Invisalign and Other Clear Aligners

INVISALIGN AND OTHER CLEAR ALIGNER THERAPIES IN CALGARY, ALBERTA

When you are looking for an alternative to traditional brackets and braces, our dentists at Dental at the Met can help. Invisalign and other Clear Aligner Therapies might be the right choice for you. Clear Aligner Therapies are designed to gradually adjust and align teeth, so they are straight, with the added aesthetic of being clear and, therefore, less noticeable than metal braces while you wear them.

Clear Aligner Therapies such as Invisalign, Clear Correct, Sure Smile and others can be considered to be on the cutting-edge of orthodontic therapy. Flexible, clear, plastic aligners are used in a series to gradually straighten teeth as opposed to traditional metal braces. One of our dentists would love to provide customized professional advice regarding various dental treatments and orthodontic procedures to improve your oral health and well-being. If you are interested in Clear Aligner therapies, contact us at Dental at the Met and we would love to provide you with more information.

What are Clear Aligner Therapies such as Invisalign?

Invisalign and other Clear Aligner Therapies are a teeth straightening system based on a series of orthodontic aligners that fit over the teeth. Our dentists working right here in the Beltline of Calgary will create an initial mold of your teeth and then work with various software to generate a treatment plan customized for you. Once this treatment plan is approved by you and by our dentist, we would fabricate them and ensure you know how to take care of them, the best ways to put them in as well as take them out. After that, we let the plastic do the work for whatever period of time your dentist recommends.

Your dentist will continue providing you with sets of aligners for as long as required. Some cases take 3 months, some can take years to get a great result. The end result will provide you with straight teeth, an improved smile, and often will enhance one’s confidence in appearance. Clear Aligner Therapies can be used by adults of all ages and teens as well.

Benefits of Clear Aligner Therapies such as Invisalign

There are several benefits to Clear Aligner Therapies to straightening your teeth. This is especially true when compared to traditional orthodontic treatment using metal braces, which must be regularly tightened. Here are some of the benefits of Clear Aligner Therapies as opposed to traditional braces:

  • No metal brackets and wires
  • Less irritation and discomfort than traditional braces
  • Easy to wear
  • Less noticeable than metal braces
  • They do work! In some cases, they are faster than braces, in some cases they are slower.
  • Can be removed for eating, drinking, brushing, flossing, and for pictures.

Adults and teens may feel self-conscious at the thought of wearing traditional braces. Invisalign and other Clear Aligner Therapies are a soft, comfortable, clear alternative.

Dental at the Met provides orthodontic treatment through our use of various Clear Aligner Therapies. Call us to book an appointment. We, here at Dental at the Met are always available for new patients to book appointments for your oral health needs.

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