Three Reasons You Should Choose Clear Aligners

Prairie Village, KS, dentist offers clear aligners

Are you an adult with crooked or overcrowded teeth? This may make you feel self-conscious of your smile and may even cause issues for your oral health. It can be overwhelming to weigh the pros and cons of different orthodontic methods to choose the best one for your needs. Dr. Browne in Prairie Village, KS, offers clear aligners that may offer an advantage over traditional braces for some patients.

This Method Offers Discretion And Comfort

While braces are an effective treatment method, they are very apparent to others. The metal brackets and wires stand out against your teeth and may not be desirable, especially for adults looking to address crooked teeth. Even ceramic braces, which are the more aesthetically appealing type, can show against your smile. Clear aligners use discreet trays to help adjust your pearly whites into proper alignment. They are made of an acrylic material that allows them to be virtually invisible to others.

Along with the discretion they offer, many patients find them to be more comfortable. Unfortunately, brackets and wires can sometimes rub against your cheek and gums, which can be irritating. Our alternative method fits snuggly to your pearly whites, so you will not have to worry about this.

The Process Is Accelerated

Traditionally, orthodontic treatment can take several years to complete. On average, you can expect to go through two years of care. This is because each individual tooth will need to be moved into the correct position, even the ones that do not show in your smile. Our method focuses on the visual aspect of your oral cavity. By focusing on the teeth that show the most in your grin, your treatment can be completed much faster than with traditional methods. Before starting the process, your dentist will examine your alignment needs to determine if this is the best option for you. If there are more severe concerns, they may suggest that traditional braces may be required instead.

Aligning Your Smile Has Benefits For Your Oral Health

There are many reasons why you may want to have straighter teeth. It can affect your confidence, the impression you leave on others, and can even have an effect on your oral health. Having properly adjusted teeth can make it easier to brush and floss. As a result, you may reduce your chances of developing cavities or gum disease. It can also help protect against damage, because misaligned teeth can grind against each other and cause wear and tear. You may also notice that you are able to speak with more clarity after addressing these problems. Overall, there are many advantages to this treatment.

Schedule Your Appointment Today

Our team is here to help you achieve a straight smile.  Schedule an appointment with Dr. Browne in Prairie Village, KS, by calling (913) 901-8585.