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By Barbara Preussner, DMD
May 14, 2018
Category: Invisalign
Tags: Invisalign  

Have you always just assumed you were too old to get braces? That may have been true back when the only option was traditional metal invisalignbraces. Now, however, you can fix your crooked and misaligned smile without other people noticing. This is possible with Invisalign, and our Holliston, MA, dentist, Dr. Barbara Preussner, can tell you how it might be just the answer you’ve been looking for.
Invisalign has given countless teens and adults a new lease on life with the straighter smiles they’ve always wanted. Having a beautiful smile is a game changer, and here are just some of the benefits you’ll enjoy when you turn to our Holliston general dentist for this clear orthodontic treatment:
A Clear Difference
Instead of having to wear metal brackets on your teeth, you’ll be wearing a set of clear aligners (aligners look similar to whitening trays). Each aligner is custom-made based on impressions taken of your smile and the treatment plan that we mapped out during your consultation. Each aligner is made from thin translucent medical-grade plastic and fits snugly against the teeth, making them significantly less visible to those around you.
Removable Trays
While it’s important that you wear your aligners as often as possible (aim to wear them for about 22 hours each day), you do have the convenience of removing them prior to meals, before brushing and flossing, or if you have an important meeting, job interview, or event. The more often you wear your aligners, the sooner you'll see results and finish your treatment. Having this freedom can also be very important to patients considering braces.
As we mentioned above, removable aligners certainly make treatment more convenient. Aligners can easily fit into your schedule since you won't have to make several appointments with your dentist for your treatment (this is key, particularly for working professionals!). Furthermore, having to brush and floss around precarious wires and brackets can be stressful, and having to completely change your diet to protect your braces can also be a major nuisance. You don’t have to worry about these problems with Invisalign. Just remove your aligners and enjoy your favorite foods and brush and floss as you normally would.
Whether you have questions about getting Invisalign or you are ready to find out if your smile is right for this clear orthodontic system, don’t hesitate to call our dental team to schedule a consultation in Holliston, MA, today.