Beginning Treatment To Straighten Teeth

If you are tired of feeling embarrassed over crooked, uneven teeth, you should know that there are more treatment options than just traditional metal braces. For some patients, the right approach to smile care will instead depend on Invisalign aligners, a series of clear aligners that you can wear discreetly and remove on your own! Our Katy, TX dentist’s office is ready to help patients learn more about smile care with these appliances, and discover what they can gain from having their teeth straightened with Invisalign. You can see more than just a better smile at the end of your procedure – you can also enjoy the oral health benefits that come with orthodontic work.

Are You A Good Candidate For Treatment With Clear Aligners?

For many people who have teeth that overlap or are too far apart, Invisalign can offer cosmetic and oral health benefits. Your dentist will provide a series of aligners that are designed for your smile. Each one takes you one step closer to having a fully straightened smile. In the event that a patient has more significant issues with malocclusion that call for a different treatment approach, we can discuss alternative measures that can help.

Wearing Your Invisalign Aligners Each Day

To stay on track with your corrective work, you should keep your appliances on throughout each day. Doing so will help you avoid delays that extend your overall treatment time. However, this does not mean that your aligners must stay in place at all times! Any time you prepare to eat, or are about to clean your teeth, you can find that Invisalign appliances are easy to remove.

One reason adults often hesitate to move forward with orthodontic work is out of concern their braces will affect their appearance in ways that cause discomfort. Because Invisalign aligners are clear, you will not have to worry that they might disrupt the way you look in professional or social situations.

What Else Can I Do To Hide Alignment Problems?

After a review, we can talk to you about hiding signs of malocclusion through cosmetic dental work. By covering flaws with veneers or tooth bonding treatment, we can give you a symmetrical smile in less time than it would take to change the positions of your teeth. This can help those who have milder alignment issues but still feel self-conscious because their smile appears asymmetrical or awkward.

Talk To Your Katy, TX Dentist About Straightening Your Teeth

Through Invisalign treatment, we can help you feel better about your appearance when you smile and speak. Clear aligners make orthodontic work easier to fit into your daily life, and it can produce benefits for your oral health as well as your appearance. To find out more, please reach out to Lathrop Dental Center in Katy, TX at 832-437-3849.