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Are Clear Aligners better than Braces?-invisalign in turkey, istanbul

Clear Aligners/Invisalign or Metal Braces? How to Choose? in Turkey, Istanbul

Are clear aligners better than braces?

In order to decide which option is more suitable for you in orthodontic treatment, the first thing to do is to determine the level of your orthodontic problem. Some orthodontic problems can be corrected with braces alone, while some orthodontic problems can be corrected with braces or with clear aligners.

Are Clear Aligners better than Braces?-metal braces in turkey, istanbul

Do dentists prefer Invisalign or braces?

Although it is known that patients tend to look at treatments only from an aesthetic point of view, dentists endeavor to determine the correct treatment method. Therefore, the patient deciding which treatment will be applied together with the dentist will increase the success of the treatment to be applied.

Can clear aligner fix misaligned and crooked teeth?

Unless the level of crookedness in the teeth is severe, crooked teeth will of course be corrected in orthodontic treatment with clear aligner.

What are the disadvantages of clear aligners?

  • It's crucial to wear clear aligners for at least 22 hours a day even though they can be taken off if needed.
  • Because of their complexity, some bad bites (malocclusions) cannot be resolved with orthodontic treatment. This is the situation when some issues could be effectively treated with traditional braces.
  • The cost of clear aligner treatments is higher than that of other orthodontic procedures.
  • While dentist appointments should be every 15 days in transparent plaque treatment,dentist appointments in braces are at intervals of 1-1.5 months on average.

Do teeth go back to original position after aligners?

After orthodontic treatment is completed, the straightened teeth may want to return to their previous shape over time. For this reason, it may be recommended to use protective plaque to maintain the position of the teeth at the end of the treatment.

How many hours should you wear clear aligners?

In order for crooked teeth to reach the correct alignment and to move the teeth, the force applied to the teeth with clear aligner must be long-lasting. For effective treatment, transparent plate must be worn for at least 21-22 hours of 24 hours.

Are aligners equally effective as braces?

The dentist's recommendation is the main factor that determines which braces are applied, despite the appearance that the patient's preference may have some influence. Although they accomplish the same goal, braces and invisalign apply different forces to the teeth.

Faster results are obtained with Invisalign therapy since the patient's teeth require different angles of force to be applied. Traditional procedures can yield faster results because all teeth can be treated with the same force.

Because traditional procedures apply greater force to the teeth than Invisalign, they are more effective in cases that are not difficult.

Can you switch to braces during Invisalign?

This transition is feasible, of course. Patients typically prefer this transition since they are unable to comply with the Invisalign braces' 22-hour wearing restriction. In more complicated orthodontic procedures, dentists usually start with metal or porcelain braces before switching to Invisalign.

Plaque and bacteria thrive in an environment created by teeth that are crowded and crooked. Braces treatments not only keep bacteria out of the mouth, but they also make patients look better. Better dental health is the end outcome.

Chewing food becomes easier with a healthy and aligned mouth, which benefits our overall health. A healthy existence is built on a strong foundation of teeth.

How to clean aligners, Can I brush my Invisalign with toothpaste?

Use a soft-bristled toothbrush and mild, clear liquid detergent to brush your aligners to remove any food particles or debris that have accumulated throughout the day. Rinse well after brushing. Store them in a protective case while not in use.

While toothpaste is too abrasive for clear aligners, brushing aids in removing microorganisms. Every several days, soak your aligners in a glass of water containing denture cleanser. Regularly clean your aligners using a clear, fragrance-free bactericidal soap.

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