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Straighten your teeth with Invisalign in Tunbridge Wells

14 November 2022

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Invisalign in Tunbridge Wells is a popular method of teeth straightening which can be used by patients of all ages to address minor or moderate orthodontic cases. It can be used to correct the alignment of crooked, wonky, overlapping, overcrowded or misaligned teeth and it can also be used to treat minor gaps between the teeth, as well as the different types of bite disorders. If left unaddressed these situations can cause significant dental health problems. Patients who have mispositioned teeth often find they are more prone to damage, tooth decay and gum disease. If you would like to address the misalignment issues of your teeth then speak to our dentist at Woodbury Park Dental and find out about Invisalign in Tunbridge Wells.

Invisalign in Tunbridge Wells can help improve the appearance of your teeth, but also promote better dental health. It can prolong the life of your natural teeth by helping to prevent tooth decay, gum disease and tooth loss. If you undergo orthodontic treatment with Invisalign in Tunbridge Wells then you can transform your smile in a discreet way. Invisalign is an almost invisible method of teeth straightening, using clear plastic aligners rather than brackets and wires to straighten your teeth. The aligners work in a sequence and you can change from one aligner to the next in the sequence within the comfort of your own home.

What are the advantages of Invisalign?

Firstly, Invisalign is a lot quicker than other methods of teeth straightening. This is partly because it is designed to address mild or moderate misalignment issues of the teeth which can be corrected more quickly and easily than complex cases. It is also designed to work on your visible teeth which are easier to move in comparison to molars and premolars. The average treatment time with Invisalign is approximately 6 to 12 months, but it can take up to 18 months depending on your dental requirements.

Next, you can maintain your dental hygiene routine with Invisalign. It is important that whichever type of orthodontic treatment you undergo, you visit our dentist on a regular basis to make sure that your teeth remain clean, healthy and strong throughout the process. Our dentist will be able to show you how to look after your teeth properly with braces and how to clean around the braces for those who have a fixed braces in the mouth. With Invisalign this is not a problem. You are able to maintain a good dental hygiene routine and you can brush and floss as usual by removing your aligners to clean your teeth. This is a huge advantage of Invisalign over traditional fixed metal braces for teeth straightening. With traditional braces there is a higher chance of plaque and tartar build-up on your teeth and on the braces themselves because you are unable to brush and floss as thoroughly. This can cause stains on your teeth and even lead to demineralisation or tooth decay and gum disease.

With Invisalign you are able to carry out all of your daily activities as usual, it does not affect your choice of food or drink as the aligners are removed at meal times.

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