INVISALIGN in two straight word is INVISIBLE BRACES.
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Well then now you got a clear cut imagination that what is invisalign we can look in to it a bit elaborately.
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Invisalign is a revolutionary system for straightening crooked teeth and closing gaps between teeth. In many cases, Invisalign can get rid of the need for traditional metal-wire braces that have long been used in traditional orthodontic practice.
Invisalign ( an introduction)
Invisalign was introduced in 1999 by Align Technologies. The removable orthodontic appliance incorporates a series of invisible (clear) plastic aligners that fit comfortably over your teeth and are designed to move them gradually into the desired orthodontic position.
Today, Invisalign is a leading brand of orthodontic appliance, primarily because the removable aligners (less than one millimeter thick) are designed to be more esthetically pleasing than conventional wire-and-bracket dental braces for treating certain types of minor misaligned tooth problems
The system utilises the latest in computerised technology and three-dimensional modelling to generate a series of clear, see-through aligners or “clear braces”. They are virtually unnoticeable, and are often referred to by many patients as “invisible braces”. The clear aligners are specially fabricated to fit your teeth exactly, and over time, they move your teeth into a position that gives you a natural-looking, straight smile.
Q.How does the Invisalign system work? It’s simple
The Invisalign method is simpler than its predecessors, requiring only one set of impressions and photographs of the teeth, taken during an initial consultation.
These impressions are then used to create a three-dimensional computer projection of how the teeth could be moved incrementally. This forms the basis for developing a series of custom-made aligners designed to accomplish this movement.This series of custom made aligners when used regularly in correct sequence causes the appropriate and the required movement of the teeth to bring about the necessary changes.
Manufacturers Invisalign aligners are manufactured at the Align Technologies dental laboratory using computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) processes.
The dentist needs to take the 1st set of models and impressions and send the mould to the invisalign laboratory
The first set of aligners are sent to the dentist who dispenses them regular;y in a gap period of two to three weeks, per set of aligners.
Each aligner must be worn in its specific order for about two weeks, during which time it moves the teeth in small increments of about .25 millimeters to .33 millimeters.They are removable and they need to be wore for about 20 to 22 hours a day ( except eating and brushing time).
A typical Invisalign treatment requires 20 to 30 aligners for both the upper and lower teeth. Most adults complete their treatment in less than one year.But the duration needed for each case is highly subjective. Treatment time depends on the specific alignment problem.
So , working principles of invisialign in short ….
1.You wear your aligners for 22 hours a day.
2.You remove your aligners to eat and brush your teeth.
3.Your teeth move slowly over time.
4.You change your aligners approximately every two weeks.
5.You have regular progress checks with your dentist or orthodontist.
6.Full treatment takes from six months to a year (sometimes 18 months).
Top Three Reason Why You Should Get Invisalign
1.The first reason why you should get Invisalign is, it is clear and smooth. You can wave bye bye to that nasty metal that shines from far away. Not only is Invisalign clear it also braces your teeth so that they will stay in place. The clear brace is made by taking a clear impression of your teeth. Once the impression has been made, your Dentist will then adjust the impression to brace your teeth in place.
2.Reason number two is Invisalign has no painful metal scraping against your mouth, gums and teeth. There might be a little pain with the first initial placement of the brace on your teeth, but that doesn’t last long. Invisalign actually stretches with your mouth, making the pain reduce substantially.
3.Having the ability to take the brace out when you have a special occasion or need to brush and floss your teeth is reason number three. There are many times that you have seen a person kiss another person with braces and you cringe at the thought. Put that worry aside because now you can get Invisalign
Q.What are these aligners made of?
They are constructed for medical grade-dental type of plastic. These are virtually invisible when worn by the patient.
Q. How often are these worn and taken off?
When the patient needs adjusting of the teeth aligners they are taken off almost after every two week. Usually some orthodontist will advise you to keep it on for more than two week when the teeth have not yet moved to the correct position.
Q. How long will the treatment last?
The common length for a patient would be 1 year but it is still dependent upon the treatment.
Q. How can Invisalign effectively align teeth?
The Invisalign teeth aligners move teeth by implementing correct force of placement on the teeth. What’s good about this is that it controls the timing of the force applied to move the teeth. Also, it is considerate to the orthodontic treatment plan of the patient.