Invisalign

Invisalign

A revolutionary change in orthodontics has made its way through the dental field in the form of clear aligners.  Clear aligner therapy offers many benefits to the patient over traditional fixed braces.  The aligners require no dietary restrictions for the patients, they can be removed and cleaned thoroughly also allowing for one to clean their teeth well, but most favored by the patient is the fact that they are very esthetic. From a clinician’s perspective it allows for digital treatment planning, which gives step by step instructions for guided teeth movement giving us a more realistic time-frame for results.

With the advancement of clear aligner therapy Vento Dental is now able to correct deep bites, open bites, and even class II and Class III jaw discrepancies.  In the past patient’s that presented with these malocclusions originally would have been deemed not a candidate.  But with the accuracy of intra-oral scanning and digital treatment planning, we have been able to push the limits of clear orthodontics to aid in implant placement, veneer set up, and other dental treatments.

You may ask, why not try mail-order or DIY Aligners and save money?  For some this may be an option, but for most people just be sure that you understand that aligning teeth is not just cosmetic.  There is a science behind it.  You need to be able to eat properly, speak properly, and not cause further damages to your supporting bone or gingiva if periodontal issues are present.  To understand how to properly move teeth to give one an esthetic outcome and proper function the clinician needs to first understand development of the skeletal structures causing the discrepancies.  The aligners alone are not treating your teeth.  There are other fragile systems involved in the background that need to be understood to not cause further issues.