Everyone wants to be beautiful and everyone wants to be noticed, but they want to be noticed for the right reasons. Over the past few years having good teeth has become much more important in every walk of life and for that reason braces – especially invisalign braces – have become extremely popular amongst adults and children alike.
Nowadays, young children who don’t have the perfect set of pearly whites are usually referred by their dentist to and orthodontist. Children will have the braces fitted and have the perfect teeth in no time. However, braces weren’t always this popular and there are a lot of adults out there who are now wishing that they had been. A lot of adults are now funding their own cosmetic surgery and having braces in order to rectify bad alignment, gaps and crookedness. Invisalign braces have made this even more popular; before invisalign was introduced many adults still avoided having braces because of the way they look and because many of them held the fear that they would look like teenagers.
The fact that invisalign braces do exactly the same as the traditional metal braces and are completely invisible means that adults are much more inclined to try them. The only person that knows that the braces are there is the person wearing them, as they slot over the teeth, a little like a gum shield.
The invisalign braces work in the same way as traditional braces but instead of having the brace tightened as your teeth change, instead you have new invisalign moulds made so that they fit the new alignment of your teeth. They allow people to wear braces and not feel self-conscious about their looks and being judged by people for wearing braces as an adult.
Invisalign braces have become so popular that even the people who choose the traditional metal braces tend to have an invisalign brace fitted at the end of their treatment as opposed to the old style retainers. You should remember also that invisalign braces will not fit your teeth perfectly at first and will feel a little tight and uncomfortable as they try to influence the current positioning of your teeth. Once your teeth start to move they will become much more comfortable and will eventually not fit at all; at this point you will have to have a new invisalign mould created and brace fitted.
Once you’ve discovered the magic of invisalign braces you’ll be ready to face the world with your new perfect smile.
Jenny Clowes is an oral hygienist who wrote this article on behalf of 32 whites.