Straightening your teeth can bring about a multitude of benefits that can last a lifetime. Not only do straighter teeth look great, but they’re also easier to take care of, thus reducing your risk of developing problems like cavities and gum disease. Here at one80 Dental, we offer the world-class Invisalign clear aligner system, which is very popular with many adults to seek orthodontic treatment. Why? That’s what we’ll be exploring in this blog.
Before we delve into why Invisalign is such a popular treatment here at our Sheffield dental practice, and a fantastic alternative to traditional braces, here are a few quick-fire points to be aware of:
- The aligners are removable.
- They’re suited to mild – to moderate orthodontic problems.
- They’re worn for 22 hours each day.
- They’re transparent.
Without further ado, here are some of the fantastic reasons to choose Invisalign in Sheffield for teeth straightening.
Eat what you love
Today, more of us are following specific diets than ever before, whether it’s vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, raw food… the list goes on. The limitations conventional braces put on your diet can be a huge put-off, with many foods being a no-go because of the risk of them becoming stuck in your brace and even damaging it.
In the case of Invisalign, there are no such limitations as you can simply take them out to enjoy the foods you love. As mentioned in the ‘quick-fire’ section above, Invisalign aligners need to be worn for 22 hours each day. This gives patients 2 hours each day (which is time they can spread across the day) to remove the aligners and eat each meal as normal. This makes eating (one of life’s great pleasures, particularly as we approach winter time!) much easier than with traditional braces.
Maintain excellent oral hygiene with ease
Another huge advantage of being able to remove your aligners is the freedom this affords you when it comes to taking care of your teeth and gums day-to-day. Conventional braces can make it a challenge to brush and floss as normal because of the presence of brackets and wires, which can render you more susceptible to decay.
Invisalign are a low maintenance choice by comparison, allowing you to carry on with your normal brushing and flossing routine without needing to make any adjustments.
Amazing comfort levels
Today, patient comfort is a priority for brands developing brace technology, as they know just how important it is to modern-day adults. Invisalign aligners are custom-made to fit your teeth; the curves and grooves fit precisely over each tooth and are easy to acclimate to. You also won’t need to have the aligners tightened in the same way as traditional fixed braces are every few weeks. We will let you know how often to visit the dental practice here in Sheffield before your Invisalign treatment begins.
The innovators at Invisalign have made sure each aligner is comfortable to wear and change over every 2 weeks at home. As Invisalign aligners are free from metal brackets and wires, there’s no risk of scratching, and you can take them out for contact sports and protect your teeth with a sports mouthguard.
Discreet choice of appliance
One of the other big attractions of Invisalign is the subtle design of the aligners. Each aligner is made from transparent, plastic, which means they’re extremely discreet. In the image-conscious society we live in, it’s no wonder this is a significant draw for adult patients, who feel less conscious of wearing their aligners around others.
Try before you buy
Use the amazing SmileView tool to try on your new smile in 60 seconds. The SmartView tool gives you a projection of your smile after Invisalign treatment from the comfort of your own home. Simply look at the camera on your phone or laptop and see the beautiful and healthily aligned smile you could have, thanks to Invisalign clear aligners.
Visit our SmileView page here and try on your new smile!
A highly predictable outcome
Thanks to the truly amazing power of ClinCheck software, you’ll be able to see the precise movements your teeth will go through during the treatment period, but before your treatment even starts. Many patients find this serves as motivation during the treatment period and encourages them to remain regimented with the routine that will allow treatment to be a success.
ClinCheck also calculates the right amount of force that’s needed for every tooth, ensuring your teeth are gently guided into the correct position and within the correct time frame.
At one80 Dental Tania will discuss your ClinCheck via Zoom, so you don’t even need to leave the house to start our Invisalign journey.
Invisalign for kids
Invisalign isn’t just for adults – it’s become a popular solution for parents looking for alternatives to traditional braces for their teenage children. The mechanics of Invisalign work in the same way as for adults, but the Invisalign Teen system has a couple of child-centred differences.
Bluewear- indicators are included on each aligner, which gauge wear time during the process. This is an indicator to help you and your child know when to change the aligners over for the next treatment cycle. Replacement aligners are also given as part of Invisalign Teen (as we know, teens can sometimes be a little prone to losing things…!) There’s also the inclusion of a feature that helps guide the growth of new teeth such as canines, second premolars and second molars, helping them to arrive at a planned and straighter position as they come through.
Read more about Invisalign Teen at One80 Dental here.
Why choose one80 Dental for your Invisalign treatment?
Choose one80 Dental as your dentist in Sheffield because:
- Free consultations are available with our treatment advisors
- Video consultations also available for your safety and convenience
- All orthodontic treatment is delivered by our specialist orthodontist
- Whitening included in selected packages
- Retainers included in selected packages
- Finance and payment options are available
Contact us today to speak to our friendly and experienced treatment coordinator Kayley, who is currently offering Invisalign consultations on Zoom. Click here to book your appointment, and have your questions about Invisalign answered – from the benefits of treatment through to financing, all from the comfort of your own home. Look no further than one80 Dental for a reputable dentist in Sheffield.