Clear Aligners. What are they and how can they help?
Did you know your smile is the first thing people around notice about you? It’s true, if your teeth are straight and disease-free it brings out your best feature, your smile.
Due to the advancements in dentistry, Fourth Ward Dentistry in Charlotte, NC now offers Clear aligners also known as Invisalign, to straighten teeth and enhance your beautiful smile.
What is an Invisalign?
There are many ways of straightening your teeth. While metal braces work well, at times, they can be uncomfortable and more time to often needed to straighten the teeth. At Fourth Ward Dentistry in Charlotte, NC our two experienced Dentists, Dr. Sundaresh and Dr. Naz offer the most advanced treatment, also known as Clear aligners including Invisalign that offers a more comfortable and speedy option for straightening your teeth.
Invisalign is composed of a series of clear plastic aligners to move the desired teeth into their ideal position. The patient is advised to replace their aligner trays every 2 weeks until the obtain the perfect smile.
During your initial consultation at Fourth Ward Dentistry, Dr. Sundaresh will scan your teeth using a intraoral device to scan your teeth and plan out your treatment. This allows for patients to see a simulation of the final result and length of time it will take to achieve their best results. Once the patient has received the aligners, our patients are asked to wear them at home all day and night except when they eating, drinking, and brushing their teeth.
How to take care of the Clear Aligners?
Dr. Sundaresh and Dr. Naz at Fourth Ward Dentistry in uptown Charlotte, NC will provide you with a few tips to follow for a successful treatment. The most important thing to know now is to keep your trays clean.
Wear your aligners at all times except on some occasions
In order for you to obtain the best results you should wear your trays for 20 hours or more.
Aligners should be changed as scheduled
The set of aligners that Dr. Sundaresh or Dr. Naz provides to their patients should be changed every two weeks and the staff at Fourth Ward Dentistry will assist you in keeping track of that so you receive the best possible results.
Dental hygiene is a must
You Should brush and floss your teeth to prevent the accumulation of plaque which can result in other dental problems.
Keep drinking plenty of water
Did you know that while wearing aligners you may not be producing enough saliva which can result in dental problems? It’s always imperative to drink plenty of water to compensate.
If you are interested in clear aligners and you want to get the most beautiful smile, call Fourth Ward Dentistry in Charlotte, NC and set up a consultation with Dr. Sundaresh or Dr. Naz. 704-705-1646