Are you having issues with crooked teeth?
Do you have trouble chewing, talking, and hate to smile?
Maybe it is time you do something about your crooked teeth.
What are your choices
Your choices are either traditional metal braces or the latest in braces; Invisalign.
Invisalign is a clear plastic tray that is custom made for your teeth so no one but you will know that you are using it to straighten your teeth.
How do you know which option is best?
In order to know which option will best fit your situation, you will need to speak to your dentist.
It will depend on how crooked or overcrowded your teeth are which option is best suited to your needs.
The costs will depend on which system you use.
Invisalign may seem like it costs more up front but you also have to take into consideration how many dental visits you will have to make and if they are included in the cost or not.
With traditional braces you have to keep going back for the orthodontist to tighten the braces in order for them to correct your teeth; whereas, Invisalign does not require tightening by the orthodontist.
Comfort and safety
Invisalign is by far more comfortable and certainly safe as there is no metal or wires to cut the inside of your lips or mouth on.
Cleaning and oral hygiene
With the Invisalign, you simply take the tray out to eat and do your daily hygiene of brushing and flossing.
With metal braces, it can be tricky to do a good clean with regular oral hygiene as the metal braces adhere to your teeth.
If you wish to find out which option best suits straighten your crooked teeth Oshawa, speak to your dentist.