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Millions of teens and adults have successfully straightened crooked or crowded teeth and aligned their bites for a healthier, more attractive smile by turning to the Invisalign® system.

 

Invisalign is a discreet system that gradually shifts the teeth using predictable, controlled tooth movements. To accomplish this, you will wear clear, removable, plastic aligners for 20-22 hours a day to move the teeth, switching out the aligners every two weeks or so.

 

Their visual appeal isn’t the only thing patients love about Invisalign. Since they don’t interfere with your daily oral hygiene care or your eating habits, you can still clean your teeth and eat your favorite foods. There are no food restrictions, although you still want to protect tooth enamel by limiting hard, sticky, acidic or excessively sweet foods and beverages. But unlike braces, your aligners aren’t damaged by food because you take them out to eat.

 

You can continue to brush twice a day, floss once, and rinse well after eating to keep food particles and plaque away. When you are done with your treatment, you want to flash a healthy, beautiful smile devoid of cavities and gingivitis.

 

Cleaning your aligners is also easy; take them out at the end of your day, and either brush them gently with a soft-bristled toothbrush and water or the Invisalign cleaning kit.

 

To find out if Invisalign aligners are right for your needs, please call Frandsen Orthodontics at 801-375-3355. Our dentist, Dr. Ben Frandsen and team in Orem, Utah are excited to help you create the straight, aligned smile you have always wanted!