What are clear aligners?
Unlike braces, clear aligners are tight-fitting, transparent and custom-made mouthpieces used for orthodontic treatment. They are suitable for correcting simple to moderately crooked teeth. However, they are more easy to use and comfortable to adapt than metal braces.
What are the advantages of using clear aligners?
Once you get your new sets of aligners, you will feel a huge difference. They are transparent and super comfortable and difficult to be noticed by the other person. When you wear the aligners for the first time, you might feel a bit discomfort but you’ll get used to it sooner. Clear aligners will make you feel more confident and it will keep your teeth healthy and under full treatment without any hassle. Some advantages of using clear aligners include:
• Eat all kinds of food
• Fewer visits to your dentists
• No hassle of brackets or wires breaking
• Easy to brush and floss
How long does it take to straighten teeth with aligners?
For mild cases, it can take as short as 6 months while for moderate or severe cases, it will take 12 to 24 months for the complete treatment.