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What is Invisalign?

Suffice it to say that everyone wants straight teeth, but the thought of braces can be stressful for many. Having wires and metal on the teeth can make people feel less than secure and may bring up memories from when they saw other people with braces in high school years. However, with the help of Invisalign, clear braces can be worn without anyone noticing, and it is easier than ever before for adults to straighten their teeth right now. The Invisalign procedure will allow patients of all ages a chance for perfectly straight teeth in a comfortable way, with minimal inconvenience for the patient. This is just one of the many ways that a family dentist can help patients of all ages to get them straight and white smile they’ve always dreamt of and deserve to have right now.

How Does Invisalign Work?

Chiefly speaking, Invisalign is an alternative to the use of traditional metal braces. Instead of metal and wires, they use different clear plastic aligners. These aligners are custom made for each patient to fit their teeth comfortably. They are undetectable in the mouth and are super comfortable for the patient to wear daily. Each set of aligners is worn for a period of time to help the teeth to progress to their desired positions. They are removable and safe and easy to keep clean.

Eating, drinking, brushing, and flossing are simple with the use of these aligners too. Simply remove the aligners, brush and/or floss and put them back in. This is especially great for teenagers who are self-conscious about having metal in their mouth and who want to correct their teeth before adulthood. Also, adults who are tending to their oral health and don’t want to wear metal braces will enjoy using Invisalign too, as it will not interrupt their professional careers or schedules to wear the appliance and correct the placement of their teeth. 

Schedule an Appointment to Discuss Invisalign Today

When you’re interested in learning more about clear braces and Invisalign and want straighter teeth but don’t want a mouth full of metal braces, just call Cochran Family Dental to schedule an appointment with a Leesburg, VA cosmetic dentist. We serve the cities of Leesburg, Ashburn, and Purcellville. Our dental office provides patients of all ages with the most modern and comprehensive dental care services. To schedule an appointment today, call our dental office at 703-771-9034 .