Invisalign helps protect against gum disease
The soft tissue of your gums is exposed between your teeth and this soft tissue makes it very easy for bacteria to come and build plaque. Plaque is a cause of gum disease which is shown through red and swollen lines that occasionally bleed. The gum tissue sometimes pulls back from your teeth leaving the image of elongated teeth and potentially causing instability. Gum disease is very common in the U.K and is one of the biggest reason for adults losing their teeth early. Closing these large gaps between your teeth with Invisalign braces can help bring teeth closer together and bring back perfect alignment to prevent gum disease.
How Invisalign protects your smile
Closing the gaps between your teeth isn’t the only way Invisalign braces can help you. Crowded teeth and irregular teeth can create a crooked smile and/or overlapping teeth. These types of problems can also create plaque and amazing hiding places for bacteria. Because of the irregular hiding places, the bacteria are protected from brushing. Any place for bacteria is a large cavity risk and crooked teeth only makes it worse because they are harder to clean properly. This could eventually lead to enamel erosion or decay. Invisalign teeth also straighten your teeth leading to a smooth and perfect smile. Invisalign gets you a regular smile that can help to keep bacteria at bay.
Why Invisalign can protect your bite
An underbite or an overbite (although you might not realise it) could be the reason you’ve been feeling pains in your neck, head, shoulders or jaw. Invisalign isn’t just the creator of fantastic smiles, it addresses plenty of different bite issues. It helps you by being entirely customised to your teeth, so you can get whatever smile you want. When we begin your treatment, we take impressions of your teeth to create aligners and as you progress through the treatment your aligners will be changed out for a different pair every 1-2 weeks until you are satisfied with how your teeth look.