Deciding between Invisalign and traditional braces for orthodontic treatment? Each has its pros and cons.
Invisalign vs Traditional Braces
In this quick guide, we’ll compare Invisalign and traditional braces to help you make an informed choice. If you’re in downtown Chicago, Post Family Dental is your go-to for expert advice.
- Nearly Invisible: Ideal for those who want to keep their treatment discreet.
- Visible: Metal brackets and wires can be noticeable.
- Comfortable: Custom-fit, smooth plastic aligners reduce mouth irritation.
- Less Comfortable: Wires can poke and irritate the mouth.
- Easy Maintenance: Removable aligners make brushing and flossing simple.
- Challenging Maintenance: Tricky to clean around brackets and wires.
- No Restrictions: Remove aligners to eat anything you like.
- Some Restrictions: Avoid hard, sticky foods that can damage wires.
Duration & Appointments
- Fewer Visits: Generally fewer dentist appointments required.
- Regular Adjustments: Frequent office visits for wire tightening.
- Mostly Effective: Excellent for mild to moderate dental issues.
- Highly Effective: Ideal for more complex dental problems.
Contact Post Family Dental
Choosing between Invisalign and traditional braces ultimately depends on your personal needs, lifestyle, and the complexity of your dental issues.
At Post Family Dental, we’re committed to helping you achieve the perfect smile in the most convenient way possible. Contact us to discuss the best treatment for you or your family.