinner menu. Instead you can simply remove the aligner, enjoy your meal, clean your teeth and aligner and pop it back in when you’re done.
Invisalign are more comfortable to wear
There is a lot of discomfort associated with lingual braces, these being the traditional metal kind. Because they’re fused to your teeth, there’s a lot of pulling and forcing your teeth into an aligned position. Alternative issues like your wires being prone to snapping or a bracket that can shift causing a lot of discomfort not only on your teeth, but your gums and soft tissues too can cause issues.
Invisalign are a clear brace that has risen to popularity in Sussex. Here at Downhouse Dental we provide Invisalign aligners to those who are seeking a true transformation. Achieve a straighter smile in a discreet and comfortable way today by booking your initial consultation