One of the top benefits of invisible aligners systems such as Invisalign® is the fact that they are invisible. Unlike with braces, most people won’t be able to tell you’re wearing Invisalign aligners. As great as it is being able to keep your teeth straightening efforts private, even in public, the benefits of Invisalign don’t end there. Take a look at some of the other top benefits going with Invisalign to straighten your teeth
That’s right, you can remove your Invisalign aligner tray whenever you want to. Ready to take a selfie, but don’t want your aligners to show up in the picture? Simply pop out your trays for the picture and pop them back in when you’re done.
Though convenient, it’s important to keep in mind that you’ll need to wear your aligners enough in order to keep treatment on schedule. You’ll need to wear your aligners for at least 20 hours daily.
Being able to remove your aligner trays isn’t just beneficial for pictures. It also allows you to whiten your teeth during your treatment. With conventional braces, you’d have to wait until the end of your treatment before you could begin teeth whitening treatment.
Along with having the option to whiten your teeth, invisible aligners also make it easier to keep your teeth white. That’s because you can brush normally with Invisalign. Simply pop out your trays, brush and floss, rinse your trays and then pop them back in.
No Dietary Restrictions
The ability to remove your aligner trays isn’t just a perk. In some situations, it’s absolutely necessary. You’ll need to remove your aligners before eating or drinking anything that’s especially hot, especially cold or that has the potential to stain the aligner trays. While you’ll have to take the extra steps in removing your aligners to eat certain foods, invisible aligners won’t restrict what you can eat. With conventional braces, you’ll have to avoid certain foods and drinks.