More People Are Turning To Invisalign To Straighten Their Teeth

by | May 30, 2017 | Dental

More and more people are turning to the invisible alternative to straighten and align their teeth; Invisalign is gaining in popularity, especially among the adult population that prefers to avoid highly visible conventional metal braces.

Invisalign braces are clear; they consist of a set of aligners that are produced using sophisticated 3D modeling software, every two weeks during the treatment period the patient wears the next aligner in the series.

Invisalign are almost impossible to see:

Although there are braces available that is less obvious than conventional metal braces, they all employ a similar approach to straightening teeth; applied pressure over a period of time. Once they are fitted they are left on for the duration of the treatment. Invisalign in Yorktown Heights NY are not only invisible, they can be removed for as long as two hours a day which makes it far easier to eat, brush and floss.

Easily removed:

Once conventional braces are glued to the front of teeth, they are there until the entire process is completed. Conventional braces are bulky, it is extremely hard to brush and floss and there are many foods that simply can’t be eaten. As Invisalign aligners are easy to remove, these are not issues; you can eat what you want and you can brush and floss as you always have.


Braces are uncomfortable to wear, there are edges that can abrade or cut the inside of the mouth. As Invisalign in Yorktown Heights NY is cast in a clear plastic, there are no sharp edges; they are extremely smooth and other than for a slight sense of pressure, pose no discomfort whatsoever.

Every two weeks one aligner is removed and replaced with the next in the set, slowly but surely your teeth are straightened and aligned.

Invisalign in Yorktown Heights NY are the clear alternative to straighten and align teeth. If you are unhappy with your smile you are invited to discuss the benefits of Invisalign by making an appointment at Northeast Dental, PLLC.

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