Jeffrey W. Jordan Orthodontics

How do Invisible Aligners Straighten Teeth?

An adult who desires straight teeth may hesitate at the idea of filling his or her mouth with metal. Whether true or not, metal brackets and colorful bands are often associated with the awkward stage of adolescence between childhood and young adulthood.

However, adults no longer need to choose between crooked teeth or metal brackets. They can have the best of both worlds using invisible aligners to attain a straight smile. But why should you choose invisible aligners and how do these aligners work?


Benefits of Invisible Aligners

Invisible aligners provide a great alternative to metal braces and offer many benefits, including:

It is important to address issues such as an incorrect bite or crooked teeth. Not only will fixing them improve the look of your smile, but it will also promote better oral health. People with crooked teeth or bad bites are more likely to experience TMJ/TMD, chipped teeth, tooth decay, and more.


How Invisible Aligners Straighten Teeth

The process of straightening teeth is actually very simple. The Invisalign website describes 5 easy steps:


Are Invisible Aligners Right for You?

Invisible aligners can treat a myriad of mild to moderate oral issues, including:

Invisible aligners can treat quite a few different cases and it’s never too late to pursue a straight smile, but aligners are not for everyone. Patients with severe crowding or bite issues may not be suitable candidates for invisible aligners.

In addition, we only recommend this form of treatment for adults because the growing and evolving mouths of younger children often require more complex treatment.


Take the First Step Towards a New Smile

If you’re interested in improving your smile while avoiding metal in your mouth, take the first step and talk to your orthodontist about invisible aligners. If you’re in the Alpharetta, GA area, call us. Dr. Jeffrey Jordan has been trained and certified to use Align Technology. Contact us to schedule your appointment. We’d love to help you achieve the smile you’ve always wanted.


Sources:

Invisible Orthodontic Aligners
How Invisalign Works
Invisible Aligners for Teeth
Orthodontic Treatment for a Healthy, Beautiful Smile