INVISALIGN: OPENING A BRAVE NEW WORLD OF TEETH STRAIGHTENING

  • By Family Dental Centres
  • 15 Nov, 2016

INVISALIGN IS A MUCH MORE COMFORTABLE WAY TO STRAIGHTEN YOUR TEETH 

INVISALIGN STRAIGHTEN YOUR TEETH WITHOUT BRACES YOUNG GIRL SMILING

If you’ve got kids of your own, you probably remember braces as they used to be when you were young: wired, permanent, painful, and a sorry reminder you could no longer chew gum or eat popcorn. Thank goodness times have changed.

Today, kids and adults have it much easier thanks to  Invisalign  and Invisalign Teen, the clear and removable braces that are just as effective as the wired variety without the pain and discomfort.

“It depends on the dentist, of course, and his or her comfort using that particular tool,” says Dr. Karim Lalani, a dentist at the New Westminster location of   Family Dental Centres . “But in most cases,   Invisalign  is just as effective as old braces.”

The difference is that   Invisalign  is a much more comfortable way to straighten your teeth. It also plays a therapeutic role, relaxing your muscles and preventing clenching. Best of all? There are no food restrictions since you take out the trays to eat.

Dr. Lalani likens it to a more comfortable mouth guard.

“People assume that you straighten your teeth for cosmetic reasons, but a lot of it is functional,” he says. “When teeth are in proper condition and they’re not crowded, the chewing function is more normal, there’s less gum recession, and your teeth aren’t taking in more than they need. It’s like a house with a good foundation.”

Invisalign has the same insurance coverage as regular braces and can be put in by either a dentist or an orthodontist.

“I’m trained in Invisalign and I’ve done a lot of orthodontic cases,” says Dr. Lalani. “But patients always have the option of seeing an orthodontist if they prefer.”

The process is straightforward. With an intraoral scanner, the dentists at   Family Dental Centres  are able to see how a patient’s bite looks immediately and painlessly. The scanner acts as a camera, providing an accurate simulation for the Invisalign trays.

“The technology is quite amazing right now,” says Dr. Lalani. “It’s way more comfortable than having to take those molds!”

If you or someone you know is considering braces, please give one of our 6 Greater Vancouver locations a call to find out further benefits of Invisalign and see if it's right for you https://www.familydentalcentres.com/locations .

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