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Different Orthodontic Treatment

Different Orthodontic Treatment

  Many adults desire to straighten their teeth but don’t want to wear traditional metal braces. That is understandable, since most people associate these types of braces with children and teenagers. Perhaps you are researching alternatives and are not certain how Invisalign works. If you have curved or crowded teeth, Dr. Bhavin Changela would be happy to evaluate you to see if you’re a good candidate for this alternative orthodontic therapy.   What to Expect with Invisalign Treatment Invisalign is the name of the company that developed a treatment to move crooked or crowded teeth into position without typical braces. It involves wearing a clear plastic aligner that you switch approximately once every two weeks for a new one. At beginning of your treatment, Dr. Changela takes several impressions of your top and bottom rows of teeth and sends them to our dental laboratory. Our technicians create customized trays for the entire course of your treatment. The total treatment time averages 18 months, compared to 24 months with traditional metal braces. You should wear your Invisalign trays for 22 to 23 hours per day to achieve the desired results. Dr. Changela recommends that you only remove them to eat, brush your teeth, and clean the retainers. You should also schedule an appointment every six weeks at the office of Dr. Bhavin Changlea. This gives him the opportunity to monitor your progress and to make adjustments if necessary. Thanks to the clear plastic trays, no one else has to know that you’re undergoing orthodontic treatment.   Invisalign is More Affordable Than You Think Since treatment with Invisalign is not purely...

Manage your misaligned teeth with Invisalign

Crooked teeth or misaligned teeth can lead to bite problems which are otherwise known as malocclusion. This usually occurs when there is an overcrowding of teeth on the jaw or the teeth are small and cannot fill the spaces in the jaw thus resulting to uneven spaces between teeth. Crooked, crowded, misaligned and unevenly spaced teeth do not only affect the appearance of individual but also how he/she perceives his/her self.   In order to correct malocclusion, dental braces are prescribed by orthodontists. Traditional braces are consists of metal wires and brackets used to apply force to the teeth to properly align them. Due to the fact that these braces are made from metals, there are people who are hesitant to use them because they are not aesthetically pleasing to the eye. In order to resolve such problem, an alternative was made and was called Invisalign.   Invisalign is a set of custom-fitted clear aligners made from thermoplastic materials used to correct misaligned teeth. It is hardly visible to the eye making them an ideal choice for those who wanted to correct their bite problem without everyone knowing about it. You may ask, why Invisalign? Aside from being invisible to the eye, another advantage of using this type of aligner is that it can be removed before eating thus minimizing the chances of food debris being caught up in the aligner. It also allows its user to brush and floss their teeth easily. It is also gum friendly because it eliminates the use of metals that can harm the gum tissues.   Another advantage of Invisalign is that it...