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Invisalign vs Traditional Braces?

Invisalign vs Traditional Braces? Topic: Orthodontic case starts
June 17, 2019 / By Dindrane
Question: I'm thinking about getting invisalign and i was wondering if anyone has pros and cons in their experience with it. Also some facts about them for example; which one takes longer, which one makes your teeth straighter things like that. Thank you for your answers.
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Caris Caris | 3 days ago
Invisalign is a technique that still has to work with biology. Therefore, for the most part, treatment should take the same amount of time with braces or Invisalign, because the tooth can only move at a certain rate. Here is a list of some pros and cons: Pros: Removable- easier to maintain oral hygiene, can eat what you want, take out for sports and playing instruments Virtually Invisible- more aesthetic than metal braces and clear braces so no one need to know you are undergoing orthodontic treatment Comfortable- no wires or brackets against the inside of your mouth 3-D simulation- video gives patient an idea of the treatment goal prior to starting treatment and may be a motivating factor Fewer Emergencies- no poking wires or broken brackets FDA approved material- safe and no concern over metal allergies Treatment of choice- for certain malocclusions, it may produce a better result in a shorter amount of time Straight Teeth, No Braces- many patients wish to align their teeth, would never get fixed braces, but would use Invisalign Cons: Require excellent cooperation- if they aren't worn as directed, the teeth won't move Require removal for eating- take aligners out for anything but water, followed by brushing or flossing, before replacing aligners Cost- generally more expensive than braces (not the case in our office due to Invisalign volume but will differ by provider) Transient lisp- whether with brackets or aligners, there is an adjustment period and a slight lisp should be expected at the beginning Changing treatment- treatment set once the ClinCheck is accepted. Direction of treatment changed by new impression and starting again New aligner every 2 weeks- while this doesn't mean you see the orthodontist/dentist every 2 weeks, you will have new pressure on your teeth that often. Most patients experience some tooth discomfort for a day or two with each new aligner The final word: Depending on your malocclusion, Invisalign can be an excellent method of straightening your teeth and providing you with a perfect bite. Keep in mind that Invisalign is an ever-evolving technique and requires the orthodontist/dentist to have a firm grasp of tooth movement using a removable appliance. Currently, the majority of certified Invisalign providers do not have a firm understanding of moving teeth with Invisalign, as there is a big difference between how teeth should and can be moved in terms of order and direction. Invisalign isn't applicable for all tooth movements, but an experienced provider will be able to address a wider variety of situations.
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Caris Originally Answered: How can I get braces when parents can't afford?
I'm not sure where you live, but when I was a kid I really wanted braces (my teeth were totally messed up and was a constant source of anguish). Anyway, I wasn't old enough to find a job and my mom could not afford them. So I started a baby-sitting club with my friends. As for getting the braces, I did a lot of diligent research. 1st I averaged out how much I would need, assuming I would need braces for 2 years. Then I found the cheapest place (a dental school @ a University with an orthodontics division that gave me a free consultation), wrote down all of the figures and pros/cons, saved my money, and convinced my mom to sign the paperwork allowing me to get braces. The payments ended up being 75 a month. If you babysit, you should be able to make 100 dollars a month easily, even at your age. I was 15 when I did this. Also babysitting is a great way to make money later, like while in college. People will always need someone reliable to watch their kids; early experience (aka more pay) has saved me as a college student and created lots of wonderful experiences. Sad, but plenty of nannies make more than teachers.
Caris Originally Answered: How can I get braces when parents can't afford?
Wait until you have a job and can buy them yourself. You don't need them bad enough to become homeless for them. If you really want them, start sucking your thumb. It can really screw up your teeth if you do it often enough.

Andee Andee
invisalign i have them but u should be able to rememer to put it o after u eat or u should just get braces
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Andee Originally Answered: How do I convince this person not to get a traditional abortion?
Hun, you're a toilet. You don't have the money to pay her to carry a pregnancy to term. Why would she go through all of those doctor visits, and then pay for delivery just so you can have a meal? And even if she were to just give you what she has now, it wouldn't taste any different than a period. Jeez toilet, you have access to the internet. I'd think you would research this before bothering people with foolish questions.

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