Straightening Your Smile With Clear Braces

September 28, 2018

When you have dental misalignment, this could mean more than just problems for your smile’s beauty. You could also have issues with overall oral health too! Fortunately, we have a way to correct misalignment without relying solely on braces. Instead, your Olathe, KS, dentist could straighten smiles with clear braces.

The Impact of Dental Misalignment

Why should you consider tackling your dental misalignment? An even smile could be a confidence booster and make you feel better about your appearance. But the process also boosts oral health and function too. Misalignment could make brushing and flossing difficult, so food particles remain trapped between teeth. This increases the risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and even bad breath as bacteria breaks down these trapped particles. In addition, the strain on your jaw joints and overall bite balance could lead to painful disorders like TMD or even bruxism (chronic teeth grinding). An even smile means a healthier one too!

Crafting Clear Braces

We will start by examining your smile to see if this is the right choice for you. If so, we will gather detailed digital images of your smile, combining them to create a 3D computer model. The model allows our team to plan and craft a series of aligners in a lab setting. The finished product will then be used to correct your uneven smile. Each set of aligners is clear and barely noticeable, and they will also fit comfortably too, as each is custom-fitted for your smile.

Correcting Your Smile

Treatment involves wearing a set of them for 20 to 22 hours a day, depending on your dentist’s recommendations. After around two weeks, you upgrade to the next set in the series. You repeat this process until you obtain a straighter smile. For some, this could take as little as one year, but others may need up to 18 months. You require fewer office visits, and you don’t have to change your diet since you remove your orthodontics before a meal. Being removable also means you can take them out for special occasions, and that brushing and flossing your teeth is much easier too.

If you have any questions about how we address an uneven smile, or if you would like to see if clear braces are right for you, then contact our team today.

Do You Have Questions About Our Cosmetic Orthodontics?

A straighter smile is possible without the use of metal braces. Schedule an appointment today and learn more about improving your uneven smile. You can also call E-Care Dentistry in Olathe, KS, today at 913-210-1701. Find our office at 15010 S Black Bob Road Olathe, KS 66062. We also proudly serve patients from Overland Park, Lenexa, and all surrounding communities.