Do you want to get that straight, and perfect teeth? No matter whether you are an adult or a teen everyone has right to get the smile they want and Fourth Ward Dentistry is the place where you can achieve that dream. Spreading a beautiful smile is the main goal of our dental team which can be easily be achieved with clear aligners.
Straight teeth are for everyone and its never too late to look for options to straighten your teeth. At Fourth Ward Dentistry in Charlotte, North Carolina, Dr. Raghav Sundaresh gives patients something to really smile about with the clear aligner system. To learn more, please call us or use the online scheduling tool to set up an appointment.
What are clear aligners or Invisalign?
Invisalign or clear aligners are an orthodontic application system used to treat twisted and crowded teeth without using traditional wires. A series of clear plastic trays are made using 3D digital models of your teeth. Patients wear these custom trays atleast for 22 hours a day, except while brushing or eating your meals.
The teeth are slowly shifted into proper alignment over a series of trays. Each tray slightly different than the last one to assist in the transition of the teeth into their new position.
Clear aligners are generally well received due to its many advantages. One of the top reasons is that it is perfectly camouflaged. There is no anxiety in taking pics or meeting strangers. Another advantage is that it is easy to clean your teeth while using the clear aligners. You can brush and floss your teeth like normal and there’s no need to avoid foods that could harm braces.
Also, there is no need to make regular visits to Fourth Ward Dentistry for wire compression. Rather, you can simply change aligner trays every couple of weeks.
Who is a candidate for Invisalign?
At Fourth Ward Dentistry, the dentist does an oral examination to confirm the treatment plan with Invisalign. It can fix most of the same dental problems that traditional braces can rectify, including:
- Crowded teeth
- Overbite and underbite
- Crossbite and open bite
- The teeth with gaps or Crooked teeth
If you feel embarrassed while smiling or you are unable to clean all the surfaces of teeth due to the above-mentioned problems you are a good candidate for clear aligners. For achieving optimal oral health, and a beautiful smile clear aligners may be the perfect solution for you.
What is the process of Invisalign treatment?
Initially, the dentist at Fourth Ward Dentistry takes a digital impression of your teeth. Within a couple of days, we can typically show you the simulated results that you can achieve along with the expected timeline. Once approved, the aligners are printed and journey to your dream smile begins. The patient will wear these aligners almost all of the time, with the exclusion of brushing and eating. Typically, we will see you every 6 weeks to check on the progress and you will receive new trays during this visit.
What post-treatment care do I need?
Following the completion of treatment, you’ll wear a retainer to maintain your new smile. It is also important that you keep up with the exams and hygiene appointments.
If you want to straighten your smile please call Fourth Ward Dentistry or set up an appointment online