If you're considering orthodontic treatment, it's important to understand that wearing a retainer after treatment is crucial for maintaining your straight teeth. One of the reasons patients come to our office for Invisalign treatment is because they didn't wear a retainer after previous orthodontic treatment, causing their teeth to shift back to their original position over time. To prevent this from happening, your Premier dentist will create a custom Invisalign retainer to keep your teeth in place after your treatment is complete.
Invisalign retainers are custom made to fit the shape of your teeth and gums, just like the clear aligners used during Invisalign treatment. Similar to traditional retainers, Invisalign retainers are designed to be worn while you sleep to prevent your teeth from shifting back to their original position. By using an Invisalign retainer, you can ensure that the progress you made during your Invisalign treatment is maintained long-term.
Your Premier Dental team will provide you with instructions on how to care for your Invisalign retainer, including how to clean it, how long to wear it each day, and what to do if you lose it. Proper care of your Invisalign retainer is important to ensure its longevity and effectiveness.
Having straight teeth isn't just about having a beautiful smile; it also has significant oral health benefits. Correcting an abnormal bite can prevent dental issues such as tooth decay, gum disease, and tooth loss. It can also improve speech and chewing, prevent abnormal wear to tooth enamel, and alleviate jaw problems.
If you're new to Invisalign, it's important to understand how it works. Invisalign uses custom-made aligner trays made of smooth, comfortable, and virtually invisible plastic that gradually and gently shift your teeth into place. There are no metal brackets or wires to attach, and you simply switch to a new set of aligners every two weeks until your treatment is complete. Most people won't even notice that you're straightening your teeth, making it a discreet and convenient option for busy lifestyles.
Wearing an Invisalign retainer after completing your orthodontic treatment is important for maintaining your straight teeth and preventing dental issues. If you're considering Invisalign treatment, schedule a consultation with Premier Dental of Johnstown to learn more about the benefits of Invisalign and how to care for your Invisalign retainer.
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