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7 Dental Issues Invisalign Braces Can Fix

For orthodontists and individuals with dental issues, Invisalign braces became a game-changer. Millions of orthodontic patients around the world have opted for the translucent plastic aligner over the traditional types of teeth straightening like metal teeth braces and ceramic braces.

The ground-breaking Invisalign treatment improves teeth aesthetics while a patient undergoes the teeth braces treatment, but appearances should not be the only factor to consider when seeking orthodontic treatment.

Although, clear aligners and Invisalign braces might not always be the best treatment for you. Some treatments – such as metal braces or ceramic braces – could be more appropriate for your specific conditions.

Which is why it’s essential to get professional advice from an experienced Orthodontist, as they will be able to determine the best individualised treatment to fix your unique teeth.

One of the most common orthodontic care options for adults is clear aligners. Clear aligners are often referred to by their manufacturer’s name, Invisalign®, commonly known as “invisible braces” because of their discreet design. This is due to the fact that the clear aligners are seamlessly invisible and custom-made to fit snugly against your teeth, similar to a miniature mouthguard.

Based on the amount of dental work needed, the number of clear aligners a treatment requires will vary. Typically, patients receive a couple of months’ worth of Invisalign braces at a time, and patients will work through them on their own, meaning most patients see their orthodontists less often than traditional braces. The more aligners needed for a patient’s procedure, the longer it will take, the more visits you’ll need, and the more money it will cost.

Traditional braces are likely to be a safer choice for large corrections, as teeth braces with wire and bracket can be adjusted during your procedure to meet your teeth’s needs and produce the desired result.

The most common types of dental complications are forms of malocclusions, which are misalignments of the teeth or jaw when the mouth is closed. Common malocclusions include overbites, underbites, crossbites, teeth crowding, gap teeth, crooked teeth and overlapping teeth.

Clear Aligners & Overbites

An overbite or deep bite is where your upper front teeth overlap with your lower front teeth than would usually be considered ideal. Most people have an overbite; however, if you are concerned you have a severe overbite or have protruding teeth, Clear Aligners are a great option. Severe overbites are usually caused by over sucking in infancy or resulting from an underlying jaw issue.

Clear Aligners & Underbites

An underbite is where your lower jaw protrudes forward, causing the lower jaw to sit in front of the upper teeth. Underbites will not fix themselves, while some don’t cause issues; if your case impacts your life, clear aligners are a great option. The leading causes of underbites vary greatly, as most people can inherit it from their parents or ethnicity or can be caused by poor chewing habits.

Clear Aligners & Crossbites

A crossbite is an abnormal relationship of one or more teeth, where upper teeth fit inside of lower teeth. Depending on the location of a crossbite, whether the tooth is closer to your tongue or cheek, it will alter the recommended treatment. Still, generally, clear aligners are a recommended option.

Clear Aligners & Teeth Crowding

Teeth crowding describes teeth that are packed too tightly in the jaw and start pressing together and shifting in front of and behind one another. Teeth crowding is caused when your jaw is too small or narrow for your teeth or your teeth are too big to fit in the available space.

Unlike some dental issues, which are fixed for aesthetics, teeth crowding can lead to more severe health issues and should be corrected as early as possible with clear aligners.

Clear Aligners & Gap Teeth

Gap teeth, a diastema, and over-spacing, refers to the gaps between two teeth and can occur anywhere in the mouth. Clear aligners will be able to close the gaps between your teeth by pulling your teeth together using the tension of a wire.

Clear Aligners & Crooked Teeth

Crooked teeth are rotated, twisted or out of place teeth that incorrectly fit into the dental arch. Crooked teeth are one of the most common reasons individuals seek out clear aligners. Whether you have one crooked tooth, a misaligned bite or many teeth out of place, we have a solution for the perfect smile.

Clear Aligners & Teeth Straightening

Teeth straightening is the general term that describes the orthodontic process of correcting irregular teeth, generally caused by such malocclusions. Teeth straightening can include Invisalign braces, traditional ceramic braces, traditional metal braces, as well as removable plates and cosmetic dentistry.

While people usually seek teeth braces for aesthetic purposes, permanent teeth straightening provides many more benefits. Including easier teeth cleaning, reduced headaches, lower chances of gum disease, improved teeth conditions and less painful biting, chewing, drinking and speaking.

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Dental Pro Sydney provides high-quality treatments with advanced technology and five-star customer service for children, teens and adults. Dental Pro has two Sydney locations, with professional dental practitioners in our Gladesville Dentist Clinic and Bossley Park Dentist Clinic.

Our Gladesville Dentists and Bossley Park Dentists support our clients through every step of the dentistry service. With FREE CONSULTATIONS on our most popular dentistry services, from Ceramic Braces, Clear Aligners, Sedation Dentistry, Dental Veneers, Dental Implants and more Dentistry Services in Sydney. Dental Pro is a proud professional partner of Invisalign Braces.

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