Everyone wants to feel good about their smile. But if you have crooked or misaligned teeth, it’s easy to feel anything but confident. Sometimes, the only thing worse than a crooked smile is braces. Luckily, there’s a way to straighten your teeth without subjecting yourself to unsightly and painful braces. This solution is none other than Invisalign.

Invisalign vs. Traditional Braces – Dr. Claudio Miro

When compared to traditional braces, Invisalign holds numerous different advantages.

How Invisalign is different:

  • It’s made of plastic instead of painful and unattractive metal.
  • You don’t have to worry about wires poking or irritating your mouth.
  • Brushing and flossing don’t require any extra effort.
Straighten Your Smile – Dr. Claudio Miro

Invisalign is a simple and easy way to straighten your smile. Not to mention, they hold countless of benefits.

Benefits of Invisalign:

  • They are clear and nearly invisible, chances are no one will even notice that you’re wearing them.
  • They are removable so you can eat and drink whatever you want .
  • You can view your virtual results and treatment plan before you even begin treatment.

Invisalign is the most convenient and discrete way to straighten your smile.

Straight teeth have countless advantages: increased self confidence, better chewing and biting, clearer speech, and a more attractive smile. Luckily, you can experience a straight smile and all the benefits that come with it by talking to your dentist about Invisalign. To help you learn more, we answered some of the most frequently asked questions about Invisalign in the tabs below.

Invisalign is the modern solution to straightening your teeth. Instead of wires and metal, Invisalign consists of clear, smooth, and durable plastic aligners that are nearly invisible and custom made to snap into place over your teeth. These aligners then slowly straighten your teeth into their correct positions.

Anyone who desires a better smile can get Invisalign, no matter your age. The only limitation is that your adult teeth have to be fully grown. If you’re interested in Invisalign, talk to your dentist about starting the processes so that you can experience all of the benefits of a straight smile as soon as possible.

The Invisalign treatment process is a simple and extremely rewarding. Over the course of the treatment, you will be supplied with a series of custom aligners. Each aligner will make slight adjustment to the position of your teeth. After your teeth shift, usually about two weeks, you will be given your next set of aligners to continue the teeth straightening process.

How Often Do I Wear My Aligners?

Aligners are most effective when they are worn 20 to 22 hours per day and only removed for brushing, flossing, and eating.

How Long Does Treatment Take?

Invisalign treatment typically takes about 12 months for adults, however, the length greatly depends of the severity of your case and can only be determined by your dentist.

How Do I Clean My Aligners?

The best way to clean your aligners is with the Invisalign Cleaning system, however, you can also clean your aligners by brushing them and then rinsing them in lukewarm water.

Miro Dental Centers

Miro Dental Centers offers four convenient locations to better serve you! Give us a call if you have any questions or concerns about your dental health. Our goal is to give you a smile that you are proud of!

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Coral Gables – Main Office

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