Thinking about Invisalign as an option to fix your overbite?
People living in the Laurel, MD area who want to find out more about Invisalign can help improve their smiles should consider contacting the offices of Dr. John N. Kim.
An overbite or some other type of malocclusion or spacing issue can be a source of self consciousness. Ironically, many people, for various reasons – including self-consciousness – don’t want to wear regular braces. One popular option you Laurel dentist offers is Invisalign.
How Invisalign can help your smile
The Invisalign system is an alignment therapy treatment system which utilizes a series of clear, virtually invisible plastic trays rather than metal brackets, bands and wires associated with traditional braces. The trays are designed and built to each patient’s specific needs. Each set of trays applies a gentle pressure to the patient’s teeth to move them into proper alignment. Typically, the trays are worn for 2-3 weeks at a time, up to 20 hours a day. After the prescribed time, the trays are changed out for the next set of trays in the treatment process.
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Invisalign can be an effective therapy option for mild to moderate malocclusions or spacing issues.
However, Invisalign might not be the most appropriate treatment for everyone. Some points to consider are:
Whether or not to undergo Invisalign treatment is a decision that should be carefully considered with the advice of a qualified dentist. If you live in the Laurel, MD area and are seeking more information about how Invisalign can help improve your smile, consider contacting the offices of Dr. John N. Kim. For more information call (301)604-8117 or visit the website at www.laurelmddentist.net.