A smile is one way people can reveal their personality to the world. So when a smile is crooked or teeth are crowded, they may not want to show their beautiful smile. There are lots of reasons that your teeth may be crooked or overcrowded, but they don’t have to stay that way. There are options to give you a smile that reflects your inner beauty. Traditional metal braces have been the standard for a long time, but they can make you self-conscious while you have them until your teeth are put in place. Not only that, traditional metal braces can be painful and frustrating. If you want to straighten your smile without the pain, stigma, and frustration of traditional metal braces, Invisalign braces may be a good option for you.
Invisalign vs Braces
Invisalign braces are a way to straighten your teeth and adjust spacing as an alternative to traditional metal braces. Instead of metal braces shifting the teeth into place, Invisalign braces use clear plastic aligners gently move the teeth. After your examination, you will be fitted for aligners that will mark the stages of your treatment plan. Since they use clear plastic trays that fit over your teeth, Invisalign braces are more discreet, don’t require rubber bands or periodic tightening, and can be removed for eating and brushing.
Is Invisalign Worth it?
For people who want to straighten their smiles without the stigma of traditional metal braces, Invisalign can be a good option. As you move through the aligner trays, your teeth are gently shifted into place, little by little. Compared to traditional, metal braces, Invisalign braces are more gentle and can help protect against the stigma that can come with metal braces. Most people are good candidates for Invisalign. In some cases, your dental needs may be too complex to achieve your goal with Invisalign, but most people can get the smile they want with Invisalign braces. Your Invisalign dentist at Mount Zion Dental will be able to determine whether you are a good candidate for Invisalign braces.
Generally, Invisalign braces cost a little more compared to traditional metal braces, running between $3,000 and $8,000. The exact Invisalign cost depends on the overall treatment plan, including the number of aligners needed. Your Invisalign dentist will examine your teeth and develop a treatment plan unique to your needs. However, the comfort that comes with the Invisalign trays, along with being able to skip appointments for tightening braces, makes Invisalign a better choice for many people.
Contact Mount Zion Dental for a Consultation
You don’t have to settle for a crooked or overcrowded smile. And you don’t have to deal with painful, frustrating metal braces to get the beautiful smile you want. Invisalign braces are discreet, less painful, and make your life easier while you straighten your teeth. When you’re ready to get the smile you want, Mount Zion Dental is ready to help. We will work closely with you every step of the way to straighten your smile so that you can be confident and show your best smile to the world.