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Calling in on all Taylor residents who want to have a beautiful and healthy smile! The team at SBK Orthodontics wants to let you know of an alternative to traditional braces. You may have heard a little something about it already, but we wanted to make sure you got all the info you needed. Have you heard about Invisalign clear aligners?

WHAT ARE INVISALIGN CLEAR ALIGNERS?

Ok, so a little disclaimer before we move on. Invisalign is a brand name, whereas clear aligners are the proper type of orthodontic appliance. You may also have come up with terms such as Invisalign braces or invisible aligners. All in all, this system uses non-BPA plastic to manufacture custom-made trays that fit your lower and upper tooth arches perfectly.

Unlike braces, you won’t experience simultaneous movements over your teeth. The Invisalign appliances only push your teeth in a set direction and are well-known by patients as a comfortable way to get their desired smiles. Make sure you ask your orthodontist about everything Invisalign can do for you.

WHY INVISALIGN?

If it weren’t better, we wouldn’t be talking about it. Invisalign clear aligner trays have some significant advantages over traditional metal braces, depending on your lifestyle. Check out some of the following:

  • Removable Trays. Yes, you got that right. Say goodbye to the bonded brackets that leave stains over your teeth when your orthodontist removes them. You can simply take off the trays whenever you need to and pop them back on to continue your treatment.
  • Clear. The perfect solution for those who prefer a discreet treatment option. Teenagers and adults who’d rather avoid attracting unwanted attention will appreciate a system that looks almost invisible to the naked eye.
  • Easier Oral Hygiene. You won’t have to maneuver around metal wires and brackets to remove stuck leftover food particles. Simply take off your trays and continue brushing and flossing your teeth as usual.
  • Faster Treatment. Invisalign is faster than braces, and you can expect to see results in months. Make sure you ask your orthodontist for a more accurate estimate.

WHO IS INVISALIGN FOR?

Fortunately, Invisalign clear aligners can solve most cases of orthodontic complications. Most patients will only have to make a choice considering what system they like better, making Invisalign almost a universal solution for your bad bite or crooked teeth.

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Invisalign for Teens

That’s right, you can bring your teenager for treatment. Teenagers are ideal candidates for Invisalign and many other solutions because their jaws are still growing. Orthodontists can leverage this natural process and carefully guide their teeth and jaws into the right position with a system such as Invisalign.

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Invisalign for Adults

So, if you’re looking for the best orthodontic treatment Taylor has to offer, you’re in luck. Invisalign is an excellent option for adults as well. You’ll have to undergo an initial consultation where we determine the status of your periodontal tissues and bones to check if you’re a viable candidate. Even if you have dental health problems, you can still start your treatment with some additional considerations.

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YOUR TAYLOR ORTHODONTIST

The team and specialists at SBK orthodontists want you to know that we’re ready to help you achieve your dream smile. Just make sure to contact us and set your initial appointment to start this journey. With SBK Orthodontics, you can let your smile shine!