Everyone wants a refreshing smile, but it cannot come from a mouth full of unappealing wire and bracket braces. To have an appealing smile more and more people are successfully using clear orthodontic devices called aligners as an alternative to conventional wire/bracket braces. These aligners are a series of tight fitted made-to-order mouthpieces that slip over the teeth.
Clear or invisible braces/aligners are not suitable for some specific misalignment cases that are better addressed by conventional methods, invisible aligners can be used to treat the following conditions:
- Crowded or broadly spaced teeth
- Crooked or twisted teeth
Invisible braces in Islamabad are specifically designed for adults and older teenagers. Children and younger teenagers who are facing orthodontic problems will need traditional metal braces with brackets/wires on the front of the teeth. However, only your dentist or orthodontist can decide if you are a suitable candidate.
What is the treatment?
Invisalign braces in Islamabad are cutting-edge technology in the field of orthodontics. It is ideally suitable for the people who want their teeth to be straightened but at the same time, they are also conscious about their appearance and do not want wires on their teeth all the time. Invisible braces can straighten your crooked teeth without the use of metal, ceramic, wires or any brackets. Working with these invisible braces is just like the conventional ones. Adults who do not desire to compromise with their looks can opt for this relatively expensive procedure. This treatment is painless and does not require anesthesia or any hospital stay.
How is the treatment done?
This is a step by step process. The orthodontist will take a full x-ray of your teeth and jaw along with the impressions of gums. To manufacture these braces from clear plastic or acrylic material, may take about a month. The first set of these clear braces/aligners are then place in your mouth. These braces are detachable but must be worn throughout the day with the exemption of the time when you are eating brushing. The set must be in place for two or three weeks before it is substituted by the next set. In order to keep a check on the progress, you must keep making regular appointments with your orthodontist.
A suitable candidate for this treatment:
Invisible braces in Islamabad, Pakistan are suitable for people who are facing situations like spacing in between the teeth, crowding of teeth, overbite, underbite, deep bite, and open bite situations.
Are there any side effects?
Some people might experience some soreness, pain or discomfort from the braces at first until you are used to it.
- You must have regular appointments with your orthodontist.
- You should always remember to remove the braces before eating or drinking anything other than water.
- You must brush your teeth after every meal to avoid staining your braces.
How long does it take to recover?
It might take almost a year to get your teeth modified with the use of invisible braces.
Are the results of Invisible braces permanent?
The results of invisible braces are everlasting. They last throughout life.