Are there health benefits to Invisalign braces?

Long story cut short, yes there are many dental health benefits to straightening your teeth with Invisalign braces in Loughborough. They are the removable and discreet orthodontist system that helps you improve the health of your gums.

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Invisalign helps protect against gum disease

When you have gaps in your smile, your teeth create spaces that can disclose the soft tissue of your gums. These gaps make it easy for bacteria and plaque to build up in between them. The plaque can also irritate your gums and cause gum disease, which shows itself as red, and swollen and occasionally makes your gums bleed. Not forgetting the gum tissue recedes from the teeth, giving an elongated tooth appearance and even causing instability. Gum disease is incredibly common in the UK and is the main contributor to losing an adult tooth. Closing these gaps with Invisalign braces in Loughborough can help to draw teeth back to alignment and cover over the vulnerable areas of gums, lessening the risks of developing or worsening gum disease.

They to help protect against cavities

Closing the gaps in your teeth isn’t the only way Invisalign braces improve your dental health, crowded teeth, and irregular alignment can create a crooked smile with overlapping teeth. These teeth can provide the perfect folds for plaque and bacteria to hide away in, and their irregularity helps to shield them from brushing. Any shelter for bacteria and plaque is a huge cavity risk, which means crooked teeth are harder to clean properly and could lead to decay and enamel erosion. Invisalign braces straighten your teeth to create a more even and regular surface area. This not only provides you with a straighter smile, but it also creates a surface area that is far easier to clean and fewer opportunities for plaque to hide in your mouth.

Invisalign clear braces help correct your bite

You might not realise it, but a misaligned bite can contribute to the pain you currently have in the back of your head, neck shoulders or jaw. Invisalign isn’t just the creator of straight smiles, it addresses a host of bite issues. It does this by being entirely customised to your teeth, so rest assured Invisalign isn’t just a one-size-fits-all procedure. When our Loughborough dentists begin your treatment journey, we take impressions of your teeth to create your aligners. As you progress throughout the treatment, you will gradually swap your aligners for a different pair every few weeks until your teeth have been moved into a new position.

If you are currently contemplating Invisalign then feel free to get in contact with us here at Loughborough Orthodontics today to begin your Invisalign treatment.

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Discuss your options with Dr. Gosal and his professional team and decide what teeth straightening option is suitable for you. The consultation process involves an initial full assessment, followed by full records and X-rays followed by a further detailed discussion to provide you with a bespoke treatment plan and a thorough breakdown of your brace options. There is absolutely no obligation.

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