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What are the benefits of Invisalign for adults in Las Vegas?

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Braces are often synonymous with an awkward childhood or teenage experience, yet a "metal mouth" is still considered as relatively acceptable for children and teens. However, once someone has reached adulthood, braces are practically unheard of because few adults want to live through the social stigmas that would come with wearing braces. This doesn’t mean that adults are necessarily happy with the way their smiles look, though.

Why Invisalign?

Whether you never had the chance to have your smile corrected by braces when you were young or your teeth simply became crooked over time, it is very likely that as an adult your smile is not as straight as you would like. Dentists have developed an alternative treatment to braces called Invisalign that can align the smiles of adults without using embarrassing braces. The Invisalign system uses clear trays that are switched every two weeks until your smile has been adjusted into its final position.

What are the benefits?

The first major benefit of Invisalign treatment is that the trays used to correct your smile are designed just for you and are clear so that they are practically unnoticeable when you are wearing them. This means that you can wear your Invisalign trays all the time without feeling embarrassment in your social interactions. The next major benefit of Invisalign is that you can remove the trays at any time since they are not attached to your teeth by a dentist. You may remove the trays when you eat and when you brush and floss your teeth, and you can even remove them anytime you have a special event and you don’t want to wear them. These benefits make Invisalign one of the most unobtrusive ways to correct your smile, as you do not need to change any of your usual habits significantly.

If you are ready to find the best way to correct your smile as an adult, visit our office in Las Vegas to ask a dentist more about the benefits of Invisalign for adults and learn how this treatment could work for your smile.