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If you are one of the millions of teens or adults who are in need of braces, but refuse to get them due to their looks, it may be time to look into the newest and greatest form of orthodontic aligners on the market: Invisalign®. Invisalign braces are nearly invisible to the naked eye, and are fully customizable to your mouth. They can offer you the discreteness you have always desired, along with many other benefits.

Benefits of Invisalign orthodontic clear braces:
– Invisalign braces are virtually invisible
– Better smile with less social stigma of “metal-mouth”
– Smooth, comfortable, patented thermoplastic aligners
– They are 100% customizable
– Healthier teeth and gums
– Straight teeth easier to clean than crooked teeth
– Simplifies oral hygiene and bite problems
– Easier cleaning; aligners are easily removable for eating or cleaning
– No food restrictions

Compared to traditional braces:
– Less expensive
– Lots of food restrictions
– Stigma of “metal-mouth” look, which can lower self-esteem and cause anxiety, teens and adults alike
– Wire can poke and irritate mouth
– Require brackets and wires
– Harder to brush and floss effectively
– Can break while being worn, potentially causing serious damage to your gums

If clear braces seem like something you would be comfortable with, and would like to know more, or to schedule an appointment, please call Midtown Dental at 713-520-0555 to talk to a member of our team. You can also stop by our office in Houston, Texas. Let us help you craft a healthy smile!