Category: Invisalign

How Invisalign Promotes a Healthier Mouth

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Clear Aligner

According to the American Association of Orthodontics, an estimated 4.5 million Americans wear braces. Braces are one of the most popular ways to straighten a crooked smile. While straight teeth are certainly easier to keep clean and healthy, the orthodontic treatment process can pose challenges to your hygiene routine – especially when you have fixed appliances like braces.

Fortunately, there is another orthodontic option that can be just as effective as braces, but without the physical challenges of trying to clean around brackets and bands. Invisalign offers remarkable advantages for both teens and adults who have crooked, gapped or misaligned teeth. Not only are the aligners clear for ultra-low visibility, but they can be removed for eating, brushing and flossing. … Continue reading

5 Reasons Why Your Teen Will Love Invisalign

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Group of Teens Wearing Invisalign Manhattan NY

Getting your teenager on board with orthodontic treatment can be difficult. The idea of wearing braces through middle school or high school can be a major threat to your child’s self-esteem and social acceptance. However, with the option of Invisalign Teen, convincing your teenager to get metal braces might not be a battle you have to fight. In fact, teenagers welcome the idea of clear aligner therapy versus becoming a “metal mouth” through adolescence. Not only does Invisalign provide effective results in correcting bad bites and crooked teeth, but it also requires minimal sacrifice on behalf of your busy, socially-conscious teen. … Continue reading