TEETH ALIGNMENT AND CORRECTION OF DENTAL OCCLUSION USING INVISALIGN TRAYS
Many years brackets where the only method of teeth alignment, but today exists an alternative - Invisalign system. These aligner trays are thin and clear, practically invisible even at close sight. Invisalign may give you the smile you wanted for a long time without brackets, which you have been always avoiding. You may smile without a fear during treatment. Invisalign trays snuggle to teeth and are comfortable to wear.
These thin, hard, clear trays are practically invisible in your mouth. It is a perfect way to align your teeth if you did not want to use brackets. Trays are easy removable before eating, teeth brushing.
During consultation a physician will evaluate is it possible to straighten your teeth with Invisalign trays. Then treatment plan is composed, photos of your teeth and face are taken, teeth moulds are made. This information is sent to Invisalign laboratory in USA. There, 3D view before treatment and after treatment is composed – it is a perfect opportunity for you to see how your smile will look after treatment. With patient agreement, trays are produced for individual treatment program and process. Number of necessary tray sets and treatment duration depend on severity of teeth misalignment. You will have visits to a dentist every 3-6 months, treatment duration 9-18 months. During treatment, teeth are pushed to „their“ location millimetre after millimetre. Invisalign trays are removable, but it necessary to wear them at least 22 hours per day. At the beginning of the treatment or just after replacement of tray set, you can feel aching, tightness which disappears after 2-3 days.
Invisalign is successfully used for treatment of following conditions:
- Gapped teeth
- Overly crowded teeth
- Overbite or underbite (deep bite)
- When teeth need to be shifted not more than 4-5 mm.
Invisalign not always is suitable for treatment of:
- Open bite
- Skeletal bite.
Before and after