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Benefits of Invisalign

Invisalign clear aligners offer several benefits compared to traditional metal braces. These clear aligners provide a variety of benefits that make them a popular choice for people looking to straighten their teeth.

Aesthetic Appeal

Invisalign aligners are virtually invisible when worn, making them an excellent choice for those who are self-conscious about their appearance. Traditional metal braces can often be seen clearly, which may be a deterrent for many, particularly adults. With Invisalign, you can maintain your smile’s natural look throughout the treatment process. The clear aligners are made from a transparent, smooth material that fits snugly over your teeth, making them nearly undetectable to others.

Comfort and Convenience

Invisalign aligners are made of a smooth, comfortable plastic material, which means they are gentle on your gums and mouth. Unlike metal braces, there are no sharp brackets or wires that can cause discomfort or irritation. The aligners are also removable, allowing you to take them out when eating, brushing, or flossing. This convenience means you can enjoy all your favourite foods without restriction and maintain excellent oral hygiene more easily.

Predictable Results

Before starting your Invisalign treatment, our orthodontist at Moray Orthodontics will create a digital plan showing the step-by-step movements of your teeth. This advanced technology provides a clear visualisation of how your teeth will move and what your smile will look like at each stage. Knowing exactly what to expect can provide peace of mind and confidence in the treatment’s outcome.

Shorter Treatment Time

In many cases, Invisalign treatment can be quicker than traditional braces. Since the aligners are precisely engineered to move your teeth in specific, controlled increments, you may achieve your desired results faster. The duration of treatment varies depending on the complexity of your case, but many patients find that Invisalign can significantly reduce the time needed to straighten their teeth.

Fewer Orthodontic Visits

Invisalign typically requires fewer in-person appointments compared to traditional braces. Once your treatment plan is established, you’ll receive a series of aligners to change out approximately every two weeks. Regular check-ups with your orthodontist will still be necessary to monitor progress, but the appointments are usually shorter and less frequent, providing you with more flexibility and time savings.

Improved Oral Hygiene

With traditional braces, it can be challenging to clean your teeth thoroughly due to the brackets and wires. In contrast, Invisalign aligners are removable, allowing you to maintain your regular oral hygiene routine with ease. Brushing and flossing are just as straightforward as they were before starting treatment, helping to prevent issues like cavities and gum disease.

Customised Treatment

Invisalign aligners are custom-made to fit your unique dental structure. Using 3D imaging technology, our orthodontist creates aligners tailored specifically to your teeth, ensuring a perfect fit. This precise fit maximises comfort and treatment effectiveness, as the aligners gently guide your teeth into their desired positions.

Safety and Reduced Risk of Injury

Metal braces can sometimes cause cuts and abrasions in the mouth due to their sharp edges and protruding wires. Invisalign’s smooth design eliminates these risks, providing a safer option for those with an active lifestyle. Whether you’re playing sports or enjoying other physical activities, the risk of injury is significantly reduced with Invisalign.

Who Can Benefit from Invisalign?

Invisalign can benefit a wide range of individuals seeking orthodontic treatment for misaligned teeth. Here are some groups of people who can benefit from Invisalign:

  1. Adults: Many adults prefer Invisalign due to its discreet appearance, as the clear aligners are nearly invisible. It allows them to straighten their teeth without drawing attention to their orthodontic treatment.
  2. Teens: Invisalign Teen offers a version specifically designed for younger patients, with features like compliance indicators to ensure the aligners are worn as prescribed. It provides a comfortable and inconspicuous option for teenagers.
  3. People with busy lifestyles: The removable nature of Invisalign aligners makes them convenient for individuals with active lifestyles, allowing them to easily maintain their oral hygiene, eat, and drink without any restrictions.
  4. Patients with mild to moderate orthodontic issues: Invisalign is effective in treating a variety of issues, including crowded teeth, gaps, overbites, underbites, and crossbites. It works well for mild to moderate cases, though severe cases may require traditional braces.
  5. People who want comfortable treatment: The smooth, BPA-free plastic used in Invisalign aligners reduces the likelihood of irritation and discomfort, making the treatment more comfortable than traditional braces with metal brackets and wires.
  6. Individuals who want a convenient treatment: Invisalign allows for easy removal when needed, making it convenient for eating, drinking, and cleaning. This flexibility appeals to many patients.

What Our Patients Are Saying

Norman Browne
Norman Browne
First class treatment
Jacob James Sutherland
Jacob James Sutherland
About a year into my treatment, very pleased with everything. Very polite and helpful staff. looking forward to seeing my teeth when my braces come off.

Book an Appointment for Invisalign

Interested in getting Invisalign from Moray Orthodontics? Book an appointment with us today. A member from our team will be in touch shortly.

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Our Location in Moray

We are conveniently located at 89 High Street, Elgin IV30 1EA. Reaching us for your Invisalign treatment in Moray is straightforward, whether by car or public transportation. Ample parking is available in the nearby car parks.

Opening Hours

  • Mon: 09:00 – 17:00
  • Tue: 09:00 – 17:00
  • Wed: 09:00 – 17:00
  • Thu: 09:00 – 17:00
  • Fri: 09:00 – 17:00
  • Sat-Sun: Closed
  • Closed for lunch: 13:00 – 13:30