When you think of straightening the misaligned teeth, the first thing that comes to your mind is traditional wired braces. Many people are not comfortable with the thought of wearing metal braces and they even ignore the idea of getting their teeth straightened to avoid wearing braces.
However, with advancement in dentistry, the clear aligners, translucent ones have come into the picture. The option is extremely popular especially in adults who can straighten their teeth without the embarrassment of metal wires and brackets. It is effective and a relatively newer treatment option which began in 1997. Many dentists are recommending the clear aligners to their patients today.
Here’s a Look at Some Advantages of Having Clear Braces:
- Eat anything
The clear braces can be removed when you eat which means there is no restriction about eating any particular food items. You can eat anything like before as there is no risk of damaging the braces and no discomfort while biting or chewing.
Cleaning your teeth is easier with braces as they are removable. You can remove the braces and brush and floss your teeth just like you do regularly. You can avoid tooth decay and there is no chance of food getting stuck in the teeth which was the case with traditional braces.
- Straighter teeth
The goal of any braces treatment is to offer straight and flawless smile and the clear aligners so that in an effective manner by taking lesser span of time. At the end of the treatment, you will enjoy a beautiful smile along with clean and healthy teeth.
- Nearly invisible
Clear braces are hardly noticeable unlike the metal brackets and wires. This is a benefit for college going teens and corporate professionals who can undergo the treatment without getting embarrassed.
- Low maintenance
You need lesser dental appointments with clear aligners unlike traditional braces. You just need to switch the trays once a certain period of time has passed. And, the overall care that you need is low as well in comparison to the metal brackets and wires.