Most people would love straighter teeth, but they often abandon the idea when they think of wearing those unattractive and uncomfortable metal braces. Traditional orthodontics is difficult for most patients to maintain and often looks worse than the misalignment issue they are trying to correct. That’s why Dr. Mary Taudel uses the latest clear teeth straightening technologies, like Invisalign at Park Avenue Dental in New York, New York, to improve your smile.
Invisalign is an orthodontic solution tailored to straighten teeth without needing metal brackets and wires. It consists of a series of clear, custom-tailored bio-plastic trays, which are to be worn for two weeks each. The trays must be worn for at least 20 hours daily to ensure the desired outcome is achieved within the prescribed timeframe.
The treatment offers a more esthetically pleasing option than traditional orthodontics, and patients will start seeing the effects as they progress through their trays. Dr. Taudel can even show you a preview of your new smile before you start treatment! Many patients find better results using clear aligners since they are more likely to comply with Dr. Taudel’s instructions, thanks to how easy they are to wear and change out.
Invisalign holds numerous advantages over traditional metal braces. Invisalign clear aligners:
There are specific requirements patients need to meet before they can use Invisalign. Often those with severe misalignment issues or oral health issues such as tooth decay or gum disease may not be able to use Invisalign until those issues are addressed.
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