Invisalign: The Perfect Straightening Solution for Adult Teeth

Your smile is one of your most noticeable features and is one of the first things people notice about you. Not only does an imperfect smile impact your self-image, but misaligned teeth also increase dental wear and tear and raise the risk of cracked teeth, jaw joint disorders, and other complications.

Many adults shy away from the idea of wearing traditional metal braces, but fortunately, teeth-straightening options don’t end there. Cosmetic and general dentists Lauren Izadi, DDS and Edward Kim, DDS offer Invisalign® as an alternative for teens and adults. Learn why Invisalign is the perfect solution for adults looking to straighten their smiles.

Invisalign is nearly invisible

Say goodbye to the idea of bulky metal braces that are visible even from a distance. With Invisalign’s clear, nearly invisible aligner trays, you can continue to feel confident in your day-to-day interactions.

Even when you’re up close with your friends, colleagues, and others you interact with, they’re unlikely to notice your Invisalign aligners. You can go about your daily life without feeling as if you’re drawing attention to yourself. The aligners provide the perfect fit using impressions of your teeth, so they’re comfortable, too.

You have dietary freedom with Invisalign

Unlike conventional metal braces, Invisalign aligners are removable. You wear your aligners 20-22 hours a day, which gives you time to take them out when you eat, brush, and floss. 

It’s easy to remove your aligners before meals and enjoy all the foods you’re used to eating. There are no dietary restrictions with Invisalign, so there’s no need to avoid sticky foods or crunchy foods like popcorn.  

You’ll love Invisalign’s low maintenance

It’s typical to visit the dentist frequently during traditional orthodontic treatment with metal braces. Adults who choose Invisalign, however, enjoy the freedom of fewer visits. Because Invisalign doesn’t require as many appointments, it fits into the busiest of schedules.

There’s less need for routine dental visits thanks to Invisalign’s patented fabrication process. And when you do visit us here at West End Dental, appointments are merely to check on your progress. You can be in and out of the office in no time.

Additionally, Invisalign aligners are easy to care for. The Invisalign Cleaning System makes it a breeze to keep your aligners in tip top shape. Your provider can recommend an alternative cleaner as well. Regardless of the cleaner you choose, keeping your aligners in tip-top shape requires just 15 minutes a day.

The Invisalign system is versatile

Invisalign addresses a wide variety of issues that contribute to misaligned teeth, making it a versatile option. From gaps and crowding to crookedness and overbites, Invisalign is an excellent solution for straightening your teeth.

To talk about using Invisalign to improve your smile, schedule a consultation with Dr. Izadi or Dr. Kim by calling our office in Washington, DC, or requesting an appointment online. 

If for any reason Invisalign isn’t the appropriate solution for you, your provider will discuss other options for straightening your smile.

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