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Invisible braces are similar to the conventional braces that are widely used. But invisible braces aren't very prominently visible when used. Do you want to get your uneven aligned teeth straight? But if you are sceptical about the traditional braces, here's an alternative for you. Consider using invisible braces.
They are suitable for adults
Braces are for kids! This is a very strong belief that braces have a childish appeal and should be worn only by kids. Obviously, those metal wires don t really look nice when you open your mouth to make a conversation and they don t really make a good first impression either. In this case, invisible braces become a suitable option for adults. They aren't visibly prominent nor do they make you look childish.
No metal used in this treatment
If you don t want to wear those traditional metal wires, invisible braces is a better option for you. These braces follow the same procedure of treatment; the only difference is that they are made up of clear material like ceramic and plastic rather metal.
You face less discomfort and it is a painless treatment
Placing and treating of invisible braces is easy, they are usually stuck on every tooth and not placed inside a bracket. Since there is no bracket, it causes less discomfort during the treatment days and also makes the procedure is painless and hassle-free.
They are completely customized
These braces are completely customized. They are designed as per the requirement of the patient to get in the desired result. Its color is matched with the tooth color of the patient so that they remain unnoticed by others.
They can be removed and re-worn easily
Traditional braces usually are very messy when it comes to eating and cleaning. Once you eat something sticky, it easily gets stuck in the brackets and doesn't get off unless you use special tools to remove the particles. Since invisible braces have separate brackets for each tooth, you can remove them while eating and wear them again later on.
Who can use them?
Invisible braces also know as orthodontic treatment, can be used by people who have misaligned teeth that either need to be pushed in or pulled out. In case of severe misalignment where removing and replacing of the tooth / teeth is required, orthodontic treatment is not recommended.
They give speedy results
Invisible braces work separately on every tooth, hence it shows speedy results. You only need to wear each set of braces for about 3 weeks, in some cases even less. Wherein your dentist appointment will be scheduled every third week so that you progress can be measured and steps can be taken accordingly.
If unevenly aligned teeth are your problem and you don t want those metal wires, invisible braces is the perfect solution to your problem.
When a child loses her baby teeth, you give it to the tooth fairy and get some cash in return. When you're an adult, you neither get new teeth nor does the tooth fairy drop in. Losing a tooth is annoying. It puts you through quite a bit of pain and your gums are exposed. If you've lost your tooth, you will be wondering, "Why has it fallen off?"
At times, a tooth falls out of the blue with no warning or any apparent reason. It can be baffling! Additionally, if you hope to take care of your teeth and prevent any further tooth fall, it is imperative that you understand why.
The number one cause of a fallen tooth is tooth decay. Tooth decay is caused by cavities. Any tooth has a hard outer shell called enamel and an inner soft layer, dentin. A cavity basically creates a hole through the enamel layer, first and then, the dentin.
A cavity occurs because food particles and sugar remains settle in the mouth. They react with bacteria and produce acid. This acid is responsible for the tooth decay. If not taken care of, your tooth will erode, fall off and the decay will reach your gum nerves. This will cause terrible pain.
Ever noticed how you grind your teeth when you're nervous. Tooth grinding is bad when you suffer from bruxism. Bruxism leads you to constantly grind your teeth, especially while you sleep. Tooth grinding causes your tooth's crown to erode and your gum muscles to weaken. As your gum muscles weaken and your tooth slowly grows smaller, it will fall out.
Another common reason for tooth fall is gum disease. Gingivitis and periodontitis are the two common forms of gum disease. Gingivitis causes a little bit of swelling and bleeding in your gums and hardly causes any pain. Hence, it's barely noticeable. Periodontitis causes serious swelling in your gums that destroy the muscles and bone structure in your jaws. This results in your teeth falling off.
It is possible that when you slipped or tripped and fell down, your tooth cracked, loosened and came off.
What can you do?
- Take care of your teeth
The best way to prevent tooth decays and gum diseases is it to take care of your teeth. Brush your teeth twice a day, drink water frequently to keep your mouth fresh and floss to remove any food particles that are stuck in your mouth.
- Wear a Mouth Guard
If you are playing any rough sport, wear a mouth guard to prevent tooth injury.
- Visit the Dentist Regularly
Meeting your dentist is all about preventing or catching the problem before it becomes serious. All of these problems (except tooth injury) can be caught early on by visiting the dentist, so you don't lose your tooth. If you do lose your tooth through an injury, visit the dentist ASAP, he may be able to put it back on.
Once you lose a tooth in your adult years, it is gone. So, take care of all of them well!
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Dr. Alexander Yeh and Dr. Iyad Al-Qishawi are registered general dentists. They graduated in the same class at the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Dentistry.
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