What Do You Know About Invisalign

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Know about Invisalign

More than ever, people have been looking for ways to get the perfect smile; one that does not include crooked teeth or an overcrowded mouth. There are a few different corrective options available today to get these dental problems treated, such as conventional metal braces or Invisalign. Invisalign has been gaining a lot of attention recently due to its massive benefits including overall comfort, the visual appearance of your teeth, and the often shorter overall treatment time. Unlike conventional metal braces that people may shy away from, Invisalign can be worn without anyone realizing it. Here are a few key facts about Invisalign to consider:

Invisalign Is a Comfortable Corrective Tool

Are you tired of your conventional metal braces and the constant need to keep a close eye on what goes into your mouth? While metal braces are a traditional method for correcting misaligned teeth, they can also be extremely uncomfortable at times. What if you could get the same benefits without the added stress or discomfort? That is what Invisalign will provide you with – comfort and ease!

Invisalign Is Not Made of Plastic

There is a popular misconception that Invisalign is a series of custom-made plastic aligners. In fact, Invisalign is made of a biocompatible polyurethane resin that is much stronger when compared to standard plastic. This biocompatible polyurethane resin has the strength needed to move your teeth into their new position, whereas a standard plastic would not. Thus, Invisalign does not break easily but can be easily stained just like your natural teeth would when consuming things like coffee or tea.

Invisalign Is Easy to Remove

Conventional metal or ceramic braces don’t allow for removal until the treatment has been completed in full. Whereas, Invisalign invisible braces provide one with the advantage to take off the braces during meal times or when one needs to clean their teeth. This is possible due to the tray-like design where they can be inserted and removed at will, rather than being cemented directly to the teeth. This is one of the top reasons why Invisalign is preferred over standard metal braces.

Invisalign Can Provide Faster Correction

Invisalign may offer a shorter treatment duration for the correction of misaligned teeth. Each aligner is specifically designed to help each tooth migrate quicker to its new permanent location. It takes about six weeks for one millimeter of movement, which is faster compared to traditional metal braces. An expert dentist recommends their patients keep the Invisalign on for 20 to 22 hours a day to achieve this goal.

Often, the numerous options available for dental correction can be overwhelming to people who are looking to undergo such treatment; this is why Fort Smiles Dental is always ready to chart out the most feasible options for you. Visit Fort Smiles Dental Centre for a complimentary Invisalign consultation to discuss your options and answer any other questions you may have.

Dear Patients,

It is with great sadness that I announce that our dental clinic of 20 years has burned down. As there are still safety concerns with entering the premises, we are unable to retrieve patient records , including contact information at the current time. I am hopeful to find a location within an existing office to practice in temporarily. In the meantime, I do have colleagues who have reached out and are open to me seeing emergencies in their clinics if required.

The office number is forwarded to a cell phone, so we are still taking calls at (780) 997-6453 or 780-99-SMILE (no texts). Please also feel free to call or text me directly at 780-970-1446. The fire department and RCMP have worked diligently and we want to thank them for their efforts.
My sincerest apologies for the inconvenience and my deepest gratitude for your understanding and ongoing support. Hopefully we will be up and running very soon as we look forward to seeing you.

Thank you,
Dr. Nimet Jinnah and staff at Fort Smiles Dental (formerly known as Smilemakers Dental Centre)